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Posted on Mar 27 2015 - 7:59pm

Would you wear McDonald’s? The fans of the fast food restaurant will now be able to purchase “Big Mac” bed sheets, clothes and more, thanks to McDonald’s latest business venture – a lifestyle collection. The collection premiered at a “McWalk” fashion show in Stockholm, featuring images of the restaurant’s iconic product, the Big Mac. The...

Food prices have been on everyone’s mind for a long time given that they have been steadily increasing over the past few years. Now that Kraft Foods and Heinz announced they are planning a merger that will create the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth largest in the world, consumers who wouldn’t appreciate having to trade healthy...

Posted on Mar 25 2015 - 4:40pm

Eggs are an excellent inexpensive source of protein available at any grocery store or a farmers market. Selection from a number of choices isn’t always an easy task, especially if you’re unsure what the labels on eggs mean. For the purposes of clarification, regular or conventional eggs are produced by hens kept it small cages, which are often fed a diet of corn...

Prepackaged foods at grocery stores must have a date stamp on them, but while some products have a best before date, others have an expiry date. A best before date is required on foods that have a shelf life of 90 days or less and indicates freshness. According to a food technologist Gary Sandberg, many foods are actually safe to eat past the best before date, as...

Carbohydrates are often referred to as the key part of any healthy diet, which is why cutting back on carbs isn’t recommended by nutritionists. Knowing your carbs is the way to go, and the first lesson should be: Types of Carbs There are two types of carbohydrates – simple and complex, but what most of people don’t know is that Complex carbs are the ones...

Think you know which US staple food was more popular in 2014, a grilled chicken sandwich or a beef burger? According to the data from a research firm NPD Group, the total number of grilled chicken sandwiches that were sold across America in 2014 was 1.3 billion, which is actually 129 million fewer chicken sandwiches sold than in 2013. In percentages, 1.3 billion...

Fad diets come and fad diets go, but there will always a new one to replace those that fail miserably, either because they’re just plain nuts (all-cabbage diet, anyone?) or because they’re too complicated, expensive, or result in side effects that are worse than a little fat around the middle. Here are ten fad diets that aren’t terribly kooky and...