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Eight O’Clock Coffee

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on February 4, 2009

donaEight O’clock coffee is historically the brand name of the light roast of coffee introduced by the American supermarket chain in 1919. Based on what took place, the business came up with the name by doing a survey asking the people what of day they drank coffee most.

Most of these individuals who replied said that they typically drank coffee at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., which is why company went with the generic “Eight O’Clock Coffee.”

Its economic status boasted up in the 1929s and 1930s Eight O’Clock when the said coffee had gained over a quarter of the U.S. market share.

In 1979 A&P licensed its division Compass Foods, Inc. to sell Eight O’Clock coffee to other retailers including competing supermarket chains. In July 2005, it was acquired by India’s Tata Coffee.

For the record, Eight O’clock coffee actually ranked number one in the consumer reports’ tests of the 19 ground coffees, besting Folgers, Maxwell House, and Starbucks— America’s best-selling ground coffees.

What an amazing coffee for everybody. It surely will give each consumer a total satisfaction.

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Bacon Explosion Recipe

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on January 30, 2009

dona15Most of us probably have tasted a typical bacon dish during Christmases or on any special occasions. But this new recipe of preparing bacon is way different from the usual dish that we have tasted.

The recipe is popularly called the Bacon Explosion, modestly called by its inventors “the BBQ Sausage Recipe of all Recipes.”

When it’s completely cooked you will notice that physically it looks like a massive torpedo-shaped amalgamation of two pounds of bacon woven through and around two pounds of sausage and slathered in barbecue sauce.

This recipe has gradually coming out to be known world-wide as it is being circulated and viewed densely over the net. More and more people get interested of making one for them to enjoy consuming.

The ingredients, via BBQaddicts:

2 Pounds Thick Cut Bacon

2 Pounds Italian Sausage

1 jar of your favorite barbeque sauce

1 jar of your favorite barbeque rub

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Foods for Weight Loss

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on January 22, 2009

datalockerYou don’t have to eat less or go on a diet just to burn some fats from your body and eventually lose weight. There are particular foods you can eat which will help you meet your desired goal. Speaking of which we are talking about power foods that are naturally filling, nutrient packed and, yes proven to help get the pounds out of your body.

The following are the seven best foods for weight loss:

Steak

Women on a diet that included red meat lost more weight than those eating equal calories but little beef, according to a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The protein present in it helps you keep your muscle mass during weight loss, and muscle incinerates more calories than fat, so you will shed more stubborn pudge.

Eggs

A study from the Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge found that women on a low-calorie diet who ate an egg with toast and jelly each morning lost twice as many pounds as those who had a bagel breakfast with the same number of calories but no eggs. Turns out, egg protein is particularly satisfying, so you likely eat less during the course of the day.

Lentils

These beans can help banish belly bloat and reduce your belt size. Chock full of protein and soluble fiber, lentils can stabilize blood sugar levels and prevent insulin spikes that cause your body to create excess fat, especially in the abdominal area.

Pomegranates

Low in calories, this fruit gets high marks for taste and nutritional content, thanks to a healthy dose of folate, fiber and disease-deterring antioxidants.

Chiles

Eating spicy numbers will spike your metabolism, courtesy of a compound in chiles called capsaicin, which helps the body burn extra calories for 20 minutes after you eat them. It can be painful though when you inhale a plate of chiles, you have to eat it slower, allowing your brain adequate time to register that it is full and prevent overeating.

Quinoa

It is pronounced as (KEEN-wah), eating quinoa offers a simple way to ward off the munchies. The grain is teeming with fiber (2.6 grams per 1/2 cup) and protein to keep you humming and hunger-free for hours.

Parmesan

Those who are in a Diet who ate low fat varieties of dairy did not experience the same benefit. Whole dairy may contain more conjugated linoleic acid, which could assist in the fat-burning department. And since Parmesan is so flavorful, you only need a few sprinkles to gain maximum flavor without compromising its pound-shedding power.

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Have a Good Heart with Greens

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 22, 2008

mixed-vegetablesFor people who are health conscious, diets that are rich in fried and salty foods can lead to serious heart attack risks. It is very advisable to eat lots of fruit, leafy greens and other vegetables because by practicing so, anyone can lessen the potential of having possible heart problems.

A study conducted by INTERHEART found that people whose diets involve large consumption of fried foods, salty snacks, eggs and meat had 35 percent greater risk of having a heart attack. People who eat a a more healthy diet, which means foods high in leafy vegetables, other raw and cooked vegetables, and fruits, had 30 percent lower risk of heart attack.

The other diet called “Oriental Diet” which contains foods such as tofu and soy sauce was discovered to have a little effect on the danger of heart attack. Relative to this, parents should have some children health plan to ensure that they grow fit and healthy.

Study details that though oriental diets might have some protective properties such as vitamins and anti-oxidants, others such as soy sauce have high salt content, thus eliminating the benefits.

An expert proclaims that though heart disease is now striking people in developing countries. Eighty percent of heart disease today is in low-to middle-income countries.

The study was remarkable, since it serves as a warning for the people to be conscious in the food that should be taken for the body. It is also beneficial to the rising generation that they will have some input on this issue. Kids fitness program should be installed for their health’s sake.

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The Top Dirtiest Food People Eat

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 20, 2008

cWhile we buy a lot of foods for Christmas season, we should be aware enough of the one’s that we buy making sure they are nutritious and free from harmful things to the body. Things that we missed to be doing with the food that we eat should be changed. In here, the top dirtiest foods shall be revealed.

First on the list are the eggs, according to the study conducted by the experts, they had estimated that more than 2 million germy eggs get into circulation each year, sickening 660,000 people each year and killing as many as 300. A wise advice when people buy eggs is that individuals should make sure make sure the carton says they’re pasteurized and never buy a dozen that contains any obvious cracks or leaks.

Peaches are really good but one should take note that peach skins are doused in pesticides before they make it to grocery store to prevent blemishes. On average, a peach can contain as many as nine different pesticides, according to the USDA.

Pre-packaged salad mixes are commonly bought by some of the consumers. Pathogens may still be lurking so be sure to wash your greens before tossing in your salad bowl. Do not think the sellers had already washed them. You should wash them yourself to make sure.

Melons are what most of us would like to have on the table after meals. DFA found-out that 3.5 percent of the melons carried Salmonella and Shigella, the latter bacteria normally passed person-to-person. These are germs which are really not good for the health. Recommendation before eating the said fruit is to scrub them with a little mild dish soap and warm water before slicing.

Scallions are likable but it commonly has bugs like the parasite Cryptosporidium, Shigella and Salmonella, scallions present a food safety problem because of the way they grow and lack of proper washing. Again washing it properly at home is the safest way to avoid getting illnesses which could only bring problems to the family’s health.

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Foods Contributing to a Longer Life

Posted by Data Locker - A Pot of Information on December 7, 2008

p184118-pebble_beach_ca-from_whole_foods_catering5At times we feel like getting older each time we celebrate our birthdays and that the adding of our age is unstoppable. In relation to this, science has discovered a way to lengthen the years of our life on earth. There are seven foods that according to study would serve as anti-aging super foods. Apart from doing some physical activities to stay fit, these foods exist to keep us stay longer in life. It is best that the parents should integrate kids fitness programs for the rising generations for them to be healthy.

Aside from your children health program, the following seven foods can help keep us young:

  • Chocolate

Chocolates contain cocoa that helps preserves the healthy functions of blood vessels. It maintains the youthful blood vessels lower risks of high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease and dementia.

  • Blueberries

Researchers study at Tufts University’s Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center has found that feeding rats with blueberries would keep them alive for 10 human years. For humans, it is more probable that a person will stay alive for some longer years. Compounds in blueberries and other berries mitigate inflammation and oxidative damage, which are associated with age-related deficits in memory and motor function.

  • Fish

Fish drives heart diseases ways due to the omega-3 fats which help in preventing cholesterol build-up in arteries and protect against abnormal heart rhythms. It is very affordable food and for some very easy to have so long as you know how to catch fish. It’s a healthy food and an excellent children health care can be served by the parents to their kids.

  • Nuts

Nuts are a main source of unsaturated fats, offering the same benefits that of olive oil. It is also rich in vitamins, minerals, and other phytochemicals, including antioxidants.

  • Wine

It helps the protection against heart disease, diabetes and age-related memory loss. More especially the red wine which contains resveratols, which actually slows down cellular aging.

  • Olive Oil

It is composed of polyphenols which is powerful antioxidants that help prevent age-related disease. It is responsible for the low rates of heart disease and cancer.

  • Yogurt

Yogurt is rich in calcium, responsible for the prevention of bones diseases. It also has good bacteria that helps regulate gut health and reduces the incidence of age-related intestinal illness.

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