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FTC Crackdown on Herbalife Could Doom Other Multilevel Marketing Schemes

FTC Crackdown on Herbalife Could Doom Other Multilevel Marketing Schemes

Herbalife has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The diet and weight loss company has been in the crosshairs of the government for what regulators deemed a near-pyramid scheme. Herbalife is based in Los Angeles and has built a billion-dollar empire by convincing people it has the […]

by February 21, 2017 7 comments Food, Trending
New York City Startup Serves Up Rare Dishes Cooked by Refugees

New York City Startup Serves Up Rare Dishes Cooked by Refugees

Even in a city as diverse as New York City, few people have ever had a taste of momo, the bite-sized dumplings that are popular in Nepal. The traditional Nepalese dumpling is filled with meat, flavorful spices, wrapped in delicate dough and then steamed or fried. Thanks to a new […]

by February 16, 2017 4 comments Food, Politics, Trending, World
Vegetarians Rejoice: A Vegetable-Based Fast Food Chain Awaits

Vegetarians Rejoice: A Vegetable-Based Fast Food Chain Awaits

A new fast casual food chain is becoming extremely popular in a most unusual way: by offering vegetables. Beefsteak, a concept created by internationally-recognized chef Jose Andres, is focusing on fresh produce rather than prepackaged meats. The new chain not only zeroes in on vegetables, it prepares its dishes on […]

by January 21, 2017 7 comments Food
Attention Chocolate Lovers:  Universal Orlando Launches Steampunk-Themed Chocolate Restaurant

Attention Chocolate Lovers: Universal Orlando Launches Steampunk-Themed Chocolate Restaurant

The major Orlando theme parks continue to up the ante on their respective entertainment districts, as Universal’s CityWalk prepares to take on Disney’s revamped Disney Springs with a major new attraction of the chocolate variety. Universal Orlando Resort’s Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen is now open. The restaurant […]

by January 20, 2017 5 comments Food, Trending
KFC Fried Chicken Recipe May Have Been Revealed

KFC Fried Chicken Recipe May Have Been Revealed

A 770-pound safe wrapped in 24 inches of concrete houses the recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). The 11 secret ingredients that make up the flavoring of KFC’s chicken are further guarded by motion detectors and video cameras. All that security may be for naught, however, now that a nephew […]

by January 7, 2017 5 comments Food, Trending
What You Can Learn About Food from the Healthiest Countries in the World

What You Can Learn About Food from the Healthiest Countries in the World

The results are in and the facts about the American diet are not good. Data from 2009-2010 concluded that 78 million Americans are obese. By 2030, more than half of all adults will be obese. Americans are in the midst of a crisis of diet and exercise. In remaking the […]

by December 10, 2016 6 comments Food, Science, World
The Dose Makes the Poison: The Reason Most “Toxins” Are Harmless

The Dose Makes the Poison: The Reason Most “Toxins” Are Harmless

A bowl of cereal contains Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT). So does lighter fluid. Does that mean that your cereal is unhealthy and poisonous? According to many people, it means the cereal is filled with toxic chemicals that may cause serious harm. However, what this example leaves out is the principle known […]

by December 9, 2016 10 comments Food, Science
Food Labeling Act of 2016 Targets Mystery Behind “Use By” Labels

Food Labeling Act of 2016 Targets Mystery Behind “Use By” Labels

Food wastage is a growing concern in America. 40% of all food produced in America is wasted, and 90% of American consumers toss food prematurely, wasting perfectly good, safe food. Have you ever shopped for groceries, and been confused by the food expiration date and label? We look to those […]

by December 6, 2016 6 comments Food
Essential Tips for Your Last-Minute Memorial Day or Summer Party

Essential Tips for Your Last-Minute Memorial Day or Summer Party

Memorial Day is the traditional beginning to the summer for many Americans. People gather to watch fireworks, commemorate veterans, spend time with family, and barbecue. If you are planning a big bash for Memorial Day – or are looking to throw a graduation party, family reunion or other summer party […]

by December 5, 2016 6 comments Food, Trending
7 Classic 1980s Experiences Today’s Kids Will Never Have

7 Classic 1980s Experiences Today’s Kids Will Never Have

1) Child Crossing Guards It may be hard for kids growing up today to imagine, but in the 1980s, crossing guards were often other children. Typically sixth, seventh and eighth graders were given a badge and a vest and asked to help police traffic and help other kids cross the […]

by November 8, 2016 7 comments Food, Trending