Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Eating fries during pregnancy "is as harmful as smoking"

Eating fries during pregnancy "is as harmful as smoking"

This food contains a chemical called acrylamide, which can cause the baby to be born with low birth weight, according to a study.

For the study looked at 1,100 pregnant women. (AP)

Eating fries or chips away bagged during pregnancy can be as harmful to the fetus as smoking. It can cause the baby to be born with low birth weight, a new study contends.

According to the researchers, these foods contain high levels of a chemical called acrylamide, which also can limit the growth of the fetal brain.

"The effect of high levels of acrylamide exposure is comparable to the known adverse effect of smoking on the weight of the baby," he said, according to the website Medical Daily, Professor Manolis Kogevinas, the study coordinator.

The research, which analyzed 1100 pregnant women, was conducted by the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology in Spain, Stockholm University and 20 other institutions.

The study concluded that a high intake of acrylamide produces babies that weigh around 132 grams and measuring less than 0.33 inches shorter.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Scientists have created a bread with less calories

Scientists have created a bread with less calories

Researchers at the National Research Council (CSIC) has created a bread with 45 percent fewer calories. It is most successful in increasing the quality of the fiber and maintaining the flavor and texture good.

"It is very gratifying that the research results are transferred to the business sector and contribute to innovation and competitiveness of the production. Furthermore, in this particular case, the satisfaction is doubled since the transfer of the results will have a social impact immediately when applied to a healthy food of high demand and tight supply in the market today. " Declares Cristina Molina-Rosell, a researcher at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, CSIC.

To achieve this curious reducing calories had to create a mixture providing several plants (tubers, plants, legumes, etc.), besides having a lot of fiber. Then as already cut calories by mixing also help to have more fiber in your body with each piece of bread, which helps us both metabolic (low cholesterol and blood sugar) and physiological (improved intestinal transit).

The Kopi Luwak: gourmet coffee made from the droppings of rare mammal species

The Kopi Luwak: gourmet coffee made from the droppings of rare mammal species

The so-called civet coffee or Kopi Luwak, as indicated by its name in Indonesian, is a liquid dish succumbs eccentricity, since it comes from the stool of a mammalian species typical of the region.

Among the variety of gourmet coffees in the world, highlights one for its light taste and natural, but beyond its aromatic notes, do so at their origin, as their seeds are collected and carefully selected from the feces of a typical mammalian Indonesia, the civet.

For $ 60 you can purchase 4 ounces of fine grain and some cafes the price of a cup can cost, at least $ 10 dollars, compared to what it costs per kilo of tea droppings panda - $ $ 80,000 -, is a bargain.
According to several testimonies of people who have been fortunate enough to try it, say it tastes similar to tea but with an earthy flavor and vegetable.

The seed grain comes from cherries that ingests civet and slightly fermented undigested and subsequently defecating.

Connoisseurs say that regardless of the curious process of fermentation, the flavor tends to be softer and less acidic than any other coffee that has no peculiar provenance, though in reality, it is expensive for its strangeness but not for its exquisite taste that, Indeed, also contains notes syrupy.

According to the expert and certifier of Kopi Luwak, Massimo Marcone, grains voided by the animal contain less bacteria that Colombian coffee beans. This is because the process of collecting and Kopi Lwak washing is done with care and attention.
Although these foods may seem strange, in different corners of the world the people feed the animals to consume some content of their own excrement or animal, such as cured ham or Kobe beef raised and fed under strict quality standards.

Monday, October 15, 2012

A company advertises its new brand of whisky ensuring that every drop touched the breasts of a playboy model.

A company advertises its new brand of whisky ensuring that every drop touched the breasts of a playboy model.

This is a very coarse way to advertise something, yet has been proven effective. Suffice it to appear next to a product a nice body to be sold better, and if the product in question has touched the breasts of a model is even more effective. 
Or so think the marketing managers of the German company G-Spirits, who advertise their new bottle of whiskey (at 180 euros each) ensuring that every drop of drink has gone through the body turgid Hungarian model Alexa Varga, named Playboy Playmate of the Year for Hungary. Proof that this is so is based on the signature of the model in each of the bottles.

Food for diabetics. What a diabetic should eat? Complete list

Food for diabetics. What a diabetic should eat?

In this article we will leave a list of foods that are suggested for people who have diabetes, take note and put it into practice.

Foods Allowed:

  •     Maximum 70 grams of whole grains per serving. Try where possible to weigh to not exceed.
  •     Fat dairy
  •     Lean meats (skinless poultry, beef fat, non-fried fish).
  •     Vegetables, cereals replacement.
  •     Three Eggs During the Week
  •     Avoid simple carbohydrates like sugars or sweets, sweets, white bread or confectionery.
  •     It is preferable to eat bread and crackers.
  •     Preferably onsuma drinks without sugar, or low sugar or can be sweetened with stevia.
  •     Vegetables
  •     Fruit not overdo the banana, mango, custard apple, grapes.

Always remember to go to medical examinations, exercise 4 times a week at least, that way take a good quality of life.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Video: Nun is recorded in store stealing beer

Video: Nun is recorded in store stealing beer

While there is no concrete explanation of the fact, say Youtube images have been captured by security cameras at a supermarket.

They see a nun stealing beers but have yet to see if it really was a nun or a person posing as her to raise less suspicion.

The truth is that the 'sister' in question takes a cold beer and puts it in his habits.

Supermarket had rat within the cheese counter

Supermarket had rat within the cheese counter

A Paraguayan establishment reopened after having been the scene of a scandal that caused a furor in society and especially in social networks.

Last September, the Ministry of Health temporarily closed the Guarani Supermarket, after finding a rat in the exhibitor of cheese. The rodent, large size, was photographed and quickly spread the image of the country in various media.

After intervention by the National Institute of Food and Nutrition (INAN) proceeded to the closure of the premises for 72 hours, and imposed a thorough pest control work and deworming.

To the surprise of many, many supermarket customers demanded its reopening, arguing that there were the lowest prices in the area.

Finally, after having complied with all the requirements of testing, made it back to the local business scene, although some of the customers still prefer to avoid buying cheese counter.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Dies after eating cockroaches and worms in a contest

Dies after eating cockroaches and worms in a contest

A man died after eating cockroaches and insects as part of a contest in the city of Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida.

Edward Archbold, 32, who ingested various insects on Friday during the contest known as "Midnight Madness" at the Ben Siegal Reptile Store, started vomiting after winning the competition without being able to leave with their prize.

The reumión began at 7 pm with food and drinks, and then gave way to contest that Archbold was the winner.
The prize was a python eat cockroaches female Ivory Ball.

The winner would be "the guy or girl who eat more insects in 4 minutes without throwing up," according to the rules of the contest.

According to the report from the office of the BSO, Archbold "had spent tens of cockroaches and worms."

The collapse occurred outside the store where the celebration took place. Later, doctors at Broward Health North Hospital declared him dead.
The body was taken to the Medical Examiner's Office in Broward, where he would perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death

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