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Fast Food Salt Content Different in Other...

 

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We all know how bad fast food is for us. It’s generally high in calories, high in fat and the salt content is tremendously high. It’s convenient, but so bad for our health.

Dr Norman Campbell, of the University of Calgary in Canada, worked on a recent study that compared the salt content of fast food in six different countries.


 

Tuesday Deals of the Day – Five at Five

 

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Mondays through Thursdays at 5:00 PM EST, we will showcase the best food / kitchen deals of the day. We hope you find them useful. We present to you today’s round up of deals from across the web including BBQ tools, stockpots and slow cookers.


 

Kosher Food Service on the Titanic

 

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I have always been fascinated with the story of the Titanic – especially as portrayed in countless films about the tragic sinking, 100 years ago. I knew there were Jewish passengers on board but I never actually stopped to think whether they had kosher food or not. My mind just got stuck on the tragic loss of life.

In fact, the Titanic did have kosher food service and it even had a chef responsible for its preparation – Charles Kennell. But there is not really a lot of information about the kosher food service to be found.


 

Monday Deals of the Day – Five at Five

 

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Mondays through Thursdays at 5:00 PM EST, we will showcase the best food / kitchen deals of the day. We hope you find them useful. We present to you today’s round up of deals from across the web including knives, a pizza stand and stemware.


 

Turmeric Can Prevent Heart Attacks

 

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A new study from Thailand indicates that turmeric can help to reduce the chances of heart attacks in patients who have recently undergone heart bypass surgery. Bypass surgery can actually slightly damage the heart muscle as it is starved of blood flow at points throughout the procedure. This can lead to an increased risk of heart attack.

The pigment in turmeric – a bright yellow color – called curcumin, can help to reduce the risk of heart attack.


 

Thursday Deals of the Day – Five at Five

 

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Mondays through Thursdays at 5:00 PM EST, we will showcase the best food / kitchen deals of the day. We hope you find them useful. We present to you today’s round up of deals from across the web including a popcorn maker, a utensil holder and a sandwich grill.


 

Wednesday Deals of the Day – Five at Five

 

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Mondays through Thursdays at 5:00 PM EST, we will showcase the best food / kitchen deals of the day. We hope you find them useful. We present to you today’s round up of deals from across the web including cookware, slow-cooker and a toaster / broiler.


 

NEW FOOD NETWORK SHOW ‘HUNGER HITS HOME’

 

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UNCOVERING THE DEVASTATING HIDDEN CRISIS OF CHILDHOOD HUNGER IN AMERICA

Premieres April 14th 8pm|7c on the Food Network


 

Tuesday Deals of the Day – Five at Five

 

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Mondays through Thursdays at 5:00 PM EST, we will showcase the best food / kitchen deals of the day. We hope you find them useful. We present to you today’s round up of deals from across the web including dishes, bamboo utensils and hot and cold coffee cups.


 

First Seder in the Homeland

 

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Mivasseret Zion, Israel (April 2, 2012) — The little girls stood on stage holding up a child’s painting of the Ten Commandments, quietly but confidently singing “Who Knows One,” the traditional Passover song about Jewish icons such as the Five Books of Moses, the Four Matriarchs, the Three Patriarchs, the two Tablets that Moses brought from Mount Sinai, and the Oneness of God.

It could have been a scene from any number of school Passover presentations, but these children were new immigrants to Israel from Ethiopia, demonstrating their Jewish knowledge for family members who, with them, are about to celebrate their first Passover in Israel.


 

Monday Deals of the Day – Five at Five

 

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Mondays through Thursdays at 5:00 PM EST, we will showcase the best food / kitchen deals of the day. We hope you find them useful. We present to you today’s round up of deals from across the web including flatware, frying pans and a bamboo snack tray.


 

Junk Food Can Affect Mental Health

 

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I always thought that when one was depressed one turned to junk food for comfort. But according to a recent study in the Public Health Nutrition journal it is the other way around. The more junk food one  eats the more prone one is to depression. This study shows that there is an increased risk of depression in people who regularly consume junk foods – pizzas and burgers, doughnuts and croissants.

Researchers (from University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and the University of Granada) also found that people who eat junk food regularly lead a more sedentary lifestyle, are likely to be smokers , and work over 45 hours a week.


 

Best of the Web This Week

 

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All Passover all the time. That about sums up our week here. We have continued to bring you a TON of Passover recipes and ideas, menus and crafts. Stick with us and you’ll have a phenomenal Passover!


 

Thursday Deals of the Day – Five at Five

 

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Mondays through Thursdays at 5:00 PM EST, we will showcase the best food / kitchen deals of the day. We hope you find them useful. We present to you today’s round up of deals from across the web including a loose tea portable brewer, storage containers and a stockpot.


 

The Man-O-Manischewitz Cook Off Winner Is….

 

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On Wednesday, March 28, Manischewitz hosted its 6thannual Kosher Cook-Off at the JCC in Manhattan. Five competitors from around the United States were selected to compete in a challenge sponsored by Manischewitz and Maytag, with a $25,000 grand prize as well as a new kitchen furnished by Maytag. Cookbook authors, chefs, restaurateurs, high school students, and magazine editors were among the attendees who were able to both watch the contestants prepare their dishes in an hour, as well as eat versions of their recipes cooked earlier by Simply Divine, a catering company based out of NYC.

A diverse array of judges was selected to be the authoritative voice at the competition, among them Joy of Kosher’s own Jamie Geller and Food Network’s Claire Robinson. Robinson seemed thrilled to be a part of this competition, and shared a few of her recipes with media using Manischewitz’s new line of All-Natural broth flavors. In the Q & A session that followed, Robinson, who hosts a show on Food Network called 5 Ingredient Fix in which she creates recipes using 5 or fewer ingredients, explained that she believes that the best dishes feature quality and straightforward ingredients.  She shared her recipe for Short Ribs (which can even be made on Passover) and Chicken Pozole (which due to the corn cannot be made on Passover) using Manischewitz broth.