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Peanut butter made its first public appearance at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. Since then, it has obviously gained popularity. Were you aware that the proverbial average American consumes over six pounds of peanut products every year? These nuts, which are really legumes like lentils, are packed full of protein and fiber. Just a single-ounce serving of peanuts, for example, contains seven grams of protein. Then there’s the prevailing opinion that they just taste good.
Recent reports indicate that roughly 94% of American households have a jar of peanut butter in their cupboards or pantries. Many of these households will have more than one jar, of course. Since some people prefer chunky over smooth or smooth over chunky, it wouldn’t be surprising to see a few of each in most American kitchens.
Grass Fed Cattle
Grass fed beef and other meats are known to be some of the healthiest options for you and the planet. Americans are constantly eating meat in their dishes, which is why you should always choose the option that is going to bring you the most health benefits. Research has shown that, on average, Americans eat about 66.5 pounds of beef and 90 pounds of chicken every year! Grass-fed beef and other meats are known to have more benefits because they are sustainable meat op (more…)
Across the United States, over the past ten years, there has definitely been a culture shift that has taken place. This culture shift has taken place as the result of a number of different developments and one of the most important factors involves the expansion of technology. Technology has helped people communicate on a global scale and has opened up more people to other cultures and other ways of life.
Along with this expansion and acceptance of culture comes the spread of particular foods. For instance, right now across the United States, there are more Mexican restaurants than Italian Bistros and Chinese Kitchens. This is because the culture has been allowed to spread in ways not previously possible.
Along with this spread of culture and different types of food comes the idea of cooki (more…)
For some people, it is very difficult and in fact nearly impossible to get going in the morning without a cup or two of coffee. A good go to for many who are looking for a pick me up, coffee is also a favorite for many who simply enjoy the taste and experience of a good cup of coffee. There are several cultures that tend to revolve their social interactions around gathering at a local cafe, chatting and catching up over coffee. The delicious bean based drink has the power to awaken and empower as well as to gather and socialize. Enjoyed a vast variety of ways, the tasty treat is preferred by countless individuals worldwide, sipping on it just the way they like it.
How do you take your coffee?
Every coffee joint has its regulars, the customers who keep coming ba (more…)
Many people within the United States enjoy the fine dining experience. Within the past year, for example, fine-dining visits increased by three percent. This means that thousands, and perhaps millions, of Americans are enjoying meals at upscale restaurants throughout the country.
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that when households have incomes of $100,000 or more, they tend to spend more money for meals away from home. Whether they’re enjoying breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner at various types of dining establishments, the BLS reports that households within higher income brackets are responsible for 36% of the country’s overall spending for food away from home. While some fine dining establishments may be more expensive than others, the average per person cost for a nice meal is $28. (more…)
Meat is delicious. There’s nothing quite like crispy bacon or a juicy burger to get your mouth instantly watering. Many Americans are on the constant lookout for meat that can satisfy their taste buds and give them a healthy boost. Free range pork and wild caught Alaskan salmon is a great way of staying healthy and safe as you supplement your diet. They’re not just tastier, they’re proven to carry less diseases and are widely considered by many farmers to be more friendly to the environment. Not sure how that works? By the end of this list you’ll be wondering how you went so long without grass fed meat delivery.
Less Calories, No Problem
If you’re watching your weight there’s a lot of good news straight off the bat. Wild salmon has been found to have 30% few (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
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