Food

Chili King

A Chinese national was declared “Chili King” for eating 2 and a half kilos of chili as snack. He also uses chili as mouthwash. (Eagle News Service Described by Jay Paul Carlos, Video Editing by Dexter Magno, Uploaded by MRFaith Bonalos)

Rice off the menu: Asia’s hunger for bread and pastries boosts wheat demand

South Korea is losing some of its appetite for rice in favour of wheat as bread and pastries become a trendy new staple. From working mothers, who find toast more convenient to prepare for breakfast, to city dwellers flocking to trendy eateries for baguettes, South Koreans are at the forefront of an Asia-wide trend that has seen wheat demand climb at nearly twice the rate of rice consumption since 2008. “I am very busy in […]

Fun Pizza!

QUEZON City, Philippines (October 12) – This may be an exaggeration but it feels like everybody loves pizza! And everybody loves eating it anytime of the day. Pizza is a kind of food which makes us very hungry just upon hearing the word of it and my tummy’s grumbling right now as I am writing this. Ooops! But before we start drooling for a box of pizza, let us get to know where pizza came from! Pizza, […]

Nutrients in vegetable juice easily absorbed by the body

Tired of thinking of what else you can do with your vegetables? Why not try to make a vegetable juice? Vegetables contain substantial carbohydrates, which supply most of the energy used to perform work. They have vitamins that control the chemical reactions within the body to convert food into energy and living tissues. Also, vegetables contain minerals, which are necessary for the functioning of nerves and muscles and are the building material for some body […]

Feature: Calcium, more than just a bone-builder

More than building and keeping healthy bones and teeth, calcium is a key factor to keeping the body running smoothly.  This is because calcium also keeps the heart beating steadily, and the blood, nerves and muscles working properly. The human body needs more than 40 different nutrients for good health.  One essential nutrient the body needs is calcium. But one may ask, what is calcium?  How essential is it to the body?  How much calcium […]

Feature: Shopping tips for healthful eating

Consumers today have many choices when it comes to food, especially at the grocery store. With numerous items and brand names, how does one go about choosing foods that are enjoyable, affordable, and most importantly, those that provide proper nutrition? The List Before you head out to the market, take time to make a list. It will save you time and money. What to eat this week. List out meal ideas for the week, keeping […]

Do not say “no” to the doughnut facts

QUEZON City, Philippines (October 7) – Fluffy, flavorful, mouth-watering, and popular, that’s what a doughnut  is. But let’s look at a different angle, we may be  so used about the donut’s distinctive look that we haven’t stop to thinky why doughnuts look that way. Did we engaged your curiosity? Read on as we share with you tons of doughnut facts. It is said that the hole of the doughnut was claimed to have invented by Captain Hanson […]

Filipino Food is RP’s next tourist attraction

ASIDE from the country’s well-known diverse natural and man-made attractions, the Philippine food remain one of the country’s best -kept secret which is relatively unknown in many parts of the world. As if to corroborate the saying “the surest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” the Department of Tourism under the stewardship of Secretary Joseph Ace Durano recently launched Culinary Tourism dubbed as Kulinarya Filipina as part of the Cultural Tourism Program. […]

“F” grades for Starbucks, Subway

(Reuters) — All but five of 25 U.S. fast food and fast-casual chains got “F” grades for their antibiotic policies, according to a report by public interest groups including Friends of the Earth and the National Resources Defense Council. Among them: Starbucks, Subway, Wendy’s and Domino’s Pizza. The companies couldn’t immediately comment because they had not been given the results before publication. The report said, “Most top U.S. chain restaurants… have so far failed to […]

World most expensive cake

SEPTEMBER 15 (Eagle News) — The world’s most expensive cake was customized and created by British designer Debbie Wingham, who is previously known in creating the world’s most expensive dress in the industry. The extravagant dessert is a six-foot long confection of a runway fashion show. The cake included 4,000 diamonds, including a pink diamond, yellow carat diamond and white diamonds. The decadent cake purchased by an unidentified buyer in the United Arab Emirates said […]

Breakfast Buddy

QUEZON City, Philippines (September 9) – Skipping breakfast? Not healthy! Skipping meals, especially breakfast, can actually make weight control more difficult. Breakfast skippers tend to eat more food than usual at the next meal, or nibble on high-calorie snacks to stave off hunger. Trust me, I know because I’m a big eater! And I tell you, it’s the most important part of the day. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!®.com has benefits on having breakfast to show […]