Tammy on April 28, 2018
Because God loves us. Via UPI. Consuming dark chocolate has several benefits to brain function, including reducing stress levels and inflammation, and improving mood, memory and immunity, according to two studies. Researchers at Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center in Southern California studied how consumption of dark chocolate with a high concentration of cacao — at least 70 percent, with the rest organic cane sugar — has positive effects. The two studies were presented Tuesday at the Experimental Biology 2018 annual meeting in San Diego. In the past, research has shown that cacao is a major source of flavonoids. Because they are extremely potent antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents, flavonoids benefit brain and cardiovascular health, the researchers said. “For years,...
Tammy on August 22, 2016
Uh oh. Via Washington Times. A handwritten list of 11 herbs and spices discovered in a scrapbook owned by Colonel Sanders’ second wife may be the top-secret “original recipe” that his Kentucky chicken franchise has kept under lock and key for the last several decades, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. Freelance reporter Jay Jones said he saw the recipe during a recent meeting in Corbin, Kentucky, with Joe Ledington, a 67-year-old retired teacher who worked as a kid for his uncle, Kentucky Fried Chicken founder “Colonel” Harland Sanders. Mr. Jones was in town investigating Corbin’s fried chicken history for the Chicago Tribune when the local tourism office arranged for him to meet the legendary restaurateur’s nephew. Shortly after shaking hands,...
Tammy on April 12, 2016
You guessed it! Did the picture give it away? Iceberg lettuce may be devoid of taste and nutrition, until you pour blue cheese all over it, or make sure there’s enough in the BLT to add an additional cool crunch. Actually, it does have a few vitamins, just not as much as other lettuce. Still, you won’t find any iceberg lettuce at Chick-fil-A. But that’s ok, because their chicken is yummy. Via Business Insider. Chick-fil-A continually tweaks its menu to come up with new dishes and cycle out old ones. The company employs six chefs, who work out of its test kitchen in Atlanta, to experiment with new ingredients for potential menu items. Lately the chefs have been focusing on...