Peanuts Are Loaded With Anti-oxidants

Research now claims that peanuts rival many fruits when it comes to their antioxidant value, according to the University of Florida’s research. Peanut not only contain a wide variety of helpful antioxidants, but they contain the ‘good’ fat. “When it comes to antioxidant content, peanuts are right up there with strawberries,” said Steve Talcott, assistant professor of food science and human nutrition at the University of Florida. “We expected a fairly high antioxidant content in peanuts, but we were a bit shocked to find that they’re as rich in antioxidants as many kinds of fruit.” The study researched a dozen different varieties of peanuts measuring their ability to block the aging effect of free radicals that occur naturally in the …

Organic vs. Processed Foods

Organic foods are more popular than ever these days. But what do you know about them? Organic foods and processed foods are two of the types of fruits, vegetables, and meats that can be found in grocery stores these days. In relation to this, there are several labels that are used in order to determine how much processing food has gone through. One of the steps in determining how nutritious your lifestyle is knowing whether there is a difference in organic or processed foods. Knowing what is contained in each and the effects that they have on your body can help you decide which foods to eat. The first thing to understand is the definition of the word organic. When …

A Custom Wine Gift Basket Makes The Perfect Impression

With wine gaining in popularity over more traditional beverages, a custom wine gift basket makes the perfect gift for almost any occasion. Most people are becoming aware of not only the health benefits of various wines, but the enhancement qualities of wine when complimenting almost any meal. A reason to give a custom wine gift basket to a special friend, family, or business acquaintance, is that wine is an excellent addition to food in general. In the tradition of European dining, a plate of cheese, bread and crackers complimented by a fine bottle of wine, can make a meal in itself. An elegant dinner would be flawed without a good bottle of wine, red or white, to compliment the entrée. …

A Custom Wine Gift Basket Makes The Perfect Impression

With wine gaining in popularity over more traditional beverages, a custom wine gift basket makes the perfect gift for almost any occasion. Most people are becoming aware of not only the health benefits of various wines, but the enhancement qualities of wine when complimenting almost any meal. A reason to give a custom wine gift basket to a special friend, family, or business acquaintance, is that wine is an excellent addition to food in general. In the tradition of European dining, a plate of cheese, bread and crackers complimented by a fine bottle of wine, can make a meal in itself. An elegant dinner would be flawed without a good bottle of wine, red or white, to compliment the entrée. …