Thursday , April 2 2020


Meat in middle: Blended options -Join eaters in sustainability

From Danielle Nierenberg Greetings from Baltimore! Diets and lifestyles like veganism, vegetarianism, and the Mediterranean Diet help eaters reduce meat consumption and protect the planet. One of these diets, flexitarianism, may make it easier for even committed meat eaters to eat sustainably. But instead of periodically switching out meat products for vegetarian alternatives, products like blended meats allow flexitarians to ... Read More »

Organic diets significantly reduce pesticide exposure in humans

Diet is a primary source of pesticide exposure. 2016 data from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program show that approximately 47% of domestic food and 49% of imported foods sampled had detectable pesticide residues. A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Research (Item 1) investigated the impact of an organic diet intervention on levels ... Read More »

Books about food to celebrate Fall

From Danielle Nierenberg To celebrate this fall season, Food Tank is highlighting 19 books about food policy, nutrition science, healthy eating, justice, and farming. With these books, readers will be able to immerse themselves in new roles as activists, brewers, chefs, farmers, politicians, and more. Read More »

How agroecology can ensure dietary diversity, high nutrition

Around the world, there is a major shift in dietary patterns underway towards uniformity. This ‘global dietary transition’ phenomenon is historically unprecedented and is occurring fastest in the urban areas of developing countries. About 3 billion people currently have low-quality diets based on a small number of plant and animal species. Their increasingly uniform diets either lack sufficient calories, minerals ... Read More »

Iron-enriched millet ups cognitive senses in Indian youths

Washington, D.C.—July 19 – Poor diets lacking in iron limit brain development and learning capacity, hampering the potential of individuals and societies, generation after generation. Countries like India are at the heart of this challenge, as nearly half of all Indian women and children under five are anaemic. Iron deficiency is a major—and preventable—cause. A study recently published in the ... Read More »

Food cooked live at Amari Dhaka’s interactive kitchens

Dhaka, July 2018 – Fully Interactive Kitchens at Amaya Food Gallery at Amari Dhaka is a one-of-a-kind concept where food is cooked live for customers as they order. This is an addition to the already bountiful dinner buffet where over 150 fresh new items are served every day belonging to different styles and origins. Read More »

Spargel (Asparagus) — Royal Vegetable of Germany

Monowara Begum Moni “I could possibly eat anything more -unless they had some of those great asparaguses. I should be sorry to leave Paris without having some of them”—A Quotation from the famous writer William Somerset Maugham from his famous story LUNCHEON! Many of us have read the story in our school! It was really funny. Read More »

Sprit of sharing with Amari this Ramadan

Dhaka, May – Amari Dhaka will offer feasts featuring exclusive examples of Arabic Iftar and Suhoor specials at Amaya Food Gallery throughout Ramadan. The dishes are meticulously selected and prepared considering the long fasting days so that they provide ample nutrition during Iftar and dinner while preserving mouth-watering taste. In Amaya Food Gallery, there are a collection of fresh seasonal juices with ... Read More »

Kachchi Biriyani, Shami Kabab top menu as Xi joins Bangabhaban dinner

Dhaka: President Abdul Hamid on Friday entertained visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping with Dhakai Kachchi Biriyani, Shami Kabab and Aloo-Bukhara chutney as he hosted dinner in honour of his Chinese counterpart at Bangabhaban. The Bangladesh President laid out 10 items on the menu for the dinner held at the Darbal Hall of the presidential palace. UNB News Agency Reported. Read More »

10 cooking tips everyone should know

Watching an experienced home cook prepare a meal can seem like an artful and well-executed performance: Stirring at just the right moment, removing roasting foods from the oven, and searing hot steaks to perfection without any stress, screams, or mishaps. (Though, mistakes will inevitably happen to even the best.) Read More »

18 foods that boost your metabolism

How much protein do you need? New research suggests that many of us may need more protein than we realize. The current RDA is 0.8 g of protein per kilogram of body weight, but several studies have found that 1 to 1.2 g may be more protective against age-related muscle loss. Read More »