Layered Guacamole and White Bean Dip
Serves: Serves 8-10 people
Prep time: 25 min.
Cook time: 25 min
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A new study finds that white wine and beer may contain toxic metal arsenic. In New Hampshire researchers studied the diets of 852 people and found levels of arsenic in their toenails—indicating long-term exposure to the chemical. Out of the 120 foods analyzed, the researchers discovered four foods that predominately increase people’s arsenic levels: beer, Brussels sprouts, white wine, and dark-meat fish like salmon. Water seemes to be the central source.
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After the city of Irwindale filed a lawsuit on October 21st, 2013 against Huy Fong Foods asking that their factory stop production of Srirarcha because unpleasant odors,coming from the hot sauce, were distrubing residents. Judge Robert H. O’Brien ruled on Tuesday in favor of the city of Irwindale and demanded that Huy Fong Foods does not have to "shut down" but must stop the type of factory production causing these unpleasant odors.
However, other residents and members of the local community don't mind the odor and are more concerned that if the plant is forced to close, many workers will lose their jobs.
Compared to last year, a new report from Gallup-Healthways researchers find that Americans are “eating less healthfully”.
The report finds that a lower
percentage of Americans reported “eating healthfully” every month this year compared to the same month last year.
It was also found that produce consumption has decreased as well.
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If you're not up to cooking this year and are looking for a quality meal to eat during the holiday season, consider some of these resturaunt options recommended by the Los Angeles Times.
33 Taps is offering a special "Next Day" turkey sandwich on Thanksgiving and the week after. It's a turkey burger with mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce and mayo with sweet potato fries on the side ($13).
The Bazaar by José Andrés will serve a family-style menu meant for four people for $65 per person. Dishes include roasted organic turkey, papas canarias and mashed sweet potatoes.
The Belvedere at the Peninsula hotel is offering a Thanksgiving meal for $125 per person (includes free-flowing Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne) and $55 for children younger than 12. Dishes include braised d'Anjou pears, Dijon duck confit and gnocchi, chilled smoked bay scallops and mussels, wild mushroom farro, roasted free-range turkey and a selection of desserts.
For recommendations in the Orange Country area read more on The OC Weekly.
Spicy processed snack foods are "under the gun" and are thought to be unhealthy. Kids have been sent home from school and even sent to the emergency room after experiencing severe gastritis and burning stomach pains. Some schools are even considering banning "spicy snack foods" from their premises.
A Los Angeles 12-year old, Andrew Medina, says he probably eats 20 to 30 bags a month.
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