Tag: health

1000 Calorie Club: Common Fast Food Items That Clock in at 1000 Calories

July 17, 2014 // 12:38 am

The USDA recommends that males between the age of 18 and 35 consume between 2200 (if sedentary) to 3200 (if active) calories a day on average. For females, they recommend between 1800 (if sedentary) to 2400 (if active).

There aren’t many fast food menu items that reach…

This Website Calculates the Calories in the Fruits & Vegetables You’re Juicing

June 23, 2014 // 11:41 am

 

The toughest thing about juicing, other than cleanup, is keeping track of how much fruit and veggies you’re throwing into the machine. Sure, it’s easy to go nuts with it, but in the end, it could do you more harm than good if you don’t keep tabs of…

Science Explains Why You Have Garlic Breath For Hours

June 14, 2014 // 3:00 pm

Garlic can make just about anything better, case in point fries and bread. Enjoy your garlic fries now but you’ll pay for it later when you can’t talk to anyone else the rest of the day because of your rank breath. It may be delicious and even good for you,…

This Drinkable Book Can Purify Contaminated Water Through Its Pages

May 6, 2014 // 8:45 am

The earliest food hack known to man was probably how to purify water. If you didn’t know how to make fire, you’d have to MacGuyver some sort of filter for your water to keep that woolly mammoth poop out. Luckily, we’ve advanced a tad bit since then and have…

FDA Proposes Nutrition Label Redesign Because After 20 Years Americans Are Eating More Than They Used To

March 2, 2014 // 1:05 pm

In the last twenty years the amount of calories and serving sizes that Americans consume has dramatically changed. To better reflect the changing times the FDA has proposed a redesign of its nutrition labels. The FDA has also recalculated servings sizes based on what Americans actually eat, because we…

Americans Eating More Butter Than They Have in the Past 40 Years

January 17, 2014 // 12:19 pm

There was a funny tumblr post I read recently that goes a little something like this:

“My doctor just told me to eat more Taco Bell. Well, actually he said ‘less McDonald’s,’ but I’m pretty sure I know what he meant.”

Healthy-eating loopholes make the world go-round, and according…

New California Health Code Requires Gloves, Bans Raw-Dog Handling of Food

January 10, 2014 // 3:55 pm

Earlier this week I was ordering at a Taco Bell drive-thru when I noticed the cashier sneezed and didn’t wash his hands before handing over my food. I took it anyway, but definitely not without wondering for a second whether or not I’d die because of it.

Thanks to…

Turkey Tacos with 33% Less Fat Now Available at Del Taco

January 6, 2014 // 11:10 am

Del Taco officially released their new Turkey Tacos earlier this week as a new menu item. FOODBEAST was able to find them at a test site last November and, honestly, they tasted pretty much the same as the ground beef option. With 33% less fat than their ground…

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