Sunday, January 26, 2014
Have you planned your Super Bowl Sunday pizza yet? If you haven't you should plan now. In preparation the Super Bowl Sunday celebrations on February 2, Domino's Pizza is getting ready to deliver more than 11 million pizza slices and about 3 million chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday. Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day of the year for the pizza joint, they experience an 80% increase in sales as compared to a normal Sunday. They are also expecting a 30% increase in online orders over a normal Sunday.
However, don't limit your choice to Domino's Pizza there are other good pizza company that will deliver your Super Bowl snacks like Pizza Hut, Little Caesars, and Papa John’s.
Make sure to order your favorite Pizza, that has a balance of softness and crispiness in the crust, a sweet and savory tomato sauce with pepperoni, melted mozzarella cheese and other delicious stuff.
Also since Pizza restaurants would be competing for business on this day, look for special discounts and coupon codes.
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Reports on the Royal Caribbean Blog said that a number of passengers aboard the Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas got sick during a four-night cruise from Miami. It was confirmed by the Royal Caribbean that there are 66 passengers and 2 crew members that is reported to have symptoms of Norovirus according to the blog entry.
Norovirus is a very contagious bug that can be spread by infected persons, in contaminated food or water, or through contact with contaminated surfaces (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention USA). According to CDC, it affects nearly 20 million people in the U.S. each year, and results in between 570 to 800 deaths.
Officials of the ship said that those who are affected by the illness responded positive when they were given over-the-counter medication on board the ship.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
U.S. News has named DASH Diet as the top diet for 2014 among 32 diet plans. The categories for ranking are; easy to follow, nutritious, safe and effective for weight loss and against diabetes and heart disease.
Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) is endorsed by the government and its purpose is to reduce people with high blood pressure. It was also recommended to prevent and control diabetes and my help protect people from osteoporosis, cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
TLC Diet took the 2nd spot it was created by the National Institutes of Health, while Mayo Clinic Diet is 3rd.
Please before following a Diet Plan always remember you should first consult your healthcare provider.
DASH Diet Overview:
Your AIM: prevent and lower high blood pressure (hypertension).
Following a healthy eating habit is key to lowering high blood pressure and in the process it will also reduce your waistline.
Nutrients like potassium, calcium, protein, and fiber are very important in fighting high blood pressure. You don’t need to track each one. Just take the foods you’ve always been told to eat like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and low-fat dairy, while passing up on those food that we ussually like, foods with high calorie and fat, sweets and red meat. You also need to cut your salt intake.
If you are ready to be healthy you can use this FREE DASH Diet guide from The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) here:
PDF DASH Diet guide 64 pages
PDF Brief DASH Diet 6 pages
*Eat Lean poultry and Fish moderately it's low in fat and has good cholesterol to protect your heart.
*Use herbs, spices or lemon zest to season your food instead of salt.
*Eat more vegetables and whole grain foods they are rich in fiber, calcium, protein and potassium that are important to help lower high blood pressure.
*If you want sweets, skip desserts and take fruits instead.