Trader Joe’s is a supermarket/limited liquor store specializing in wines that comes out of California. Recently, two stores were built in the suburbs of Minneapolis, MN. Their specialties include inexpensive organic products and a lot of imported foods such as cheeses. They do not have everything, but if you want to get some exceptional value

There can’t be many people in the world who haven’t tried Guinness. Think of Guinness and you think of Ireland, the beautiful emerald isle, the warm and friendly people and the lively uplifting music. Every time I drink a Guinness I cannot separate my warm memories from my various trips there, it seems that each

When you hear the phrase “addictive stimulant” what do you think of? Like most of us, you probably think of cocaine and meth. Two illegal drugs that are hard on the body, heart, and mind. You probably don’t think about the caffeine in coffee being included in this category, but it is. Caffeine is the

It is truly amazing how many cheeses there are that have a very peculiar smell if not a very bad smell. However, a bad smell is not bad at all when it comes to cheese. Its not like the bad smell of sour milk, whereas it has actually gone bad, and you wouldn’t dare think

If healthy eating habits are established in children from a young age, it helps instill a healthy attitude which is more likely to be continued into adult life. Growing children need key nutrients and vitamins from a varied diet to lead a healthy lifestyle and for healthy growth and development. There are many benefits of

When looking for a reason of How soft drinks contribute to obesity?, you can review the studies that have been made. In doing this you will find the words High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS). High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) seems to be the culprit behind the weight gain. With the increase in HFCS consumption this

I like going out to restaurants. Ask me out for breakfast, lunch or dinner and I’ll be there. Eating out is fun for me.  I like meeting the waitperson as much as I like eating the food.  Nothing will complete my day like having a good meal and being taken care of by a good

There has been a lot of hype in recent years about trans fats. Most folks understand that trans fats are not good for them, but do not actually know what trans fats are, how they harm the body, and what foods contain trans fats. Allow me provide details about trans fats, including how you can

Quite often, I find something new at the grocery store that looks so tempting that I’m tempted to try it. However, after reading all the ingredients, I return the product to the shelf. I’m allergic to some ingredients, like monosodium glutamate, and I stay away from other ingredients, such as high fructose corn syrup and