Category: Wellness

Wheat Sandwich Bread Surpasses White In Sales
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Wheat Sandwich Bread Surpasses White In Sales

Wheat Sandwich Bread Surpasses White In Sales Good news:  Shoppers are more likely to buy sandwich bread with a label displaying “natural” or “whole grain.”  According to a Nielsen study, wheat sandwich bread sales increased to $2.6 billion in the last year; white bread sales declined to $2.5 billion.  White bread still wins in overall […]

Horseradish - A Healthy Sandwich Condiment
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Horseradish – A Healthy Sandwich Condiment

Horseradish is a very healthy sandwich condiment and it packs such a unique and distinctive flavor. So flavorful, yet horseradish  has zero fat.  One tablespoon of prepared horseradish has only 6 calories, is low in carbohydrates and sodium and is a good source of potassium and calcium.  And did we already mention this condiment has zero fat? The […]

Boar's Head Healthy Sandwich - An Assault on Salt
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Boar’s Head Healthy Sandwich – An Assault on Salt

Americans continue to eat salt (sodium) with reckless abandon despite the known health risks including high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack, osteoporosis and cancer.  Boar’s Head has chosen an opportune time to launch their assault on salt with a new line of low sodium and lower sodium cold cuts and cheeses.  Hooray—more options for a […]

Is Bread Crust Healthy For You?
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Is Bread Crust Healthy For You?

Growing up as kids, many of us were told by our parents to “eat the crust” of our bread, not just the soft center.  Well, it turns out our parents were giving us healthy advice.  (Thanks Paul Betz!) Researchers at the German Research Center Of Food Chemistry have determined that the crust of bread contains rich […]

Life Without Sandwiches (Caveman Life That Is)
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Life Without Sandwiches (Caveman Life That Is)

There are so many available diets out there—some good, some not so good, some outlandish.  At the very least, most make entertaining reading (at least we think so). Here’s a diet that caught our eye today that advocates an extreme version of the paleo lifestyle.  The theory is that our prehistoric ancestors were hunter / […]

Tomato Seed Gel May Prevent Blood Clotting
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Tomato Seed Gel May Prevent Blood Clotting

Interesting health news from the UK—a derivative of tomato seed gel called Fruitflow is being touted as a natural alternative to aspirin and may prevent blood clotting. Apparently, British scientists have identified a natural ingredient in tomato seeds that they believe to be a key component to a long and healthy life.  Fruitflow may prevent […]

Bread Can Make You Happy!
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Bread Can Make You Happy!

Bread can make you happy and not just because it tastes so good. Research at the University of York and Hull York Medical School has found a connection between depression and low levels of folate (folate comes from leafy vegetables, beans, cereal and sunflower seeds).  Dr. Simon Gilbody and his research team examined 11 previous […]

Get The Skinny On Some Sandwich Calorie Calculators
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Get The Skinny On Some Sandwich Calorie Calculators

To keep a healthy body weight, a moderately active guy needs about 2500 calories per day.  A moderately active woman needs about 2100 calories.  Of course these numbers will vary based on how tall or short you are and how much you exercise (in addition to your moderate activity). Here is a neat little sandwich calorie calculator […]

Delicious Bacon Sandwich Can Help Cure Your Hangover
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Delicious Bacon Sandwich Can Help Cure Your Hangover

A delicious Bacon Sandwich (also known as a Bacon Butty) is a popular sandwich item in the UK.  In its simplest form, it is two or three slices of bacon between two slices of buttered bread.  Unlike its USA cousin, the BLT, it contains no mayonnaise, lettuce or tomato. Ketchup, Worcestershire Sauce and HP Sauce […]

Add Tomatoes To Your Sandwich And Lose Weight
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Add Tomatoes To Your Sandwich And Lose Weight

Add tomatoes to your sandwich and you can lose weight and feel fuller.  Researchers at Reading University, Berkshire, England, UK, examined 17 average sized women, aged 18 to 35, to see how full they felt when eating bread enriched with different vegetables.   The woman ate cream cheese sandwiches on white bread with either tomatoes or carrots. The results are […]