Revel in the potential health benefits of chocolate, but don’t overindulge! Chocolate is still rich in calories, sugar, and fat that can bust your diet if you overdo it. Chocolate contains powerful antioxidants called flavonoids, as well as some magnesium. These nutrients may help lower blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. Dark […]

Here, we sum up a few of the most interesting (and alarming) facts from the documentary, which features scientists, nutrition experts, physicians and food activists. … And if you’re wondering about the seven words, here’s Pollan: “Everything I’ve learned about healthy eating can be summed up in just seven words: Eat food. Not too much. […]

A fast is a voluntary practice in which people go for extended or structured periods without eating and drinking for spiritual, medical, or weight loss reasons. Others fast to protest or raise awareness for causes. Fasts vary widely depending on the type you’re following. Some fasts allow water, tea, coffee, or other fluids during the […]

INTERNATIONAL DINING ETIQUETTE Dining etiquette for eating with Muslims. Islam prohibits the use of pork, and meat for Muslims should be prepared halal. Do not eat in front of Muslim colleagues, or invite them to join you for a meal, during the day during Ramadan. DRINKS Dining etiquette for drinking. When offered, always accept tea, […]