Better space for cheap food

Visitors enjoy the delicacies at Thamrin 10 Food and Creative Park at Menteng district, Central Jakarta, on Friday evening, January. 24, 2020. The park is decorated with rows of Chinese lanterns in celebration of Chinese New Year. (JP/Yunindita Prasidya) Like any other big Asian city, Jakarta has an array of tasty and cheap food choices, be they on the street or from small and micro enterprises opening their business at home. And millions of residents, especially workers, rely on this informal sector for their daily intake of nutrition. The latest…

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Better Late Than Never? The Fashion Industry Is Finally Embracing The Plus-Size Woman

The average American woman wears between a size 16-18, according to research. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) One of the more cringe-worthy moments in the 2006 movie, The Devil Wears Prada, about the struggles of aspiring-journalist Andy Sachs, played by Anne Hathaway, working for Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), editor of fictional Runway magazine, happens in the office cafeteria. Andy observes to art director Nigel, played by the amazing Stanley Tucci, that all the other girls at the magazine don’t eat anything. He says, “Not since two became the new four and zero became…

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Cheesesteak Potato Skins Are Even Better Than The Classic Sandwich

The classic combination of thinly sliced steak, peppers, and onions topped with melty provolone cheese has gotten us pretty far at Delish. We’ve stuffed them into egg roll wrappers, on top of crusty bread, and even soup. One territory we haven’t delved as deep into is a TGI Fridays staple: the humble potato skin. Once we made these Big Mac potato skins, though, we were hooked. They can be a great bar snack, or, in this case, an entire lunch or dinner. C’mon, it’s got veggies, protein, and yes, potatoes don’t offer much, BUT…

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5 Foods You Are Better off Eating Raw

It is said that cooking some foods may impact their nutrient value and therefore its best to consume these raw or lightly sauted. This is primarily due to the heat exposure to nutrients at the time of cooking that may change or alter their intrinsic goodness. Their inherent taste and flavour can get affected too. There are some foods out there that are better off being eaten raw rather than cooked. Here is a list of food items that you should consider eating raw: 1. Onions They may make you cry,…

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Struggling to fall asleep? Make a ‘to-do’ list before hitting the bed for better sleep

Having trouble falling asleep? Jotting down your “to-do” list just before bedtime can help you doze off quickly, scientists say. Researchers from Baylor University in the US compared sleep patterns of participants who took five minutes to write down upcoming duties versus those who chronicled completed activities. “We live in a 24/7 culture in which our to-do lists seem to be constantly growing and causing us to worry about unfinished tasks at bedtime,” said Michael K Scullin, assistant professor at Baylor University. “Most people just cycle through their to-do lists…

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Cinnabon Just Made Its Cinnamon Rolls Even Better

The smell of Cinnabon is familiar to pretty much anyone who’s walked through an airportterminal or a mall anytime in the last decade. Playing off this tradition, Cinnabon partnered with Lotus to add a super-popular European cookie to their cinnamon buns this month. Biscoff cookies — AKA the cinnamon-y, crisp cookies often crushed into cookie butter and served on Delta flights — are available at Cinnabon this fall. They can be added to a few different menu items, including the Classic Cinnamon Roll, Center of the Roll (why did we not know this…

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Samsung made an even better Galaxy S8+, but you can’t have it

In just a few weeks, Galaxy S8s will begin appearing in mailboxes, and people will be posting pictures and videos of their new phones to make all their Twitter followers and Facebook friends who don’t have one jealous. But even if you’re rocking the Galaxy S8+ with the upgraded Y50BT AKG headphones and packing a 256GB SD card, you still won’t have the best model money can buy. According to a report by ET News, Samsung will be selling a souped-up version of the Galaxy S8+ in China and Korea…

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How to Save Money on Food: 6 Really Simple Ways to Eat Better

‘People who love to eat are always the best people’ Golden words by Julia Child, author, chef and one of the most celebrated food icons around the world. We are all eating more, enjoying our food more and adding to our food experiences more than ever before. A decade back there were fewer choices when it came to eating out. Birthday cakes were ordered only from the friendly neighbourhood bakery and weddings were the only time you thought of getting the food catered from outside. No matter how large the…

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How the health industry is better prepared for GOP reforms

Call it a case of deja vu. The health-care industry will once again be caught in the grips of uncertainty over health reform in 2017, but researchers at the PwC Health Research Institute say one thing won’t change — the pressure on the industry to provide better value for our health-care dollars. “We’re going to be more focused on cost … there’s public momentum towards understanding better what things cost within health care,” said Stacey Empson, PwC partner who specializes in health care. “I think we’re going to see it…

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China vows better environmental monitoring to improve health

China aims to create a comprehensive environmental monitoring system by 2030 in its efforts to boost citizens’ health and raise life expectancy, the government has said. Pollution has been identified as one of the biggest threats to public health in China, with smog in the northern region blamed for higher rates of cancer, respiratory disease and premature death. Widespread soil and water contamination have also caused health hazards. Air pollution killed more than 1 million people in China in 2012 alone, the World Health Organisation said in a study published…

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