Food safety is something that every cook needs to take seriously. With 81 million cases of food-borne sickness occurring every year in the United States , it's important to understand how food poisoning can be prevented.
Thankfully, most people who get sick as a result of contaminated food recover quickly and without the... Read More
The warm, balmy days of summer are perfect for getting outside, engaging in your favorite activities and having a picnic in a nice shady spot.
A picnic is a classic summertime outing, but the art of packing a great picnic seems to be getting lost in the shuffle of today's fast-paced lifestyle. It may be easier to grab a bag of chips, a pre-packed cold cut and cracker combo and a few cans of soda, but if you want to really impress... Read More
Sure, it tastes great and earns rave reviews from everyone sitting at the dinner table. But is your favorite recipe also a safe one? To prevent serving up foodborne illness at the dinner table, follow this helpful checklist when preparing a meal:
--I am marinating in a covered container in the refrigerator. Uncooked meat, poultry or fish in a marinade is perishable.
--I am... Read More
You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a meat-free day every now and then. Try to set aside one or two days a week to substitute meat with something healthier. Eating this way once a week or more can add up to a lot in the long run.
Diets high in saturated fat, found mainly in meat and high-fat dairy products, increase the risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke. Going meatless for a day... Read More
American Idol judge and Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler is recovering from a serious slip and fall injury after he had a major spill in the shower. The 63-year-old rocker walked this way... right to the emergency room where he was treated for cuts on his face and a couple of teeth that were busted out. Tyler, who was set to perform with Aerosmith in Paraguay that night, received stitches for a cut eyebrow,... Read More
Aerosmith lead singer and American Idol judge Steven Tyler wants his fans to know that he's not living on the edge. Although the rowdy rocker has a history of drug and alcohol abuse, his recent injuries have nothing to do with his addictions. In fact, the only slip he's had is the one he sustained in the shower. The 63-year-old appeared on the Today Show to assure his followers that he's still clean - hurt,... Read More
Chew on this. Pop singer Christina Milian is suing mad after a dining experience made her physically ill. The "Dip It Low" singer was seeing and feeling green after feasting on a Kobe beef salad at a Mexicali restaurant in Studio City last week. Halfway into her meal, Milian noticed an odd chewy material in her mouth. She immediately spit it out, only to find it was a piece of ABC gum. Milian ran to the bathroom immediately and... Read More
Many reps use "food poisoning" as a cover-up for celebs abusing drugs or alcohol. However, it appears singer Tone Loc's mouthpiece is taking the excuse to a whole new level, only it may be to hide a serious medical condition. The aging rapper attended a charity event at the Laugh Factory last night when he appeared to have a seizure. Several eyewitnesses tell TMZ that the 46-year-old musician started flailing in his... Read More