Advantages and disadvantages of a vegetarian diet

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Advantages and disadvantages of a vegetarian diet This article explores the advantages and disadvantages of a vegetarian diet. It also explores different types of vegetarians and provides examples of vegetarian diets. A vegetarian diet is a broad term. According to the Vegetarian Society, UK (2022) vegetarians do not eat fish, meat, or chicken. Some of theme also exclude other animal products from their diet too, including eggs and milk. People usually become vegetarian for moral, religious, or health reasons.   Types of vegetarians   There are different types of vegetarians […]

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Advantages and disadvantages of eating healthy food

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Advantages and disadvantages of eating healthy food This article explores the major advantages and disadvantages of eating healthy food. Being healthy is something that most people think about. For some, it can be a challenge; however, with the right motivation, they can see results sooner than they think. Eating healthy means consuming fruits and vegetables regularly coupled with proteins like eggs, fish, chicken breast, and whole grains like whole-wheat bread or oats.   What is healthy food? According to Cambridge Dictionary (2022) healthy food refers to food that is believed […]

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Advantages and disadvantages of ecotourism

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Advantages and disadvantages of ecotourism This write-up analyses some of the advantages and disadvantages of ecotourism. Ecotourism is a form of tourism that sustains the natural environment. It offers an opportunity for countries to promote themselves as environmentally friendly destinations that are committed to the preservation of their natural resources. What is ecotourism? According to the International Ecotourism Society (2015), ecotourism refers to responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education. Education in the definition is meant […]

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A Brief Introduction to Fruit and Vegetable Carving

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Last updated: September 2016 Image: www.howandwhat.net The origins of fruit and vegetable carving have long been disputed between China, Japan and Thailand. All have laid claim to this exquisite art and each have their own extensive history regarding it. During the Tang Dynasty, between the C6th and C9th in China it was believed that the Emperor Zhongzong commanded his chefs to celebrate his return to the throne with creating food of exceptional brilliance, and they produced, among other things, mythical creatures with fruit and vegetables. The Chinese claim that as […]

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How to Make Kiwi Cheesecake Shots

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Last updated: September 2016 The best thing about these Kiwi Cheesecake Shots are how quick they are to make and how absolutely delicious they are. Because they are in shot glasses you needn’t feel guilty about having a couple – or more. The crumbly base with the sweetened cream cheese and tart fruit are a wonderful combination. This quick and easy dessert can be made on short notice so it’s a winner all around. You can also assemble the dessert in larger glasses if desired. Ingredients: 200g Cream Cheese 3 tbsp […]

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How to Make Chicken Borek

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Chicken Borek This is a quick version of the classic Turkish dish, borek. The borek is traditionally a filo pastry pie filled with meat, spinach and cheese. The variations are endless and it has been popular since the time of the Ottomans. The recipe here involves ready made puff pastry and can be made ahead and frozen up to a month. If you plan on freezing this then omit the egg wash step and do this when you are ready to bake. When ready to eat this it can be […]

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