Sunday, February 5, 2012

Creative Harmless Weapons Made Out of Foods by Kyle Bean

Soft Guerilla is one of the latest projects from British artist Kyle Bean. The collection is a series of sculptures depicting weapons of mass destruction, and includes artillery made entirely from harmless materials and some edible matter such as clay, soap, candles, toasted bread, jelly, feathers... So, Let us all take a leaf from Bean’s book and make food, not war.

Top 10 Foods for Fabulous Abs

It's important for everyone to keep their body fit. It's not only good for health but also give you a great look. Especially your abs gives an idea about your health and look to others. well then, try out these 10 foods to make you abs look so attractive and healthy.

1. Yogurt is magic for the tum. One of the famous Nutritionist, Rania Batayneh recommends yogurt, “The probiotic bacteria in most yogurts help keep your digestive system healthy, which translates into a lower incidence of gas, bloating, and constipation, which can keep your tummy looking flat." Ideally go for the plain-flavoured yogurts, that don’t contain added sugars.

2. Switch to whole grain. The body shows a decreased insulin response to whole grain as compared to refined carbohydrate like rice and white bread. So replace those meals of white rice and milk bread with whole grains like lentils, brown rice, and whole wheat bread for a trimmer waistline.

3. Stock up on cruciferous veggies like broccoli, brussels sprouts, asparagus, peppers, and yellow beans. They contain folate, beta-carotene, calcium, magnesium, and fiber, and are rich in vitamins A, C, and K.

4. Olive Oil: Mono-unsaturated fats like those found in olive oil, work to reduce belly fat and don’t increase calorie intake.

5. Apple cider vinegar: New research indicates that 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar (ideally mixed with a glass of water), consumed daily over a period of 12 weeks, works to lower body weight and reduce belly fat. This is attributed to vinegar's acetic acid, which is believed to pump out proteins that break down fat.

6. Green tea contains certain chemicals called polyphenols and catechins that boost metabolism and help burn fat. Including 2-3 cups of green tea in your diet will help reduce that waistline, as well as provide a host of other health benefits.

7. Apples are one of the most popular negative calorie foods. This means that an apple burns more calories that it adds to the body, while being digested, making for a great, tasty snack that does nothing to add to body fat.

8. Eggs are a great source of protein and contain essential amino acids that the body needs to build everything from muscle fibers to brain chemicals. It is the perfect breakfast food, and ensures you feel less hungry during the day and reduces that urge to snack.

9. Almonds provide the body with minerals like magnesium, and regulate blood sugar levels. A stable blood sugar level is key to prevent cravings that can lead to overeating.

10. Salmon, tuna and mackerel, in addition to being a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, also improve metabolism and help burn fat faster by improving the body’s glucose-insulin response.

Top 10 Street Food Around The World

People love to eat tasty foods. Food is not unique all around the world. Different parts of the world have their own foods. But now a days most of the people prefer fast-foods as they can be easily which can be easily found in streets. unfortunately they are not good for health. Anyway let's have look at some of the famous fast food around the world.

01. Seviche, Peru.

Seviche is a common dish throughout Latin America. Typically, this snack is made from a mixture of raw fish with seafood marinated in citrus juice, in this case in lime juice.

02. Pork, Cambodia.

Not necessarily speak the Khmer language, to understand the contents of the tray menu street in Phnom Penh. To date, pork is the most popular type of meat.

03. Sausages, Germany.

On these trays can find only the best kinds of sausages. Residents of Germany are very fond of bratvurst, bokvurst and other deli delights with a glass of delicious German beer.

04. Banh Mi sandwiches, Vietnam.

This sandwich is made from French baguette, which contains delicious meat and vegetables. It is ideal for breakfast and is very popular among local residents.

05. Grasshoppers, China

Grasshoppers on skewers are always surprised by western tourists, but at the same time, Chinese traders love them dearly. These days, eating grasshoppers is no surprise. Organization of Food and Agriculture Organization says that the world consumed about 1,400 species of insects.

06. Beach delicatessen, India.

Holidaymakers on the beach of Goa is not always enjoy the local goodies away. Here you'll find samosas, chicken, various soft drinks.

07. Chicken entrails, Philippines.

Esau decoy - Filipino dish that is chicken entrails on skewers. Offal first marinated and then roasted on a grill or broil just strongly.

08. Noodles, Thailand.

Chefs cook the noodles so ably on an open fire, that passers-by just can not resist.

09. Shanghai dumplings, China.

One of the favorite Chinese "city snacks" are dumplings. This dish is common throughout Shanghai.

10. Mint tea, Morocco.

Filled to the brim with mint and chunks of sugar, tea glasses Moroccan waiting in the wings.
Tea and drinking it - an integral part of Moroccan culture.