The fourth edition of Jelly Belly's popular BeanBoozled product will include a strawberry banana smoothie and dead fish pairing, along with coconut and spoiled milk. The product pairs lookalike jelly beans that could either have a delicious taste, such as butter popcorn, or an unsettling one, such as rotten egg, and is expected to be available this spring.
Banana-centric sweets are the latest throwback desserts making a comeback at American restaurants, showing up in classic banana cream pies and more inventive offerings such as a banana split with banana ice cream, a dark chocolate waffle cone, pineapple curd, strawberry rocks, and maraschino cherry sauce. Fuel Cafe in Denver takes the Banoffee pie to the next level with an animal cracker pretzel crust, dulce de leche and bruleed banana.
Hospitals and nursing homes that are part of the Chesapeake Food Leadership Council in Maryland buy local produce and sustainable meats for patient meals to reduce waste and costs. FutureCare Cherrywood dietitians say that when the nursing home began using local produce, cooking from scratch and offering healthier foods, costs went down and residents' complaints disappeared.
Pull-ups are finding popularity as people who do CrossFit and mixed-martial-arts workouts add body-weight exercises to their routines. Pull-ups can be difficult, however, and people often make being able to do them one of their fitness goals.
There are many myths and misunderstandings about the eating disorder bulimia -- including that it is always associated with vomiting or only occurs in women -- that need to be debunked to promote healing and recovery, certified addiction specialist Tennie McCarty writes. She writes that dieting does not cause bulimia, children do not simply grow out of it and the condition can be fatal.