Food

If you are a black man in America, you are two and a half times more likely to die from prostate cancer, compared to white men. You therefore need to have nine servings of fruits and vegetables every day to keep the prostate happy. Don’t be overwhelmed by recommendations which seem difficult. Just aim to eat twice as many servings as you are eating now, and keep increasing your intake. Get a blood test - prostate specific antigen - which can tell you if you are at high risk. The good news is that some fruits and vegetables are more powerful at keeping the prostate healthy than others. Pink guavas, pink grapefruit, cooked tomatoes and watermelon protect the prostate gland from inflammation because they contain a red pigment called lycopene.
Patrons attending last month’s 14th annual Americas Food and Beverage show in Miami, Florida found lots of tasty stuff to sample at the “Jamaica Pavilion”, featuring booths with Jamaican products. A Jamaican jerk sauce, called “Barbecue Madness”, was named “Best Sauce” at the show. The sauce was entered in the “Sauces and Condiments of the Americas” category. Products from 27 countries in the Caribbean, North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America were on display at the event.
Allens, Inc., the largest privately-held vegetable company in the nation, has introduced a new line of heart healthy, gluten-free Southern Style vegetables and side dishes. The new line hit grocery shelves in select cities nationwide in December.Allens’ Southern Style vegetables meet growing consumer demand for traditionally seasoned Southern flavors.
This summer, visitors can taste the flavors of Jamaica at several food festivals happening across the island. From its Jamaican jerk spices and stewed sauces to its curried goat and internationally sold patties, the island's fare is recognized and enjoyed around the world. For Jamaica, its culinary offerings reflect the fusion of the destination's people and culture. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore Jamaica's past and present by sampling its cuisine and taking part in festival activities, including music, art and dancing.
LaSource, known for its focus on active, healthy lifestyles, has introduced a new Mediterranean menu at Oscar’s Beach Bar & Restaurant suitable for travelers seeking gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian menu options while on holiday. The luxury-inclusive spa resort focuses on all aspects of wellness including culinary, serving light yet flavorful cuisine at each of its four restaurants. Health-conscious guests can relax at LaSource knowing that the culinary team is dedicated to delivering a holistic dining experience.
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