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2008-10-02 21:00:03

By LAUREN SHEPHERD NEW YORK - Burger King Corp. said today it is now cooking with trans fat free cooking oils at all of its restaurants nationwide. The No. 2 hamburger chain also said all of its menu ingredients, including its baked goods, will contain zero grams of trans fat by Nov. 1. Trans fats are partially hydrogenated vegetable oil. They can raise bad cholesterol and lower healthy cholesterol, increasing the risk of heart disease, according to doctors. Trans fats are used to...

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2008-10-02 14:17:21

Fast food giant Burger King Corp announced Thursday that all of its menu ingredients will contain zero grams of trans fat by Nov. 1. In July 2007, the No. 2 hamburger chain said it planned to eliminate the use of partially hydrogenated vegetable oil in all of its U.S. restaurants by the end of 2008. "Our suppliers were able to manufacture enough quantity to get us there sooner than our committed deadline," said Chief Executive and Chairman John Chidsey. Chidsey gave no details about the new...

2008-10-01 18:00:35

MANY firms may be taking a bit of a battering during the current downturn but a Llandudno Junction-based businesses is bucking that trend and preparing to pull in more trade. Enoch's Fish and Chips cafe and take away, on Conwy Road, is reporting a 20% boost in sales and is looking to expand. Danny White-Meir took over from his parents two years ago and now plans to open a second outlet. He said the company's success is due in large part to achieving Investors in People status: "One...

2008-09-21 18:00:21

A CHIPPIE is charging traffic wardens extra for their fish and chips after being ticketed 50 times at his shop in Scarborough. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-18 12:00:27

By ALISON CAMPSIE DINNER ladies have been issued with guidance on how to maximise the healthy content of the meals they serve to children, as new legislation surrounding the quality of school food comes into force. Tips on how to increase fibre and lower fat content in lunches is included in the guide, as is advice on how to incorporate more vegetables into meals. Instructions on how to concentrate vitamins and minerals through various preparation techniques are listed, and detailed...

2008-09-13 12:00:15

Michelle Obama took a break recently from the campaign trail to get her hands messy breading shrimp as she helped prepare a deep- fried dinner with the Food Network's first lady of Southern cooking, Paula Deen, in Savannah, Ga. The wife of Democrat Barack Obama got cozy with Deen in the kitchen during a recent taping of the Savannah celebrity cook's TV show "Paula's Party," scheduled to air on the cable network Sept. 20. Michelle Obama and Deen swapped stories about their families'...

2008-08-26 09:00:55

Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) introduces a new line-up of chefs in their kitchen with the launch of the Rockstar menu. Top musicians, such as the All-American Rejects, Taking Back Sunday, Plain White T's, and the Eagles of Death Metal join Denny's to create the new Denny's Rockstar Menu presented by Dr Pepper. "We teamed up with popular bands in an out-of-the-box way to develop a menu by rock stars for our rock star guests," said Mark Chmiel, chief marketing and innovation officer for Denny's....

2008-08-24 00:00:27

I t IS what you do with them that matters, is something I hear frequently when chefs and growers talk about potatoes. For most of us, a potato is something to be boiled, baked, roasted or made into chips and crisps. For the past 50 years or so we have taken its versatility for granted, yet it was, and still is, an important part of our diet. During the summer the new potato usually appears on our tables lightly boiled or steamed, dressed with lashings of butter, a sprinkling of sea salt and...

2008-08-07 00:00:07

Healthy kids meals at top restaurant chains are slim pickings, according to a report by a nonprofit public health group. Nearly every possible combination of the children's meals at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, Sonic and Chick- fil-A are too high in calories, said a report released Monday by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. "Parents want to feed their children healthy meals, but America's chain restaurants are setting parents up to fail," CSPI nutrition...

2008-08-05 09:00:05

By Joan Lowy Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Healthy kids' meals at top restaurant chains are slim pickings, according to a report by a nonprofit public health group. Nearly every possible combination of the children's meals at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Taco Bell, Sonic, Jack in the Box and Chick- fil-A are too high in calories, the report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest said. The report, released Monday in Washington, looked into the nutritional quality of kids' meals at...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.