The Coffee Break Cure for Loneliness

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Author of New Book on Fika Says Americans Have Much to Gain by Drinking Coffee the Way the Swedes Do Émile Odback encourages them to begin on International Coffee Day, Sept. 30 Americans love coffee and coffee breaks. But they often drink their coffee on the run, absentmindedly and solo while doing something else. Instead, [...]

World Class Cocktails

The Cafe Cantata cocktail was unveiled today at World Class Bartender of the Year Finals (PRNewsfoto/WORLD CLASS)

Four Cocktail Trends From WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR Competition That Will Change the Way You Drink in 2018 The Cafe Cantata cocktail was unveiled today at World Class Bartender of the Year Finals (PRNewsfoto/WORLD CLASS) Cocktail culture is skyrocketing internationally. Almost 9 out of 10 younger drinkers (88%) now enjoy cocktails on a night out[1]. [...]

Downtime: San Simeon

Wild Zebras along the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route (PRNewsfoto/California Highway 1 Discovery)

DOWNTIME: SAN SIMEON In San Simeon and Ragged Point, tourism continues as normal, completely unaffected by the highly-publicized mudslide miles north in Monterey County. The San Luis Obispo County roads to Ragged Point and San Simeon along the California Highway 1 Discovery Route (H1DR) are open and ready for business with stop after stop of eye-popping vacation adventures. San Simeon When you hear San Simeon, [...]

PRE Fights Child Obesity

Sarah Russo, Culinary Manager of Chicago-based food startup PRE(r) Brands, guides a Common Threads student through a cooking lesson at PRE's kitchen in Chicago's River North neighborhood.

PRE® Brands Partners with Common Threads to Help Fight Childhood Obesity Better-for-you Food Brand Sets Goal to Send 300 Under-served Chicago Kids to Cooking School PRE® Brands, purveyors of better-for-you food, including a line of 100% grass fed and grass finished premium beef, will donate a portion of proceeds for every package of ground beef sold in the Chicago [...]

Walnuts for Wellness

California Walnut Commission

Consuming Walnuts May Help Keep the Gut Healthy, Says New Animal Research Walnuts may help increase beneficial bacteria Conclusions from a new animal study suggest that walnut consumption may be beneficial for digestive health by increasing the amount of good probiotic-type bacteria in the gut.1 Walnuts do this by acting as a prebiotic to help nourish [...]

SUMMER GRILLIN’

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HOT, HEALTHY RECIPES FOR YOUR SUMMER GRILLIN’ With summer grilling season underway, there’s never been more appetite for meatless alternatives on the summer grill, with 75 percent of Americans being open to eating veggie foods and one-third actively striving to reduce eating meat altogether*. That’s why this grilling season MorningStar Farms® is teaming up with famous chef, restaurateur, [...]

SUMMER COCKTAILS

Brockmans Gin Herbal Sour

  HOT SUMMER COCKTAILS Brockmans Gin, one of the UK’s fastest growing super-premium gins, is celebrating summer in style with the debut of two deliciously original cocktails that compliment and enhance the botanicals and berries that combine to make Brockmans ‘a gin like no other’. Brockmans Gin is a super-premium, new style gin, which can be [...]

Lupus Health & Wellness Day

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Hospital for Special Surgery Hosts LANtern® Lupus Health & Wellness Day event Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) can be a confusing and challenging autoimmune illness, affecting multiple organ systems, but with culturally tailored education and emotional support, those affected can become empowered to take charge of their condition. Today, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world [...]

Sip & Savor

Farm-to-table wine and food experiences abound at California wineries. Ram’s Gate Winery in Sonoma County offers a guided, seated tasting of four single-vineyard wines alongside their culinary pairings. (PRNewsfoto/Wine Institute)

California Wineries Offer Top Wine and Food Experiences Year-Round Wine Lovers Can Also Sip and Savor at Winery Restaurants Whether a beginner or experienced wine taster, kick your California wine country experience up a notch by pairing regional wines with farm-to-fork tastes and meals. For those who want the inside scoop on the ultimate wine and food experiences [...]

Tobacco-Free Kids

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Oregon Will Be Third State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21 Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids The Oregon Legislature has taken bold action to protect kids from tobacco addiction and save lives by voting to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. Lawmakers gave final approval to the [...]