by Stacey Thompson
Food trucks have been around for quite some time now, an idea sprung forth from an older necessity-driven idea, the chuckwagon. It is a simple proposition, really: instead of the public going to a restaurant or diner to eat, the food comes to them. One could consider it the older cousin of straight-to-your-door food delivery.
In the later years of the nineteenth century, food trucks make their appearance in the streets of New York, selling simple, inexpensive, and easy to eat fare that could fill the stomach for a pittance compared to regular restaurant cuisine. These lunch wagons (“roach coaches” being the derogatory term for the not so sanitary examples) served hungry customers at regular hours as well as odd schedules, particularly the night shift.
The humble food truck has experienced a great resurgence all across the United States and the rest of the world. This time around, they’re not just serving low-budget, barely edible foodstuffs just to keep the customers’ stomachs filled; food trucks are at the cutting edge of modern cuisine, fearlessly exploring both old and new ways to prepare and serve food. This is no longer your grandfather’s idea of “street food.”
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People who usually dine out should be really careful about the foods they order. This is because depending on where they dine, they might not get a healthy meal as per their expectations. For people who are planning a night out and want to ensure they will enjoy a fabulous dinner, this article will focus on some of the foods they should and should not consider whilst dining out.
Meats have always been the subject of criticism and plenty of food experts recommend people stay away from them, especially from pork. In this regard, for those who absolutely need to eat meat when dining out, it’s best to consider beef, chicken or turkey and stay well away from pork. It is a very well-known fact that pork contains a lot of toxins and on top of that, it may also contain plenty of fat. Individuals who care about their weight and don’t want to have food which will be hard to digest (Read More....)
A majority of people avoid visiting dentists on a regular basis due to various reasons and one of them is just simple fear. But, one needs to understand how important it is in today’s day and age to at least visit a dentist every six months. Regular dental visits are essential in maintaining a healthy set of teeth and gums. During these visits your dentist will be able to keep your teeth healthy and clean, thus preventing any major health scare.
Gums that are swollen and receding are a sign of diabetes. Even soreness in your mouth can lead to oral cancer. All these symptoms may or may not lead to serious health problems, but your dentist can tell from the symptoms whether you will require any more tests and treatments. This is only possible if you visit your dentist on a regular basis for dental check-ups. It has been observed that people suffering from type 1 and type 2 diabetes generally suffer from gum disease due to the decrease in their ability to fight infections in their mouth. Frequent abscesses from the gums, swelling of the gums and any disease affecting the gums are possible signs of diabetes. Once detected your dentist may be able to treat the root cause of the problem effectively.
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It is important to choose the right cosmetic surgeon no matter what type of plastic surgery you might be considering. The success of your cosmetic surgery can be determined by choosing the right professional cosmetic surgeon. Searching for the right plastic surgeon is not an easy affair and therefore you need to follow the guidelines we have provided in this review. You cannot underestimate the importance of learning about your physician if a cosmetic procedure has been recommended.
No matter how simple or small it may seem, if the surgery is more than a basic procedure, it should be handled with care and can only be performed by a certified surgeon. You must be careful because many doctors perform cosmetic procedures without being certified by health boards. Some of these doctors have little or no experience in plastic surgery. Regardless of the trust you have in them to do it right, a board certification is vital for any physician to perform a cosmetic procedure.
a.) Get the names of cosmetic surgeons within your area
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Gum recession is a common phenomenon characterized by a gum line that recedes, or pulls back, revealing more of the surface of one’s teeth. Gum recession is one of the most common oral health conditions. However, because it is slow to progress over time, many people are unaware that they are afflicted with it until the recession becomes noticeable.
Are Your Gums In a Recession?
When gum recession occurs, gum tissue or gingiva that covers and protects part of the tooth has begun to wear away. The gum line, normally seen as a fairly straight line across the row of teeth, begins to appear jagged as the worn tissue leads to visual exposure of more of the enamel surface of each tooth. To the person undergoing this change, his or her teeth may appear more elongated than before. Another sign of gum recession may be heightened tooth sensitivity once the roots of the teeth are exposed.
How Does This Happen?
A number of factors can play a role in the cause of gum recession. Negligence in routine dental care, such as inadequate brushing or failure to obtain regular dental cleanings and examinations, can pave the way for gum recession. Plaque that has built up on the tooth enamel and calcified into tartar can push along the gum line, causing it to recede. The bacteria that cause infectious (Read More....)
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Between family parties and braving shopping malls, the holidays are often a hectic time of the year. For most, it is a good sort of hectic, filled with smiles and happy memories. For others, however, the holidays are a hard time, filled with anxiety and tears. For many, who suffer from depression, anxiety, PTSD or grief, these feelings occur all the time. For others, however, these blues occur in the winter. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a well-recognized disorder that affects millions each year. While there is still no cure, effective treatments can help sufferers of Seasonal Affective Disorder continue living in spite of the disorder.
The first question to ask is “Do I have Seasonal Affective Disorder?” To answer this, you must first take an inventory of symptoms. In patients with SAD, symptoms begin in late October or early November and end in late March or early April. Other (Read More....)