Back in the late 2000s, Four Loko—the caffeinated alcoholic beverage—was all the rage, especially amongst college students who wanted to get a buzz and a burst of energy at the same time. Unfortunately, mixing caffeine and alcohol wasn’t the best combo: It was eventually banned in some states, and it even caused the Food and Drug Administration to change its caffeinated beverage laws. But as you know, trends tend to repeat themselves, and now, newer companies are testing their luck by targeting coffee drinkers. And in case you couldn’t already tell, mixing caffeine and alcohol just isn’t good for anyone.
It's been more than two weeks since everyone started their healthy New Year's resolutions, so we're guessing cravings are kicking in right about now. And old fast-food stomping grounds are probably starting to look a little more attractive.
Researchers find a growing disparity between ads targeted to white teens and those aimed at minority youth.
Hispanic food is healthier than traditional American food and helps increase your life expectancy, according to Nutrition Facts. The choice of ingredients, the proportion of non-processed foods, and the cooking methods seem to be the main reason. If you're looking for healthy alternatives for party food, which in itself is often very unhealthy, then perhaps all you have to do is cast your eyes on Hispanic recipes. Besides, he variety of flavors, colors and textures make them perfect for a party table and add up to the festive ambiance. Here are some ideas on healthy Hispanic snacks and treats for your party table.
by Selene Yeager