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Let us briefly define these well known terms before those of you who are keen on the combination of the two, above mentioned, move to the browsing of the delicious content in this category.

Substances that are being consumed in order to provide nutritional support, energy source, and life maintenance or growth stimulation are commonly known and considered as food. It mostly originates from plants or animals. Through consumption of food necessary fats, proteins, minerals and vitamins are being provided for the sustention of life.

The increasing demand for food in the world has resulted in the evolution of the basic hunting, gathering and agriculture into a global food industry.

Apart from food, equally important for sustention of life are the liquid used for consumption, the most important of all being water. Other water based consumable liquids are commonly known as drinks or beverages, while the water itself is not a subject of that categorization. Today the most common classification of drinks is based on the presence of ethanol in a certain drink, making it alcoholic, while others are simply referred to as non-alcoholic.

Interesting fact about alcoholic beverages is that they have routes in human culture dating back as far as 8000 years. They include wine, beer and liquor, whereas beer is the oldest of the three, dating back to the early Neolithic period (9500BC). Evidence of that claim is found in written history of ancient Iraq and Egypt.

The documentaries and video materials compiled for you in this category explore the foods and drunks around the world.

Find the answer to the simple question of why do people eat meet. Explore the cultural diversity when it comes to consumption of different types of meet. Watch the documentary on that subject that is written and directed by Lina Trichillo.

Ever wondered what it would be like to own and operate a brewery? The documentary Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project gives you an insight on that matter. Follow the story of Dann and Martha Paquette, a couple of tenant brewers, and their love for the brewing industry.

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Weird Facts about Tiramisu – The Italian Delight

Tiramisu is a coffee-flavored Italian dessert. Made of ladyfingers dipped in coffee, and then layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese, Tiramisu was “discovered” in the...

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Cacao – The Gold Worthy Chocolate

Cocoa is the main ingredient in production of chocolate. Even the Aztecs used cocoa to create a form a hot chocolate. They called it “xocolatl” translating to bitter water. Well, as we know today...

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How to Detoxify the Pineal Gland

The pineal gland is believed to play a vital role in consciousness. Detoxifying it can be helpful in attaining higher levels of consciousness.

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How Diet Affects Gender

Diet can alter estrogen and testosterone levels significantly, which further impact the development of human physical form.

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The Scoville Scale Explained

The scale got its name thanks to its founding father, Wilbur Scoville. He was a pharmacist by trade, working for Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Company. Wilbur created a simple way to measure the pungency...

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The Fascinating World of Italian Wine

Some of the best wines in Italy are Prosecco, Chianti, and Montepulciano d’Abruzzo. Whether you want to try wine tasting, or go to a vineyard visit, you can enjoy everything in Italy

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Can Denmark actually become 100% organic by 2020?

The 10 most popular organic products bought by consumers in 2017 were oatmeal (52%), carrots, eggs, milk, bananas, flour, cooking oil, pasta, vegetables, fruits. All accounted for more than 20% of the...

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Cinnamon – The Oldest Known Spice

ack in Ancient Egypt, people used cinnamon in their embalming mixtures, and it was also used by Moses as an anointing oil

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How GMO foods can make China starve itself

China is the largest country in the world, and people there are very much afraid of GMO foods. The population has a rather sharply negative attitude towards genetically modified food. Despite many stu...

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Biggest Food Debates – Is There a Right Way to Eat Pizza?

When it comes to food, we all have our strong feeling and opinion. And while most of the debates are usually a matter of preference, location, and how a person was raised, they are still here

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Top 7 Strange and Weird Looking Mushrooms

We are all accustomed to the regular type mushrooms, the champignons mushrooms. That is just one of the many hundreds of mushrooms

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Svalbard Global Seed Vault – Our Doomsday Scenario Vault

The Nordic Gene Bank stores backup Nordic plants since 1984. They do it via frozen seeds in an abandoned coal mine. In 2008, the bank merged with two other Nordic conservation groups to form NordGen. ...

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8 Unexpected uses of chocolate

Most of us consume chocolate as a dessert. But that is that all chocolate can be? Some people put dark chocolate in their chili

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Life in Ancient Rome – Take Out Food!

An ancient form of a take-out restaurant, the thermopolium was an outdoor service counter that offered ready to eat food

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Top 7 Italian Dishes that are Not Pasta

But Italian cuisine is much more than pizza and pasta. You'll be surprised to find out how many classic recipes are out there in the cuisine

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How famous culinary dishes got their names

Many famous and classic dishes have been named after people. Some are named after regions of the world

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Dining Etiquette: Top 7 Rules to Follow

Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. And if you have that awareness, it means you have good manners

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Coca Cola Vault: Where is the Secret Formula kept?

The World of Coca COla museum is home of the high-tech vault that holds the original recipe. The museum is a 20-acre complex located across Baker Street

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26 Delicious Chocolate Facts You Should Know

Chocolate was first invented by the Aztecs, who made chocolate from ground cacao seeds. They added seasonings so that they can product spicy and frothy drink

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Café Pushkin - Where Espresso tastes like history

The café is the home for those who want to extend their nightly experience, but also for the morning people

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10 Things worth knowing about Beer, the drink of our generation

A fun fact: beer is made from water, and in some regions around the world, the water is better suited for making bee

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For wine lovers, Cricova in Moldova is their Mecca

The city is one of the most mysterious places in the world, a place that wine lovers could dream off. The city boasts the largest underground wine cellar in the world, and is located just 15km north o...

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The truth about GMO food - Top 7 frequently asked questions

At the moment, there are at least 35 varieties of genetically engineered crops in the world today. All of them are registered with FDA and other organizations

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Is It Good For You?

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A Personal Review of Super Size Me Documentary

The fast food documentary that made waves!

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