It is the first day back to school after a rather rainy and cold Spring Break. With nine straight weeks ahead without a single break even the most excited teachers seem to be dragging their feet. The continued rain and cold temperatures are not helping. Traditionally, on this first day of the fourth quarter of school the principal runs a staff meeting as soon as the students leave the building. Typically, the topic of discussion is next year’s schedule and anticipated classroom assignments.
Knowing that everyone seemed a little more tired than normal, however, the principal came up with a unique idea. The staff was still called to the library and the departments gathered together, prepared to not only talk about ways to get successfully motivate the students to get through these next nine weeks, but al
The annual sales of the restaurant industry have managed to reach nearly $783 billion. This is absolutely huge in terms of their success and it also helps highlight a societal change. The culture that surrounds the world of culinary and high-class restaurants has almost become a part of pop culture. In turn, this has now brought forth a high-degree of competition amongst restaurants in the United States and even across the globe.
Five-star restaurants are restaurants that go out of their way to be head and shoulders above the competition. As a result, it is important for people to have a realization that they are going to have to invest in both the proper talent and the proper tools if they want to have any kind of success in the restaurant industry.
Getting the right type of industrial to
Everyone loves ice cream, particularly in the United States. From ice cream containers to ice cream flavors, the ice cream industry is nothing if not prosperous. In fact, every two weeks nearly half of all Americans (around 40%) will eat some type of ice cream at least once. Over the course of one calendar year, the average person in the United States eats ice cream nearly thirty times, be it at an ice cream parlor or out of take home ice cream containers. Ice cream containers provide an easy way to get your ice cream fix, as they can be purchased at nearly every store that sells food, including many gas stations and corner stores. Individual ice cream cups are another great way to enjoy ice cream
When it comes to beer, people absolutely love talking about and tasting this product. As a matter of fact, the culture that surrounds beer has not only grown, it has absolutely exploded. There are now more people than ever before that find themselves interested in trying new beer and trying out a growler keg as well.
There are Americans that travel across the country and also across the globe to try and taste new and unique types of beer. Beer gifts, beer containers, and the personal keg are all popular items to give people. Here are all of the facts that surround the beer culture and the growler keg.
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The retail value of the U.S. coffee market is estimated to be $48 billion dollars with specialty comprising approximately 55% value share. A recent study showed that three to five cups of coffee a day can help prevent the cognitive decline associated with aging, leading to a 65% decrease in developing Alzheimer’s or dementia. Coffee preparation at home is up 4 percentage points with 86% of past day coffee drinkers reporting that they made coffee at home.
The Unites States imported about 27.5 million bags of coffee in 2014, accounting for almost one quarter of global coffee un roasted imports, making it the world’s largest single buyer. Recent statistics show that American consumers drank on average 1.64 cups of coffee per day.
Specialty coffees represent 37% of USA coffee cups and are considered the hig
For many people, it feels like frozen yogurt exploded onto the food scene in the 1980s. This was a part of the nation’s desire to eat healthier foods. There were about 2,582 stores for frozen yogurt around the United States at the end of 2013. Fill your dishes and grab your spoons, Mental Floss has put together a great list of fun trivia about this popular frozen dessert.
The milk can come from a number of animals. Sure there is cows’ milk in there but the milk in American frozen yogurt can also come from water buffalo, goats, and sheep as well. If you travel to Western China, your frozen treat may be made from yaks and in the Middle East, they are partial to using camels.
Craft beer has taken off in the United States, the market for it currently valued at over 23 billion dollars. The number of serviceable breweries in the United States has also expanded, with over 4,000 breweries now open, marking a 15% growth. Beer itself is an incredibly popular drink – almost 15% of all Americans have at least one beer a week and almost half of all legal drinkers said that they preferred beer over wine or any other type of alcoholic beverage like spirits and hard liquor.
Visiting a local brewery is a great way to sample beer flavors that might not be as readily available elsewhere. If you purchase unique growlers while at breweries, like a metal growler or a growler with a tap, you
When you love seafood, especially salmon, there are different ways to prepare delicious main course meals. Unless someone has visited or lived in the Pacific Northwest or Alaska, where salmon season is a common topic of discussion, farmed salmon may be a more familiar variety. Wild caught Alaskan salmon, or Alaskan sockeye salmon, is the first choice for many fish lovers.
Besides the obvious, there are some differences between wild-caught and farmed salmon. Wild salmon, for instance, has less calories than farmed. The National Nutritional Database reported that wild-caught salmon has 32% less calories. It’s also interesting to note that a half filet of
About 86% of companies that have employee recognition programs see an increase in worker happiness. An employee recognition program doesn’t need to be complicated, or expensive. Companies can not always afford to give every employee a raise or even a bonus, yet it is important to make some sort of appreciative gesture that makes the employee feel seen. One strategy that is enjoyed by many people is corporate parties.
Special events at work can cause some employers to get a headache. There is the question of when the party will happen, where the party will be held, and of course what food will be served. These questions seem stressful because of the scope of possibilities. So, the only way to reduce the stress is to narrow down the options.
In the exercise and training manual by Gold Gym, there is a phrase that sticks out within its first 40 pages: “You can’t out-exercise a bad diet.” There seems to be some anecdotal evidence to this. There are people who exercise a great deal but never seem to lose any weight. Certainly, part of that has to do with sticking with the same exercises.
But part of that as well is their diet.
One fitness trainer remarked a few months ago that when trying to lose weight, only 40% of less is due to an exercise routine. 60% or more is due to a person’s diet, which means what kind of foods a person eats, which dictates the amount of nutrition they get in their bodies as well as how many calories they consume.
There are many different kinds of diets out there, for people who are looking to lose we