The PBFY Blog

An Insider’s Guide to Finding Superior Dog Food Brands

With a wide variety of brands and types of foods on the market, it can get overwhelming when trying to purchase the best food for your pet. Finding the most suitable food for your dog’s breed, their overall health, your lifestyle, and budget can become quite a challenge. It does not need to be a challenge to find superior food for your pup. This list of top tips will help you to pick the perfect food for your pooch: Top Tip #1: Know the Company There seems to be a phenomenon that large companies are less trustworthy then smaller independent brands. [...]

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What providing your employees with snacks could do for you and your company

Offices do not have the same layout that they did a couple of decades ago. There are no longer all those tiny cubicles and a dreary lunchroom, and snacking is now a part of office life. The walls have literally and metaphorically been smashed down to make for a more open and inviting environment. This is quite largely due to the influx of millennials in the workplace. This new generation brings with it a desire for the new and exciting. They do not view work as this arduous task that needs be completed for the next 40 years. They [...]

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How Much Caffeine is in Green Tea?

Although you might think coffee is the beverage that is most consumed around the world, it’s not. The world’s favorite drink besides water is actually tea. Around 78 percent of the tea that is consumed internationally is black, and only about 20 percent is green tea. All teas, apart from herbal teas, are brewed from the dried leaves of the Camellia sinensis bush. It is, in fact, the amount of oxidation of the leaves that determines the type of tea. Green tea is made from totally unoxidized leaves. This means it is less processed than most other types of [...]

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5 Easy Ways to Add More Flavor to Any Vegetable Dish

Eating vegetables is good for your health. You should be eating more vegetables than anything else in your diet. Vegetables alkalize your system and are loaded with the vitamins and minerals that are essential for your body. If you ever ate boiled cabbage or beetroots as a child, you might be convinced that vegetables don’t taste good. The truth is that we also need to nourish our taste buds and there are several ways of cooking vegetables so that they taste delicious. Vegetables can make a simple, quick and tasty meal. It’s just a question of learning some simple [...]

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The Best Natural Sweeteners (Including Sugar!)

You might be horrified to find out that the average American consumes approximately 66 pounds of added sugar a year! This translates into a whopping 19.5 teaspoons or 82 grams of sugar every day! And it seems that the consumption of refined sugar is increasing every year. But that’s not all that’s on the rise. So is the rate at which we consume artificial sweeteners. They seem to be everywhere, and not just in so-called ‘diet’ products either. Although the safety of some artificial sweeteners has been debated for many years, the FDA technically classifies them as ‘safe’ for [...]

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7 Quick Tips for Vegetarian Health

Being a vegetarian is often a choice people make for a more healthy and ethical lifestyle. Following a vegetarian diet can be nutritionally superior to the other way of eating. It can also be one of the healthiest ways to eat. Plants are full of nutrients, which protect our health. But there are several things to consider in a vegetarian diet and the most important, is the amount of nutrients you are getting from your diet. Of course, a healthy diet has the same basis for everyone. With a well-balanced diet, you can improve your health and your waistline. [...]

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A Diabetic’s Cup of Tea (Or Coffee)

In order to understand the effects of tea and coffee on a person with diabetes, we need to know what Diabetes is. A common misconception that a diabetic person consumes too much sugar, is pure myth, as this is not the case.   What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease, where the body is unable to produce, or respond to insulin. Due to this, the ability to metabolize sugar, and carbohydrates, becomes problematic. The purpose of insulin is to lower blood sugar.   When insulin is not being produced, it results in elevated blood sugar/glucose readings.  The most common is Type 1, [...]

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