Food Delivery Drivers Admit To Eating Your Food On The Job

Bella Breakdown If you’ve ever wondered why it seems like your food is taking forever to get to you that may because the delivery driver is busy eating your food. According to a recent survey, nearly 30% of delivery drivers admitted to sampling some of your food before handing it to you. The data from the survey came after foodservice distributor US Foods asked about 500 food delivery drivers and 1,500 customers who order through apps about their “habits and pain points.” What US Foods also found was that twenty-one percent of customers who use apps like UberEats, GrubHub,...

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Tips For Properly Handling Raw Chicken

Bella Breakdown It may seem like common sense when it comes to handling raw chicken, but some people still make simple mistakes. So to ensure that you are handling your chicken with the upmost care, here are some simple tips. Keep your chicken cold: When your chicken is fresh-keeping it cold both extends the shelf life and prevents the growth of harmful bacteria. That’s due to the temperature is one of the six factors that contribute to the growth of bacteria that cause food poisoning. When buying chicken at the store, the chicken should always be among the last...

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The Fruits And Veggies You Should Always Eat Daily To Maintain A Healthy Diet

Bella Breakdown As the old saying goes, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” and that goes for just more than apples. Here are the best fruit and vegetables that you should always eat on a daily basis. Blueberries: If your diet is one that needs those anti-oxidants, then blueberries are typically what you’ll eat. The fruit specifically has anthocyanins, which is a flavonoid connected with cognitive ability. These little nuggets also contain Vitamin K1, which helps with blood clotting, as well as Vitamin C and manganese, a mineral associated with the metabolism of amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates,...

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Vegan And Vegetarian Diets Could Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease

Bella Breakdown As more people jump on the plant-based diet train, the growing benefits seem much more understandable. While cutting meat out of your diet is good for your cholesterol it’s plant-based diets that are great for your heart. New research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association is showing more evidence that plant-based diets are associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. A team from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health analyzed data of over 12,000 men and women who participated in the...

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Pizza Hut Forced To Close 500 Locations

Bella Breakdown Times are hard for restaurant chains and sadly it seems Pizza Hut is now feeling those effects. The fast-food pizza chain announced that it will be closing over 500 locations across the U.S. According to Food Business Network, Pizza Hut has decided to focus more on delivery and carryout services, meaning it will cut back on “underperforming” restaurants. “This will ultimately strengthen the Pizza Hut business in the U.S. and set it up for faster long-term growth,” said President of Yum! Brands David W. Gibbs during an earnings call. According to Yum! Brands website, there are currently...

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Discovery Of Deadly Fungus Brings Bananas Closer To Extinction

Bella Breakdown You may want to make your loaf of banana bread now because there’s a good chance that your bananas may not be around for much longer. According to Colombian officials, the country is now in a national state of emergency after confirming that a devastating-to-bananas fungus called Panama Disease Tropical Race 4 (TR4) has been detected on almost 445 acres of farmland in the country. This is the first time the fungus’ presence has been confirmed in South America—and that could be bad, bad news for bananas as we know them. If you aren’t aware of how...

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Coffee Alternatives To Help Start Your Day

Bella Breakdown As you get older, drinking cups of coffee like you used in college may not be something your body can handle anymore. So to help you start your day without stopping at Starbucks, here are some coffee alternatives to help start your day. Drinking Water: Even before drinking a cup of coffee, drinking a glass of water is highly recommended. This not only wakes your senses up wit the icy feeling, but it also rehydrates you. According to Susan Kleiner, a dietitian and author of “The Good Mood Diet,” we all wake up dehydrated so get hydrated...

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Starbucks Officially Kicks Off Pumpkin Spice Latte Season Early

Bella Breakdown Fans of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte just got a major gift from the coffee company. Months before PSL season hits, Starbucks launched three new creamer flavors inspired by the fall drink. Joining Starbucks’ recent line of refrigerated creamers: Caramel Macchiato, White Chocolate Mocha and Cinnamon Dolce Latte, the PSL creamer is designed to bring the iconic fall beverage to your at-home coffee routine. Though the Pumpkin Spice Latte was first introduced 16 years ago, this is the first time Starbucks consumers can recreate the flavor at home with just a splash of creamer. The Pumpkin Spice Creamer...

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