What Food Expiry Dates Really Mean? [Infographic]

Every year, people throw away millions of tonnes of food they deem not safe to eat. They often check the expiration date, and if the date has passed, the food ends up in the bin. Is our lack of understanding of food labels contributing to food waste?

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GUEST POST: 5 Ways to take Care of your Eyes

EYES: There is so much we could say about this part of our bodies. Actually, you could write a deep sitting poem about this very important part of our bodies or even a song to praise it. I mean, what would you possibly do without your eyes?

Suppose you wake up and you could not see a damn thing. What would you do? If you are anything like me, you would be terrorized even dismayed. Long story cut short, our eyes are very important and deserve nothing but the tender most care. However, most people either knowingly or unknowingly, do not grant their eyes the care they deserve. It is this neglect that leads to a myriad of eye complications.

This is why we have compiled a list of ways to ensure your eyes are in perfect condition.

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10 Apps vs. Food Waste [Infographic]

“Around the world, dozens of apps are diverting perfectly good food away from bins and into rumbling stomachs. From redistributing leftovers to the poor in India to luring Dutch shoppers into supermarkets to buy lingering produce, app designers are finding ways to stem the flow of food to landfill.”

Here are 10 apps that the guardian recommends:

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Gardening Tip: Green Tomatoes

Usually, tomatoes turn red when ripe, but some varieties stay green. Have you tried growing green tomatoes? Maybe is time you give them a try if you haven’t since are “among the sweetest, richest, most aromatic around”. Start with these three easy-to-grow:

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Healthy Eating Tricks [Infographic]

Serve smaller plates and turn the TV off during meal times: simple changes to the way we consume food can have a positive effect on how much we eat, say Prof Charles Spence and chef Jozef Youssef.

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GUEST POST: How to clean a House with Pets [Infographic]

If you are a pet lover and you have one or two or even three furry friends at home, you must be going crazy cleaning up after them. Anyone who has or has had a furry pet knows the struggle of keeping a clean house. But the problem is not only with keeping a pet hair -free house, there are a number of messes that you have to deal with when you have pets. Be it a cat or a dog, the struggle is real.

Both cats and dogs have a specific smell than can engulf your entire house if it is not cleaned properly and regularly. That is why you should make sure you clean not only your dog regularly but also all of its accessories, toys, bed, bowls, etc.

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Choosing a Care Home [Infographic]

Choosing a care home is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Whether it’s for yourself or a family member, there are so many things you need to factor in. It can be an incredibly stressful time, but if you prepare and plan right, you’ll make the process much easier.

In this infographic, Browell will show you where to go to find a care home in your area, how you might pay for it and what things you’ll need to consider. There are some handy tips on viewing a care home and where you can go for help should you need professional and legal advice.

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