We have been led to believe since way back in the 1970's and 1980's that fat is bad for us and that we should be consuming foods 'low in fat' or even 'fat free' and therefore banishing it from our diets. This has created a huge industry for so called 'healthy' or 'diet' foods, all claiming to give us the end result of weight loss and a healthier cardiovascular system.
Steady Increase in Spanish Property Sales and Prices During 1st Quarter 2017
The first quarter data for 2017 is looking positive on all fronts so far. Sales are on target for a 5% increase.
Nationwide Protest Over Sad Fate Of Hunting Hounds
Thousands of animal-lovers gathered in the streets to protest against hunting with hounds. They denounced the 'systematic abandoning' of the dogs at the end of the season and the horrendous fate some of them face, especially when they are too old or slow to hunt any longer.
Type 1 diabetes is when the body has a malfunction and is unable to produce insulin so the glucose builds up in the body. It is usually diagnosed during childhood, but can be diagnosed later. The body can't use glucose to provide energy so breaks down stores of fat and protein instead.
The Brazil Nut tree can reach 50 metres high with a trunk up to 2 metres in diameter, making it among the largest of trees in the Amazon Rainforests and in Brazil it is illegal to cut down a Brazil Nut tree. It can live for 500 years or more. The bark is greyish in colour and is smooth.
It doesn't matter if you're a vegetarian or not, beans add a great addition to any recipe. Salads, soups, casseroles, wraps and many more dishes benefit from the addition of beans and one of the healthiest ingredients as well.
No Excuses For Benefit Fraud
A Briton who lived in Mazarrón and claimed that being penniless and homeless had left him no choice but to make a fraudulent claim for benefit has been handed two suspended prison sentences and ordered to repay in full the wrongfully claimed cash.
March puts a spring into everyone's step and perhaps even a twinkle in the eye. Seize upon the feel-good factor and make the most of what's happening in Northwest Murcia this month.
To start off this month's article here is the translation into English of last month's little bit of Spanish.
Hoy ha sido un día normal de trabajo para mí, con mis clases en Torrevieja. Tengo muchos alumnos ya, sobre todo en el segundo grupo del día.
Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market
Thursday 2nd March – 8pm & 10pm – Murga with Los Ciegos @ Auditorio Infanta Elena