‘Obesity Campaigners Still Waiting to Ban Drink Sizes ‘

#AceFoodNews – NEW YORK CITY – June 05 – New York City took its fight to limit the size of sodas and other sweet drinks blamed by some for obesity back to an appeals court, AFP said.

The regulation, spearheaded by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg in May 2012, has been opposed by big business, including restaurant chains, movie theatres and soda makers.

They say the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene overstepped its authority on the measure.

The legislation aims to limit personal sweet drink sizes to 47 centilitres in stadiums, stores and fast food restaurants.

Just hours before the regulation was to take effect in March 2013, a judge ordered it blocked, calling it “capricious and arbitrary.”

Many drinks that are high in calories are not included, and the ban does not cover supermarkets or other food stores.

Then in July 2013, a local appeals court upheld that ruling.

But new Mayor Bill de Blasio said he would try to appeal once more.

Lawyers working on the case stressed that these were drinks with “empty calories.” A decision is expected from the court within one to three months.

In New York City, 58 percent of the population is either obese or overweight.



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Professional Masterchef Final – Artists At Work – A Must For All #Chefs

#AceFoodNews says this is a must for me as a chef, but also for anyone wanting aspire to the type of training l have to apply to my assistants daily as an assessor.

Link to Video: MASTERCHEF

Episode 23

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Series 6 Episode 23 of 24


The three finalists face the challenge of The Chefs‘ Table. They must prepare to take part in what has become one of the most prestigious culinary events in Britain today, when 30 of the world’s greatest chefs descend on central London for a unique dinner – one that could make or break their careers and their chances of winning the Professional MasterChef title.

This epic challenge sees the only time so many of the world’s great Michelin starred chefs gather in one place and this year, for the first time, it will be run as a restaurant service. Each finalist will have a main and dessert of their own design on a menu, and their 30 highly respected guests will decide what they want to order.

The chefs must go all out to impress with a menu that showcases their skill, technique and flair as well as their ability to deliver the excellence and innovation the guests have come to expect. With just four hours to prepare their menus, this is the finalists’ chance to demonstrate their potential to be stars of the future. If this pressure was not enough, it is all happening on the hottest day of the year.

The heat is on to rise to this last mammoth challenge before the final cook-off, and deliver jaw-dropping food, even when not everything seems to be going to plan.


Corporate Trainers POWER FLOWER



Various homeopathic remedies

Various homeopathic remedies (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Just loved this from a person on Facebook and a Group l follow – really heartfelt!


Jeevani Wickramatunga posted in Corporate Trainers


Jeevani Wickramatunga
Jeevani Wickramatunga 4 October 18:53

Mind body health and beauty through flowers !!!!!!!

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Could u ever believe merely such innocent but beautiful flowers can do sooooo much wonders???.
Yes..it is….
Powerflower is made of flower remedy combinations and produced by SAJEEVI HEALING HOME and these Flower remedies are invented and developed by Dr. Edward Bach about 80 years ago.

A prominent physician, Dr. Bach decided to leave his practice and focus on homeopathy. He left London and began researching plant essences and their effect on humans.

Dr. Bach isolated and classified 38 flowers from which he extracted 38 essences with which he succeeded in healing patients’ ailments while taking into account their individual emotional states. Dr. Bach found that certain flower essences led to self-healing, as they purified the patient of negative elements that adversely affected their health.

Bach Flower remedies are completely safe for use by anyone, including children. They are natural, non-toxic, and non-habit-forming. Moreover, treatment with Bach Flowers can be combined with other homeopathic or conventional treatments. While it is unusual for Bach Flowers to be used for physical symptoms, it is possible that through their use, the body will heal itself of symptoms as the patient reaches a balanced mental state.

Bach Flower essences aid in changing negative emotions and eliminating defective traits or attitudes in such a way as to lead to the patient’s peace of mind and contentment. Use of the essences aids in coping with stress, anxiety, depression, anger, fear, guilt, worry, and many other disturbing feelings. The essences can help us to improve our emotional and mental state, thus balancing the body and the mind.

Bach believed that dew found on flower petals retain healing properties of that plant.The remedies are intended primarily for emotional and spiritual conditions, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, insomnia and stress.

The remedies contain a very small amount of flower material in a 50:50 solution of brandy and water. Because the remedies are extremely diluted they do not have a characteristic scent or taste of the plant. It is claimed that the remedies contain “energetic” or “vibrational” nature of the flower and that this can be transmitted to the user. Bach flower remedies are considered vibrational medicines, and rely on a concept of water memory. They are often labeled as homeopathic because they are extremely diluted in water, but are not true homeopathy as they do not follow other homeopathic precepts such as the law of similars or the belief that curative powers are enhanced by shaking and repeated diluting (“succussion”).

Bach thought of illness as the result of a conflict between the purposes of the soul and the personality’s actions and outlook. This internal war, according to Bach, leads to negative moods and to energy blocking, which causes a lack of “harmony”, thus leading to physical diseases.

He believed that early-morning sunlight passing through dew-drops on flower petals transferred the healing power of the flower onto the water, so he would collect the dew drops from the plants and preserve the dew with an equal amount of brandy to produce a mother tincture which would be further diluted before use. Later, he found that the amount of dew he could collect was not sufficient, so he would suspend flowers in spring water and allow the sun’s rays to pass through them.

As a homeopath I have been incorporating these those flower remedies with homeopathy for all my patients who came to me seeking cures for their acute and chronic mind body diseases since 13 years ago. These are administered just the same way homeopathic medicines are with sugar pills or tablets. I have seen amazing results of their quick cures including so called incurables to western medical system such as cancers in all body parts,psoriasis,arthritis,mental disorders,diabetes,blood related diseases and so on and on… The list goes on thus… So after researching with those remedies I made my unique combination of flower remedies called power flower to suit all individuals of all ages only differing the dosages according to the severity of the disease conditions.I have 100 YouTube videos of such cures in my YouTube channel called- jeevanihasantha, though in those most of the patients talk in Sinhala which is our native language. I hope this will provide you with some idea what are these flower remedies and why we all should use them everyday as a natural rejuvenating vitamin to make our lives happier healthier and more attractive like a flower. Www.jeevanihw.com.0094112823866.