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Practical tips and trends to help you live better from Shopper's Voice and the Shop Talk community.

Food spotlight: South Africa

With 11 official languages, five recognized racial groups and a history heavily influenced by Bantu-speaking peoples, Portuguese explorers, and Dutch and British colonialists as well other countries sharing the rim of the Indian Ocean, it’s no surprise that South African cuisine is so diverse. Cooking in the southernmost country in Africa is heavily meat-based and, […]

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Learn a second language

Want to learn a new language? Si! Oui! Da!

Did you know 97% of Swedes are bilingual? Or 67% of Germans? While more than half of people around the world can speak more than one language, in the United States only one in five speak a language other than English. As the economy becomes increasingly global and travel and online communications bring us all […]

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Are you wasting food? Here’s how to avoid it.

It is estimated American waste 150,000 tons of food every day, with an added toll to the environment in the form of land use, pesticides and water. Rotting food also clogs up landfills and releases methane, contributing to climate change. The good news is there are a variety of simple strategies to avoid wasting food […]

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