If Americans were to choose one food to eat for the rest of their lives, it would undoubtedly be pizza. Americans were found to consume an average of 100 acres of pizza daily or the equivalent of 350 slices per second. In addition to that, about 90 percent eat at least one slice of pizza per month. It is clear that pizza is tremendously popular and people can get their daily dose of pizza from Franklin restaurants. (more…)

Pizza – where did it come from? Italy? Greece? Egypt? There doesn’t seem to be a definitive history of pizza, but an article posted on the site Passion~4~Pizza takes a look at the different possible origins of this famous food.

Around 500 B.C., Persian soldiers used their shields for baking flatbread that they cover with cheese and dates. In the first century B.C., Roman poet Virgil alluded to a pizza-like food in one of his works. Some probably won’t consider it pizza, though, as it was not cooked in an oven.


Do you love chicken? As it turns out, there are many health benefits you can gain by eating chicken. ActiveBeat, a website dedicated to news and information about health, listed ten of these health benefits.

Chicken is a good source of protein. It has less saturated fat and cholesterol than red meat, making it ideal for people who want healthy protein sources but don’t like to go pure vegetarian. It also has good amounts of phosphorus, selenium, niacin, and other nutrients. It is a natural anti-depressant with its tryptophan content, helps prevent bone loss, controls homocysteine levels for a healthier cardiovascular system, boosts metabolism to help maintain weight, and aids in tissue growth.