10 Interesting Facts About Sandwiches

The good old sandwich has become something of a British dietary staple that appears in everything from the delicious afternoon tea to the daily office lunch. Whether you take yours with or without crusts, on white, brown or baguette, filled with luxurious lobster or plain old pate, made fresh in front of you or bought in a packet, the sandwich is something we have all grown to know and love. But how much do you really know about this humble snack?

1. The UK sandwich industry is a big earner and employs more people than the British agricultural industry.

2. Meat is by far the most popular sandwich filling for Brits and chicken is the most popular meat with 68,000 tonnes of it consumed last year. For non-meat lovers, the most popular filling is cheese.

3. London is the most expensive place to buy a sandwich and 19% of all sandwiches are bought in the country’s capital.

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Top 10 Foods for Healthy Skin and Hair

When it comes to maintaining healthy skin and hair, it’s not just down to the products you use but it is also down to your diet.

So if you want your hair to be shiner or your skin to be clearer, why not take a break from shopping online for beauty products or shampoos and check out our top ten foods for healthy skin and hair.

Foods

1. Dark Chocolate

Believe it or not, dark chocolate is really good for you – in moderation. Bitter, unsweetened chocolate helps skin to stay hydrated as well as protecting it from sun damage.

2. Yoghurt

You can keep your hair healthy by making sure you get enough calcium in your diet. Just one cup of yoghurt should do the trick. Calcium is also excellent for your bones, nails, hair and teeth.

3. Tomatoes

You can keep your skin looking young and beautiful thanks to the anti-aging antioxidant found in tomatoes.

4. Blueberries

These tiny berries are jam-packed with antioxidants which protect you from premature ageing and wrinkles.

5. Spinach

You can keep your skin radiant by eating plenty of spinach since they are packed with vitamins, potassium, calcium, and iron.

6. Salmon

This oily fish is packed with omega 3 fats which not only fights depression and protects against the onset of dementia, but the oils help to keep your skin and hair hydrated and soft.

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