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Costs you between 119 and 167 Baht
Costs you between 119 and 167 Baht
Costs you between 69 Baht
This Pork Steak costs you 79 Baht at Khao Rai, 3rd Road Pattaya
Costs you 79 Baht only
Costs you 79 Baht
The Fat Aunt ask 79 Baht for this very tasty Pork Liver with Bratkartoffeln and Salad.
Beef Burger costs you 79 Baht
Silkman's Steak, formerly known as Generous Uncle, serves this Beef Burger for 79 Baht. It includes a tasty Pepper or Teriyaki sauce, some French Fries and a small Salad.
And you get about 50% more beef with this Burger than at an ordinary Fast Food Outlet...
Borussia Park
Borussia Park
Tasty German foods usually cost between 145 and 155 Baht at Borussia Park. With each meal you can order a salad for an additional 30 Baht only.
Free choice between 10 side dishes and 8 different sauces with most menus!
Where to find:
Steak Khao Rai
Pork Steaks, Fish, Spaghetti, Salads between 59 and about 79 Baht: Steak Khao Rai (also known as Steak 49), corner Soi 14 / 3rd Road.
Opening hours: 16:00 - 01:00.
Fat Aunt
Liver and other German Foods served with Bratkartoffeln (fried potatoes): The Fat Aunt, Naklua Road, about 100 meters in front of Soi Photisarn junction.
Opening hours: 09:00 - 20:30.
Generous Uncle
Burger, Beef, Pork & Chicken Steaks, Fish, Spaghetti between 49 and 159 Baht: Silkman's Steak, formerly known as Generous Uncle, has 2 Outlets on Pattaya 3rd Road: Opposite of the Korat Bus Station and at the Soi that let you go to Big C Extra!
Opening hours: 18:00 - 24:00.
Name Change
The new Logo of Silkman's Steak
Borussia Park
Borussua Park is located on Naklua Road. About 50 meter after passing Soi 10 you will see a small street in front of a 7-eleven. You will find Borussia Park on this street on your left.
Opening hours: Monday: closed. Tuesday - Saturday: 09:00-13:00 and 18:00-21:00. Sunday: 09:00-21:00. Breakfast served from 09:00-13:00 only.
Affortable and Tasty Foods since 1967
Pattaya 2nd Road, opposite Pattayaland (Soi 13/4)
After serving tasty food for 50 years, Boat Bakery had to close down the restaurant as well as the bakery during June 2017 because the landlord decided to sell the building.
Affortable and Tasty Foods since 1967
Boat Bakery
Boat Bakery is one of Pattaya's longest running restaurant in this otherwise fast-moving city.
It was founded in 1967.
Boat Bakery runs a restaurant and a bakery on Pattaya Second Road, across from Soi Pattayaland 2, also known as Soi 13/4.
It serves a varity of Asian Western inspired food and is known for its cheap, tasty and homemade Ice Creams.
The venue doesn't sell alcoholic beverages. If you need some beer you can order it from nearby Family Mart.
Opening hours: 08:00 - 21:00.
Affortable and Tasty Foods since 1967
Eating Rice isn't healthy
Rice contains high levels of Arsenic
Rice contains high levels of Arsenic and Sugar
Rice not only contains a lot of sugar, recent studies show that the popular food contains a high level of arsenic too.
Arsenic occurs naturally in soil, and inorganic arsenic is classified as a category one carcinogen by the European Union, meaning that it's known to cause cancer in humans.
Rice tends to take up more arsenic from the environment than other cereal crops. It has around 10 – 20 times more arsenic than other cereal crops. This is because it is grown in flooded conditions which make it much easier for arsenic to leave the soil and enter the rice.
Additional Information:
  • Toddlers and young children (ages 1 to 4.5 years) should not be given rice drinks as a substitute for breast milk, infant formula or cows' milk
  • Growing rice organically doesn't make a difference to levels
  • Brown rice usually contains more arsenic than white rice (because of the husk)
  • Basmati rice contains lower levels than other rice
  • Rice cakes and crackers can contain levels higher than in cooked rice.
  • The levels of arsenic found in rice milk far exceed the amounts that would be allowed in drinking water
Recommendation:
Children up to 5 years should not eat more than 30 g of rice/day
Adults should not eat more than 100 g of rice/day
Soak the rice overnight before cooking it in a 5:1 water-to-rice ratio can cut arsenic levels by about 80%
First published March 2017
Palm Oil changes chromosomes and DNA
Palm Oil changes chromosomes and DNA
Palm oil is cheap but unhealthy
A study recently published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) shows alarming results: Palm oil in food can be carcinogenic and can alter the genetic material!
The dangerous substance is known as glycidyl ester. Glycidyl ester can be produced during the production of the palm oil: Precursors of the dangerous substance can develop already during the harvest of the palm fruits or during transport by unsanet treatment. However, the greatest pollutant load can be caused by the refining process, since palm oil is usually heated above 200°C. The heating is necessary to neutralize the red color of the oil and its unpleasant odor. The glycidyl ester accumulates in the oil.
Palm oil is found in most industrially produced foods because it's the cheapest oil around.
A study initiated by Marktcheck found alarming high values of glycidyl ester in biscuits from OREO and crackers from TUC.
First published March 2017
The Suicide of a Nation
The Suicide of a Nation
Green Pappaya Salad or Som Tam is slowly killing Thais
According to Dr. Sutat Duangdeeden, the head of the Chonburi Cancer Hospital, Thai people's love of Som Tam is leading to higher cancer rates and deaths.
Pla Ra
The use of Pla Ra (also known as Pa La) or raw fish in Som Tam, as well as other undercooked foods like Poo Naa (brined crab), are responsible for increased rates of worm infections, which can lead to liver cancer, Dr. Sutat claims.
Opisthorchis viverrini is a parasitic fluke with a life cycle typical of parasitic helminths – complicated with many intermediate hosts for various life stages before reaching its intended location in the human biliary tract that supplies the liver.
In Northeast Thailand, Opisthorchis viverrini infection have been definitively linked to a regional delicacy known as pla-ra in which the fish are fermented for three months to a year.
First published June 2017
If you are healthy you can eat as much as you like
Eggs are healthy
In 2012 a Canadian research group led by David Spence from Western University found that deposits in the arterial walls are accelerated by frequent consumption of egg yolks. The cholesterol contained in eggs can even clog the throat lines leading to the brain, which increases the risk of stroke, the scientists said.
But recent investigations are questening the results of the Canadians. Healthy people even can enjoy several eggs per day without running in any problems, the results of the latest analyses show.
However, restrictions apply for type 2 diabetics. If blood levels are poorly adjusted, cholesterol crystallization may occur when eggs are consumed.
Also, if your LDL cholesterol value is above 200 you shouldn't eat more than three eggs a week.
If too much LDL cholesterol is present in the blood, it deposits on the vessel walls. You will get inflammatory swellings on the vascular walls, the so-called atherosclerotic plaques.
Nevertheless, yolks from free-ranging chickens contain a lot of healthy Omega-3 fatty acid.
Losing weight, making sport and stop smoking is still the best recipe for a healthy life.
First published June 2017
Forget all you ever heard about Cooking Oil
Healthy Food
Coconuts provide the perfect oil for pan frying, deep frying and oven baking
The chemical composition of an oil determines its usability and its quality.
The latest research shows that an optimal balance between Omega-3 and Omega-6 fats is crucial to our health.
We all know that Americans as well as some other Westerners are eating very unhealthy. Their Omega-3 to Omega-6 ratio is 1:16!
A healthy ratio would be 2:1 to 4:1!
Healthy Food
The graph shows the chemical composition of the different oils
The above graphic shows that coconut oil is the perfect oil for frying, deep-frying and baking. It contains almost no Omega-6 but has a high smoke point.
For salads you should choose Flaxseed Oil over Olive Oils.
Flaxseed Oils have an almost perfect Omega-3 to Omega-6 ratio of 3.2 : 1.
The Graph shows that the heavily advertised and so called 'healthy' Olive Oil contains much too much of Omega-6 fatty acids.
Olive Oil's Omega-3 to Omega-6 ratio is an unhealthy 1 : 9!
Moreover, recent tests of 50 olive oils by the reputable Deutsche Warentest Institut showed that only one olive oil provided the expected quality, the remaining 49 oils couldn't get a recommendation from the vendor independed institut. They all had significant deficiencies in quality.
Note: Most olive oils are healthy only for their producers and distributors.
Healthy Food
Walnuts are very healhty.
Walnuts not only taste great but are a rich source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and an excellent source of those hard to find omega-3 fatty acids.
Healthy Food
Cashews are healhty too.
Cashews are an excellent source of copper and a good source of phosphorus, magnesium, manganese and zinc.
Healthy Food
Hazelnuts are a well-known combatant in the fight against heart disease.
Hazelnuts are a very good source of copper as well as a good source of manganese, folate, vitamin E, phosphorus, vitamin B-6, vitamine K, thiamine, magnesium, zinc, potasium and the heart-healthy monounsaturated fats.
Healthy Food
Peanuts are an excellent source of biotin.
Peanuts are a very good source of copper as well as a good source of manganese, niacin, molybdenum, folate, vitamin E, phosphorus, vitamin B1, protein and the heart-healthy monounsaturated fats.
Healthy Food
Animals know since centuries what's healthy. We are just learning...
Where can I buy Coconut Oil in Pattaya?
Healthy Food
Coconut Oil at Central Food Hall (also known as TOPS Supermarket).
Thailand's wholesaler responded quickly: Big C, Foodland, Tesco/Lotus and TOPS, they all offer at least one product, mostly in a price range of about 125 Baht/litre. TOPS, at Central Food Hall at least, is currently offering the largest selection, from 95 Baht to 580 Baht/litre.
Update:
The secret to a long and healthy life? Eat less, the BBC recommends.
The information published above are based on researchs of independent scientists at European Universities, not on papers provided by industries, producers and/or distributors of oils.
Shortly after the publishing of the facts the American Heart Association (AHA) released a warning, saying that Coconut oil is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter. It is packed with saturated fat which can raise "bad" cholesterol, MD Frank Sacks, the lead author of AHA's warning, claims.
Some Websites that published AHA's "findings":
American Heart Association
News on Heart.org
Medpage Today
NDTV.com
Medscape by WebMD
Good to know:
The AHA (American Heart Association) and the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) do not provide their own test(s). Their recommendations are based on papers they collect from Universities and the industries.
The AHA is a sponsered organisation.
Against its better knowledge, the FDA claimed during decades that cholesterol is a main factor in heart diseases and helped Unilever (Becel), Pfizer (Lipitor) as well as others made a fortune with the unscientific information they published about Cholesterol.
Please read the reports published by Diet234, Legal Insurrection, VERA Files and Scientific American about the Cholesterol scam.
Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease.
Cholesterol still seems to be a lucrative business opportunity...
Are the health benefits of Coconut oil a big fat lie - or not?
First published June 2017
Forget all that shit people told you about bread!
Healthy Food: Bread
Healthy Bread
Scientists from the Weizmann Institute compared two kinds of bread viewed as being on opposite ends of the health spectrum. One was industrial white bread made from refined wheat and considered less healthy. The other was sourdough-leavened bread made in an artisanal bakery from freshly stone-milled whole grain wheat flour and baked in a stone hearth oven: It was prepared specially for the study and was assumed to possess superior properties.
During the study the scientists divided the participants into two groups and asked to consume large quantities of bread (supplying about a quarter of their caloric intake) for a week. One group ate the white bread, and the other, the healthy sourdough bread. After a two-week break, they switched, and for a week the group that had previously eaten white bread ate the sourdough bread, and vice versa.
Tests revealed that eating bread of any kind affected the blood levels of sugar, minerals, liver enzymes and other substances. But when the scientists compared the effects of the two types of bread, they were surprised. We were sure that the sourdough bread would come out a healthier choice, but much to our surprise, we found no difference between the health effects of the two types of bread, says Prof. Eran Segal of Weizmann Institute's Computer Science and Applied Mathematics Department.
The study showed, for example, that about half of the participants had higher blood sugar levels after eating white bread, whereas the other half had higher blood sugar after eating sourdough bread.
It seems that the body's response to bread is a highly personal matter. It works like the placebo effect: If you believe that sourdough bread is better for you, it will be better for you - but not healthier.
Don't forget:
Like Rice, dark bread contains a lot more arsenic than white once.
If the arsenic resides in your body it remains there and will shorten your live!
First published July 2017
Enjoy your Life
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No Alcohol Days
Thailand's National No Alcohol Days include Buddhist holidays and election days.
On all oher days alcohol can only be sold between 11:00-14:00 and 17:00-24:00.
Vendors caught breaking the ban are liable to a prison sentence of up to six months, a 10'000 Baht fine or both - but local Police use their own discretion to decide which venues need to be visited and fined...
Don't start laughing:
Do not try to buy non alcoholic beers (available from Clausthaler and Oettinger in this country).
The shops won't sell them during dry days.
Some not even sell Soda Water, because Thais and their Police associate it with (Thai) Whisky...
There's a sucker born every minute...
Pattaya's Love Motels
Never forget:
It's not your Face and not your Body that makes you sexy.
It's your MONEY!
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Disco Clubs in Pattaya
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