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There is no doubt that people love to grill over smoky hot coals and enjoy the charcoal smell. But today grilling over gas is getting popular as it is convenient and safe. In our article, you will find many of the best gas grills you will love to use as they offer proper temperature treatment to food. Gas grills have made cooking easy and attractive.

Here’s the list of best gas grills:

  1. Napoleon Rogue 425 – The Best Gas Grill for Use

The Napoleon Rogue 425 is today’s popular gas grill as it is the combination of high-quality gadgets, a huge 625-square-inch grill area, an even mode of cooking, and a luxurious look which makes it the right choice of smart people.

Apart from four working burners, the Rogue 425 is provided with stainless steel plates to prevent heat shock, an infrared side burner, and stylish and effective folding stainless-steel side shelves too. And if you still find yourself torn between charcoal and propane, you’ll love to grill on it. It can be assembled to work in just 90 minutes by a single person. The Rogue 425 has an accurate built-in thermometer which enables smooth cooking over both low and high temperature grills.

  1. Weber Spirit E-310 – The Favorite Gas Grill of Today

The Weber spirit E-310 is one of the best gas grills out there – but it is expensive. Since the pricing can range up to $500, people normally overlook it. However, it is worth spending money on as it is a favorite grill for those who already have one due to its high quality materials and efficient cooking.

Its attractive features are a 10-year warranty given by the company against corrosion and rust. Readily available spare parts make it a fine choice too. It contains a 529-square-inch cooking surface area, tough porcelain-coated gratings with 3 burners, and a porcelain-coated exterior cover for protection and safety. If you love to have a well-made quality grill, go for the E-310.

  1. Broil Mate 165154 – Huge and Affordable Gas Grill

The popular Broil-Mate 165154 is certainly affordable as it is priced at $200. Though it is not stylish, it is cheap yet has a solid performance in grilling. It comes with 400 square inches of grilling surface area which is not big but it is easy to grill over it. It has an aluminum body.

Despite the grill’s low cost, the Broil-Mate 165154 seems to sell fast as the company offers the warranty of the burners and stainless-steel parts for five years; plus  the housing is usually offered with a lifetime guarantee.

  1. Broil King Regal 490 Pro

Due to its design and features, it is termed a Regal grill and is one of the best grills fit for royalty. It’s fixed with 4 big burners and is also provided with a side burner and a rotisserie burner for the occasional roast. This grill has a big storage space and the burner dials are illuminated for easy burning.

Though it has a fine rich appearance and is spacious, this grill takes a bit longer to heat up. But the positive thing is this: it takes very little time for assembling. It depends on your feasibility if the features suit you. If so, it is the right choice for a grill.

  1. Saber 500 Cast Black Gas Grill

This black coated steel grill with a double wall hood and cast aluminum end caps is an entry priced model for the Saber line. Saber 500 is a grill with a double walled body made of aluminum and is similar to the Char-Broil Commercial grill model. But the Saber is a higher quality than anything bearing the Char-Broil name.

Due to its Infrared grills, the Saber reduces flare-ups and prevents dry convection heat currents and it offers a very smooth and even cooking mode. All Saber grills have top class 304 stainless steel grating plates that top up a different 304 radiant emitter plate just above the burners for smooth cooking. Saber is high performance and costs $900. If you buy it, you will not be disappointed as it is surely one of the best gas grills you will love to use.

  1. Napoleon Prestige P500RSIB

The Napoleon Prestige P500RSIB is surely the best gas grill you will love to have as it has 4 powerful 12,000 BTU burners with an 18,000 BTU rotisserie back burner along with the spit and kit. It has a powerful burner that goes up to 1000°F temperature on its left shelf which makes it more effective in cooking. A cool extra cast iron charcoal tray is fixed inside its firebox, turning the Prestige into a double fuel grill. Its price is $1400 and is used by anyone who can afford it.

Hopefully our article will help you in finding best gas grills for your use.

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How to get the ball rolling on eating healthier

You may want to start eating healthier, but getting the ball rolling can be an uphill endeavor.

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Make a List

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When you get hungry, the last thing you feel like doing is running down a mental list of available healthy foods to eat. That’s why you probably end up grabbing whatever is closest to you and chowing down, vowing to start eating healthy tomorrow.

Instead, sit down and make a list of foods that you determine to be healthiest for you and your goals. Don’t just write a shopping list. Make a list of actual meals that you can prepare and eat. Include what day you’re going to have them, and what time. The more prepared you are when hunger strikes, the more likely you will be to have something ready without having to think too hard about it.

Buy a Cookbook

 

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Flipping through a cookbook with enticing photographs of healthy food will get you inspired to start eating healthy. Buy a cookbook or two that has nothing but healthy food recipes. Make sure it has a photo for every recipe, so you can visualize yourself dining on the healthy options. Put bookmarks on pages that really make you want to get up and start cooking. These are the dishes that will offer you the best motivation to start your new healthy eating plan. Alternatively, you can create your own cookbook by searching around the internet for healthy recipes and saving them to your phone or computer.

Buy Some New Clothes

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Wearing the same clothes every day when you already feel unattractive can keep you in a negative rut that’s hard to get out of. Put on your favorite pair of jeans, jacket, whatever, and go shopping for some new clothes. Buy a few that fit you now, and something special that you can work toward fitting into after you’ve achieved your weight goal. The change will help you to see yourself as someone new and fresh who is capable of switching eating habits for the better.

Stop Looking in the Mirror

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If your appearance really gets you down, stop obsessing over your flaws in the mirror. Seriously, you don’t need a visual examination over every wrinkle or bulge. Just stop looking in the mirror, get dressed, and be on your merry way. Wait at least a month before you give yourself a once over again. This time, you’ll be pleasantly surprised, instead of walking away thinking how bad you look.

Buy a Cool Scale

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If you’re trying to lose weight (or even gain weight), having a cool scale will make the process easier to measure progress. Get yourself a digital scale that measures ounces as well as pounds. They even have scales that speak your weight, if that’s what you need to keep motivated to eat healthier. Just don’t weigh yourself every day, because daily fluctuations in weight are normal, and have little to do with your eating habits. If you gain a couple ounces after eating healthy all day, you could lose motivation to continue to eat healthy. Every three days or so is sufficient to track your progress and measure your results.

Choose Restaurants With Healthy Food

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If cooking isn’t your thing, choose some local restaurants that serve healthy foods with wholesome ingredients. Keep a list of these restaurants at hand so that when you come home late from work and don’t feel like cooking, you’ll have a backup plan that doesn’t involve Domino’s Pizza.

Invest in Partitioned Storage Containers

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If you’re short on time like most of us, you need some quick options for meals every now and then. Invest in some portioned storage containers so you can make your own version of TV dinners. Instead of pudding and mashed potatoes, fill them with things like brown rice, steamed broccoli, and turkey breast. Prepare them ahead of time and stack in your refrigerator or freezer. Just pop one in the microwave when all you can think about is flopping on the couch in front of the television.

The key to getting the ball rolling to start eating healthier is to be prepared. When you stock up on the tools that will help you reach your goals, get ready for instances when there’s no time to cook, and be kind to yourself by not obsessing over your image, you stand a pretty good chance of improving your eating habits for good.

 

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Marijuana. Infused. Beer.

It was only a matter of time before weed found its way into America’s favorite drink. Enter: marijuana-infused beer.

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These days, you can find marijuana infused in everything from alcohol to BBQ sauce to bath bombs to candy bars. So, it was only a matter of time before weed found its way into America’s favorite drink: beer. Enter: marijuana-infused beer.

From Business Insider, a report that Lagunitas Brewing Company has released an IPA infused with marijuana. It’s called Supercritical, and it’s available for a limited release in California. In case you don’t know, Lagunitas Brewing Company is based in California and was purchased by Heineken in early 2017.

Sadly, though, it won’t get you high — the beer contains no THC.

For inside scoop, watch the full video. Then let us know in the comments what you think about marijuana-infused beer.

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Sweden’s Move To A 6 Hour Workday Should Make You Very Angry

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What would you do with 6 extra hours of free time every week? That’s the question every full-time worker in Sweden is going to have to answer. After years of individual companies making the switch, the entire country is about to embark on an ambitious plan to maintain productivity while also eliminating 17% of the current workweek. Yes, the entire country.

Not only have Swedish workers just been given 312 hours of their lives back each year, but they have effectively been given a rather nice raise as well. In 2014, the average Swede took home about of €30,612 (the equivalent of $34,285) each year, or €2551 ($2857)  a month, which is about €589 ($660) a week. If we break that down over a 36 hour work week (less than the 47 hours the average American works full-time ), that equals €16.35 an hour. With the switch from a 36 hour workweek to a 30 hour workweek, the average take-home hourly wage just jumped to €19.63/hour, or a 20% increase.*

That would make me pretty happy, and I hope our CEO reads this and feels compelled to give all of us at Men’s Trait a 20% raise. We’re not holding our breath, however. Wages in the U.S. have been slightly better than stagnant for decades, and now we have to sit back and watch as an entire nation was just collectively given a raise that we could only dream of in the States.

In the United States, the average earner made $45,230 before taxes in 2014. More than the average Swede, right? Not necessarily. You might have noticed that the amount people in Sweden take home, on average, was €30,612 ($34,285), not what they earned. That’s the net, after tax amount. In the U.S., depending on a worker’s tax bracket, that amount would be at best $33,923, excluding any deductions and credits on their taxes. Depending on the exchange rate at any given moment, people in Sweden might take home more money than Americans. Or Americans might take home more. It’s very, very close.

But each country is different, and the cost of living in Sweden is higher than in the United States. Or, rather no, it isn’t. When we look at just after tax income, not accounting for fixed expenses, the average Swede has more buying power than the average American. Rent and utilities are significantly cheaper for people living in Sweden, making it slightly more affordable than the U.S. overall. Removing just utilities from the equation gives the advantage to Americans for having more buying power. Luxury activities, like eating at restaurants or going to the movies, are more expensive in Sweden than they are in the United States; that’s one financial advantage we have. But Swedes don’t do those things on the same scale that Americans do, so the premium prices affect them less than they would someone living in the States.

Okay, so I’ve rambled for over 500 words about how the Swedes just made a change to how much people work, and then delved into a bevy of numbers comparing the incomes and buying power of Americans and Swedes, only to come to the conclusion that there really isn’t that much difference between the two countries. Both are wealthy countries, with each celebrating a 7.2 OECD Better Life Index score that measures the quality of life for people around the globe, well above the average score of 6.0. So what’s the point?

Just remember, you could be living the American dream in Sweden, only by working at least 312 fewer hours each year. Oh, and the Swedes are guaranteed 25 paid vacation days and 16 paid holidays yearly, plus some paid maternity (56 weeks, or 13 months) and paternity leave (34 weeks), neither of which are guaranteed in the United States.** Now, with this new 6 hour workday, your typical Swedish worker will work 458 fewer hours every year than the average American (this even includes part-time workers)—that’s 19 full days.

Yes, you should be angry. People in Sweden are living the American dream better than we are.

Preston Hemmerich is the Content Manager for 301 Digital Media, overseeing MensTrait.com, OutwardOn.com, DailyBeautyHack.com and more. He enjoys covering food, politics, travel and writing sad attempts at humor.

*This figure does not account for hourly employees, only salaried employees. Some businesses have applied a wage increase to hourly employees to make up for lost hours, but that is not a country wide practice. In reality, this de facto raise disproportionately benefits higher income individuals working salaried jobs.
**Collectively, citizens of the U.S. get nowhere near 41 paid days off a year that Swedish citizens do.

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