Meet the people who seek out deformed vegetables and ugly fruit — giving them new purpose — and making us laugh. Ugly produce is in the spotlight.
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In Texas, we revere our pitmasters — those smoke-covered souls who tend meat cooking low and slow. Here are 6 opportunities to learn from some of the best.
Just as the White House has released its massive climate change report, a new study out of Harvard’s School of Public Health finds that rising global temperatures are also going to make our food less nutritious.
Is there anything Google can’t or won’t do? I know. That’s a silly question. So, what if you want to know the nutrition data comparison, say, between kale and beef? Just go to Google and type it in: “compare kale beef.” Or “kale vs. beef.”
How do people respond to four nutritionally equal food products with varying low-sodium claims? A new study shows how influential a food label’s claims can be.
“A campaign to promote orange varieties of sweet potatoes in Mozambique and Uganda (instead of the white or yellow ones that are more commonly grown there) now seems to be succeeding…,” but at what cost?
This time, the McDonald’s controversy is not for food poisoning or health standards (thankfully?), but for putting the va-va-voom in Mickey D’s infamous Quarter Pounder. NPR wrote about a video portrays a team of McDonald’s marketing specialists gearing up for a photo shoot – with airbrushing ready to go for the celebrity model.
We know we should eat reasonably-sized portions, so why don’t we? Matt Wallaert, a scientist and behavioral psychologist who studies why we make the food choices we do, shared some valuable tidbits recently when he was interviewed by NPR’s Renee Montagne.
Los Angeles is well known for it’s great eats, but not all areas are so lucky. In parts of south and east L.A., many neighborhoods lack access to fresh, healthy food. There areas, called food deserts, have obesity rates three to five times higher than the rest of L.A. Southern California’s local NPR affiliate, KPCC, […]