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Healthiest eaters waste the most food

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:02:31 +0000

Americans waste a pound of food per person each day.


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What artificial sweeteners do to your health

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:59:51 +0000

Artificial sweeteners have been linked to diabetes, stroke and dementia.


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Does touching raw meat freak you out?

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:13:00 +0000

The U.K. has a packaging-to-pan solution for people who don't want to handle meat.


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There's a place for frozen foods in your life

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:09:10 +0000

The frozen food market is growing, in part because the industry is creating more nutritious options. But make sure you read the ingredients before you buy.


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Eating fruits and veggies may keep the blues away

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:01:45 +0000

If you're looking to improve your outlook, the produce bin is a good place to start.


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How does salmonella get into eggs?

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:18:09 +0000

The shell doesn't always protect eggs from becoming infected with salmonella.


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Is it time to try Vegan Mondays?

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:50:56 +0000

A new study suggests going vegan is the best thing you can do for the planet.


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Why isn't carob more popular?

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 18:12:02 +0000

Carob looks remarkably like cocoa and has been touted as a substitute for chocolate — but the bottom line is carob isn't chocolate and calling it that is a lie.


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Invention could make produce last longer — and really put a dent in food waste

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:13:43 +0000

But what is lost when picked produce doesn't ripen for weeks or months?


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7 recipes for people who hate to cook

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 20:23:23 +0000

These recipes for people who don't like to cook will work for those who do like to cook, too.


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How much plastic do you consume every day?

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 18:39:07 +0000

There's plastic in our dust and it's landing on our plates.


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Strawberries top Dirty Dozen list for third year

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 04:01:25 +0000

Environmental Working Group's annual list of fruits and vegetables with the highest and lowest pesticide loads is out.


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How to use food stamps at farmers markets

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 20:25:01 +0000

Some markets are getting creative to make sure all SNAP recipients have access to fresh, local, healthy food.


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McDonald's tests paper straws in the U.K.

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 17:05:42 +0000

If you want a paper straw at a U.K. McDonalds', you'll have to ask for one in a new test. Or better yet, you can bring your own.


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Mushroom coffee isn't just a hot trend

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 13:18:03 +0000

Here's why you may want to add a sprinkle of medicinal fungi to your morning cup of coffee.


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It's safe to put pasta back on your plate

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 16:58:16 +0000

New study says pasta may help you lose weight, even if it's not whole grain. That's because it has a low glycemic index.


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More college students are going hungry

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 16:06:46 +0000

They are making the choice between paying for tuition or food.


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Dinner is coming to a farm near you

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 17:02:54 +0000

Outstanding in the Field brings its long dining table to farms and uses locally produced foods for a memorable feast.


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Are you consuming chemicals when you eat out at a restaurant?

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 17:30:08 +0000

The processed ingredients in your meal aren't the only concern.


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How does Pantone create a new color?

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:16:17 +0000

There's a new color named English Sparkling, and here's how Laithwaite's Wine and the Pantone Color Institute did it.


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Climate change is threatening our hot sauce

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 19:59:32 +0000

A small island in Louisiana where peppers are grown for Tabasco sauce is losing land to rising sea levels.


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5 recipes for the bumper crop of avocados

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 21:13:39 +0000

Enjoy this year's abundance of avocados and try one of these tasty recipes that go beyond guacamole.


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For a perfectly boiled egg, use quantum physics

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 17:50:30 +0000

You can achieve the perfectly boiled egg, but you'll have to slog through some complicated math to get there.


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6 things to appreciate about yeast

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:07:57 +0000

From influencing the flavor of coffee to gobbling up pollution in water, yeast makes a difference in so many ways.


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What's all the fuss about that industry-backed alcohol study?

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:47:48 +0000

NYT investigation raises questions about how an NIH study was funded — and if we should trust studies backed by industry.


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7 Easter egg dyeing tips for non-DIYers

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:51:46 +0000

Anyone can create beautiful patterns on Easter eggs with these simple tricks.


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Bananas may be the key to less melty ice cream

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:38:22 +0000

Cellulose nanofibers in banana stems or rachis could make ice cream even better, say researchers.


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How 'toilet to tap' water is made

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:21:36 +0000

In drought areas, treated wastewater is added back to the potable water stream. It's safe, and one study says it even tastes better.


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What is real barbecue?

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:17:34 +0000

Zealots will defend their definition of barbecue vehemently, but let's walk through the various definitions before a fight breaks out.


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Why robot bees are a great idea

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:37:22 +0000

Scientists are creating pollinating robots the size of bees to help our threatened pollinators do their job.


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IKEA is betting bugs are the future of burgers

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:22:44 +0000

IKEA's innovation lab, SPACE10, has been busy updating meatballs, burgers and hotdogs to focus on bugs, algae and plants.


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Nonalcoholic cocktails, and those who drink them, deserve respect

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:01:53 +0000

Nonalcoholic cocktail drinkers deserve balanced drinks, beautiful glassware and the ritual of drinking a cocktail, too.


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The Flow beehive harvests honey without opening hive

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:12:24 +0000

The creators of the original Flow Hive are back with a new model.


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Why crafting is good for mental health

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:27:34 +0000

Studies show that complex and creative activities like knitting, cake decorating or crossword puzzles can create a non-medicinal, feel-good high.


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Salvation Army opens nonprofit grocery store

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:36:46 +0000

The Salvation Army's nonprofit grocery store, DMG Foods, has opened in Baltimore with help from the Maryland Food Bank.


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The downside to bagged salad greens

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:27:35 +0000

With the convenience of bagged salad mix comes less nutrition. Is the trade-off worth it?


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Fast-food restaurant rolls out 'blended burger'

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 18:00:47 +0000

By making patties from beef and mushrooms, Sonic is reducing the carbon footprint of its burgers while adding nutrition.


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New research suggests GMO corn produces higher yields

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 19:01:17 +0000

Data from 76 published peer-reviewed studies offers compelling reasons to keep an open mind about GMOs.


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Food deserts are just one aspect of a larger inequality problem

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 20:16:29 +0000

New study says lack of access to healthy foods is just one piece of the inequality puzzle.


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Instant Pot wine creator dubbed a 'god amongst mortals'

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 18:47:28 +0000

A toast to the guy who turned supermarket grape juice into wine and won the Internet.


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Making the case for jellyfish chips

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 21:51:05 +0000

Foods that once made us crinkle our noses have gone mainstream as our tastebuds have grown more adventurous.


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7 foods that are good for your heart

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:51:39 +0000

You may know what not to eat to keep your heart healthy, but do you know what foods to add to your diet for a happy heart?


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Phenolic compounds deserve superhero status

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:28:45 +0000

It's no surprise that a new study claiming wine is good for your teeth points to polyphenols.


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Why German Olympians have ditched sports drinks for non-alcoholic beer

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:55:08 +0000

Studies suggest that drinking alcohol-free beer, in moderation, can help athletes rehydrate and recover. Team Germany is showing the way.


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7 ancient recipes translated for modern cooks

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:51:47 +0000

Thanks to the work of scholars and home cooks, the often challenging work of translating very old recipes has been done for you. This is the Recipes Project.


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What are ultra-processed foods and are you eating too many of them?

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:52:52 +0000

There's processed food and then there's ultra-processed food. One of them adds a lot more sugar to our diets than you realize.


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Can you get your protein from peas?

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 21:32:15 +0000

Pea protein is showing up in unexpected places, and it offers an easy way to get your protein through plants while sidestepping any allergies you might have.


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Trump administration proposes food boxes instead of food stamps

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:16:44 +0000

Administration says it wants anyone who receives at least $90 a month in benefits to get about half of their benefits delivered to them in the form of a box.


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Food allergy fears are real for kids, parents

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:12:15 +0000

Many people are angry at Sony Pictures, calling out the filmmakers of "Peter Rabbit" for portraying the dangers of food allergies irresponsibly.


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How to make Prosecco pancakes

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:34:41 +0000

After reading this recipe, you may never eat pancakes without Prosecco again, no matter what the calendar says.


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7 Lunar New Year recipes to bring good fortune

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 21:47:58 +0000

Eat your way to prosperity and luck with these Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year recipes.


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Restaurant 'surge pricing' is much ado about nothing

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 22:27:16 +0000

The headlines say surge pricing, but in reality, what Bob it's an early bird special for fine dining.


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6 things with hidden plastic in them

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 14:39:15 +0000

You probably have several of these items that contain plastic in your home right now.


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5 recipes for stew meat that aren't stew

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 19:36:28 +0000

Sometimes you just want to try something different with stew meat.


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Does it really make a difference if you tear or chop vegetables?

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 21:51:26 +0000

If you want to get the most nutrients out of your veggies, don't worry about gaining polyphenols or losing nutrients. Just eat them.


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Do lobsters feel pain?

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:51:25 +0000

The Swiss have outlawed putting a live lobster into a pot of boiling water, even as the debate about do they feel pain continues.


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7 beer cocktails for your Super Bowl party

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 19:41:34 +0000

Add variety to your football-viewing drink choices with these beer cocktails.


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Should parents give underage kids alcohol?

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 18:44:12 +0000

Is there a definitive answer to whether it’s okay to let kids try wine or beer? Maybe not.


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What is cheese tea?

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 17:24:23 +0000

It's exactly what you think it is, only different.


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Can tilapia skin help heal burn victims?

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 17:23:52 +0000

Researchers in Brazil are experimenting with sterilized fish skin as bandages for burns.


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Can chickpeas and chocolate work together?

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 17:59:50 +0000

Dessert hummus, which combines chickpeas and chocolate, is a thing now.


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Old bread brewed into game-changing beer

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 23:09:00 +0000

As far as creative ideas to keep food food from being wasted go, Toast Beer is pretty brilliant.


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What do all those food seals mean?

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:45:00 +0000

Research shows that many people purchase food with a sustainable seal without understanding what the seal means.


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What do propellers and beer have in common?

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:00:00 +0000

'Cavitation' is another example of science getting cozy in the kitchen.


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The Oxygen Project: Let's save the oceans and put money in our pockets

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:14:00 +0000

Rutherford Seydel's Oxygen Project creates a sustainable Earth while creating financial sustainability for all. All it will take is a massive group action.


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Why you should care about the grass cows eat

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:51:12 +0000

Cow poop from fields where cattle graze prove there are fewer nutrients in the grass these cows eat — and that affects how they grow.


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How New York aims to help hungry students

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:15:13 +0000

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 'No Student Goes Hungry Program' aims to provide healthy, locally sourced meals to all students, K-through-college, who need them.


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How to break your rotisserie chicken habit

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 21:53:28 +0000

Rotisserie chickens are convenient, but there are reasons you may want to save them for emergency chicken needs only.


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