@ruhlman @mariobatali Need help making Figatellu. Anyone have any advice?
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@ruhlman @mariobatali Need help making Figatellu. Anyone have any advice?
You are what you eat...
"Obesity is related to hunger, too, thanks to our poor food choices and the lack of healthy food options in many communities." ~ Excerpt...
1 Hunger is supposed to happen in other places - in distant countries where droughts or storms or famine compel us to donate money and oblige our government to send relief workers and food aid. In reality, hunger also hits much closer to home.
"We can feed kids without distorting incentives and stuff. We allow one in three African American kids to go hungry. It's a decision that this society has made. "-- David Beckmann, "The politics of hunger"
What if food manufacturers were required to place pic of ulcerated feet and severely obese people on packages of processed foods???
Marketing researchers surveyed more than 500 U.S. and Canadian smokers and found that the highly graphic images of the negative consequences of smoking have the greatest impact on smokers' intentions to quit. The most graphic images, such as those showing severe mouth diseases, including disfigured,
How about putting a life size photo of the actual amount of salt in a single serving on the outside of the box of processed foods???
Eating a typical lunch of a bowl of soup, a bacon, lettuce and tomato (BLT) sandwich and a chocolate muffin can account for more than an adults' recommended salt intake per day¹. Launching its la
It's all about moderation, folks...
"You know, it started as a class project," says Assistant Professor of Nutrition Mark Haub. "Yes some people call me crazy."
Healthy kids make healthy adults...
Parents can take advantage of the movement to get children to eat healthier at school.
I wonder if cooking counts???
Can hard work improve the taste of food?
"Learn the origins of the food you buy and buy the food that is produced closest to your home." ~ Excerpt from Pleasures of Eating by Wendell Berry
Think about some of these foods for lunch to beat the siesta...
TS will begin offering cooking lessons for 8-14 year olds. Lessons will consist of a scavenger hunt for ingredients and an age specific bit of information on the basics of a balanced diet. What would you like your kids to know about healthy eating and nutrition???
A friend of mine is about to unleash a street food blitzkrieg on Traverse City. What type of street food would you like to see???
The average life span of a taste bud is 10-14 days. Give yourself two weeks on a low salt diet and you won't notice the missing ameliorator.
Americans' Salt Intake Unchanged Over 50 Years
Eat your grains folks...
Eating whole grains instead of refined grains may have benefits for your waistline, a new study suggests.
Slower reaction times, more errors were linked to higher consumption
Maybe now something will "really" be done about adolescent obesity.
At a time when American military forces are stretched thin overseas, a growing number of potential recruits are too fat to enlist, according to a new analysis.
I know what I'm making for dinner.
Wondering what to do with the season’s squash? Try this comforting gratin.
"Hyper-local foods..." I love it. If anyone tries this, please let me know how it turns out.
Harvesting acorns for Dotorimuk, or acorn jelly — a yard-to-table Korean delicacy.
Scary truths about 'buried' studies on the GM foods we eat everyday. Collusion and corruption in food production are putting people at risk. Please familiarize yourself with what you are putting in your body.
Biologist Arpad Pusztai had more than 300 articles and 12 books to his credit and was the world’s top expert in his field.
Does anyone else see the irony in describing obesity with fresh fruits???
Scientists have found more than 30 new gene variations linked to obesity and fat in research they say could help explain why some people get so overweight, and why some are apple shaped and some shaped like pears.
Eat your grains, people!
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat plenty of whole grains have higher quality diets overall, new research shows; the problem is that, in the U.S. at least, these people are few and far between.
What's your favorite childhood lunchroom meal?
An offbeat meal that began as a gag on the Nickelodeon series “iCarly” is now a true tween phenomenon.
"Americans spend less than 10 percent of their income on food; they also spend less than a half hour a day preparing meals and little more than an hour enjoying them." ~ Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food.
These statistics on the average person's spending habits will boggle your mind!
No matter how, wash your food...
Scientists have found surprisingly effective household methods for removing pesticides and other contaminants from produce.
I don't even know what to think of this...
With more obese teenage girls undergoing gastric bypass surgery, there is growing concern about a possible increased risk of having babies later on with disabilities, such as mental retardation or
Is this really news to anybody???
A doctor believes that in health circles, the kitchen should become as crucial as the clinic.
Are you ready to eat 'franken-fish?'
The results are in as to whether the world is ready for genetically modified (GM) fish that grow in half the amount of time that it normally takes a ‘natural’
A great way to get kids interested in what they eat...
Dozens of schools around the area including Kansas Citys Hogan Preparatory Academy are creating nutritional gardens, and students say they are long overdue. Some schools send produce home with kids. Many are building in science, health and math lessons. Many are turning food over to chefs in their...
Hilarious clip from a classic duo...
Julia Child cracks me up. Pair her with David Letterman, and you have a recipe for Saturday afternoon frivolity. At least, that's what I hope this is! My favorite part of the video below? David Letterman asks Julia Child, What do you get from eating uncooked meat? And Julia Child, responds matter-of...
What's your favorite dip for Artichokes?
Easy step-by-step instructions on how to boil artichokes.
Getting children to run never used to be a problem. Maybe if the parents snuck out to join it wouldn't be an issue???
How fitness affects the immature human brain.
This is a great recipe that takes advantage of the season's freshest...
A delicate, herb-infused dish that’s perfect for the end of summer.
Will a name change for High Fructose Corn Syrup help clear up consumer confusion?
Corn refiners are asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to change the name of high-fructose corn syrup, using the term "corn sugar" instead, in hopes of clearing up consumer confusion about the product.
Now introducing the iList!!!
For some diners, iPad wine lists, which allow users to search for bottles by name, region, varietal and price, take some of the intimidation out of ordering.
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