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Katie Dawson

Katie Dawson is a sophomore at IU majoring in journalism and Spanish. Currently she lives in Bloomington, IN but is originally from Indianapolis. She enjoys cooking, eating and sometimes exercising.

Recent Posts by Katie Dawson

April 26, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

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Update: Taco Bell Lawsuit Dropped

The questionable beef lawsuit was dropped, and the "Outside the Bun" company is seeking revenge.

April 26, 2011

FDA's New Gizmo 

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New Site Makes FDA Recalls Easy To Find

Online search feature takes the guess work out of determining if the food in your pantry has been recalled.

April 12, 2011

Fast Food Ban 

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The Big Apple Wants To Ban Toys In Fast Food Meals

Could banning toy giveaways reduce the allure of fast food restaurants for kids?

April 7, 2011

Science Of Taste 

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New Chemical To Make Bitter Foods Taste Better

Move over, saccharin and sucralose! "Bitter blocker" GIV3616 is supposedly more potent than other artificial sweeteners.

April 4, 2011

Dyes Dieing?  

Artificially Colored Cereal

Are Food Dyes A Cause Of ADHD?

The FDA might soon weigh on on whether or not added food dyes contribute to hyperactivity.

April 1, 2011

Conventional Vs. Organic 

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Another Reason To Buy Organic Chickens: Fewer Cases Of Salmonella

A new study has found that organic chickens have significantly fewer cases salmonella than their conventional counterparts.

March 31, 2011

Food Psychology 

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Comfort Food Is Actually Comforting?

A new study says mashed potatoes, macaroni & cheese, and meat loaf might actually make you less lonely.

March 25, 2011

Presidental Gardening 

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First Lady To Write Book About White House Garden

Michelle Obama will come out with a book in 2012 about the White House garden.

March 24, 2011

Food Law 

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Should Food Poisoning Be A Crime?

A restaurant in France is being charged for involuntary homicide after a customer died of food poisoning after eating their food.

March 16, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

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The Rich Eating More Fast Food

According to a CNNMoney, more Americans in the upper tax bracket are eating fast food.

March 16, 2011

Sanitary Rules 

Pie On The Floor

The Five Second Rule? Maybe You Shouldn’t

Five second rule may not be as sanitary as you might think.

March 2, 2011

Finding Recipes 

Google homepage

Home Cooks Now Search Google With Ease

Google's new search tool makes it easier to search for recipes.

February 26, 2011

Brain Food 

Kids Cereals

Is Bad Food Making Your Kids Dumb?

Will eating all that processed food end up lowering your toddler's IQ? A new study seems to think so.

February 25, 2011

Healthy Fast Food 

LYFE Kitchen website

Former McDonald’s Executives Open Healthy Fast-Food Restaurant

LYFE Kitchen will offer fast and casual dining without any butter, cream, or high-fructose corn syrup.

February 22, 2011

Eat More Roughage 

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High-Fiber Diet May Help You Live Longer

A new study found that eating a diet high in fiber may cut the risk of heart disease, cancer, infection and respiratory diseases.

February 17, 2011

Reduce - Reuse - Recycle 

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States Propose Fee For Paper And Plastic

Paper and plastic bags may now cost five cents each if lawmakers have their way.

February 16, 2011

School Lunch 

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Childhood Obesity Linked To School Lunches

A new study conducted in Michigan schools has found that school lunches are a risk factor for childhood obesity.

February 16, 2011

Diet Drinks 

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Could Diet Soda Be Tied To Strokes And Heart Attacks?

According to a new study, daily diet soda drinkers are 48 percent more likely to suffer from vascular events.

February 14, 2011

Mental Health 

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Feeling Depressed? Trans Fat Might Be The Reason

Unhealthy fats are believed to lead to biological changes in the body linked with both heart disease and depression.

February 13, 2011

The Breakfast Debate 

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Not Eating Breakfast May Be Good For Your Weight

To dieters who thought eating a big breakfast in the morning would stop you from eating later on, a new study says you're wrong.

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