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November 15, 2013

The Final Countdown  

A kernel of popcorn

Activists Cheer FDA ‘Countdown’ To Ban Trans Fats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken steps to ban harmful artificial trans fats, a move health advocates welcome.

July 23, 2012

I Heart New York 

close-up french fry wall macro

NYC Trans Fat Ban Cuts Consumption

Four years after New York City's widely publicized prohibition, citizens are eating less trans fats.

April 18, 2012

Bacon's True Cost 

bacon

Bacon Lovers: The Other Side Of The Story

Studies show all that processed meat isn't terribly good for you, or for the environment. Do you eat it anyway?

April 17, 2012

Sweet and Salty 

sundae

Bacon Sundae: Horror Or Hurray?

The newest product of the bacon craze comes from Burger King, but it has nothing to do with burgers.

February 10, 2012

Happier Hearts 

deep fryer

Less Trans Fats In Foods Means Less In The Body

The FDA began requiring food manufactures to label trans fats in 2003. Since then, the levels of trans fats have dropped not just in food but in humans as well.

March 31, 2011

Food Psychology 

Meatloaf

Comfort Food Is Actually Comforting?

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

February 24, 2011

DIY Lard 

Crackling Lard

How To Render Lard The Right Way

Our fat-obsessed culture worries about heart disease and high cholesterol, but the benefits of home-rendered lard are hard to dispute.

January 18, 2010

All About Eggplant 

A basket of purple and white eggplants.

Eight Fascinating Facts About Eggplant

Did you know eggplants contain nicotine? Here are some other fun facts you might not have known about eggplants.

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