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August 24, 2011

Soda Ban 

soda

Food Stamp Soda Ban Fizzles Out

The push to ban the use of food stamps for sodas has been defeated by the USDA.

August 18, 2011

DIY Spices 

coffee grounds

Columbus Cowboy Espresso Chili Rub

Classic cowboy chili and red-eye gravy recipes both have old coffee in them, so this cowboy from Columbus, Indiana decided to add some espresso to this blend.

August 9, 2011

Regional Favorite 

Crimping A Pie Crust

Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie

Creamy white and sugary-sweet, this pie is known in my family as Grandma King's Pie.

June 14, 2011

Caffeine and Sugar 

energydrink

Pediatricians Continue To Warn Against Caffeine And Sport Drinks

A new clinical report states that caffeinated and energy drinks should be off limits for kids.

May 25, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

Ronald McDonald Sitting On A Bench

Send In The Clown: Should Ronald McDonald Retire?

A group of health professionals is pressuring McDonald's to stop marketing towards children by using their iconic clown.

May 16, 2011

Foodie Skin Care 

man with soap on his face and a cucumber slice covering his eye

Eleven Ideas For Edible Facial Masks

My grandmother used all-natural methods to help her skin stay healthy. I have come up with some of my own concoctions for you to experiment with!

May 5, 2011

School Lunch Reform 

Chocolate milk

LA Schools Are The Latest To Ban Flavored Milk

Although kids find flavored milks tasty, school systems are banning them from the lunchroom because they contain as much added sugar as soda.

April 13, 2011

Food Cravings 

Kid Eating A Cupcake

We Have Loved Sweets Since Birth And Food Companies Know It

A new documentary claims our brains are predisposed to be addicted to sweet and salty foods. Naturally, food companies use this info to sell us more junk.

April 7, 2011

Science Of Taste 

Sour Face Baby

New Chemical To Make Bitter Foods Taste Better

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

March 18, 2011

Candy For Dinner 

Roasted Spaghetti Squash Boat

Spaghetti Squash And Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Another listener request show! We’re making candied pumpkin seeds and a delicious spaghetti squash dinner.

March 10, 2011

For Your Health 

Woman In Red With Fingers In Shape Of Heart

Fat: Not As Bad As We Thought

Research is increasingly showing that carbohydrates - not fats - are lead contributors to heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.

February 19, 2011

Healing Soups 

Mullagatawny With Mushrooms

Mullagatawny With Mushrooms Fights Winter Blues

This traditional recipe will help you kick that pesky winter cold.

February 15, 2011

British Influence 

jamieoliver

Jamie Oliver Faces Resistance From LA School District

British celebrity chef was banned from filming in Los Angeles schools.

February 14, 2011

Breakfast Treat 

french toast with straawberries and powdered sugar

French Toast For The Morning After

If you prepare this recipe the night before, you can wake up to a hassle-free and tasty French Toast Bake breakfast.

February 10, 2011

Controversial Dessert 

whoopie-pie

Whoopie Pies Could Become Top Dessert In Maine

A bill to name whoopie pies Maine's state dessert has started a debate over whether the treats are too unhealthy.

December 19, 2010

Food News 

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Low-Sugar Cereal Helps Kids Choose The Right Portion

A Yale study shows that kids who are given low-sugar cereals choose a healthier portion than ones given a high-sugar alternative.

December 15, 2010

Drinking Locally 

pouring whiskey into a glass and Matt Colglazier

American Craft Spirits Celebrates The Uniqueness Of Place

Matt Colglazier turned a passion for spirits into something more with American Craft Spirits website. He takes us on a tour of some small American distilleries.

November 2, 2010

Halloween Hang-Over 

kid holding taffy

Exchanging Halloween Candy Saves Teeth, Supports U.S. Troops

The Candy Exchange programs aim to save kids' teeth and gums and replace the sugary sweets with free toothbrushes, gift certificates and even cash.

October 27, 2010

Candy Love 

colored balls of candy

Candy’s Virtue Is In Its Honesty, Says Rutgers Professor

"It has always been a processed food eaten for pleasure with no particular nutritional benefit," says Rutgers Professor. Candy-lovers' guilty consciences eased.

October 25, 2010

Weekly Roundup Oct. 29, 2010 

Candy

Weekly Roundup: Candy Is A Treat, BPA Ban, And Deadly Celery

Candy is reexamined, BPA is declared toxic in Canada, and a deadly celery listeria outbreak kills five.

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