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January 18, 2012

Celebrity Cook 

doughnut burger

Deen Announces Diabetes, Stands By Cooking

What does it mean when a cook known for her generosity with butter announces she has been living with type 2 diabetes for three years?

January 10, 2012

Food Vs. Pills 

hoho

Healthy Diets, Less Hyperactivity?

A new study has looked at children's diets as a means of treating ADHD. Can avoiding junk food really affect hyperactivity?

December 14, 2011

Revenue Loss 

granola bar

Junk Food Ban Gone Too Far? Seattle Schools Think So

Students are buying Seattle school's healthy vending options, leading to a significant loss in funds that support school activities like clubs and sports.

December 10, 2011

Sugar Smacked 

cereal

Dessert For Breakfast? Kids’ Cereals Have As Much Sugar

Cookies for breakfast? Not quite, but many popular children's cereals contain as much sugar as Chips Ahoy!

November 15, 2011

Pumpkin Treats 

pumpkin sugar cookies

Spicing Up A Simple Sugar Cookie

The flavor of pumpkin doesn't overwhelm but adds a touch of moistness that makes these cookies a delight to bite into.

November 1, 2011

Sugar Shock 

soda pop

Don’t Sweet Talk Me: Sugary Drinks In The News

New reports have been released concerning sugar-sweetened beverages and health. Will they have any impact on policy?

October 19, 2011

Fruit Salad 

Fruit Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

Melon And Blackberry Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

This syrup is great used in cocktails or in marinades, but today we're drizzling it over a fruit salad.

August 24, 2011

Soda Ban 

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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 

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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.

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