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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 

friutloops

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.

October 20, 2010

Evil Snacks 

Junk Food

Junk Food, Junk Calories: What Kids Are Eating

A new study found that children 2-18 get 40% of their daily intake from fat and sugar — putting them at risk for obesity and other diet-related illness.

October 6, 2010

Liquid Candy 

Orange Soda

NYC Mayor Proposes Banning Soda From Food Stamp Program

Reducing soda consumption is undeniably a healthier choice for consumers. However, Michael Bloomberg's proposal raises controversial issues of classism.

August 12, 2010

Canning And Preserving 

barb schaller in front of a jar of canned pickles

Barb Schaller’s Blue Ribbon Canning (And Her Spiced Tomato Jam)

Barb Schaller is an award winning jam maker, pickler and expert canner. We asked her to give up her secrets.

June 30, 2010

Alternative Sweeteners 

White and raw sugar cubes

Local Sweetness: Breaking Your Cane Sugar Addiction

If you want to keep your "home, sweet home" sweet and close to home, here are some simple ideas to get away from using cane sugar.

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