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February 24, 2014

 

If you think about it, is eating bugs any grosser than eating cow flesh?

Beetles, It’s What’s For Dinner!

While it's something of a taboo for folks in the U.S., eating insects instead of conventional meat might not be such a bad idea.

December 9, 2013

 

Vegetables are optimal during the day but only after they get a good night's rest.

Timing Your Vegetables Right

Eureka! Vegetables' nutritional properties vary according to their light cycle. They are most healthful when exposed to light after being stored in the dark.

December 3, 2013

 

Yums from a Community Supported Agriculture box.

Matters of Taste

Bred to be tastier, modern produce has lost much of its healthy green goodness.

November 28, 2013

 

Modern corn consists mostly of empty calories.

Sweet Corn’s Not-So-Sweet Rewards

The history of corn is marked by an increase in sweet flavor and a decrease in nutrition.

November 25, 2013

 

Glass jars are great for home-canning your garden veggies.

Food Preservation

Canning is the best way to keep your favorite foods bacteria-free.

November 19, 2013

 

Soda's not the only culprit in the sugar scandal.

A Heaping Spoonful of Sugar

Trying to curb carbs? Processed sugar is more widespread than you think.

November 4, 2013

 

Soda shopper is overwhelmed by endless rows of variety.

Menu Mapping

New food map could help researchers better understand the connection between food consumer patterns and health.

February 14, 2013

 

Make sure to snack and eat food that is nutritious so that you feel fuller, longer.

Why Am I Still Hungry?

You've just snacked on rice cakes. Why are you still hungry?

February 8, 2013

 

Have you ever had a glass of wine that contained sulfites?

What Are Sulfites?

You've just opened a bottle of wine for dinner. On the label, you see these words: Contains Sulfites. What are sulfites? And what are they doing in your wine?

November 26, 2012

 

Look at all the salty goodness!

Which Makes You Thirstier, Salt Or Sugar?

Chow down salty chips or pretzels, and soon you'll be guzzling your favorite drink. But snacking on sugary foods makes you thirsty, too.

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