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Eliza Barclay

Eliza Barclay appears in the following:

Why The World Might Be Running Out Of Cocoa Farmers

Friday, July 03, 2015

West African cocoa farmers earn less than $1 a day. Those low wages could jeopardize the future of chocolate labor, as young farmers find better opportunities to earn a living, a new report warns.

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Farewell, Low-Fat: Why Scientists Applaud Lifting A Ban On Fat

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee report that came out in February contained some pretty game-changing advice that's largely been overlooked: Don't worry about the total amount of fat you eat.

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Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Adding eggs to salads helps us absorb the beneficial pigments like beta carotene in the raw vegetables, a new study finds. Here are other foods that, when eaten together, pack a more nutritious punch.

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Mexico's Sugary Drink Tax Makes A Dent In Consumption, Study Claims

Friday, June 19, 2015

Few countries or cities have dared to try a "sin" tax on soda, so no one really knows if a tax would actually get people to drink less. Preliminary results suggest that the tax in Mexico is working.

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Why Wal-Mart's Labor Issues Run Deeper Than Too Much Justin Bieber

Friday, June 05, 2015

Wal-Mart has said it will turn up the heat and turn down the Justin Bieber music at stores to appease employees. But it's not addressing the most glaring problems in its supply chain, activists say.

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Bugs: Not What's For Dinner โ€” Until They're Tastier, Maybe

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A U.K. researcher says the environmental argument for eating bugs isn't working on its own. She says chefs and policymakers must "make insect dishes appeal as food, not just a way to save the planet."

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#NPRreads: Why Black Leadership Didn't Matter In Baltimore

Friday, May 01, 2015

Also, we recommend pieces exploring a hidden online drug bazaar and the Syrian regime's sinister, new weapon.

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Tea Tuesdays: Tea-Drinking Tips For A Longer Life

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Researchers studying the Blue Zones, five regions around the world with lots of centenarians, have come up with this rule: "Drink coffee for breakfast, tea in the afternoon, wine at 5 p.m."

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Eating To Break 100: Longevity Diet Tips From The Blue Zones

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The centenarians living in Blue Zones aren't drinking Ensure or eating chocolate ice cream. Instead, many are drinking wine, and all are eating beans. But living to 100 isn't just about diet.

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Does Your Food Have A Bad Case Of The Blahs? Put An Egg On It!

Monday, April 06, 2015

If you're wondering what to do with all those eggs left over from Easter, we're here to help. Inspired by Portlandia and Beyonce, we'll show you ways you can put an egg on it.

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Navajos Fight Their Food Desert With Junk Food And Soda Taxes

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Many have dreamed of taxing Cheetos and soda. The Navajo Nation is now doing both. The first-in-the U.S. tax measure aims to raise revenue for health programs and make wholesome food more affordable.

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Grocery Stores Are Losing You. Here's How They Plan To Win You Back

Monday, March 30, 2015

Grocers are losing customers to smaller markets, convenience stores and online shopping. The competition is forcing chains to innovate with in-store restaurants, delivery service and more.

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Why There's A Big Battle Brewing Over The Lean Meat In Your Diet

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Should the government recommend lean meat as part of a healthy diet? That's emerged as a political flashpoint. The panel working on federal guidelines says the evidence on lean meat is muddled.

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Cowboy Cravings: Fried Cookie Dough And Other Rodeo Calorie Bombs

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Concoctions that seem to break caloric records are a central part of the rodeo food experience. If you're going to indulge, a Texas dietitian offers tips to help keep you from popping a belt buckle.

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Google Thinks We're Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To Help

Friday, March 06, 2015

The world has been Googling up a storm on how to make cocktails like the Moscow mule, mojito and whiskey sour, according to the tech giant. So it created a new feature to bring you that info faster.

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Your Grandparents Spent More Of Their Money On Food Than You Do

Monday, March 02, 2015

Shelling out dough at the grocery store can often feel painful. But Americans on average actually spend far less on food relative to their income than they did 50 years ago.

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Produce Pride: Showing The Love With Vegetable Tattoos

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Vegetable tattoos, both temporary and permanent, can make for beautiful body art. Some enthusiasts are hoping to use them to encourage healthy, seasonal eating.

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Scientists Want To Trick The Gut Into Burning Fat Without Food

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Researchers say they've discovered a way to jump-start fat burning by switching on the digestion process without the presence of food. So far, it has only been tested in mice.

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Food Industry Drags Its Heels On Recyclable And Compostable Packaging

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A new report from two environmental groups reviewed the recyclability and compostability of packaging from 47 food companies. It found few examples of companies that have prioritized waste reduction.

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Investment Fund Pours Cash Into Cleaner, Greener Fish Farming

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Aqua-Spark is the world's first investment fund for sustainable aquaculture. So far it has bet on an alternative fish feed that could take pressure off the oceans and a tilapia farm in Mozambique.

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