Eliza Barclay

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Eating Broccoli May Give Harmful Chemicals The Boot

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

A study found that people who consumed broccoli sprouts excreted two air pollutants faster than usual. So does that mean there's something to detoxing with cruciferous veggies? Scientists say maybe.


Can You Call Yourself An Environmentalist And Still Eat Meat?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

After a Hollywood environmentalist told us the answer to this question was no, we posed it to the followers of the @NPRFood Twitter account. We got a big โ€” and diverse โ€” response.


Bergdahl's Writings Provide A Window Into His Thoughts

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The writings were obtained by The Washington Post, which also reported that the Army sergeant had previously been discharged by the Coast Guard for psychological reasons.


Fruit Juice Vs. Soda? Both Beverages Pack In Sugar, Health Risks

Monday, June 09, 2014

Juice seems more natural and healthful than soda because it comes from fruit. But a study found that fruit juices have almost as much fructose as soda, which may make them just as unhealthful for you.


James Cameron-Backed School To Terminate Meat And Dairy

Sunday, June 08, 2014

A private school in Malibu Canyon supported by director James Cameron and his wife is set to go vegan. Meanwhile, Congress is debating whether to delay healthy school lunch rules for the rest of us.


At 'Pestaurant,' Grasshopper Burgers Win Over Eaters Who Say 'Yuck'

Thursday, June 05, 2014

A pest control company and a venerable Washington, D.C., grill teamed up to offer gourmet bugs to anyone who'd try them. The selection included roasted crickets, spiced mealworms and ant lollipops.


Native Americans Have Superfoods Right Under Their Feet

Monday, June 02, 2014

Obesity and diabetes rates have soared among Native Americans as sugary, high-carb foods have replaced traditional foods. A study found that 10 wild plants from the Great Plains are highly nutritious.


Sensitive To Gluten? A Carb In Wheat May Be The Real Culprit

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Many people who don't have celiac disease say they feel better on a gluten-free diet. But scientists say some gut troubles may come from eating fructans and other FODMAP carbs rather than gluten.


'Third Plate' Reimagines Farm-To-Table Eating To Nourish The Land

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Renee Montagne talks to Dan Barber about his new book The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food. Barber advocates eating a wider variety of foods that better support the land.


Move Over Chickens, Here's Something Duckier For The Backyard

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

A small but growing number of people are discovering the joys of raising ducks. They say the nutritional and agricultural benefits of producing eggs outweigh the cost of feeding the birds.


The Lime Shortage: Still Messing With Your Margarita

Monday, May 05, 2014

Several factors are straining lime production in Mexico, from heavy rains to a disease infecting trees. But criminal gangs are adding to the high prices by stealing from orchards and hijacking trucks.


Smiting The Mite To Save The Bees (And The Crops They Pollinate)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A government scientist says that to help keep more bees from dying we need to focus on helping beekeepers fight the varroa mite. But some groups say pesticides are just as problematic.


Hunting For The Tastiest Egg: Duck, Goose, Chicken Or Quail?

Friday, April 18, 2014

We hard-boiled them. We donned blindfolds. And we chowed down. In our eggsperiment, can you guess which bird prevailed in the ultimate showdown of duck vs. chicken?


The Latest Wacky Food Adventure: A Year Without Sugar

Friday, April 11, 2014

Is banning sugar from your home to chronicle the effects on your family a gimmick veiled in a health halo? Actually, there's a lot to learn from a memoir of obsessive label-reading and weird baking.


This Pie Chart Is Delicious And Statistically Sound

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Back in 2012, The Salt surveyed readers on their favorite pies during our Pie Week series. Recently, an Australian reader tells us she pie-charted our results with mouth-watering real pie.


Disease Detectives Are Solving Fewer Foodborne Illness Cases

Monday, April 07, 2014

The government has reported 42 percent fewer foodborne illness cases in the past decade and solved less than half of them, a report finds. But that doesn't necessarily mean the food supply is safer.


School For Making Toast: The Best Food Fooling 2014

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The San Francisco Cooking School invited us to explore the "wonder" of sliced bread, and perfect techniques for light to extra dark toast. Would you pay to learn the secrets of fancy toast?


Do Girl Scout Cookies Still Make The World A Better Place?

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Obesity docs say it's time for the Girl Scouts to ditch the processed, sugary cookies and find another way to raise money. But the tradition is deeply ingrained and has been around for a century.


Can The Meat Industry Help Protect Wildlife? Some Say Yes

Thursday, March 27, 2014

One environmental group argues that to save wildlife, we should replace the meat in our diets with plants. But others counter that it's not so simple: Many livestock producers help conserve wildlife.


Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown

Monday, March 24, 2014

Lawyers may tell you not to compare apples with oranges. But Google's new tool allows you to compare the nutrition of any food in a huge government database. You might even learn something surprising.