Maria Godoy

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How To Put Real Giving Into The Friendsgiving Feast

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The pre-Thanksgiving potluck with friends has become increasingly popular. As long as you're reinventing tradition, a nonprofit asks, why not turn it into a fundraiser to help feed hungry kids?


Are Junk Food Habits Driving Obesity? A Tale Of Two Studies

Thursday, November 12, 2015

In the fight against obesity, junk foods have become public enemy No. 1. But some people question whether certain foods are really the culprits. Two new studies come to very different conclusions.


Mr. Chef Goes To Washington: Cooks Learn To Lobby Congress On Food

Friday, October 30, 2015

As food policy gets more attention in Washington, lobbying groups are training chefs to stir up Congress. The hope is that they'll sway lawmakers on issues like school lunch and GMO labels.


Behind The Founding Foodie, A French-Trained Chef Bound By Slavery

Saturday, October 17, 2015

James Hemings, Thomas Jefferson's chef, had skills surpassing any other American cook of his era. Training in Paris, he glimpsed a world where black men were free — and respected. Then he came home.


Kids Who Are Time-Crunched At School Lunch Toss More And Eat Less

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Many public school students get 15 minutes or less to eat. A study finds that kids who get less than 20 minutes for lunch end up eating less of everything on their tray.


Most People On Food Stamps Eat Less Nutritious Food Than Everyone Else

Friday, September 18, 2015

People on federal food assistance on average ate fewer fruits and vegetables and had worse diets than other Americans, a study finds. It reflects the challenges of eating well on limited means.


Party Of 1: We Are Eating A Lot Of Meals Alone

Thursday, August 13, 2015

We've never been more connected as a society: tweeting, texting, vining. But when it comes to eating, more of us are going solo. And even when we do have table companions, we may be tuning them out.


Donald Trump On A Circus Peanut, And More Food Art With A Political Bite

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Artist Lauren Garfinkel creates indelible images on edible canvases. Some are silly (Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a nacho supreme), others haunting. All offer food for thought on current events.


Beyond Fat-Free And Frozen: The Myriad Ways The World Uses Yogurt

Friday, July 17, 2015

Across the globe, the culinary culture of yogurt is ancient, thriving and incredibly diverse. From camel's milk yogurt to yogurt vodka, fish marinades to baked goods, yogurt is a versatile superstar.


'The Fried Chicken Capital': Where Racial Progress Began Along The Rails

Friday, July 10, 2015

Fried chicken is a racially fraught food. But for African-American women in Gordonsville, Va., the dish became a route to financial independence after the Civil War.


Trickster Journalist Explains Why He Duped The Media On Chocolate Study

Friday, May 29, 2015

John Bohannon, the man behind a stunt that bamboozled many news organizations into publishing junk science on dieting, talks to NPR's Robert Siegel about why he carried out the scheme.


Why A Journalist Scammed The Media Into Spreading Bad Chocolate Science

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A lot of junk nutrition science gets reported in the media. It's a big problem. But did a science journalist's elaborate hoax to expose the crisis go too far?


How Dorothea Lange Taught Us To See Hunger And Humanity

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Perhaps no one did more to show us the human toll of the Great Depression than Lange, who was born on this day in 1895. Her photos of farm workers and others have become iconic of the era.


Chew On This: The Science Of Great NYC Bagels (It's Not The Water)

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Popular myth has long credited New York's soft water for the city's irresistibly crusty, chewy bagels. But the chemistry behind a superior bagel is more complicated.


From Cartoon Chubster To Handsome Hipster: McDonald's Revamps Hamburglar

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Gone is the short, goofy burger thief of the 1970s and '80s. In his place, the chain has created a hunky masked man in skinny jeans and a fedora. An improvement? Tell us what you think.


#NPRreads: From The Hell Of The North To 'Trash' Food

Friday, April 17, 2015

We highlight a 160-mile cycling race, reminiscences of an interview with the Oklahoma City bomber, the Finnish prison system, the nuclear deal with Iran, and the meaning of calling someone "trash."


Cooking With Emoji: We're Taking Eggplant Back From The Bros

Friday, April 10, 2015

The eggplant emoji has become a favorite of salacious sexters. To rescue its sullied rep, we turn to our emoji keyboards and conjure up recipes to highlight the fruit's, ahem, culinary attributes.


Tea Tuesdays: How Tea + Sugar Reshaped The British Empire

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

When tea met sugar, they formed a power couple that altered the course of history. It was a marriage shaped by fashion, health fads and global economics. And it doomed millions of Africans to slavery.


Think Nobody Wants To Buy Ugly Fruits And Veggies? Think Again

Thursday, March 26, 2015

As much as a third of the produce grown on some farms is rejected because it doesn't meet beauty standards. But it's still tasty and healthy. One big firm is now telling growers: Give us your uglies.


Liberte, Egalite, Gastronomie? France Rallies To Defend Its Food's Honor

Monday, March 23, 2015

With fast food now a staple at home and Danish and Spanish chefs in the limelight, France's culinary supremacy is no longer a given. The government has mobilized to save French food traditions.