Maria Godoy

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Thou Shalt Not Toss Food: Enlisting Religious Groups To Fight Waste

Monday, January 18, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency is launching an initiative to engage religious leaders of all faiths to reduce food waste. Many groups have already embraced the challenge as a moral imperative.


Wheels, Pyramids And Plates: USDA's Struggles To Illustrate Good Diet

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The USDA has been doling out nutrition advice since 1894. As the science changed, so did the government's efforts to visualize its best advice – sometimes, with amusing results to our modern eyes.


Ugly Fruit Is Ripe For A Close-Up, As 'Shark Tank' Takes On Food Waste

Friday, January 08, 2016

A Maryland-based start-up is selling imperfect and surplus fruits and vegetables via subscription. It's co-founder will try to persuade investors food waste is good business tonight on ABC.


Uncle Sam Just Told Us To Drink Water, Not Soda. You Might've Missed It

Friday, January 08, 2016

Scientists had asked the USDA to add a water symbol to MyPlate when it updated the Dietary Guidelines. It didn't happen. Instead, there's stronger language to opt for H2O instead of soda.


New Dietary Guidelines Crack Down On Sugar. But Red Meat Gets A Pass

Thursday, January 07, 2016

An advisory panel had recommended telling Americans to cut back on red and processed meats. But that controversial advice is missing from the update to the government's official nutrition guidelines.


Bright, Young, In Limbo: Film Sees Migrant Farm Life Through A Child's Eyes

Monday, December 28, 2015

José Anzaldo is a third-grader who is a math whiz. He's also the son of itinerant lettuce pickers. A new documentary explores what might become of this promising boy.


From Tipsy To Regret: Your Tales From The Office Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Office soirees can be an opportunity for networking and workplace bonding. But drinking with the boss can also lead to embarrassment, injury and litigious outcomes, as the stories you shared bear out.


High-Sodium Warnings Hit New York City Menus

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

The city is the first in the nation to require a sodium warning on menu items containing 2,300 milligrams of sodium or more. The rule applies to chain restaurants with 15 or more locations.


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?