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Eliza Barclay

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#NPRreads: 4 Winning Stories To Tackle This Weekend

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Whitney Houston's Super Bowl masterpiece, a man of many identities, the future of military food — and from The Guardian's archives, an extraordinary, gut-wrenching chronicle of the Delhi gang rape.

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Beer And Snack Pairings: A Super Bowl Game Everyone Can Win

Friday, February 05, 2016

Which beer goes with guacamole? How can a brew complement spicy wings? Two craft beer experts share their favorite pairings and help us take our Super Bowl snack game to the next level.

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'Food Surgeon' Dissects Candy And Fruit With Weirdly Hypnotic Flair

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

The Food Surgeon, a channel on YouTube, turns a camera and a doctor's operating tools on familiar foods. It's just art, says the guy behind the videos, a food-loving engineer in Seattle.

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Scientists Are Building A Case For How Food Ads Make Us Overeat

Friday, January 29, 2016

Two new studies find that exposure to food advertising can lead adults and children to eat more and gain weight. The researchers say it's more evidence for why we need policies that restrict the ads.

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Meet The Most Pampered Vegetables In America

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Chef's Garden is a farm in Ohio that feels like Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory of vegetables. It grows cutting-edge varieties for chefs like cucamelons and eggplants the size of a pea.

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Meet The Most Pampered Vegetables In America

Monday, January 25, 2016

Chef's Garden is a farm in Ohio growing vegetables to the specifications of the world's top chefs. It's a place where vegetables are artistic materials painstakingly tended and handled like jewels.

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Warning Labels Might Help Parents Buy Fewer Sugary Drinks, Study Finds

Thursday, January 14, 2016

A few cities and states have proposed a health warning label on sugary beverages to inform consumers of their risks. A study finds such a label might have a significant impact on parents' purchases.

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More Hospitals Are Ditching Antibiotics In The Meat They Serve

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Hospitals are on the front lines of the battle against antibiotic resistance. Increasingly, they're trying to walk the talk by purchasing meat from animals raised without antibiotics.

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We Eat Too Much Sodium Because Companies Keep Dumping It In Our Food

Thursday, January 07, 2016

A study finds that nearly all Americans — regardless of age, race or gender — consume more sodium than recommended. The CDC says food companies need to work harder to cut it in their products.

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The Year In Eggs: Everyone's Going Cage-Free, Except Supermarkets

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Egg producers who for years said they couldn't give up cages for egg-laying hens made the switch to cage-free in 2015. Big egg buyers, including McDonald's, Nestle and Subway, made commitments, too.

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The Year In Food: Artificial Out, Innovation In (And 2 More Trends)

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

From big food companies simplifying ingredients, to the U.S. government's new goal to reduce food waste, to a public image crisis for Chipotle, 2015 has been a big year for food.

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'The Book Of Pears': A Love Letter To A Once Pre-Eminent Fruit

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

A British fruit historian convincingly argues in a new book that the pear is "the most exciting of the tree fruits." And she says it's time to revive pear culture and explore the fruit's diversity.

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More Women Are Freezing Their Eggs, But Will They Ever Use Them?

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The procedure is rapidly going mainstream, but it's so new that it's impossible to know if these women will exercise their option to have a child. Also, live birth rates from frozen eggs remain low.

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Will Drinking Green Tea Boost Your Metabolism? Not So Fast

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Dozens of green tea drinks and pills for sale claim to help you burn more fat. But there's scant evidence that green tea, or any other food or drink product, can have a lasting impact on metabolism.

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Ask Us Anything About How Fertility Testing Is Like A Pandora's Box

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

We're hosting a Reddit AMA tonight at 9 p.m. ET with Joann Galst, a psychologist who specializes in fertility issues. We'll be talking about the complex emotional issues surrounding fertility.

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In 'Soda Politics,' Big Soda At Crossroads Of Profit And Public Health

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Marion Nestle's new book is Soda Politics: Taking On Big Soda (And Winning.) It reveals the industry's political and marketing tactics for protecting sales — and tips for advocates to fight them.

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What's Funny About The Business Of Monkeys Picking Coconuts?

Monday, October 19, 2015

Animal advocates were outraged after discovering videos of leashed monkeys picking coconuts in Thailand. But monkey trainers and scientists say it's common practice and doesn't count as abuse.

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Berkeley's Sugary Drinks Are Getting Pricier, Thanks To New Tax

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Berkeley, Calif., passed a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages in 2014. Researchers say soda prices went up three months after it was implemented — a first step toward reducing consumption.

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Women Find A Fertility Test Isn't As Reliable As They'd Like

Monday, October 05, 2015

It's hard to predict how quickly a woman's fertility will decline and if she'll be a good candidate for egg freezing. But doctors try to figure that out with something called an ovarian reserve test.

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When Tea Is As Sweet As Soda: Sugary Tea Around The World

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

We think of tea as healthful, but from Morocco to Taiwan to the American South versions of it have become so sugar-laden that a regular tea habit might be just as unhealthful as a soda habit.

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