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Friday, January 08, 2016
Tucked inside the U.S. government's latest update to its official eating advice is this recommendation: "Drink water instead of sugary drinks" — aka soda.
The bluntness of this statement is remarkable, in part, because the Dietary Guidelines released Thursday are, in other ways, anything but direct. For instance, as ...
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Monday, December 28, 2015
José Anzaldo is a bright, cheerful third-grader in Salinas, Calif. He loves school, he's a whiz at math, and, like lots of little boys his age, he wants to be a firefighter when he grows up. He also entered the country illegally, and his parents are migrant farmworkers who harvest ...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Like Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving is a time for coming together with loved ones – only the focus is on friends.
The Friendsgiving dinner – usually a potluck affair with plenty of booze — has taken off in recent years, especially among millennials. (Thank the gang from television's Friends for helping ...
Thursday, November 12, 2015
More than 36 percent of American adults and 17 percent of youth under 19 are obese, according to the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Scientists still don't fully understand what got us here. And sometimes, the answers they've come up with turn out to ...
Friday, October 30, 2015
Earlier this week, several dozen chefs from around the country gathered to hear words of wisdom from Tom Colicchio.
"Have fun with it," Colicchio, a celebrity chef and award-winning restaurateur, told them, adding, "Let your passion come through."
But this wasn't the next batch of hopefuls on Top Chef, the ...
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Most of the kids in the U.S. don't get much time to eat lunch. And by the time those kids wait in line and settle down to eat, many of them feel rushed.
And a recent study suggests that this time crunch may be undermining good nutrition at school....
Friday, September 18, 2015
The wealth gap in America manifests itself not just in our pocketbooks but also in our bellies: The poor are eating less nutritious food than everyone else.
So concludes a new review of 25 studies published between 2003 and 2014 that looked at the food spending and quality of ...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Thursday, July 23, 2015
A lot of people seem to want to bite Donald Trump's head off these days. For those riled up by the Republican presidential candidate's incendiary comments of late, artist Lauren Garfinkel offers up this food for thought:
Yep, that's the Donald's likeness carved into a circus peanut — those ...
Friday, July 17, 2015
For centuries, cooks around the world have been tapping a powerful secret ingredient. It can bind casseroles, tenderize meats, meld with vegetables and spices as a cooling dip or blend with fruits for a tangy drink.
We're talking, of course, about yogurt.
American consumers are just beginning to look ...
Friday, July 10, 2015
Fried chicken is a racially fraught food. Historically, it's been associated with racist depictions of African-Americans, and today, some still wield the fried-chicken-eating stereotype as an insult. But in some cases, the food itself has provided a path toward financial freedom for blacks.
Take the town of Gordonsville, Va., ...
Friday, May 29, 2015
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Documentary photographer Dorothea Lange had a favorite saying: "A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera."
And perhaps no one did more to reveal the human toll of the Great Depression than Lange, who was born on this day in 1895. Her photographs gave us ...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
One of the first life lessons I picked up in college was this: The secret to the shiny crust and chewy bite prized in New York bagels is boiling. Any other way of cooking them, my Brooklyn born-and-raised, freshman-year roommate told me, is simply unacceptable.
Now, many years later, it ...
Thursday, May 07, 2015
We usually hate it when media speculate about whether a celebrity has had a nip or tuck, but it must be said: The Hamburglar has definitely had some work done.
McDonald's on Wednesday brought the burger-stealing character back for a new advertising campaign for the first time in over a ...