Food spoils--and quickly! When thinking about your own kitchen, you may not view the food you toss or the leftovers you never eat as money down the drain, but food waste has a major impact on your bank account and the environment. The Natural Resourc... Read more
Think about what is offered on a typical children's menu at a sit-down restaurant: burgers, fries, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, and chicken nuggets. When did these menu standards become "kid food," and why are we still conforming to... Read more
Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years:
1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals.
1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling... Read more
Ever notice how the grocery shopping experience seems specifically designed to entice us to buy more? With all of the family-size packaging, buy-one-get-one sales and better deals for bigger quantities, food shopping can be particularly challenging f... Read more
Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl... Read more
Great idea for controling cravings for meat? So you are trying to control that yearning for KFC or a burger? My wife suggested hanging a chicken foot from the rear view mirror. The yuck value alone should help you stay on track?... Read more
No meat at all. I still eat fish but I'm not that big a fan.
My biggest problem is I hate beans, all beans. It's a texture thing.
Not vegan, so I do eat eggs often. I binged on cheese for the 1st few months but finally got control of that. ... Read more
You're making two big changes (no meat, low calorie) at once - if you need to step back and focus on just one of those for a while, it's OK!
Eggs can be added to many (many) things for protein, if you're not vegan.... Read more
I splurged last night with a hamburger steak and baked potato i feel bad now i jab tried so hard these past 2 eeks to loose just 2 lbs i lost just 2 lbs when i went to dr but this is a every month thing i have to loose until ideal weigh is reached... Read more
A Sparkteam for STRICT Vegetarians and Vegans. Vegetarians can be people that eat eggs/dairy. Vegans eat no animal products at all. Come to chat about life or get advice/support from other veg heads!... Read more
Have you seen the USDA's report on the National School Lunch Program? Marion Nestle's What to Eat blog tipped me off to the report and its findings. According to the report, which referenced several studies about the school lunch program, the U.S. ha... Read more
Over thirty years ago, advances in technology created the first test tube baby. Twenty years later continued advancements introduced the world to Dolly the first cloned mammal. A decade later, the FDA declared that genetically enginee... Read more
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