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. University of Arizo... 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
Question: Is it possible to eat meals consisting entirely of healthy foods, such as carrots, fish, apples and whole wheat bread, and continue to gain weight?Answer: Yes, because you can still eat too much, even if everything is good for you.Portions... Read more
Thoughts and opinions are welcome.
In January, I beheaded a chicken, and ever since then I stopped eating meat. I can't handle it anymore after doing it first hand.
Lately I have been doing so well and losing weight consistently. I am very... Read more
I live in Sweden and nobody here seems to be clear on what this meat actually is. The dictionary translates it into moose but my husband says that a moose here isn't the same thing as a moose in USA. I'm so confused and I don't know what to call my d... Read more
I have a meat lover and a vegetarian coming for dinner on Sat. What do I cook? Neither would want me to go to a lot of trouble, but what is easy, inexpensive and would satisfy both?
I did a cheese & spinach lasagne with Italian meatballs on the sid... Read more
I've been trying to come up with ideas of things I can cook once but portion out and freeze for myself. Kinda like my own frozen dinners instead of store bought stuff. Trying to save time and money and make life a little easier when it comes to food... 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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