For forty years, the CDC\’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) has collected data on the caloric intake of Americans, answering the simple and important question of how… Read more “40 Years of Government Nutrition Data May Be Flawed”
NASA looks to grow fresh veggies, 230 miles above the Earth By Jesse Hirsch on September 10, 2013 Photographs by Stephen Allen Last year, an astronaut named… Read more “Space Farming: The Final Frontier”
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There may be good news for people looking for an excuse to munch on a couple of squares of chocolate after a review showed the treat could… Read more “Dark chocolate ‘may lower blood pressure’”
Ingredients: 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 cups whole wheat couscous, uncooked 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon… Read more “Summer Couscous Salad”
From New York City’s point of view, humans are notoriously bad at making good decisions. That’s what makes a ban on large sodas necessary: the idea that… Read more “Red = Don’t Eat: Simple Food Labels and the Effective Illusion of Control”
The jury is still out on whether genetically modified food is dangerous–though the genetic engineers discussed in this post make a pretty compelling case for its shortcomings.… Read more “Genetically Modified Food May Be Why You’re Fat!”