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A Bouquet on Your Dining Table Can Help You Eat Less

What happens when you place a bouquet of fragrant flowers on your dining table? Yes, of course, the sight and smell of those beautiful flowers pleases the eyes, gladdens the nose, and makes you fee…

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Why Are We Still Eating White Bread?

Here is a question for the gluten-tolerant of the group: Are you white or wheat? Actually this question could use some diversification. Maybe we could ask, “Are you white or spelt, amaranth, rye, or a…

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Organic Food Debate: Pleasure Over Sustainability?

By Paula Alvarado, TreeHugger The quite misinterpreted study published in Annals of Internal Medicine signed by Stanford professionals kept bouncing in my head the past week. Not so much out of ann…

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Are You Feeling Fat or Tasting It?

For years it was believed that humans had the capacity to detect four different tastes: sweet, salty, sour and bitter. It was what was taught in school. It was what was widely accepted, and it existed…

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Add Flavor to Homemade Soups

Soup is my absolute favorite meal during winter. It's so fun to throw what I have on hand into a big pot and experiment with flavor combinations. I always keep my pantry stocked with different kinds o…

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Are Some Foods Just So Bitter That They Deserve to Be Blocked?

There are five basic tastes that the human animal is capable of detecting: starting with the newest, there is umami, sweetness, sourness, saltiness and bitterness. Frequently you will hear people say …

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Slow Food (2 videos)

In 1986 when McDonald's came to Rome, an Italian food lover named Carlo Petrini organized a movement in response to fast food. He called it Slow Food. It has now spread to over 150 countries. Slow…

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Is Fresh Fruit Wilting Your Veggies? (video)

Don’t put your veggies and your fruit together in the same drawer in your fridge. The taste of many vegetables can be degraded by the ethylene gas given off by many fruits and a few vegetables. It’…

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