The Food Environment Atlas tells you if you are in a food desert, or an oasis

Perhaps in the last year you’ve heard mention of the term “food desert” to describe an area with a dearth of grocery and fresh food options.  There are plenty of towns in the […]

Science Says High-Fructose Corn Syrup Is Pretty Much The Worst Thing Ever

Science attempts to de-mystify orange drink

Science attempts to de-mystify orange drink

The title pretty much says it all.

In addition to causing significant weight gain in lab animals, long-term consumption of high-fructose corn syrup also led to abnormal increases in body fat, especially […]

Are energy-drinks really harshing your mellow?

asleepA study in extremes?  A marketing fad-wagon?  A good idea?

Promising a “vacation in a bottle” or an “acupuncture session in every can,” makers of anti-energy drinks, as they’re known, say that after bailouts, foreclosures and Ponzi schemes, Americans […]

Delicious innards!


This gorgeous ad is making my mouth water.  Not positive but the body and cavity look CG, no?  Doesn’t look real, but the produce, now that looks good!  ….OK, getting a little too excited about vegetables […]

Bioavailability: How to Get More Nutrients from Your Food | Wise Bread

I like this simple post with nutritional advice for upping the bioavailability of your comestibles.

Quick tips:

Phenol-rich beverages such as coffee or tea inhibit iron absorption from otherwise iron-replete foods like spinach, chard, or eggs (all breakfast staples in my book).
Black pepper is always delicious.  And turns out, it also […]

Whiskey elitists of the world unite. Then geek out.

The brown stuff get all whiskey2.0 on this social networking site called Whiskey connosr.  The tag cloud looks delicious.Screen shot 2009-09-26 at 6.58.25 PM

Connosr lets users catalog, review, and rate whiskeys you own […]

How to peel a banana

O yeah, like this is worthy of a blog post?  Well, if you, like the fellow in the video, have spent your entire life peeling bananas by yanking on the stem (“top”) you should watch this video.  The stem method, while mostly effective, usually results in a bit of banana-mush.  Align yourself with your primate […]

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