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 […]

What I’m into: today

It’s not as if you asked, but here are my latest delicious links, from today.

50cycles bike accessories – Spooklight USB rechargable Wireless Bicycle Safety Indicator, brake light and iPod recharge –

The ultimate in touch-sensitive, USB-compatible, iPhone-friendly, rechargeable, bike safety. Kinda cool, i want it in a way that annoys me.

Did Cooking Give Humans An […]

What I'm Into: lately

It’s not as if you asked, but here are my latest delicious links, from August 31st through September 4th:helvetireader

Helvetireader –

Do you love Helvetica? I mean, how does one love a type-face. Helvetica […]

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 […]

What I’m Into: lately

symbolsIt’s not as if you asked, but here are my latest delicious links, from June 29th through July 6th:

Report: Meat Now America’s No. 2 Condiment | The Onion -What if?
Sixty Symbols – Physics and Astronomy videos -Nurture your inner science nerd (you know you’ve got one). […]

What I’m Into: lately

overcompensatingIt’s not as if you asked, but here are my latest delicious links, from June 18th through June 26th:

Love Your Farmers Market Contest sponsored by and -Support LOCAL.
OVERCOMPENSATING: The Journal Comic With a Seething Disdain for Reality. –bwaaaahahah-hahaha. Hehhehehehe. Heh. *chortle*
‘Eco-kosher’ […]

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