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Michael Pollan Talks Home Cooks vs. Corporations

Eric Douglas | Posted 04.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Eric Douglas

In today's modern world, the art of home-cooked meals is losing ground to quick, convenient, often processed store and restaurant bought solutions. Whether we care to admit it or not, nutrition is rapidly becoming commoditized, and diligently making home-cooked meals to share at the dinner table the exception, not the norm.

Japanese Burger Chain Rereleases All-Time Most Terrifying Sandwich

Grub Street | Posted 04.27.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

The most terrifying foods concocted by American chains are mere child's play next to what Japan's Lotteria can inflict on customers using nothing but lettuce and tartar sauce or a movie tie-in.

A New McDonald's Will Offer All-You-Can-Eat Fries

Grub Street | Posted 04.20.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

Now that it's dispatched its healthiest menu item, McDonald's can refocus on devising ways of getting more grease into customers' bodies.

International Restaurant Chains That Could Take Over America

Thrillist | Posted 04.21.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Giraffas Regardless of what your reclusive uncle tells you at Thanksgiving, the US has always been a country that welc...

I Can Eat Just One and Seven More Lies About Food

Kelly Wilson | Posted 04.15.2016 | Comedy
Kelly Wilson

A host of good intentions can be found in the refrigerator. That lettuce intended for a healthy salad is now a soupy mess in the crisper. The cucumber to be cut up and eaten as a snack? Half-rotten on the second shelf. The lone apple, passed over time and again? Bruised and neglected in the far back corner of the fridge.

Eating Fast Food Exposes You To A Controversial Chemical

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living

If you need another reason to ditch that fast food habit -- and pink slime didn't scare you off for good -- let's talk about phthalates. A new study ...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Ranch Dressing

Thrillist | Posted 04.12.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Julianne Feder Credit: Joshua Resnick/Shutterstock America's most beloved dressing, a nutritionist's nightmare, and pizza aficionados' greatest...

These Jimmy John's Workers Were Fired Illegally. Five Years Later, They Might Get Their Jobs Back.

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.17.2016 | Business

It's been five years since Mike Wilklow was slinging sandwiches at a Jimmy John's shop in Minneapolis. No longer a 20-something activist, Wilklow is 3...

At Arby's, You Can Eat Something They Call 'Ocean Meat'

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 03.29.2016 | Taste

How does the term “ocean meat” make you feel? For many of us, the answer is “deeply unsettled and filled with a sense of inexplicable dread.” ...

How to Eat Out and Lose 50 Pounds a Year (or Gain!)

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

For a population facing an exploding obesity epidemic, the world of fast food, restaurants and convenience food is a minefield, with caloric nuclear bombs everywhere you turn. It's a miracle we all aren't over 600 pounds.

The Pizza Chains That Are Poised To Take Over America

Thrillist | Posted 03.22.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Pieology Pizzeria For years only a few large delivery chains dominated the national pizza scene, while mom-and-pops fo...

How To Make Fast Food Low-Carb

Libby Jenkinson | Posted 03.24.2016 | Taste
Libby Jenkinson

Sometimes there are occasions where you don't have many options available. You are out with friends or it's getting late. These simple ideas can turn a disaster meal into a healthier one.

The Kids Menu: Scoop & Interview with Joe Cross

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.21.2016 | Good News
Miriam Ava

"From little things big things grow." ~ Paul Kelly, singer-songwriter Sick, Fat, and Nearly Dead has resonated with people across the globe; millions...

Gourmet Activism and Not Living by Bread Alone

V.R. Marianne Zahn | Posted 03.15.2016 | Religion
V.R. Marianne Zahn

The first of Jesus's temptations in the wilderness is often seen as Jesus overcoming sins of the flesh. Jesus has mastery over his body, and we should all be strong like that and not give in to our fleshly desires, right?

The Healthiest Fast-Food Fried Chicken Sandwich Is...

Thrillist | Posted 03.11.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Shutterstock Most fast-food fried chicken sandwiches look pretty much the same. There's a chicken patty, lettuce, an...

5 Different Franchises for Entrepreneurs Seeking Additional Income

Lauren Bowling | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Lauren Bowling

What many potential franchisers may not realize is just how many different franchises there are to choose from, and choosing the right franchise opportunity can be an intensive process that can affect the future success of the franchise itself.

Michael Moore's New Movie Nails School Lunch in France -- On The Menu: Lamb, Endive, Lentils and Leeks

Tom Conrad | Posted 03.13.2016 | Impact
Tom Conrad

Fine cuisine is alive and well in the school lunchrooms of France. The menu includes lamb tajine, veal, crêpes, organic veggies, pâté and organic bread. Oh, yes -- and a cheese course.

A Ranking Of McDonald's Breakfast Items

Thrillist | Posted 03.03.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Wil Fulton Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist Ever since McDonald's allowed its flood of breakfast foods to flow at any time, day or night, I...

The Taste of Justice

Noliwe Rooks | Posted 02.22.2016 | Black Voices
Noliwe Rooks

Affordable healthy food is an issue of both equity and justice that disproportionally affects working-class and poor people of color in cities and rural areas. Reducing the economic necessity for some to rely so heavily on food that is unhealthy is not only a tool for fighting health concerns. There are other benefits too.

This Is Why McDonald's Hamburgers Last Forever And Never Rot

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.17.2016 | Healthy Living

As documentation posted on the Internet has proven time and time again, McDonald's hamburgers and other foods can age for years and years without look...

We Just Tried The New Blueberry Muffin Burger From Carl's Jr.

Foodbeast | Posted 02.17.2016 | Taste
Foodbeast

A burger made with blueberry muffins? We discovered that Carl's Jr. was testing both blueberry muffin and cornbread buns for the breakfast sandwiches.

This McDonald's Happy Meal Hasn't Been Touched In 6 Years

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living

It's no secret that fast food is a less-than-optimal fuel for your body. But somehow, the fact that it takes so darn long to decompose shocks us every...

Panama: Canal Crawls and a Cup of Perfect Coffee

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Panama wants us to think of it as more than a feat of engineering; more than a continental bridge; more than headquarters for summer hats. This is why I am here. I want to check out its highlands and some of the animals and birds that you have to sneak around quietly to see.

Would You Like Kale With That? Big Healthy Changes Are Coming to the Fast Food Industry

Well+GOOD | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Well+GOOD

A new era of healthier fast food may be on the horizon, and Chick-fil-A's shocking replacement of its coleslaw with kale salad this month is just one example.

13 Super Bowl 50 Food and Pizza Deals

GOBankingRates | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Ashley Redmond, Contributor The 2016 Super Bowl is just a week away, so there are some big decisions to make for the big day. Like: What will yo...