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Researchers Say the Ocean's Fish Are Now Addicted to Eating Plastic 'Like Teens Eat Fast Food'

Grub Street | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green
Grub Street

( Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images) By Clint Rainey Pollution is turning young fish into the human teenagers of the sea, new research claims. No, ...

Convenience Is King: How to Make Nutritious Foods the Easy and Preferred Choice

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Schultz

Nothing will ever replace the feeling of eating a home cooked meal prepared by someone that cares for you. We should though become more comfortable of telling people it's OK if you don't want to cook. The lack of desire or time to do so should not be a life-long sentence for unhealthy eating.

'Fast Casual’ Restaurant Dishes Have More Calories Than Fast Food

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Main courses served at fast-casual restaurants tend to be higher-calorie than traditional fast-food entrees, despite public percept...

This Is Why You Can't Put Down That Bag of Chips

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

Clearly, sweet, salty and fatty foods can be hard to resist, especially when they are ubiquitous, cheap, marketed around the clock and fast. But just to be on the safe side, Big Food has also added addictive chemicals to amp up the "irresistibility."

McDonald's Doesn't Make Big Mac Fries, So Here's How To Make Them Yourself

Foodbeast | Posted 05.27.2016 | Taste

We are between takes on our Big Mac Pizza shoot. Matt and I had no idea the monster we had on our hands, that the Big Mac Pizza would soon be feature...

Domino's Accused Of Fraud and 'Systemic Wage Theft' By New York State

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business

The attorney general of New York filed a lawsuit against Domino's on Tuesday, accusing the pizza giant of systematically shorting workers' pay. Fast-f...

Taco Bell Is About To Look A Whole Lot Different Soon

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.18.2016 | Taste

The interior of your local Taco Bell could soon get a muy grande update. This summer, Taco Bell will test a series of store redesigns at restaurants i...

The Most Popular Stores In America

24/7 Wall St. | Casey Williams | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business

Walmart is the most popular store in America. More than half of all shoppers in the country visit a Walmart location in a given month. No other U.S. s...

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

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

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

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

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.