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Whole Grains and Half-Witted Notions

Whole Grains and Half-Witted Notions

11.11.2014
Whole grains have figured prominently in human diets for roughly 15,000 years. They figure prominently in the diets of the healthiest populations...
My Top 5 Meat Cities In The U.S.

My Top 5 Meat Cities In The U.S.

10.31.2014
I know my list will generate controversy--that's why I wrote it.
This Halloween, Let's Protect Kids From the Deadliest Demons

This Halloween, Let's Protect Kids From the Deadliest Demons

10.31.2014
But with a little creativity, holidays like Halloween could become opportunities to teach kids that healthful eating can be both fun and...
Zombies in the Mirror: The Scary Truth About Where We're Headed

Zombies in the Mirror: The Scary Truth About Where We're Headed

10.29.2014
With all the news about population, extinction and climate change, it can feel pretty apocalyptic out there. But we can still choose not...
America's Best Steakhouses

America's Best Steakhouses

10.24.2014
The best steakhouses in America are places of worship built to honor the deceptively complex art of a perfectly cooked steak.
A Guide To Buying The Best Pork Shoulder

A Guide To Buying The Best Pork Shoulder

10.24.2014
The average hog today contains 31 percent less fat than it would have 20 years ago. And we all know that that fat carries flavor.
Vegetarianism Isn't All or Nothing

Vegetarianism Isn't All or Nothing

10.17.2014
Throughout this evolution of my diet, I have been amazed and bewildered by the reactions I get from non-vegetarians when I tell someone...
Pork Industry Defends Antibiotics In Your Bacon

Pork Industry Defends Antibiotics In Your Bacon

P.J. Huffstutter  10.15.2014
By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - A leading U.S. pork association will use an online marketing campaign to...
The Secret to Heart Health Is Avoiding Sugar

The Secret to Heart Health Is Avoiding Sugar

10. 8.2014
It isn't often that an entire medical consensus changes, and it has certainly created quite a stir. But it actually isn't bad news. It's...
American Diet Needs a Break from Meat, Dairy

American Diet Needs a Break from Meat, Dairy

10. 1.2014
I'm happy to see that sustainability is, for the first time, part of the conversation for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines but here's the thing:...
The Pros And Cons Of The Paleo Diet

The Pros And Cons Of The Paleo Diet

09.17.2014
The concept is this: Humans evolved on a diet very different from today's eating habits. Therefore, the Paleo proponents argue, to be healthier,...
4 Secret Butcher's Cuts To Try

4 Secret Butcher's Cuts To Try

09.16.2014
We're letting you in on the secret cuts that butchers have been keeping to themselves.
The Increasing Threat of Factory Farms

The Increasing Threat of Factory Farms

09.12.2014
With ugly politics and intense greed blocking the way, it's up to us to turn things around and vote with our forks to better protect our...
Low-Carb Beats 'Low-Fat'? Take a Closer Look

Low-Carb Beats 'Low-Fat'? Take a Closer Look

09. 3.2014
Don't be fooled by the promises of riding your way to good health and a slim figure on a river of ice cream and butter. Stick with what...