If you've never tasted fennel, put it on your bucket list. What is fennel? A perennial vegetable, fennel is a member of the carrot family, along with anise, dill, parsley, caraway and coriander.
Often we only see the processed version of food. We never get to see the raw, original version. It's important that we know where our food comes from. When we do, it will change how we see and relate to our food.
Change is hard, but if all of us who care about student nutrition in school work together, we'll get there.
Conflict of interest explains in part why we are seeing several UC Davis professors author reports and op-eds opposing California's Proposition 37.
As a parent, I know what Dorothy took the entire movie to learn: There's no place like home.
The entire pink slime affair should be viewed as a huge wake-up call to the harsh realities of our industrialized meat supply. But Beef Products Inc.'s case against ABC News could scare the media and others out of speaking out against the meat industry.
What we say, do, and eat has global implications, and on these three major security frontiers we must do better: religious, food and climate security. Each of us has a role to play, and each of us is capable of making a difference.
It's not even October and yet half the people in my life are already sick. This proves that it doesn't necessarily have to be cold outside to be cold season.
Here's a tasty roasted eggplant recipe that's perfect for the Autumn season: Japanese eggplant is topped with spicy harissa sauce, sweet coconut oil and fresh orange zest for the perfect appetizer or snack.
As a public health scientist and as a public citizen, and I have come to the conclusion that for the health of our families, the health of the environment, and the health of the people who work to put food on our dinner tables, we should stick with organic.
Regardless of the financial support, "California's Proposition 37: Effects of Mandatory Labeling of GM Food" contains at least one glaring error that's big enough to call into question the entire piece, along with the authors' credibility.
Why roast peppers? If you haven't had one, just try a home-roasted pepper and you'll understand how far superior it is to the stuff you buy in a jar at the grocery.
The word "conventional" may sound relatively harmless when used to describe the food we eat, but the reality is our nation's "conventional" factory farms use far more pesticides, herbicides and fungicides than most consumers realize when shopping for produce or preparing a family meal.
There are plenty of reasons go to meat-free. It's good for your health, good for your planet and good for your soul. Will you commit to going vegetarian Saturday?
Before gulping down that protein shake after a workout, or subbing a large steak for carbs and fats at lunch and dinner, calculate your actual needs to make sure the extra protein is really necessary. It's probably isn't.
The "war on obesity" is in desperate need of reframing and reconceptualization if it hopes to progress and fix some gargantuan wrongs.