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Whole Grains: Dietary Angel or Demon?

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

While it's true that the caveman did not consume a lot of whole grains, the fact they have been with us for millennia and are considered an important part of some of the healthiest diets in the world lends credence to the idea that they are not only harmless but essential for achieving optimal health.

What's So Bad About Wheat

Celia Kaye | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

As I assessed my friend's claim, I noticed three things about the way our society functions that I suspected might contribute to the perplexing way my friend thinks about wheat.

Economic Collapse Will Limit Climate Change, Predicts Climate Scientist

Till Bruckner | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Till Bruckner

We face an avalanche of global disasters during our lifetime, and unless we slam the brakes on carbon pollution fast, the global economy will collapse to boot.

Traders, Say Hello to the Internet of Things

John Bates | Posted 03.08.2015 | Technology
John Bates

The Internet of Things (LoT) is getting ready to change the world. Connected people, places and things are already communicating data into increasingly sentient industries. But, to date, it has not been clear how the financial services world can take advantage.

Is There a Grain Better Than Wheat?

Ali Rosen | Posted 02.09.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Is there a way for us to literally have our cake and eat it too?

The Truth About Toxic Wheat

Jenny Dewey Rohrich | Posted 01.19.2015 | Green
Jenny Dewey Rohrich

The problem lies in when we try and make blanket statements about all wheat production. For each different variety of wheat whether it be durum wheat, hard red spring wheat, or even soft red winter wheat, there are different production methods for each one.

Cooking Art History: Cooking American

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 09.15.2014 | Taste
Maite Gomez-Rejon

Meatless Mondays and Wheatless Wednesdays were encouraged and many Americans had their first vegetarian meal.

How Climate Change Could Affect Your Breakfast

Lori Popkewitz Alper | Posted 11.04.2014 | Green
Lori Popkewitz Alper

The choices we make in our day-to-day life do matter and can play a major role in slowing climate change. Maybe it's time to reevaluate the food we're eating and make simple changes to fight for a healthy future.

Your New Summertime Oatmeal Alternative: Raw Buckwheat Porridge

Food52 | Posted 09.21.2014 | Taste
Food52

What's a girl to do when it's summer and she's craving a hearty bowl of porridge, but the thought of something piping hot is a little less than appealing? For me, the answer is this raw buckwheat porridge.

I'm Gluten Intolerant... Intolerant

Marc Vetri | Posted 09.23.2014 | Taste
Marc Vetri

It seems to be a big buzzword these days. The "G.I." abbreviation has taken on an entirely new meaning.

Food Marketing Matters

Mike Sheridan | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

Not only does the government refuse to adjust a ridiculous food pyramid that's left more than one-third obese and two-third overweight, but they fail ...

The 2014 World Food Prize: Onward to the Glorious Past

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Eric Holt Gimenez

The 2014 World Food Prize represents a polite repackaging of the Green Revolution's past glory in order to open a new market and reaffirm its monopoly over the global effort to end hunger.

Gluten-Free Mania -- If You're Following the Fad, You're a Marketer's Dream and Part of the Confusion

Jill S. Brown | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Why has the gluten-free trend taken off like wildfire in the last few years while the FODMAP diet has not really caught on even though it was developed way back in 1999 and shown to have a high success rate for people with IBS and even other gastrointestinal issues?

Gluten-Free Revealed

Layne Lieberman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Layne Lieberman

We are in the midst of a gluten-free fad that has become the diet narrative in America. Gluten is a protein found in food staples like pasta and bread...

The Gluten-Free Challenge -- Are You With Me?

Brian Leaf | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Leaf

There's no easy way to say this, so I'm just going to come right out with it. You look a bit bloated. At least if you're an average American. Twenty...

Hunter Stuart

Why One Study Says A Narrowing Global Food Supply Will Make Us All Sick

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.06.2014 | Green

The world's reliance on narrow range of foods will lead to an increase in diseases like diabetes and a food supply that is more vulnerable to environm...

What's Wrong With Us? Three Names, One Place, a Company and a Substance

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Instead of the unending beauty pageant, my colleagues could all rally around the fundamentals of healthful eating, which are in fact well-established. But I guess the allure of fame and fortune is just too great.

Eating Wheat Again

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Dorfman

Have you noticed how many people seem to be avoiding gluten these days? The increasing numbers of people reporting symptoms from consuming gluten-b...

A Chef's Perspective On Wheat: It's Time To Bring Sexy Back

Marc Vetri | Posted 04.08.2014 | Taste
Marc Vetri

Let's make those slender grains of wheat tasty, important and yes, sexy again.

Drop That Whole Wheat Bread! No More Cereal! Grain Brain, A #1 Bestseller, Says: 'Abandon Gluten!'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 03.22.2014 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

The question: Is Dr. Perlmutter on to something? Or is he to diet what Malcolm Gladwell is to packaging academic research into reader-friendly servings of trends?

Feeding Homo Sapiens: Are We Truly as Clueless as We Seem?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I would like to think that this is the New Year we situate ourselves sensibly among the panoply of creatures who eat as they fundamentally should. But instead, 2013 draws to a close with a whole new crop of iconoclastic dietary diatribe.

I Think Wheat Bellies Are Sexy

Food Riot | Posted 01.29.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

The important thing is not "Will this make me fat or help me lose weight?" The thing of importance, and it's very important, is: "Will this help or hinder me from doing the stuff I like?" I like doing stuff.

Grains of Truth

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Whether about wheat or meat, sugar or starch, calories or carbohydrates, this fat or that fat, we seem to have an insatiable appetite for mere grains of truth about diet and health, rather than the complete recipe.

Scapegoats, Saints and Saturated Fats: Old Mistakes in New Directions

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Demonizing saturated fat never helped us much. Canonizing it now won't help us any either. All who share a concern for eating well and the health advances that can come from it must band together to renounce the perennial branding of this, that, or the other food component as scapegoat or saint.

Beating on Wheat and Raining on Grains: What's Really Making Us Fat and Stupid?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The reality is that we can't eat the foods our Stone Age ancestors ate, because their foods don't exist now, and our foods didn't exist then. The best we can do is approximate the native.