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Bloody Aftermath of the Diet Wars

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

Not only is there major disagreement over the amount (and type) of protein we should be eating, but there's wild disagreement over the role of fat, the importance of carbs, the value of exercise, the need for calorie counting, and just about anything else you can think of.

Why Caring About Food Isn't An Option, It's A Responsibility

Anna Brones | Posted 12.08.2012 | Food
Anna Brones

While we're busy perfectly placing a stalk of rosemary next to the batch of homemade muffins so that the picture with a filter to subdue the colors will look a little more quaint, there are millions of people around the world, and here at home, going hungry.

For The Love Of Roots And Cookbooks, An Interview With Cookbook Author Diane Morgan

Anna Brones | Posted 11.27.2012 | Taste
Anna Brones

Newly obsessed with root vegetables, I caught up with Roots author Diane Morgan to learn more about the cookbook, the most underrated root vegetable out there and her favorite recipe.

Is Food Writing Important?

Michael Ruhlman | Posted 11.24.2012 | Food
Michael Ruhlman

No one questions the need to explore string theory and economic policy, or asks for justification for art and literature. But people do question the seriousness of writing about food.

The Popinator Will Launch Kernels Directly Into Your Mouth

Foodiggity | Posted 11.19.2012 | Food
Foodiggity

The problem with popcorn these days, is that it doesn't pop directly into your mouth as nature intended [probably]. 

Another Way to Get Kids to Eat

Amber Dusick | Posted 11.17.2012 | Parents
Amber Dusick

I'm hungry. The kids just ate but I neglected to make something for myself. As usual.

WATCH: I Have To Ask: What Is The Craziest Thing You've Ever Eaten?

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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Are Eating Habits Contagious?

Rania Batayneh, MPH | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Rania Batayneh, MPH

Have you ever gone to a restaurant with the healthiest intentions -- a salad followed by grilled fish and steamed vegetables -- only to find yourself halfway through a bacon cheeseburger and onion rings?

Kids' Food: Feeding Our Children

Jamie Schler | Posted 10.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

I recently had a tussle on a comment thread of a Huffington Post article. First Lady Michelle Obama, as part of her "Let's Move" campaign, the article explained, had hosted a State Dinner for Kids at the White House.

POLL: Are You A Good Cook?

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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I Went On A Diet At 9, And It Took Me A Decade To Make Peace With Food

Salon | Posted 08.03.2012 | Women

Once, when I was nine years old, my older sister—then 15—invited me to her room. This in itself was an honor and a privilege, but today there was ...

The Most Bar- And Restaurant-Saturated Cities In The Country

Jed Kolko | Posted 10.01.2012 | Food
Jed Kolko

Like everything else, where you hang out depends on where you live. Using Census data, we found the metros with the highest density of restaurants and bars.

'Paleolithic Diets' Wrong About Ancient Eating Patterns, Critic Says

| Posted 07.23.2012 | Science

By Rob Dunn Paleolithic diets have become all the rage, but they are getting our ancestral diet all wrong. Right now, one half of all Americans ar...

Oceans of Garbage: Why People Are Eating Their Own Trash

Francesca Koe | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Francesca Koe

These seem to be the earliest vehicles that drove the phrase into our public consciousness here in America. Fast forward many decades and the literal meaning has manifested itself in a very unappetizing way: People are eating their own trash.

The Best Of Mykonos

Vitamin Daily | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

Far flung beaches, majestic sunsets, meze, mastika and non-stop music make Mykonos a must-see when you're touring the Greek islands.

Want a Great Meal? Try One of These 3 Combinations for 'Perfection'

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I love the fact that M.F.K. Fisher, author of The Art of Eating, sings the praises of eating alone on a couch. Am I the only one who loves that kind of meal? I like eating alone on a hill side, too, but that's a bit harder to pull off.

When My Mother's Cooking Becomes a Global Ph(o)nomenon

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.11.2012 | Food
Andrew Lam

Like the country whose history is one of being conquered by foreign powers and whose people must constantly adapt to survive, the soup has roots in so many heritages yet retains a distinctive Vietnamese taste.

100 Food-Oriented Ways To Spend Your Summer Vacation

Anna Brones | Posted 09.04.2012 | Taste
Anna Brones

Welcome to the official Foodie Underground Guide to Summer, with a list of everything you ever wanted to do when it comes to food, and a few things you never thought of.

Hamburger Secrets: How The Zen Master Prepares A Real Happy Meal

Meathead | Posted 09.01.2012 | Taste
Meathead

"Give a man a burger and he will gladly pay you Tuesday. Teach a man to make a burger and he will feed his family as if every day is Sunday." -- Meathead

Debunking Beer Can Chicken: A Waste Of Good Beer, And Dangerous

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

Think about this: You've never seen a fine dining restaurant serve Beer Can Chicken, have you? That's because real chefs know it is not the best way to roast a chicken.

Here's to the Fellas

Christie Mellor | Posted 08.05.2012 | Fifty
Christie Mellor

When you eat and drink with a guy, no one says, "Oh, we're being so bad!" No one draws attention to anyone having another slice of cake.

The Secret Diary Of A Foodie: Part Two

Anna Brones | Posted 08.01.2012 | Food
Anna Brones

Whatever happened to the foodie that was in search of love and a good greens blog? We snagged her journal for a follow-up.

How to Enjoy a Cruise Vacation Without Going Overboard

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

By changing your cruise mindset to a mindful eating mindset, you'll enjoy your cruise -- or any vacation -- without taking it home with you.

This Little Piggy Went To Market: Where Does Your Meat Come From?

Jamie Schler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

With the worry that American beef is pumped up with hormones and who knows what else, maybe it is time Americans are taught where the food on their plates comes from.

Food Connects Us, Says Crescent Dragonwagon (Video)

Linda Watson | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Watson

"We never eat alone," says Crescent Dragonwagon. "Even if you are eating by yourself, you are not alone."