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Slow Living Is Healthy Living

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

Across time and throughout the world, human beings have swung a pendulum from one end of the spectrum to another in an attempt to find balance. It's p...

12 Things You Didn't Know About Taco Bell

Thrillist | Posted 11.20.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Somewhere in doggie heaven, Gidget the Chihuahua is whispering, "Yo quiero Taco Bell" with pride.

Mapping America's Most Popular Burger Chains

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Which of America's biggest burger chains are most beloved? And what parts of America love them?

What Is it With That White Sauce?

Laila Alawa | Posted 11.14.2014 | New York
Laila Alawa

It's a common sight in New York City: the long lines, persistently crowded even on the chilliest of nights, stretched around the block in front of the iconic red and yellow awnings.

Urban Agriculture: A New Kind of Fast Food

Tara Campbell | Posted 11.14.2014 | Green
Tara Campbell

Co-authored with Emily Rodgers For many of us, we fly through our jam-packed days with hardly any time for breaks - let alone healthy meal planning. ...

The Secret Life of Fruit: Five Startling Things Your Grocer Won't Tell You

Eva Longoria | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva Longoria

The 21st-century customer knows more than ever about which farmers are good to the environment and good for the health of shoppers. But there's one thing that promo ads won't tell you: whether farmers are good to their employees.

The McRib Is More Elusive Than You Even Thought

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.12.2014 | Comedy

Good news! The McRib is back! Wait, no it's gone! And now it's back again! Nope. Never mind. Gone. If you've always thought the McRib seemed like t...

Fast Food Marketing Disproportionately Targets Kids In Black Neighborhoods: Study

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

Kids are a lucrative prize for the fast food industry: Studies have found that kids can form strong bonds with certain brands, and that those bonds ca...

Pizza Hut's New Menu Makes Us Cringe

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.11.2014 | Taste

It's just bad taste.

Flying Solo

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Many people hesitate to publicly embrace solitude due to a number of factors, mostly because of the negative judgment of others as well as fear. But here are some reasons why we should enjoy lone events...

As Bad As You Think It Is, It's Worse: Wage Theft Comes to America

Les Leopold | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Les Leopold

In Denmark fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations who employ them are still profitable. Why there and not here? The answer is simple and painful -- wage theft.

Pizza Hut's New Menu Includes Sriracha, Curry Crusts And Balsamic Drizzles

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste

NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza Hut is letting customers play mad scientist, giving them the freedom to make pies with honey Sriracha sauce or add curry flavo...

We've Never Seen A Happier McDonald's Drive-Thru Worker

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business

Every McDonald's worker should be this delightful.

Preparing Students for 21st Century Jobs at McDonald's

Alan Singer | Posted 10.30.2014 | Education
Alan Singer

On the NOCTI exam 13% of the questions on the test are on the identification of Hand Tools, Herbs, Spices, and Flavorings; 13% are on Knife Skills; and 74% are on Cooking Skills.

These Salads Have 1,000 Calories Or More

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.01.2014 | Taste

Never trust salad again.

Who Makes the Best Fast-Food Chicken Nuggets?

Thrillist | Posted 10.29.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

There is no doubt that they are an essential part of the fast-food experience.

The 16 Best International Restaurant Chains, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 10.28.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

You probably haven't seen any of these hugely popular international chains.

Jillian Berman

Taco Bell Makes It Easier To Create Weird, Customized Orders

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business

“The ante has gone up for the demand of customization.”

Astoria Characters: The Two Cooks in the Kitchen

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.28.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Elbow to elbow. When Mariantonia and Guillermo Hung are working in the kitchen, that's how it is. Their husband-and-wife fast-food restaurant, Pao & Cha-Cha, is the size of a one-man food cart.

The Common Principles of Slow Food and Slow Medicine

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

In our mad dash towards instant gratification and easy comfort, we continue to consume empty calories that yield chronic diseases that we address pharmaceutical interventions.

Here's How McDonald's Cup Sizes Around The World Compare

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.27.2014 | Taste

Not surprisingly, cup sizes in the U.S. have boomed.

McDonald's Is Still Very Cheap, But People Don't Want To Eat There

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business

As sales and profits have crumbled at McDonald's recently, some observers have blamed low-income Americans, saying they must not be able to afford Big...

Top 10 Reasons McDonalds is in Deep Trouble

Seriously Skewed | Posted 10.22.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

McDonalds, that fast food giant that specializes in giving us both sensory ecstasy and heartburn at the same time, just announced that its earnings pl...

Hot Dogs, Chicken Boost Sonic Drive-In Sales

BurgerBusiness | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
BurgerBusiness

Rhe chain said its sales would have been even stronger had it not encountered "glitches" with its new point-of-service technology.

Dave Jamieson

Jimmy John's Noncompete Agreement Comes Under Congressional Scrutiny

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats plan to send a letter to the Labor Department and the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday asking the federal agencies ...