English chef Jamie Oliver has come to the U.S. to start a revolution, to help save America’s children from obesity and other food-related Illnesses. His successful efforts in the U.K. has resulted in improved school … Read More
Who’s Afraid Of Food Labels?
By Dina Eliash Robinson Fair disclosure: Some dozen years ago, spooked by too much information about our food supply, Lewis and I switched to buying and eating organic foods, grown locally or within the closest … Read More
Avoiding The Toxic Food Minefields-Smart Health & Food Safety Tips
By Dina Eliash Robinson Those of us who are not billionaires and cannot afford individualized, custom-designed Concierge Medicine, nor personal nutritionists and chefs, can still keep ourselves safe, healthy and properly nourished by learning to … Read More
Congress Votes To Repeal Mandated Labeling Of Meat Products, Blocking Consumers’ Ability To Make Healthy Food Choices May 2015— It took more than a decade to pass and include in the 2008 Farm Bill the … Read More
Perked Up Without Caffeine Jitters
By Catharine L. Kaufman — a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink One recent day, while standing in line at the local coffeehouse among the denizens suffering, as I was, with the usual mid-afternoon slump, I could … Read More
Nutrition Education in Medical Schools
Congress Tackles Nutrition Studies As Medical Tool With ENRICH ACT By Dina Eliash Robinson With a proposed $15 million grant to fund it, the bipartisan “Expanding Nutrition’s Role in Curricula & Healthcare” (ENRICH ACT—H.R. 1411) bill … Read More
More Food Tips (Part II)
By Catharine L. Kaufman—a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink Hello again, fellow foodies! Here is the second batch of 10 tried and true food handling, storing and cooking tips for your collection. Some of these I stumbled … Read More
Australian Scientists Breed Non-GM Durum Wheat In Salty Soil Leading the world from Down Under, scientists at the University of Adelaide’s Waite Research Institute in New South Wales responded to the encroaching salinity caused by … Read More
Will FDA Comply With Court Order It Has Ignored For 35 Years?
After decades of foot-dragging and inaction in the implementation of its own1977 rule to rescind approvals for the use of certain antibiotics in farm animals, it might be foolish to believe that the Food and … Read More