What We're Reading: January 12, 2015


Knife, microplane, or press? The best way to mince garlic. [Serious Eats


A new federal grant program aims to increase Internet access for American farmers. [Civil Eats


A provocative video has sparked a debate over animal rights at certified humane and organic egg suppliers. [NYT


JBF Leadership Award winner Deb Eschmeyer has been announced as the new executive director of Let’s Move! and senior policy adviser for nutrition policy. [Politico] ... Read more >

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Test Your Eat-Q: Fad Diets

Fad diets are far from a recent trend. Test your knowledge of historic food dos and don'ts with the questions below!



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What We're Reading: September 3, 2014


Behind the scenes at a fortune cookie factory. [HuffPo


Local producers work to reverse Alaska’s poor agricultural reputation. [NY Times


Why you should care about the Tyson–Hillshire Merger. [Civil Eats


Is your grocery store a one-stop shop for alcohol? Depends on what state you call home. [HuffPo] ... Read more >

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Daily Digest: January 9, 2014



Having trouble sticking to your New Year diet? A sugar addiction could be to blame. [NPR]


Countertops that "share" and "favorite." Bluetooth-enabled refrigerators. These and more prototypes for the kitchens of the future. [LAT]


Study: food companies have eliminated more than six trillion calories from their products. [USA Today]


A sushi mosaic, assembled from more 20,000 tuna and salmon nigiri, has set a new Guinness World Record. [... Read more >

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Test Your Eat-Q: Fad Diets

fad diets

In the early 20th century, Horace Fletcher became famous for his weight-loss technique of chewing each bite of food exactly how many times, then spitting out the remains?

A)  53 chews
B)  32 chews
C)  107 chews
D)  66 chews

Think you know the answer? Check out the rest of our quiz on fad diets.

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