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Union Square GreenMarket and Tourist in NYC

Union Square GreenMarket and Tourist in NYC | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

...sometimes in New York, life is what happens when you're waiting for a table...

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Food for Thought n Thought for Food - All know the way; few actually walk it. ~Bodhidharma
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How to cook Christmas dinner: keep it simply delicious

How to cook Christmas dinner: keep it simply delicious | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Take a lot of the stress out of the big day by picking just a few favourites – such as the turkey, gravy and stuffing – and focusing your energy on getting them right Continue reading...
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Why does palm oil still dominate the supermarket shelves?

Why does palm oil still dominate the supermarket shelves? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
There are few viable alternatives to palm oil. Despite concerns about its sustainability, it is still cost effective and a major income source for developing countries Continue reading...
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Oyster herpes killing scores of bivalves

Oyster herpes killing scores of bivalves | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Ostreid herpesvirus-1 microvariant has killed millions of mollusks in Europe and Australia and continues to jeopardize the oyster industry.
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Insects could feed the animals of tomorrow’s meat industry

Insects could feed the animals of tomorrow’s meat industry | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Is a sustainable food industry a hamburger made from a pig reared on insect feed? Convoluted legislation and possible health risks pose a challenge Continue reading...
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Local, Exotic, Pickled: Associations Share 2015 Food Trends - Associations Now

Local, Exotic, Pickled: Associations Share 2015 Food Trends - Associations Now | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
In their 2015 food trends lists, the National Restaurant Association and Specialty Food Association say greek yogurt is out, but local, fresh food is in.
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Meet the women who grow your food

Meet the women who grow your food | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
For five years, photographer Audra Mulkern has been taking documenting farmers, farms, and local markets.
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Jason de Graaf Uses Acrylic Paint To Create Unbelievably Realistic Paintings

Jason de Graaf Uses Acrylic Paint To Create Unbelievably Realistic Paintings | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Jason de Graaf is the man who is doing something very exceptional and hard to believe. Yes, you need to have another look at these images to believe that these are hype-realistic paintings by Jason de Graaf who used acrylic paint on the canvas to...
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Wine: what to drink with tapas

Wine: what to drink with tapas | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

The popularity of Spanish food is showing no signs of slowing down, so it pays to put a little thought into what wine or sherry to serve with your tapas The recent award of a Michelin star to the London tapas bar Barrafina and the publication of...

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Did the Fall of the Berlin Wall Hurt Economic Growth?

Did the Fall of the Berlin Wall Hurt Economic Growth? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The economies of Eastern Europe and the former USSR have performed poorly since 1989. But that doesn't mean they were better off under communism
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Giant hog farms are making people sick. Here’s why it’s a civil rights issue.

Giant hog farms are making people sick. Here’s why it’s a civil rights issue. | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The foul stench and pollution caused by North Carolina’s industrial swine farms has long impacted the quality of life — and the health — of nearby residents. This is a civil rights issue, according to environmental justice advocates.
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Is snacking on a scorpion sexy?

Is snacking on a scorpion sexy? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
For centuries, the guiding principle of getting humans to plunk down their hard-earned legal currency for any given object has been: “Make it sexy.” If a patty of ground beef can be sexy, why not dead bugs in a can?
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Formaldehyde and Chicken Eggs: What’s Inside a Flu Shot

Formaldehyde and Chicken Eggs: What’s Inside a Flu Shot | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Caren Alpert Flu virus All flu vaccines start with flu viruses: genetic material packaged in an envelope of proteins and fats, studded with yet more proteins—antigens—that push the body’s immune system into action.
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Appetite n Action Movies, Vegetarian Children and... The Insectivores

Appetite n Action Movies, Vegetarian Children and... The Insectivores | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Watching an action movie is worse for your waistline than tuning into a talk show...

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When Kids Stop Believing in Santa

When Kids Stop Believing in Santa | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, a woman wrote in to Slate's Dear Prudence advice chat asking whether it's considered lying to allow her daughter, who is three, to continue to believe in Santa Claus. Prudie's take: Nah.
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On spreading a little fairy dust, occasionally
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Girl Power: The Making of Veuve Clicquot

Girl Power: The Making of Veuve Clicquot | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Veuve Clicquot is the second most popular champagne in the world, but few people know about the brand’s amazing feminist history.
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Does power lead to corruption?

Does power lead to corruption? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Scientific research shows that, whatever an individual’s personality type, power leads to antisocial decisions – and testosterone plays an important part too Continue reading...
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Georgia O’Keeffe on Public Opinion and What It Means to Be an Artist, in a Letter to Sherwood Anderson

Georgia O’Keeffe on Public Opinion and What It Means to Be an Artist, in a Letter to Sherwood Anderson | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
“Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant—there is no such thing.
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Stop Mocking Gluten-Free Faddists. They're Just Trying to Feel Better. - Slate Magazine

Stop Mocking Gluten-Free Faddists. They're Just Trying to Feel Better. - Slate Magazine | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
If an appearance on South Park is a sign of cultural saturation, then we have reached peak gluten-free. In a recent episode, gluten is banned in the town, and men in hazmat suits force a beer drinker into quarantine at Papa John’s.
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Soon this trend will end and well'll here about a new food trend... it seems like they never end!! Lets hope the next one is a little less restrictive (Anish)  

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8 Resurrection Tactics To Galvanize Your Socially Fatigued Audience - SocialBro

8 Resurrection Tactics To Galvanize Your Socially Fatigued Audience - SocialBro | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The old novelty marketing ideas don't work anymore. Years of social fatigue have made audiences tough to crack, here's 8 pro tips to cut through the noise.
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A Vegan Taste of Asia (Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan)

A Vegan Taste of Asia (Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan) | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you know I've spent the last few weeks in Asia :) After writing Vegan in Europe, I decided I needed to explore a new continent :) (I suppose I technically went to Asia when I stayed in Istanbul, but that doesn't really count, right?!)Although there are so many places we want to see in Asia (The Great Wall is on my bucket list!! As well as the elephant sanctuary in Thailand--next! Plus INDIA!), I knew we had to start somewhere and opted to do a
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The Caffeine-Alcohol Effect

The Caffeine-Alcohol Effect | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
One in four people in their early 20s have done it—mixed the stimulating effects of an energy drink with the buzz-inducing properties of alcohol.
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The Year Ahead: A User's Guide to 2015

The Year Ahead: A User's Guide to 2015 | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

Our guide to the companies, economies, products, and innovators that will matter in 2015

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How you think about food could affect your appetite: study

How you think about food could affect your appetite: study | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Weighing the consequences of poor eating could reduce your appetite for even the most tempting foods.
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Way to Go, Americans: We’re Almost as Ignorant as Italians 

Way to Go, Americans: We’re Almost as Ignorant as Italians  | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
In the Index of Ignorance, Americans are second only to Italians in how little they understand the most basic contours of our society. See how your numbers stack up.
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::Food Meditations:: Healthy Notes: Gluten Free and The Gut-Brain Axis...

::Food Meditations:: Healthy Notes: Gluten Free and The Gut-Brain Axis... | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
What is it about gluten that causes so many people to double over in pain? Is a "Gluten Free" diet good for you?
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