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Are Calorie Counts on Menus Accurate? Not So Much

Are Calorie Counts on Menus Accurate? Not So Much | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
You may avert your eyes from them, or purposefully cover them up when you’re scanning the menu at your favorite restaurant, but increasingly, they’re hard to ignore — the unsettling number of calories in the meal you’re about to consume.
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Inglorious Fruit & Vegetables – How brands can connect consumer sentiment with a greater good | Truly Deeply/Madly

Inglorious Fruit & Vegetables – How brands can connect consumer sentiment with a greater good | Truly Deeply/Madly | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Food Wastage Madness - How Did We Get Here? How on earth did we ever arrive at the point where producers throw away 300 million tonnes of fresh fruit and
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Dumpster dining: Environmentalist raises awareness about food waste

Dumpster dining: Environmentalist raises awareness about food waste | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Rob Greenfield takes the edible food he finds in each city, then displays it in one spot to show how much of it there is. Metro Detroit is his latest stop on a two month campaign.

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The Dark Side of Almond Use

The Dark Side of Almond Use | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
This week another large study added to the body of known cardiovascular benefits of eating almonds.
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So…Kate Moss's Boob Has Been Molded Into A Champagne Glass - TheGloss

So…Kate Moss's Boob Has Been Molded Into A Champagne Glass - TheGloss | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
TheGloss So…Kate Moss's Boob Has Been Molded Into A Champagne Glass TheGloss kate moss 34 champagne glass It's been a big year for Kate Moss, she turned 40, did a tastefully artistic Playboy spread, increased her financial worth to a whooping $92...
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Know quail eggs from ostrich eggs? Harrods launches gourmet food qualification for staff

Know quail eggs from ostrich eggs? Harrods launches gourmet food qualification for staff | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Most butchers could spend hours telling you the difference between cuts of meat, but would struggle to tell you the best wine to go with them – or indeed what the after-dinner cheese should be. Then again most butchers don’t work at Harrods.
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Eat This Tumblr: Food That Looks Like Iggy Azalea - FirstWeFeast.com

Eat This Tumblr: Food That Looks Like Iggy Azalea - FirstWeFeast.com | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Eat This Tumblr: Food That Looks Like Iggy Azalea
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Antibiotics Should Resist A Free-Market Paradigm | Animal Welfare | Andrew Gunther

Antibiotics Should Resist A Free-Market Paradigm | Animal Welfare | Andrew Gunther | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The wide misuse of antibiotics in food animal production raises the question: Should the free market alone decide how to use these vital medical tools?
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Complements Project by Leta Sobierajski

Complements Project by Leta Sobierajski | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Leta Sobierajski is a multidisciplinary designer & art director living and working in New York City. She combines mediums in design, photography, art, and styling to develop tangible compositions for print, digital, and motion.
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How We Think: John Dewey on the Art of Reflection and Fruitful Curiosity in an Age of Instant Opinions and Information Overload

How We Think: John Dewey on the Art of Reflection and Fruitful Curiosity in an Age of Instant Opinions and Information Overload | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
“To maintain the state of doubt and to carry on systematic and protracted inquiry — these are the essentials of thinking.” Decades before Carl Sagan published his now-legendary Baloney Detection Kit for critical thinking, the great philosopher,...
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There's a pill that prevents HIV — why are only gay men talking about it?

There's a pill that prevents HIV — why are only gay men talking about it? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
A few months ago, the CDC recommended Truvada, the HIV prevention pill, to anyone at risk of infection. The Verge and other media outlets — including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and S...
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World's first cookbook for lab-grown meat - Food & Wine - NZ Herald News

World's first cookbook for lab-grown meat - Food & Wine - NZ Herald News | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Dutch-based scientists, chefs and artists have launched the world's first cookbook for lab-grown meat - serving up a bizarre assortment of test-tube dishes including roast raptor leg - New Zealand Herald
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Vegetarian banh mi? Sure, with tofu. - Washington Post

Vegetarian banh mi? Sure, with tofu. - Washington Post | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

"If anybody knows tofu, it's Andrea Nguyen..."

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Hotel gets 1-star online rating in backlash over threat to 'charge customers $500 for negative reviews'

Hotel gets 1-star online rating in backlash over threat to 'charge customers $500 for negative reviews' | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The online rating of a hotel in New York has plummeted to an embarrassing one star on Yelp and Facebook, after its management allegedly threatened to fine customers hundreds of dollars for posting negative reviews.
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The World's Hangover Cure Finally Comes to the U.S.

The World's Hangover Cure Finally Comes to the U.S. | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Bayer is marketing Berocca as a performance drink, but Australians know what it's really for
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10 Unorthodox Foods to Throw on the Grill - FirstWeFeast.com

10 Unorthodox Foods to Throw on the Grill - FirstWeFeast.com | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
10 Unorthodox Things to Throw on the Grill.
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40 percent of restaurant workers live in near poverty

40 percent of restaurant workers live in near poverty | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
And we're not talking just about fast food.
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Gluten-Free Food Banks Bridge Celiac Disease And Hunger - NPR (blog)

Gluten-Free Food Banks Bridge Celiac Disease And Hunger - NPR (blog) | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

"For people with celiac disease, eating gluten-free can be a struggle. But it's even harder for those who aren't always sure where their next meal will come from..."

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20 Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze

20 Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
People tend to be more tentative about putting food in the freezer than they are about putting food in the refrigerator or pantry. This may be because freezing makes food solid and odorless, and so we lose our primary methods of determining whether something is good to eat or has...
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No. 1 Most Expensive Coffee Comes From Elephant's No. 2

No. 1 Most Expensive Coffee Comes From Elephant's No. 2 | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
A coffee entrepreneur claims his brew is different — and better — than the trendy civet poop coffee. And it starts with the idea that elephants, unlike humans or civets, are herbivores.
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High-Protein Diets: The Risks You Need To Know - Marie Claire.co.uk (blog)

High-Protein Diets: The Risks You Need To Know - Marie Claire.co.uk (blog) | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

"The high-protein diet has gotten an extremely bad rap in the news lately, especially after one study claimed it's as bad for your health as smoking cigarettes."

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What You Need To Know Before You Reuse That Plastic Water Bottle

What You Need To Know Before You Reuse That Plastic Water Bottle | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

"The question: If it's just filled with water, what's so bad about not washing my water bottle?"

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Fun With Food Trends

Fun With Food Trends | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Can anything stay popular forever?

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Obesity: America's biggest export

Obesity: America's biggest export | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The chemistry and marketing behind the U.S. food industry is doing serious damage to the health of millions of Americans, as well as increasing amounts of adults in other countries. Researchers at ...
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Admit It: Women Are Smarter Than Men

Multiple studies reveal that female leaders are more effective than their male counterparts. The question is, what are you going to do with this information?
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America’s New Harvest of Shame

America’s New Harvest of Shame | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Ohio Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur visited the tobacco fields of North Carolina. What she saw there was horrifying and shameful.
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