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Meet Komal Ahmad, who has tackled head-on the problem of food wastage, by feeding 600,000 homeless - SocialStory

Meet Komal Ahmad, who has tackled head-on the problem of food wastage, by feeding 600,000 homeless - SocialStory | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
Komal Ahmad is the founder of Feeding Forward, and is solving the problem of both hunger and food wastage in San Francisco with the help of a mobile app.
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Warning: this article could radically alter the way you eat | Amy Fleming

Warning: this article could radically alter the way you eat | Amy Fleming | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
The gastrophysicists are coming to analyse your ‘flaves’, and mealtimes will never be the same again
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'Warning: this article could radically alter the way you eat' | Amy Fleming

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Probiotics 101: Everything You Need to Know (Literally)

A probiotic is a live microorganism that provides health benefits when consumed. This article explains everything you need to know about probiotics.
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Japanese Textures and the “Thousand-Slice Pickle”

Japanese Textures and the “Thousand-Slice Pickle” | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
A look at the process behind a storied Kyoto-style pickle.
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Taiwan's wacky themed restaurants take off - BBC News

Taiwan's wacky themed restaurants take off - BBC News | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
From toilets to Hello Kitty, the BBC's Cindy Sui in Taipei takes a look at Taiwan's themed restaurant craze.
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'Taiwan's wacky themed restaurants take off' - BBC News

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Your Unhealthy Food Cravings are a Sign You Need Certain Minerals― Find Out Which Ones

Your Unhealthy Food Cravings are a Sign You Need Certain Minerals― Find Out Which Ones | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
Most of us have, at one point in our lives, experienced intense cravings for unhealthy foods. Whether it be for chocolate, donuts, salty snacks or refined...
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'Your Unhealthy Food Cravings are a Sign You Need Certain Minerals― Find Out Which Ones'

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Nurturing a Baby’s Microbiome, Before and After Birth

Nurturing a Baby’s Microbiome, Before and After Birth | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
The microbiome is important for health all through life, and scientists are increasingly turning their attention to good bugs for babies.
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'Nurturing a Baby’s Microbiome, Before and After Birth'

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Taslima Nasreen on eating beef and Pakistan's role in Nepal earthquake

Taslima Nasreen on eating beef and Pakistan's role in Nepal earthquake | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
It's only when disaster strikes that we humans are reminded of our frailties.
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Air NZ cheeses everybody off with too much cheese

Air NZ cheeses everybody off with too much cheese | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
You cheddar believe it, feta-d up frequent fliers are taking to social media to express their distaste for the OTT cheese.
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'Air NZ cheeses everybody off with too much cheese' - NZ Herald

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Fake Rice Rumors Are Swirling Throughout Asia

Fake Rice Rumors Are Swirling Throughout Asia | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
There's an earth-shattering rumor circulating throughout Asia: fake rice is being sold as real rice, but the stuff could allegedly could kill you. Is it true?
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'Fake Rice Rumors Are Swirling Throughout Asia' - Munchies

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Fake rice made of plastic reported to have reached shores of several countries in Asia

Fake rice made of plastic reported to have reached shores of several countries in Asia | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The sacred bowl of rice that used to save lives could now be harmful - and even deadly.
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'Fake rice made of plastic reported to have reached shores of several countries in Asia' - Straits Times

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It's time to embrace cold war warriors - Life & Style - NZ Herald News

It's time to embrace cold war warriors - Life & Style - NZ Herald News | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
A glass of red wine and a bite of chocolate could help you stave off a cold this winter, Kiwi research shows. - New Zealand Herald
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Infographic: Coffee Around The World By The Numbers

Infographic: Coffee Around The World By The Numbers | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
GOOD MORNING!!! Sorry, ahem, good morning. Pour yourself a cup of joe and scroll down this impressive, extensive coffee infographic from our slightly jittery friends at Coffee Tasting Club. Hey, look
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This Is What Pizza Looks Like Around the World

This Is What Pizza Looks Like Around the World | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
When most people think of pizza, they probably think of Neopolitan-style pies, with their thin crusts topped with tomatoes (typically San Marzano) and mozzarella cheese. Add a few basil leaves and you have margherita pizza, with colors that echo those of the Italian flag.
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'This Is What Pizza Looks Like Around the World'

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An Illustrated Guide to Indian Vegetables

An Illustrated Guide to Indian Vegetables | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
Ten vegetables you've probably never heard of—and how to use them.
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'An Illustrated Guide to Indian Vegetables'

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Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
Breakfast is the most important meal of the...
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Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Pickles: Part One

Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Pickles: Part One | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
A step-by-step look at the science and tradition behind a Kyoto-style turnip pickle.
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"Germs" Help The Body Produce Vitamin C: Breakthrough Discovery

"Germs" Help The Body Produce Vitamin C: Breakthrough Discovery | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
Amazing new research indicates that humans are capable of synthesizing vitamin C via their highly complex and capable microbiome.
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'"Germs" Help The Body Produce Vitamin C: Breakthrough Discovery'

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12 Foods to Boost Your Mood & Energy!

12 Foods to Boost Your Mood & Energy! | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
Next time you feel that pesky slump coming on, have some of these energy boosting foods on hand and see for yourself just how well they help get you through the rest of your day.
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'12 Foods to Boost Your Mood & Energy!'

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In Busy Silicon Valley, Protein Powder Is in Demand

In Busy Silicon Valley, Protein Powder Is in Demand | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
Protein-packed drinkable meals come in powder form, are inexpensive, and are quick and easy to make so tech workers don’t actually have to eat.
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'In Busy Silicon Valley, Protein Powder Is in Demand' - NY Times

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17 Reasons Every Foodie Needs To Move To South India

*books tickets*
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The Reason You Crave Tomato Juice On An Airplane? White Noise.

The Reason You Crave Tomato Juice On An Airplane? White Noise. | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
Finally, a scientific explanation for why you go right for the salty, savory tomato juice once you hit cruising altitude. Still no explanation for why you make fun of anyone ordering it at any other t
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'The Reason You Crave Tomato Juice On An Airplane? White Noise.' - FoodRepublic

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Food & Consequences: Food for Monsters?

Food & Consequences: Food for Monsters? | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
Evidence of a world roamed by giants, found in an avocado seed.
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The infant gut microbiome: New studies on its origins and how it's knocked out of balance' - Science Daily

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A Guide to Vietnamese Noodles — Maker Tour

A Guide to Vietnamese Noodles — Maker Tour | Food stories from around our world: social, cultural and health news | Scoop.it
If you've been to Vietnam or even just the noodle aisle of your neighborhood Asian market, you might have been overwhelmed by the sheer variety of noodles available. Which ones are good for a stir-fry? Which should you buy fresh, and which are better dried? What even is the difference between all of those white, gray, translucent, and yellow noodles? Here's a short guide to help you navigate the noodle aisle, so you can try your hand at a dish from the vast repertoire of Vietnamese cuisine.
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