Food and Culinary

IOM Releases "Measuring Progress in Obesity Prevention - Workshop Report"

Author: 
Institute of Medicine; Food and Nutrition Board
02/23/2012

Nearly 69 percent of U.S. adults and 32 percent of children are either overweight or obese, creating an annual medical cost burden that may reach $147 billion. Researchers and policy makers are eager to identify improved measures of environmental and policy factors that contribute to obesity prevention.Read more

IOM Releases "Measuring Progress in Obesity Prevention - Workshop Report:

02/23/2012
Institute of Medicine; Food and Nutrition Board

Nearly 69 percent of U.S. adults and 32 percent of children are either overweight or obese, creating an annual medical cost burden that may reach $147 billion. Researchers and policy makers are eager to identify improved measures of environmental and policy factors that contribute to obesity prevention.Read more

Mediterranean Diet Might Be Healthier for Brain

Author: 
Health Day News
02/13/2012

MONDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a Mediterranean-style diet appears to reduce damage to small blood vessels in the brain, a new study says.Read more

RASPBERRY LOVERS’ PUDDING

Author: 
Judi Adams
02/12/2012

Get ready to fix your sweetheart a wonderfully easy and delicious dessert for Valentine’s Day. Even if you don’t have the time or energy to prepare an entire meal, he or she will be impressed with this dessert. Raspberry Lovers’ Pudding takes only 15 minutes to make in advance and then chill overnight or 24 hours until the perfect time for serving.  This is also a great dessert for a Valentine’s Day dinner party.

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Bakery Trends Show Balance Between Delight and Lite

Author: 
Food Processing
01/26/2012

San Francisco-based Center for Culinary Development and Packaged Facts reports that convenience, premium products, wellness, nostalgia/comfort and global flavors are driving trends in the U.S.Read more

USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America's Schools

Author: 
USDA
01/25/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled new standards for school meals that will result in healthier meals for kids across the nation. The new meal requirements will raise standards for the first time in more than fifteen years and improve the health and nutrition of nearly 32 million kids that participate in school meal programs every school day.Read more

America's 50 Most Powerful People in Food for 2012

Author: 
thedailymeal.com
01/18/2012

The website TheDailyMeal.com has published its second annual list of the 50 most powerful people in the food world for 2012.  According to the site, many of last year's names appear on this year's roster, but there are new names as well, meaning that some of  last year's power brokers have been replaced.  Some have also moved up -- or down -- the ladder.Read more

Bread Redux: Don't Throw Out Those Stale Loaves

Author: 
Lynda Balslev, NPR
01/18/2012

In our home, the start of the New Year represents a fair amount of house cleaning. It's an opportunity to pare down and give away unused or outgrown clothing, toys and objects. In the kitchen it means cleaning the refrigerator and cupboards, discarding items with passed use-by dates and refreshing the spice cabinet. It's a cathartic ritual our family knows well and in which everyone participates. They also know that when they are tossing out old food, under no circumstances are they allowed to throw out the stale bread. Neither should you.Read more

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