A government advisory committee made a series of recommendations this past week about what Americans should and shouldn’t eat and drink, which will help shape the official guidelines being drawn by the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services. For more about this, Alice Lichtenstein, a professor of nutrition science and policy at Tufts University joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading
Nestlé USA announced on Tuesday, its removal of all artificial flavors and FDA- certified colors including red and yellow from their chocolate candies. Continue reading
The “modern day ‘roadside’ burger stand” that started in New York is now global. Continue reading
Hint: Between Grade A and Grade B maple syrup, one no longer exists. Continue reading
You’ve heard it before: Eat fewer calories, more fruits and more vegetables. Those recurring themes as well as some new advice about sugar, salt, meat and caffeine could be part of the government’s upcoming dietary guidelines for healthy eating. Continue reading
It’s the day before Christmas and you want to bake a Santa-shaped cake, but you don’t have a pan shaped like the portly fellow. No need to panic — you may be able to borrow the pan from your local public library. Continue reading
President Barack Obama is spending a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday’s basics: thyme-roasted turkey and honey-baked ham, cornbread stuffing and oyster stuffing, braised winter greens and macaroni and cheese. And if there’s room for dessert, six pies: banana cream, coconut cream, pumpkin, apple, pecan and cherry. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn at the movie theater.