Life is about choice. What we eat, what we read, who we elect; every day we make choices that determine how we want to live.
A love of garlic, onions and other strong flavors
The way we are being pushed and squeezed by regulations that govern every facet of our life, we will soon only be able to defecate when our allotted time slot comes around. The European Commission is currently drawing up a new law to regulate the
It’s Mother’s Day, don’t forget to buy her flowers. Tonopah Rob will have flowers available at the farm stand for 5.00/bouquet. Come early flowers sell out fast. Also, don’t forget to purchase your raffle tickets for a Farm Stand Only CSA Share. I
Silicon Valley investors and startups are trying to improve our food. Do they bring anything to the table?
One of Silicon Valley’s cultural exports in the past ten years has been the concept of “lifehacking”: devising tricks to streamline the obligations of daily life, thereby freeing yourself up for whatever you’d rather be doing. Rhinehart’s “future foo
The organic apple in your lunch might come from a tree treated with an antibiotic. The organic milk in your coffee could have come from a cow that a year ago was treated with antibiotics and fed non-organic grain. And that organic chicken ....
The fast food company admitted that some additives to their beef “have weird names” but are “all approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)” so they must be safe for human consumption, right?
A previous study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2007 found that maple syrup contains polyphenols such as abscisic acid (ABA) which is thought to stimulate insulin release through pancreatic cells very much the same way berries incr
Oysters, avocados, chocolate, honey: We’ve all heard that certain foods are supposed to arouse your passions when you eat them. What’s less known is the history and folklore behind these foods, which explain just how they came to be known as tools fo
Below is a link to an article by Dr. Ray Peat on the dangers of unsaturated fats - mainly vegetable oils and fish oil.
McDonald's customer traffic problem is getting worse.
. Toxicologists estimate that an infant exclusively fed soy formula receives the estrogenic equivalent of at least five birth control pills per day. By contrast, almost no phytoestrogenshave been detected in dairy-based infant formula or in human mil
Are You Ready For The Price Of Food To More Than Double By The End Of This Decade?
You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
Many of us choose what we eat very carefully, or at least dedicate our minimum attention to it. But when it comes to drinks, especially alcoholic beverages, we do little to make the best decisions for our health.
The research program began a year after an international ban on commercial hunting took effect. Japan is one of a few countries, including Norway and Iceland, which continue to hunt whales despite the moratorium. Activists from the group Sea Shepherd
Since man first figured out how to domesticate plants, we’ve been trying to make them more palatable.
After examining 72 academic studies involving more than 600,000 participants, the study, funded by the foundation, found that saturated fat consumption was not associated with coronary disease risk. This assessment echoed
What happened when one family went on a sugar-free diet for one year
Come grilling season, expect your sirloin steak to come with a hearty side of sticker shock.
A provocative new study published in the journal Hormone Research in Paediatrics confirms for the first time in a human trial that one of the adverse effects of wheat consumption includes a disruption of the levels of a hormone produced by the pituit
Vegetarians may have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts.
Battling food shortages, the government is rolling out a new ID system that is either a grocery loyalty card with extra muscle or the most dramatic step yet toward rationing in Venezuela, depending on who is describing it.
Food truck regulations are preventing churches in Birmingham, Alabama from feeding the homeless. Minister Rick Wood said police informed him he would not be able to provide food for the homeless in Linn Park unless he owned a food truck
For Porter House New York chef and managing partner Michael Lomonaco, preparing steak is a blend of art and science.
Remember when we thought the food replicators in Star Trek were just science fiction? But then 3D printing came along and started giving us things like chocolate on demand. But what about those of us who want to eat healthier? Enter Foodini, the worl
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares how his home was recently searched by police because he is growing vegetables in his bathroom.
We are sure the weather is to blame but what happens when pent-up demand (from a frosty east coast emerging from its hibernation) bumps up against a drought-stricken west coast unable to plant to meet that demand?
Cheap chocolate always taste terrible and the fine chocolate always costs a fortune. But thanks to technology, I can now 3D print my own custom bonbons for cheap. Chocabyte is a $99 3D chocolate printer that is going to win me lots of brownie points