Food News Round-Up: The Rich Roll Podcast, Dietary Fiber Confusion, and Cabbages!

Rich Roll released his latest podcast episode with Rangan Chaterjee, MD. In this episode, Dr. Chaterjee discusses the 4 pillars of health: Food, Movement, Sleep, and Relaxation. Here on the Hungry Siblings Blog, we tend to emphasize the importance of food in a healthy lifestyle, therefore it was interesting to hear how Dr. Chaterjee believes … Continue reading Food News Round-Up: The Rich Roll Podcast, Dietary Fiber Confusion, and Cabbages!

Weekly Food News Round-Up 6/7/18

Welcome to our second installment of the HSB Weekly Food News Round-Up! Media to "Just Go Read/Listen/Watch": Marion Nestle is semi-retiring from teaching , and did this marvelously thought-provoking interview with Civil Eats A friend of Madison's from college is a part of a feminist socialist podcast called Season of the Bitch, and they've put … Continue reading Weekly Food News Round-Up 6/7/18

How to “Listen To Your Body” in the Fast Food Era

I really believe that breaking nutrition guidance down to its "simplest terms and most convenient definitions" (to quote Anthony Michael Hall's letter to Mr. Vernon from The Breakfast Club). The reason for this being that complicating health claims is part of big ag's strategy in getting us to buy their food. When nutritional advice gets to … Continue reading How to “Listen To Your Body” in the Fast Food Era

Why Doesn’t Anyone Talk About Food?

This video was floating around on my facebook feed this week. It talks about how people act more strongly on survival instinct and emotion rather than fact. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S74C-XF9kYY This video uses politics as an example of this phenomenon. We've all been at those gatherings where some political topic comes up and it's the most awkward social … Continue reading Why Doesn’t Anyone Talk About Food?

Sugar’s Many Hiding Places: 8 Foods to Look Out For

The Facts About Sugar Everyone knows soda, donuts, and ice cream are unhealthy because of (among other things) added sugar. A 12-oz Coke, for example, contains 39 grams of sugar, and virtually no other nutrients. Added sugar is often referred to as "empty calories," or calories devoid of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Consuming too many … Continue reading Sugar’s Many Hiding Places: 8 Foods to Look Out For