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

Make Your Veggies Taste Good

One big problem holds a lot of people back from eating lots of vegetables: They just don't taste good. I know this is debatable and depends on how much the other foods in your diet disrupt your taste-buds, but let's be honest: most vegetables are naturally bitter (although the bitterness is part of what makes … Continue reading Make Your Veggies Taste Good

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

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