Franklin Becker On The Evolution Of Healthy Eating, Gluten-Free Being In Vogue

Little Beet chef wants the masses to eat healthily
Feb 6, 2014 2:00 pm

Franklin Becker knows firsthand about practicing a healthy lifestyle. The chef of New York City's new Midtown health haven Little Beet reveals that his cooking has become progressively healthier since he was diagnosed with Type II diabetes in 1997. We sat down with the chef to talk about how we got to a place where it's cool to eat healthy and, apparently, "in vogue" to eat a gluten-free diet. Yes, we've certainly come a long way.

Is HBO's Weight Of The Nation Harmful?

Critics speak out, FDA & USDA announce good news
May 11, 2012 10:01 am
Farmers Markets

HBO's show about America's obseity problem causes controversy, The New York Times reports on growning numbers of Type 2 diabetes, and the FDA and USDA try to lighten the mood with positive announcements.

Sam Talbot Exits The Party

On his new cookbook, walking from Imperial No. 9
Nov 9, 2011 5:03 pm

I thought it was a little odd the night before our Monday morning interview when Sam Talbot — he of Top Chef Season 2 and Surf Lodge fame — requested switching venues from his Manhattan restaurant Imperial No. 9 in the Mondrian Soho hotel to a favorite breakfast haunt, Noho Star, instead.

New MyPlate Campaign Unveiled

The Obama administration 86's the food pyramid
Jun 2, 2011 12:20 pm
MyPlate image

This morning Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled the new government food icon “MyPlate” along with Surgeon General Regina Benjamin and First Lady Michelle Obama. In addition to a promotional video for MyPlate, all three representatives spoke excitedly about the goals of the new design, intended to help combat the US obesity epidemic.

The plate, which...


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