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Butter, Beans, Blah! 3 Coffee Experts Taste Test Bulletproof Coffee.

Coffee spiked with butter? It's a growing trend.
Jan 20, 2015 10:00 am

While hardcore coffee fans debate bean-to-water ratios, there's significant buzz building over another area of the coffee world. It's Bulletproof Coffee, the so-called toxin-free miracle drink that promises to help you lose weight and improve brain function — all by adding unsalted butter made from grass-fed cows and a coconut oil derivative directly into your daily cup. We wanted to find out what two coffee experts thought of the taste.

12 Great Paleo, Primal, Gluten-Free, Alternative Diet Web Resources To Bookmark

Hone your daily eating, drinking and living habits
Jan 19, 2015 10:30 am

January is Healthy Living Month at Food Republic. Do you feel healthy? We sure do. But lately, healthy living has often been summed up by a few popular diet — namely, gluten, grains and dairy free. We fully recognize that no one philosophy fits all, and that educating oneself is important in making these decisions. So we’ve done our research to offer you 12 online resources to help you hone your daily eating, drinking and living habits.

Get To Know 9 Important Whole Grains

Info on buckwheat, farro, millet and sorghum
Jan 14, 2015 9:00 am

If you pledge to eat more whole grains in 2015, consider it a long-term investment. Two recent studies link whole grains with longer life expectancies — and highlight their nutritional value over refined grains and carbohydrates like sugar. Fortunately, the granular world is vast. Here is a primer on some leading and lesser-known whole grains to keep you cooking for years to come.  

Can Coconut Sugar Really Save Us From Death By Delicious Dessert?

Chefs and experts weigh in on natural sweeteners
Jan 12, 2015 12:00 pm

Goaded by some fairly damning medical research and Jamie Oliver, backlash against processed sugar raises questions about right and wrong ways to indulge in the sweet stuff. Still, this is America. If we cannot gulp big, sweet relief from untaxed, fructose-heavy sodas, surely we will find other routes of reprieve. Here are a few front-runners in the sugar alternative game, and why you may want to keep an eye out for them. 

If These Finnish Death Metal Cough Drops Don't Fix You Right Up...

Then this bizarre TV commercial didn't do its job
Oct 22, 2014 3:00 pm

You might need a throat lozenge or two during Finland's famous endless winter, so try Zyx. This commercial is basically any commercial for Ricola cough drops, but written instead by an edgy 23-year-old at a trendy Scandinavian production company with one syllable and a cool accent. The cough drops are probably made with foraged medicinal greens, rare turquoise berries and fermented skate placenta, so pick up a box and get right back to business. 

It's Hard Out There For A Liberian Restaurant

Ongoing health scare isn't the greatest appetizer
Oct 16, 2014 2:30 pm

One Minnesota restaurant has recently made national headlines. Sadly, it's not because of the food. Well, not the quality of the food, anyway. It's the genre. Mama Ti’s, located outside Minneapolis, specializes in Liberian home cooking. Talk about bad timing.

Gird Your Bacon: Meatless Monday = Evil Brainwashing Propaganda?

Oh wait no, it's just Fox News doing Fox News
Sep 15, 2014 3:35 pm

You'll need to see this clip of Mr. Texas Agriculture Commissioner accosting the most friendly and inoffensive step man has taken towards becoming healthier and more environmentally responsible: Meatless Monday. Now we've seen tantrums thrown over tofu before...usually from picky kids.

Today In "It's About Freaking Time" News: Freezerburns Guy Walks Off

Ng quits over Kid Cuisine: "Take this mic off me."
Sep 10, 2014 10:00 am

Every celebrity, big or small, HBO or internet, frozen food enthusiast or not, has their own "okay, enough of this shit" breaking point. YouTube series Freezerburns' Gregory Ng hit bottom after attempting to review a How To Train Your Dragon 2-themed Kid Cuisine and ...just not being able to. He couldn't do it. Now, watch him not be able to do it and find out what happened.

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