nutrition

This Is What School Lunch In Greece, France And South Korea Looks Like

Salad mecca SweetGreen interprets the cafeteria
Feb 27, 2015 9:00 am

Leave it to SweetGreen, every salad lover's personal heaven, to highlight the faults in American public-school lunch. While the chain's foray into school lunches around the world is most definitely styled for the camera, it's hard to imagine this vision is too far off from what that kid is carrying a tray of while trying to figure out who to sit with. 

To Your Health: 15 Ultra-Nutritious Recipes To Boost Your Wellness Game

Cruciferous, leafy green, protein-packed recipes
Dec 5, 2014 2:00 pm

It's nice to charge up with good, healthy food in between holiday feasts, so we've gathered up 15 nutrition-packed, fiber-filled, healthy and delicious meals for everyone taking a mashed potato break (however briefly). And no it's not all kale salads. Fine, there is one kale salad, but it has other redeeming qualities, like sliced apples and a dressing made with maple syrup. Prepare to feel like a million bucks. 

Watercress Is The Healthiest Vegetable? Carrot is #26? Here’s A Chart To Memorize.

Somebody calculated the most nutrient-rich veg
Jun 10, 2014 3:00 pm

The Center For Disease Control is not only tasked with preventing Ebola outbreaks, and serving as a backdrop for The Walking Dead episodes. The federal agency is tasked with teaching us about healthy living, including defining so-called Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables. Here is a list of the most Powerhouse-like fruits and vegetables.

What's In A Name? Don't Let These 5 Unregulated Terms Fool You.

Superfoods, sushi-grade and other marketing tricks
Jan 22, 2014 10:00 am

Before you go out and spend your hard-earned money on food with labels like natural, sushi-grade and Grade A, ask yourself: Do you really know what’s in the food you’re eating? These terms and others are currently unregulated in the US. Here's the dope.

So You're Really Committed To Eating Healthy In 2014?

Well here are some recipes and ideas to help you
Jan 3, 2014 10:30 am

Making the choice to kick off the new year with a new commitment to healthy eating has become almost cliché, as well as comic fodder, but it doesn't have to be a joke.

Chart Proves There Are Way More Purple Fruits And Vegetables Than We Imagined

Color blocking fruits and vegetables
Apr 22, 2013 12:01 pm
Photo: Russell van Kraayenburg

Searching for a simple way to categorize fruits and vegetables based on various nutrients? Look no further than this helpful infographic from the good folks over at Chasing Delicious, who sort produce entirely by color, and include the types of vitamins found in each category and their reported health benefits. Check it out, after the jump.

Food Film Review: A Place At The Table

Like Food, Inc.? Now it's time to fight hunger.
Feb 26, 2013 9:02 am

There's A Place At The Table for fans of 2009 Oscar-nominated food documentary trailblazer Food Inc., opening in theaters and available on iTunes and On Demand this Friday, March 1. This full-length documentary tackles the next issue after giant food corporations' effects on American agriculture: chronic hunger for 50 million despite the fact that our country produces more than enough to feed every citizen. 

Chris Cosentino, Endurance Bike Racer

SF chef used to race 24-hours straight. Insane.
May 18, 2012 11:02 am
Chris Cosentino photo

As we found out in our interview last week, San Francisco chef and offal exhibitionist Chris Cosentino has a pretty diverse resume — on top of running Incanto, he’s hosted several TV shows and pretty much runs one of the best chef Twitter accounts around. But as we found out, he also had a career as a 24-hour endurance bike racer.

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