Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.
Food TV: Could watching cooking shows make you fat? The Atlantic has compiled a sampling of headlines about a recent published study that concluded women who both got information from cooking shows and regularly cooked from scratch weighed about 11 pounds more than those who did not.
Fast Food: Craving an Egg McMuffin at 3 p.m.? You may be in luck. McDonald’s plans to test all-day breakfast (available throughout the 24-hour day) in the San Diego area in the next month or two. Breakfast is currently available at the fast-food giant nationwide only until 10:30 a.m. on weekdays.
Apples: It’s been said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but it may also decrease your likelihood of using prescription drugs. A recent study found that apple eaters also had higher educational attainment, were more likely to be from a racial or ethnic minority and were less likely to smoke.
Health: You can now view restaurant health-inspection scores on Yelp. The new feature allows users to easily view results of restaurants’ latest health inspection online in seven cities and counties in the U.S., and the company is planning to expand its coverage.
Cheez Whiz: The reign of Cheez Whiz could be coming to an abrupt end. The recent announcement of a merger between Kraft and Heinz has thrown the future of the beloved gooey orange spread into question, as the company plans to expand the reach of Kraft’s brands to consumers across the globe and cut down on processed foods.