Posts filed under “Food and Drink”

How America Got Fatter: Carbs vs Fat

Why We Got Fatter During The Fat-Free Food Boom

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

Basic Wine Guide

Source: Visually

Category: Digital Media, Food and Drink

Food Stamps: What Not To Buy

Seafood, aka the Mercedes of food, is deemed an inappropriate food source for America’s low income diners.

What Not To Buy

Daily Show 04:09

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Herman Cain struggles to define food stamp assistance, and Fox News shares a myriad of concerns surrounding welfare and its intended use.

What Not To Buy – What Would Jesus Soil

04:26

Category: Food and Drink, Humor, Taxes and Policy, Video

Your Broccoli Is Way Too Thirsty

Click for larger graphic Source: MoJo via WaPo Continues here

Category: Commodities, Digital Media, Energy, Food and Drink

Oysters Make a Comeback

Connoisseurs across the country are binging on oysters. The trend is, at least in part, the result of a rapid growth of oyster farms on the East and West Coasts. Source: Loss Leaders on the Half Shell

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

Why You Shouldn’t Drink Coffee in the Morning

Source: FastCo

Category: Food and Drink, Science

Where the World’s Coffee Comes From

Source: Businessweek

Category: Commodities, Digital Media, Food and Drink

Genetic Engineering INCREASES Pesticide Use, DECREASES Crop Yield

Genetic Engineering Companies Promised Reduced Pesticide Use … But GE Crops Have Led to a 25% Increase In Herbicide Use One of the main selling points for genetically engineered crops is that they would use substantially less pesticides than conventional crops. Because of that, and other, promises regarding GE crops, they have taken over much…Read More

Category: Food and Drink, Science, Think Tank

More Food For Thought (& Eating)

Very cool infographic from the Economist, showing improvements in food availability worldwide:   The world has become better fed over the past 50 years Click for an interactive graphic. Source: Economist

Category: Economy, Food and Drink

Here’s What You Probably Ate Yesterday (by Region)

I love this way to look at regional US food preferences, via the Economist:     Source: Economist

Category: Food and Drink, Markets