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Running Wild: The good and bad of food more than basic nutritional value to what makes a food "good" and what makes a food "bad." The quality of a particular food varies a lot depending on the circumstance in which we are consuming it.There is a lot more to our overall health...
A Trip South: The Mexico perception

...context is lost. This can lead us to organize complex topics within false dichotomies. For example, we might call a particular food "healthy" or "unhealthy", we may even go so far as to label an entire country as either "safe" or "dangerous...
Fast food with a Latin flair

...he said. "Latin food has such a wide range, but one of main themes is empanadas. So we wanted to add that particular food to Juneau. You pretty much get a taste of Latin cuisine that way." Glass said the most unique thing there is the...
Food For Thought: Cilantro is great, if you don't hate it

Normally we think of taste as a purely subjective matter. Whether people like or dislike a particular food is considered a function of whether they have eaten it before, and whether they like the sweet or sour or bitter flavor that everyone...
Spring is here. Can you smell it?

...omnivores (such as humans and bears) sort through the large list of potential food items they encounter. Ever had a particular food (or beverage) make you really sick? After that, sometimes for a long time, just the scent probably made you queasy...
Washington referendum puts GMO labeling back in the news

...want to know if their food contains GMOs. These concerns include health, but are not limited to that. Whether a particular food has been genetically altered is a material fact that it is hard to argue consumers don't have a right to know...
A king without its crown

...the United States."The notice went on to state the FDA is not advising consumers to alter their consumption of particular foods "imported from Japan ... including seafood."So while it appears seafood is safe to eat, it remains unclear...
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Let's pull together on subsistence issue

...whether they are rural or urban, should have the right to keep their cultural practices. The gathering and hunting of particular foods are inseparably tied to the Native culture. It is about keeping a cultural alive that fosters a healthy identity...
The sweet and sour of sugar substitutes

...affect blood sugar levels less than sugar. The glycemic index "measures the effect that a 50-gram serving of a particular food (eaten by itself) will have on your circulating blood glucose about two hours after you eat it," Bennett writes...


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