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Jamie’s Lonely Struggle In L.A.–Not!

Jamie Oliver is at it again. After the successful run, last year, of his “Food Revolution” first season in Huntington, Virginia, the British celebrity chef has taken his Reality TV show to Los Angeles. His goal: to single-handedly introduce nutritious, … Continue reading

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FDA Reopens Food Dyes Debate

Don’t let this New York Times headline fool you: “Artificial Dye Safe to Eat, Panel Says.” The “expert panel” convened by the Food and Drug Administration was given the task to re-examine the link between hyperactivity in children and synthetic … Continue reading

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Sprouting For Health and Fun

Sprouting has to be one of the most rewarding and satisfying tasks I have ever undertaken in the kitchen: cheap, easy, fast, delicious and nutritious–not to mention an original and effective way to impress my friends… They are a superfood that is beneficial for everyone. Continue reading

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Can Food Heal The World?

If social and dietary crises are deeply intertwined, as UC Davis assistant professor Charlotte Biltekoff asserts, can we jump-start an effective social healing process by making healthy, conscious food choices? Continue reading

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The Food Revolution Goes To Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the next stop on chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, the campaign aimed at weaning Americans off processed and junk food. He moved his whole family from London to the City of Angels after the Holidays with a … Continue reading

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Healthy School Lunches

Last—but not least!—health- and food-related news item as we reach the close of 2010 : the much-awaited 4.5-billion-dollar-budget child nutrition bill was voted and signed into law this month in Washington, D.C. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, as it is … Continue reading

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