Food & Food Culture

1:29am

Mon September 10, 2012
The Salt

Low And Slow May Be The Way To Go When It Comes To Dieting

Originally published on Wed September 19, 2012 2:09 pm

Eating low-glycemic foods, or foods that take longer to digest, may help you feel fuller for a longer period of time.
Robyn Mackenzie iStockphoto.com

If you're dieting, you know you've got to count calories, carbs and fats. But if you really want to take off the weight and keep it off, you might want to pay more attention to the glycemic index, which is essentially a measure of how quickly foods are digested.

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3:12pm

Sat September 8, 2012
The Salt

America's Best Chefs Answer The Call To Serve Their Nation

Originally published on Wed September 19, 2012 2:10 pm

America's state chefs might be called on to prepare state dinners, travel abroad or host culinary experts from around the world.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

The State Department is deploying a new, elite force onto the precarious stage of international diplomacy. More than 80 top chefs from across the nation were inducted into the first-ever American Chef Corps on Friday.

How will these culinary soldiers serve their country? The Associated Press says:

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2:46pm

Fri September 7, 2012
The Salt

Want To Control Your Alcohol Intake? Ask For A Different Glass

Originally published on Wed September 19, 2012 2:10 pm

Question: Which one of these glasses contains the most liquid? Answer: None. Each of them contains 4 oz. of iced tea.
Gretchen Cuda Kroen NPR

Downed a few too many drinks at the office happy hour? The shape of the glass may be at fault — at least in part — for encouraging drinkers to overindulge. The reason, scientists say, is simple: A curved glass interferes with the ability to judge alcohol intake.

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12:20pm

Fri September 7, 2012
Craft Beer

Hold The Honey? Hick’s Thoughts On The White House Beer

Screencap from a video released by the White House about the Presidential beers.
YouTube.com

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper hasn’t tasted the new homebrewed beer President Obama has been drinking as of late; however he does have a few choice words about the White House brew.

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1:24am

Fri September 7, 2012
The Salt

When It Comes To Buying Organic, Science And Beliefs Don't Always Mesh

Originally published on Wed September 19, 2012 2:10 pm

A shopper surveys the produce at Pacifica Farmers Market in Pacifica, Calif., in 2011.
AP

We heard from a lot of you — and we mean a lot of you — about our recent report on the Stanford School of Medicine analysis of several studies on the health effects of organic foods.

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