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Is Kombucha Actually Good For You? - Eater
Kombucha’s unlikely rise from Soviet elixir to modern-day miracle drink
kombucha  drink  health  nutrition  review  history  USA  Eater  2018 
5 weeks ago by inspiral
How Protein Conquered America - Eater
Once the niche elixir of powerlifting bros, gulping down a Muscle Milk or three is now part of a “healthy, active lifestyle” — whatever that means
MuscleMilk  food  nutrition  diet  trends  protein  Eater  2018 
february 2018 by inspiral
Dark chocolate is now a health food. Here’s how that happened. - Vox
The Mars company has sponsored hundreds of scientific studies to show cocoa is good for you.
Mars  chocolate  health  nutrition  research  Journalism  review  critique  Vox  2017 
october 2017 by inspiral
Revenge of the Lunch Lady - The Huffington Post
How an unassuming bureaucrat outsmarted Jamie Oliver and pulled off an honest-to-god miracle in one of America's unhealthiest cities.
JamieOliver  food  school  education  nutrition  USA  Highline  HuffingtonPost  2017 
february 2017 by inspiral
Michael Pollan's Simple Rules for Eating
an interesting rule because generally we are trying to either remove or go around obstacles and in this instance we are very purposefully adding one. If you have a sweet tooth there is nothing wrong with eating cake on occasion. The key here is to eat those unhealthful foods only occasionally. Taking the time to make the food means that you have to be incredibly motivated to have that cake. (And you’re probably not going to whip up a bag of Oreos or potato chips.)
food  guide  nutrition  author:MichaelPollan  FarnamStreetBlog  2016 
october 2016 by inspiral
The sugar conspiracy | Ian Leslie | Society | The Guardian
In 1972, a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar – and not fat – was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were ridiculed and his reputation ruined. How did the world’s top nutrition scientists get it so wrong for so long?
sugar  food  science  nutrition  health  research  critique  RobertLustig  Guardian  2016 
september 2016 by inspiral
The sugar conspiracy | Ian Leslie | Society | The Guardian
In 1972, a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar – and not fat – was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were ridiculed and his reputation ruined. How did the world’s top nutrition scientists get it so wrong for so long?
diet  nutrition  food  health  research  JohnYudkin  RobertLustig  AncelKeys  science  groupthink  critique  Guardian  2016 
april 2016 by inspiral
Why the calorie is broken | Mosaic
Calories consumed minus calories burned: it’s the simple formula for weight loss or gain. But dieters often find that it doesn’t work. Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley of Gastropod investigate.
calories  nutrition  health  food  research  review  Mosaic  2016 
january 2016 by inspiral
What’s Next for Fitness Wearables? | Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis
So, with commoditization a distinct possibility, what’s needed in order for fitness wearables to get to the next stage? I’ve broken it into a few categories.
wearablecomputing  fitness  quantifiedself  smartwatch  innovation  criteria  accuracy  sensors  ecosystem  analytics  bigdata  nutrition  smartclothing  segmentation  FitBit  Garmin  Pebble  AppleWatch  Jawbone  review  Techpinions  2015 
december 2015 by inspiral
What is healthy eating? | Life and style | The Guardian
From gluten free to paleo, hardly a day goes by without some faddish diet making the news. But what is the truth? Alex Renton reports
diet  food  paleo  gluten  FODMAP  nutrition  health  critique  Guardian  2015 
november 2015 by inspiral
Silicon Valley and baby boomers: Finally noticing a $750 billion market.
Silicon Valley is finally taking notice of a $750 billion market: baby boomers.
babyboomer  startup  opportunity  healthcare  nutrition  elderlycare  Slate  2014 
may 2014 by inspiral

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