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“Naked Chef” Needs “Econ 101”

Los Angeles public school officials remain reluctant to allow British food scold Jamie Oliver to bring reality show drama to their cafeterias, but Season 2 of Oliver’s Food…
Posted April 13, 2011 at 12:00 am

Organic Purists Preach “Unrealistic Ideology”

Scientists have repeatedly failed to find significant nutritional differences between food marketed as “organic” and its conventional counterpart. So it’s fitting that the term “halo effect” now…
Posted April 11, 2011 at 12:00 am

Our Favorite Everyday Fools

Idiocy and fanaticism aren’t limited to just one calendar day a year. And to prove it, we’d like to share a little April Fool’s Day quiz. See if you…
Posted April 1, 2011 at 12:00 am

Daytime TV Doc’s Diagnosis Is (Still) Fear

Saturated fats aren’t always associated with being healthy. But have you ever wondered why we think that way? Perhaps it’s because food scolds have done a better job fearmongering…
Posted March 23, 2011 at 12:00 am

New York Times’ Bittman Champions Animal-Rights Emotionalism

When The New York Times recently moved long-time food critic Mark Bittman to the opinion page, Bittman dropped his tasting spoon and picked up a pounding-mallet. Specifically, he started…
Posted March 16, 2011 at 12:00 am

Vegan Doctor Has a Beef with FLOTUS and Exercise

The leader of a fanatical animal rights group has singled out First Lady Michelle Obama for emphasizing the important role exercise plays in kids maintaining a healthy weight.
Posted March 15, 2011 at 12:00 am

Marathon Runner Powered by Fast Food and Willpower

A fit and trim 36-year-old marathon runner will have consumed 30 days' worth of fast-food—from breakfast through dinner—by the time the starter gun sounds at Sunday's Los Angeles Marathon.
Posted March 14, 2011 at 12:00 am

Michael Pollan’s Mission to Reverse Progress

When food writer Michael Pollan romanticizes the days when our great-grandmothers were preparing meals from scratch, it’s not because he’s craving a taste of the “Old World.” Pollan, warns…
Posted February 23, 2011 at 12:00 am

Healthy Cafeteria Food Doesn’t Have to Be “Nasty”

Public schools in many states are eagerly promoting healthy eating for children, and that’s a good first step toward making kids—well, healthier. (If more of them would bring back…
Posted February 22, 2011 at 12:00 am

Phony “Medical” Group Sues Again

Still bitter over the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) not taking its “medical” advice to heart in the 2011 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, one animal rights group is hoping…
Posted February 16, 2011 at 12:00 am