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During the closing keynote speech of Partnership for a Healthier America‘s Building a Healthier Future Summit on Childhood Obesity in Washington, D.C., first lady Michelle Obama spoke about the necessary steps to ensure a healthier future for America’s youth. ”Slowly but surely,” she said, “we are beginning to turn the tide on childhood obesity in America.” The first lady cited heartening statistics: Obesity rates for elementary-school students in Mississippi — the most obese state in the U.S.[…] Continue Reading »
Open a magazine or browse through blogs these days and you’ll see that most stories about food are tales of excess. Americans love to eat, and whether that means visiting the hottest new restaurant, participating in the local food movement or being the first of your Facebook friends to try the new Doritos taco, it is clear that for many people, food has become a hobby and a status symbol.[…] Continue Reading »
Jonathan Zearfoss is a professor of the culinary arts and the lead curriculum developer for the new culinary science program at The Culinary Institute of America, the World’s Premier Culinary College.
What food trends do you see on the horizon for 2013, and what trend from 2012 are you ready to see die?
Well, first, let me say that I feel like the guy in the contact lens commercial, now that my long-term love affair with pork has become almost ubiquitous and commonplace.[…] Continue Reading »