Posts Tagged ‘cooking’

Will COVID-19 Revive the Meal Kit Market?

May 22, 2020 — Remember when Blue Apron was poised for a hot IPO? It’s only been three years, but it seems like a lifetime. Along with the rest of a flock of fledgling meal kit services, Blue Apron has been down in the dumps since its IPO. It seems that beautiful images and romantic notions of cooking with […]

Have a Super Healthy – and Safe – Turkey Day

November 22, 2018 — Superfood on the table for your Thanksgiving? Sure – whatever floats your boat. But whatever you do, keep it safe. A little attention to some basic safety concerns will probably do more for your health than that those yummy ancient grains you’re fixing. The grains will bring you pleasure. Great. Food and fire safety will keep […]

Nostalgia for Mom’s Cooking and Food Skills

August 2, 2018 — “Have We Lost Our Food Skills and How to Get Them Back” was the bait-clicky headline of a recent piece in the Sydney Morning Herald. The article by Paula Goodyer with contributions from dietitians including Profs. Clare Collins and Margaret Allman-Farinelli makes the point that “a host of factors have led to a generation who […]

Selling Us Wellness

July 4, 2015 — Not all of the people who are selling us wellness are accountable for the truth of what they’re offering. The folks at the Glycemic Index Foundation have put together a solid analysis of the gaps between truth and reality in print and online from people who are selling us wellness in the form of freedom from […]

Healthy Kitchens or Health Hazards?

May 19, 2013 — Health advocates, food activists, dietitians, and, increasingly, pediatricians are proclaiming that healthy kitchens can be a potent factor for obesity prevention. A recent randomized, controlled trial suggests that reshaping the home food environment may lead to improved results for behavioral weight loss programs. Perhaps this thought is taking hold. In Nutrition Journal, researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill recently […]