Sustainable burger wanted, desperately
Food-Tech startups are finding two ways to provide meat to billions of people without screwing up the planet: by imitating and by replicating nature. Either way, there’s no cow involved.
Does your pizza chef have a metallic look these days?
Not much happened in the world of pizza over the past, well, 200 years or so. Until now. The looks and the taste will remain the same, the way it’s made however, not so much.
Is it possible to go a whole year without eating a single morsel of food? If you are morbidly obese, receiving regular supplementation and constant medical supervision, yes, you can.
Two thorny food questions finally answered
Decaf coffee is more gentle on our nervous system, but often it’s crap. If you ever wondered why, here’s the answer.
Should you put tomatoes in the fridge or not? Someone looked into it and, like any respectable food-related question, the answer is: it depends.
Fast food is bad, not evil
The old idea goes as follows: poor families = cheap food = fast-food restaurants = obesity.
Not so fast, and not so simple. Low-income people are those who suffer the most from obesity, but fast-food restaurants are not where they take in most of their excess calories.
Hidden calories = empty calories
Manufacturers of processed foods must specify the amount of sugar on the label. So what’s a poor food corporation to do, to sell a few more sodas and donuts? Disguising sugar with different names, adding it where you’d least expect it, and other creatives solutions.
On the other hand, booze producers don’t have that problem: they always managed to be exempt from indicating calories on bottles. But now you can know.