The college year is coming to an end and many first-year students will be dismayed to find that their clothes have gotten a bit tight. A new study tests how strategies from behavioral economics could help students make better food choices – without even trying.
New studies show that kids prefer vegetables when they're seasoned with herbs and spices. Serving veggies raw and plain can work if they’re at the height of ripeness, freshness and flavor, and if people already love that particular veggie.For other vegetables, especially those with a bit of bitterness, seasoning could make a huge difference, and a little effort and attention could elevate their desirability and consumption.
Nutritional yeast is finally getting the attention it deserves. Search interest has risen 100 percent in the last year alone, according to Google Trends, perhaps in tow with rising interest in plant-based and vegan food, and Millennials’ and Gen Z’s eagerness for natural, functional ingredients.
Whenever I despair of the downsides of our fast-paced, distracted, screen addicted times, I think about the applications that make me optimistic about humankind. Airbnb is one of them. Kickstarter is another.
Eating less meat and more plants? There’s probably no better one step to take that will benefit your wellbeing as much. A plant-based diet is beneficial to your health, kinder to animals, and good for the environment. But that doesn't mean you can't make mistakes.
Turmeric shows a lot of potential and has recently become part of a wellness craze. Its active ingredients have indeed been shown to exhibit anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity. A surprising fact is that turmeric is poorly absorbed when eaten alone. Tips to improve turmeric's absorption.