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Good Eating Habits Start Young

You probably remember hearing your parents say at the dinner table, “Eat your broccoli, it’s good for you!” Parents in Japan may say, “Eat your ...

Eating for Success

“I won’t be able to jump if I put on weight.” For years, this false belief caused one top female figure skater to severely restrict ...

Japan’s Daily Cuppa

Worldwide, Japanese green tea is more popular than ever as a beverage and food flavoring. But while Japan might seem a nation of tea drinkers, ...

Stirring the emotions with umami

There is a taste from home that Nick Lee will always remember – one that connects his past and his future. It is also a ...

Nurturing Tomorrow’s Champions

What makes a champion? Many sports fans might say raw talent plays the biggest role in creating heroes on the field, track or pitch. But ...

Savoring Plant-Based Foods

By now we’ve all heard that eating more plants is better for our health. Recently, a succession of often-overlooked vegetables – kale, Brussels sprouts, and ...

Food for Thought

A few days after bringing their newborn son home, David and Lynn Paolella received a call from the hospital. Initial screening suspected that their baby ...

The Taste of History

As a teen, Sarah Lohman cooked early American recipes over a wood-burning stove. Her mother suggested the part-time job in a local museum would be ...

Waste Not, Want Not

The burning of fossil fuels—oil, coal, and natural gas—to generate electricity releases carbon dioxide locked in the ground into the atmosphere. These CO₂ emissions contribute ...

Confronting the “Silent Killer”

Whenever you visit your doctor, you are certain to have your blood pressure checked. The reason is simple: high blood pressure can lead to heart ...

Taste You Can Hear

Everyday we’re bombarded with sounds: car horns, crosswalk signals, emergency vehicle sirens—not to mention people talking on their phones and those ubiquitous text notifications. Not ...

An Ounce of Prevention

Most people are aware that smoking, drinking, and not eating right can lead to health problems. Cancer is one of them. Globally, cancer accounts for ...

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