Even Marmoset Monkeys Are Getting Fat: Clues About Chemicals Linked To What Is Causing Myeloma

A recent article by David Berreby in Aeon magazine dubs this "the obesity era" in America. As we are all aware, a high percentage of US citizens are overweight.

Food News: The Good, the Bad, and the Debatable Revisited

I have received quite a bit of feedback about my previous blog, mostly with comments or added information.

The Good, the Bad, and the Debatable: Digesting the Latest Food News

It has been a few weeks since I have commented on anything  related to food, but three new items have caught my attention.  First of all, something really good: a wonderful new book,  A History of Food in 100 Recipes, by William Sitwell.

On the Subject of Cancer and Diet: My Interview with BBC Radio

Being interviewed by Sheila Dillon for BBC Radio this week was a great pleasure for me. Sheila is a food expert with an interest in the relationship between food and cancer.

Secrets of Long Life: Are Cookies Okay After All?

As I paged through the second edition of Dan Buettner's "The Blue Zones," pondering the benefits of goat's milk, beans, garden vegetables and the like, I suddenly noticed a sentence with the word "cookies" in it! His personal interviews with the centenarians from the Sardinian mountain regions were most revealing and interesting.

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