Will food prices keep rising during the pandemic?

An expert breaks down how the pandemic has affected the food system, from restaurants struggling to get by to spiking food prices.

Kim Ward-Michigan State • futurity
Sept. 24, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: business covid-19 food money consumers featured society-and-culture health-and-medicine

Man dies from eating more than a bag of liquorice a day

The 54-year-old construction worker ate a bag-and-a-half of black liquorice every day, doctors say.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 24, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: food united-states massachusetts

Will food prices keep rising during the pandemic?

An expert breaks down how the pandemic has affected the food system, from restaurants struggling to get by to spiking food prices.

Kim Ward-Michigan State • futurity
Sept. 24, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: business covid-19 food money consumers featured society-and-culture health-and-medicine

Did early humans cook with hot springs before fire?

Evidence of hot springs near sites where ancient hominids settled long before the control of fire suggests early humans may have used them for cooking.

U. Copenhagen • futurity
Sept. 22, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: food science-and-technology early-humans hot-springs

‘Front of package’ food labels boost nutrition

The adoption of nutrition data on “front of package” product labels is associated with improved nutritional content in those foods, a new study shows.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Sept. 22, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: food marketing nutrition health-and-medicine

‘Front of package’ food labels boost nutrition

The adoption of nutrition data on “front of package” product labels is associated with improved nutritional content in those foods, a new study shows.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Sept. 22, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: food marketing nutrition health-and-medicine

Good nutrition can contribute to keeping COVID-19 and other diseases away

Many of us don't get an adequate amount of nutrients.

Grayson Jaggers, Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California • conversation
Sept. 17, 2020 ~7 min

Tags:  health  diet  covid-19  coronavirus  obesity  immune-system  food  nutrition  junk-food

Mold-prone food seems more natural and ‘pure’

Many people consider food prone to mold more natural—and therefore better—than those with long shelf lives. Will COVID-19 change those beliefs?

Ida Eriksen-U. Copenhagen • futurity
Sept. 14, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: sustainability covid-19 food health-and-medicine mold

Ceramic pots may ‘remember’ ancient meals

The details of ancient recipes remain in residues in cookware, new research finds.

Yasmin Anwar-UC Berkeley • futurity
Sept. 14, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: archaeology food society-and-culture

App eases eating disorder symptoms for college women

Stigma surrounding eating disorders may keep young adults on college campuses from seeking treatment. A new app may help change that.

Jim Dryden-WUSTL • futurity
Sept. 8, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: anxiety food apps eating-disorders health-and-medicine

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