How to infuse oils, vinegars, and booze without getting sick

Infusing your own oil, honey, or vinegar can make a tasty holiday gift, but there are food safety risks to consider. Here are some tips for safe infusion.

Matt Shipman-NC State | Dec. 4, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

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Extra protein probably doesn’t benefit everybody

Eating more protein than the daily recommendations indicate probably won't do anything for you—unless you're losing weight or building muscle.

Amy Patterson Neubert-Purdue | Dec. 4, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine body-weight exercise food protein

High-fat diet fuels prostate cancer’s growth

A high-fat diet fuels the progression of prostate cancer but reducing fat could diminish or delay the risk for men with early-stage cancer.

McGill University | Dec. 2, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine diets fat food prostate-cancer

Don’t buy the hype about a looming bacon shortage

Some reports have indicated that there could be a bacon shortage in 2020, but one economist isn't convinced you need to freak out about your breakfast fave.

Texas A&M University | Nov. 29, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

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87% of Danes want to avoid meat-free meals

A food survey in Denmark shows resistance to meat-free meals. Is reducing meat across meals a better strategy than telling people to go vegetarian?

Nanna Birk-U. Copenhagen | Nov. 29, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment health-and-medicine decisions food meat sustainability

Don’t buy the hype about a looming bacon shortage

Some reports have indicated that there could be a bacon shortage in 2020, but one economist isn't convinced you need to freak out about your breakfast fave.

Texas A&M University | Nov. 29, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture agriculture food global-trade meat money pigs

87% of Danes want to avoid meat-free meals

A food survey in Denmark shows resistance to meat-free meals. Is reducing meat across meals a better strategy than telling people to go vegetarian?

Nanna Birk-U. Copenhagen | Nov. 29, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment health-and-medicine decisions food meat sustainability

Does Thanksgiving affect what you think tastes good?

An expert in what makes food taste good or bad explains how other people and even Thanksgiving itself can affect how we perceive taste.

Julian Cardillo-Brandeis | Nov. 27, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

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Does Thanksgiving affect what you think tastes good?

An expert in what makes food taste good or bad explains how other people and even Thanksgiving itself can affect how we perceive taste.

Julian Cardillo-Brandeis | Nov. 27, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture brains food holidays taste thanksgiving

Boiled turkey? Behold the odd menu options of 1785

Create a truly surprising Thanksgiving menu with help from 1785's "The New British Jewel or Complete Housewife's Best Companion."

Mike Cummings-Yale | Nov. 26, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture food history

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