Category Archives: Food

Train Your Brain to Prefer Healthy Foods

New research shows that it is possible to create new eating habits “I can resist anything except temptation.” Anyone who has ever been on a diet can relate to that quip from Oscar Wilde. No matter what the fad diet … Continue reading

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Diet Linked to Intelligence

People with more of this in their blood did better on intelligence tests. Eating leafy greens helps preserve intelligence over the lifetime, research finds. Leafy greens and other foods contain lutein, a plant pigment that protects the brain from aging. People with … Continue reading

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The Kitchen as Laboratory: Reflections on the Science of Food and Cooking

Eating is a multisensory experience, yet chefs and scientists have only recently begun to deconstruct food’s components, setting the stage for science-based cooking. In this global collaboration of essays, chefs and scientists advance culinary knowledge by testing hypotheses rooted in … Continue reading

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