In the public discourse around food, “sustainability” and “organic” are buzz words deployed by the so-called “conscious consumer.” But author and activist Oran Hesterman said during a stop in Chicago that he would rather have people move from being conscious consumers to engaged citizens: in other w
The locavore movement, which favors locally produced food, has inspired many people to get in touch with their inner farmer. That's easy during the harvest season, when farms across the country invite their neighbors over for dinner."
More kids may be suffering from food allergies than was previously thought, according to new findings from a Chicago researcher. Research has already shown that food allergies seem to be on the rise, and now a study of more than 40,000 children shows that one in 13 have a food allergy.
Scientists say they have finally figured out how smoking helps people keep off extra pounds.It turns out that nicotine activates a pathway in the brain that suppresses appetite, according to a study in the journal Science.