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Despite Global Efforts, 2.6 Million Children Die Due to Malnutrition

By Jeannette | February 23, 2012

By: Justin Chan As countries like Sudan struggle to contain rising food costs, a recent study has found that approximately 2.6 million children die as a result of malnutrition. According to the Voice of America, international aid group Save the Children released a report that claims that 300 children die every hour despite global efforts to Read More

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Nutrition in a Pill: Do Vitamins Work?

By Dylan Rodgers | October 25, 2011

Almost every household in American has a bottle full of vitamins in their kitchen cabinet.  Why not?  If they can give us all the nutrients we need, packaged in a tiny pill that’s just waiting to burst sweet, sweet nutrition in our tummies, there doesn’t seem to be any logical reason to not take them. Read More

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Starting Young: FoodCorps Picks Up the Loose Ends in Nutritional Education

By admin | October 6, 2011

By: Dylan Rodgers How are we supposed to know what a well-balanced diet looks like?  Given the recently spilled truth about some ‘organic’ crops, how are we supposed to figure out what’s really healthy and what’s not?  The USDA’s food pyramid and now “My Plate” gives too rough of an idea of nutrition for Americans to Read More

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Students get hands-on lesson in nutrition

By mahir | February 18, 2011

By MarcusSamuelsson.com Editors At Olympic High in Santa Monica, chef Ray Garcia gardens with teens, teaching them about the farm-to-table movement and the value of fresh food.

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Michelle Obama America’s New Nutrition Champion

By mahir | February 17, 2011

By MarcusSamuelsson.com Editors Michelle Obama is quickly becoming America’s new nutrition champion-following her conversion of Wal-Mart to healthier products and attempt to simplify nutrition labels, the first lady is working to improve

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A Nutty Nutritional Boil – Food Thoughts with Sheryl Estrada

By mahir | November 11, 2010

A visit to the Stuart Green Market in Stuart, Fla. on a Sunday means it’s boiled peanut time. I do partake in the fresh produce offerings. But, for me the highlight of this small market is Barbi’s Boiled Peanuts. When you walk up to Barbi’s Boiled Peanuts stand, she first asks whether or not you Read More

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Can You Spend Less Money on Food and Improve Global Poverty? I Think So. And Here’s How to Do It.

By Marcus Samuelsson | October 6, 2015

Poverty in America looks very different from poverty in other parts of the world. While being poor in my home nation of Ethiopia means not having access to water but eating incredibly delicious and healthy foods everyday, being poor in the United States can mean clean water but not necessarily nutritious things to eat. Poverty Read More

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Conquering the Whole Vegetable

By Suzannah Schneider | October 7, 2014

It’s easy to get caught in old ways. Habits are comforting, simple, and easy. When we know what works, we stick with it. 

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Gift Guide: Pure, Unadulterated Honey by Bee Raw

By Heeseung Kim | December 16, 2013

“Every year around this time, I get asked by fans, friends, restaurant-goers and publications what my go-to gifts are. This year, my team and I have decided to feature a few artisans who are making great products that are perfect for the holidays. Whether it is fancy soap for my mother, a really rad apron Read More

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