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Notes From LinkedIN: X-Ray Vision Carrots & Changing the Way Our Children Eat

By Marcus Samuelsson | October 11, 2012

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Changing the way our children eat could be as simple as changing the way they talk about food. According to a recent study by Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab, children in schools are almost twice as likely to choose vegetables as part of their lunches when they have more exciting, dynamic names like “Power Punch Broccoli,” “X-Ray Vision Carrots,” and “Silly Dilly Green Beans.” While not calling for a revolution in naming, these simple observations are almost intuitive in their conclusions: making any activity fun and engaging makes children more enthusiastic about it, and eating better is no different. Read More

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FoodCorps Vision Becomes a Reality

By admin | August 29, 2011

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By: Melaina Gasbarrino

America is getting hit with a whole new set of soldiers that are ready to defend its children and healthy eating. FoodCorps has had a vision for a while now and their vision, as of last week, has become a reality. The organizations mission is to provide hands-on nutritional education, bring high-quality local foods into public school cafeterias and create and tend to school gardens. Read More

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Marcus Samuelsson Cooks at the Harlem YMCA

By mahir | August 31, 2010

The Second Annual Youth Health Forum was held at the Harlem YMCA in August to help kids make healthier choices with the help of award-winning chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Marcus Samuelsson. Watch as the newly crowned Top Chef Master cooks up a healthy meal for kids at the Harlem YMCA.

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Whether it’s finding the best goat tacos in LA, spotting a well-worn vintage bag in Sweden, or interviewing the “crab man” selling seafood on a corner in Harlem, we tell stories seen from Chef Marcus Samuelsson‘s point of view. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More

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