The State of the School Lunch

The State of the School Lunch

May 31, 2013

Thanks to new nutritional reforms proposed by the USDA, school meals are getting a makeover. Here, a snapshot of where our cafeterias have been for the past 15 years, the new recommendations set forth by the USDA, and what kids might receive on their lunch trays this year. Source

Are Bananas Really As Bad for You as Cooki...

Are Bananas Really As Bad for You as Cooki…

May 30, 2013

Researchers from the University of Sydney set out to determine which foods fill you up and keep you full. The result was the satiety index — a measure of how full you feel after eating something. So, which one should you grab if you’re trying to satisfy hunger? Source

Target Takes on Sustainable Seafood

Target Takes on Sustainable Seafood

May 29, 2013

Target is comitting only sustainable and traceable seafood products bu 2015 with the Help of Fish Wise. Last year, Target was the first major retailer to eliminate all farmed salmon from its stores. That move made waves in the agriculture and retail industries, sending a strong message of commitment to the long-term sustainability of our […]

What is Your Wine

What is Your Wine

May 28, 2013

People describe their favorite wine like it has a personality, but what if you’re choosing a wine based on your personality. This infographic is a wine wheel that shows what your favorite wine says about your personality. Source

Why we like Gingerbread

Why we like Gingerbread

May 27, 2013

When Christmas is coming, we love to ginger smell in our kitchen, we love the family time playing around with different sizes and forms while doing the Gingerbread cookies. See why else we like the gingerbread … Source

What the *bleep* does Gluten-Free mean?

What the *bleep* does Gluten-Free mean?

May 26, 2013

Why all the recent hype? Let’s explore what Gluten-Free means. Source

Eating Out: From Bad to Worse

Eating Out: From Bad to Worse

May 25, 2013

Most people believe fast food would be the reason for this country’s obesity and food-related health woes. Perhaps surprisingly, however, many restaurants regularly serve up food that put the worst fast food menu items to shame when it comes to factors such as fat, calories and sodium. The following comparison illustrates the differences in unhealthiness […]

Urban Agriculture in DC Infographic

Urban Agriculture in DC Infographic

May 24, 2013

Urban Agriculture is a movement towards growing and raising more food within densely populated areas of major cities. Today, about 15% of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas. Since space is limited in big cities, you may have noticed city gardens sprouting up in smaller spaces (like rooftops or apartment balconies). This […]

Easter by the numbers

Easter by the numbers

May 23, 2013

The true numbers about the Easter candy shame. Source

Swelling Servings

Swelling Servings

May 22, 2013

As demands from consumers increase and restaurant’s compete more for customers, portion sizes of fast food restaurants and snacks get bigger and bigger. This infographic provides information about how portion sizes have grown and how that’s affected people’s weight. It also shows how to regain control and limit portion sizes to maintain healthy weight. Source

The Perfect Tequila Sunrise

The Perfect Tequila Sunrise

May 21, 2013

How to make the perfect tequila sunrise. Source

Christmas Drinks from Around the Globe

Christmas Drinks from Around the Globe

May 20, 2013

Santa’s been throwing ’em back for a few centuries and has zipped around the world a thousand times, which has been plenty of time to pick up some wicked Christmas cocktail recipes. In this infographic from Treetopia are some of his favorite mixed drinks he’s collected from around the globe – complete with easy-to-follow mixing […]