Food

To eat or not to eat: 10 of the world’s most controversial foods

From beef to cod to avocados to soya, many of our best-loved foods raise big ethical and environmental questions. What do the experts say? Deforestation. Child labour. Pollution. Water shortfalls. The more we learn about the side-effects of food production, the more the act of feeding ourselves becomes fraught with anxiety. How can we be …

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‘No food should be taboo’: how to tackle your child’s weight- without dedicate them a complex

A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Heres how mothers can help them forge good habits and avoid creating lifelong insecurities Jusna Begum lives near the South Bank in London with her four children, aged between one and 11. When a health guest told her that her …

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The real cost of cheap US chicken? Chlorination is just the start | Felicity Lawrence

Concerns about the safety of post-Brexit importations mask a bigger issue, says Guardian special correspondent Felicity Lawrence As sugar was to the 18 th and 19 th centuries, so chicken is to the 20 th and 21 st centuries. It has been turned into one of the defining commodities of our era. A luxury until …

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Huge reduction in meat-eating’ essential’ to avoid climate breakdown

Major study also detects huge changes to farming are needed to avoid destroying Earths ability to feed its population Huge reductions in meat-eating are essential to avoid dangerous climate change, according to the most comprehensive analysis yet of the food system’s impact on the environment. In western countries, beef consumption needs to fall by 90% …

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Stalk of the town: the shaky science behind the ‘global celery movement’

Anthony William, who calls himself the Medical Medium, preaches the juices mending powers as sales of the vegetable jumping 400% despite having no medical training Anthony William is the Jesus Christ of celery. Legend has it that at the tender age of four, William realise he was gifted with the ability to ” read” people’s …

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100 m bacteria a day keep the doctor away, apple research suggests

Study detects organic apples have more diverse and balanced bacterial community The impact of an apple a day in keeping the doctor away may be partly down to the beneficial bacteria it carries and their subsequent colonisation of your intestine, according to scientists. A study has found that a typical apple carries more than 100 …

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Use their loaf: Japanese elevate humble art of attaining toast

From a 220 toaster that stimulates one slice to loaves designed to crisp up better, the nation is being gripped by a new culinary obsession Breakfast at Galant, a coffeehouse in the Ueno neighbourhood of Tokyo, has a decidedly retro feel: a boiled egg, salad, plain yoghurt with a vortex of blueberry jam and a …

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Get the 8-quart Instant Pot Duo at $70 off in this amazing Black Friday deal at Amazon

Snag the 8-quart Instant Pot Duo on sale for Black Friday at Amazon.Image: Instant POt Black Friday is here and so are the Instant Pot sales. We know we freak out over Instant Pot deals on a weekly basis, but even if you ignore all the rest, this is the one to pay attention to.  …

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WeWork says employees can’t have any meat at events or on expenses

The workspace company gave environmental reasons for banning meat from all budgets, including their upcoming festival WeWork, the real estate company that rents out and manages office space, has announced that they will no longer hold any personnel events that include meat, and that staff will not be able to expense any meals that include …

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