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Imagine a huge pile of broccoli, carrots and sliced cucumbers. Now, imagine a pile of potato chips and a bowl of chocolate chip cookies. I assume you would reach out for the second option. How many times have you eaten a burger, a cake or had any kind of snack when you weren’t even hungry, just because it looked so darn good? Or simply because somebody else was...

Food scandals can be nightmarish for the harm they inflict as well as the fear they cause. People depend, of course, on safe food, but scandals happen time and again. The following are some of the biggest food-related scandals to shake the world. They’ve caused many people to look at food differently forevermore. 1. Fanta Many people are used to seeing bottles...

Codeine, promethazine, some clear soda, maybe add a Jolly Rancher, put it all together and you get Purple Drank, the liquid drug that rappers sing, drink, and occasionally die for. A clear favorite at rap concerts, this liquid drug has been causing quite a stir, as the numbing effects of the codeine and promethazine lull drinkers into a lethargic state that blinds...

Artichokes are one of the healthiest foods around, offering numerous nutritional benefits to be incorporated into our daily diet. They take a bit of work to prepare, although you can skip much of the preparation by buying them canned or frozen. Why we should eat artichokes Nutritionists recommend adding artichokes to your daily diet for several health benefits. Scientists...

Anyone who decides that fatty foods in general are evil and/or sugary foods in general are evil is making a big mistake. In fact, fatty foods and sugary foods are essential to a good diet. What’s essential, though, is that people choose foods that health experts regard as good fats and good sugars instead of bad fats and bad sugars. What do the numbers say The...