Australians devote almost 60 cents of every dollar they spend on food to unhealthy stuff. They could eat better for less money, but “affordable luxuries” get in the way.
Alternative food facts tramp across the landscape the hordes of the undead. Tom Nealon’s new book Food Fights & Culture Wars aims to lay some of them to rest.
Perhaps you’ve heard about IBM’s giant Watson computer, which dispenses ingredient advice and novel recipes. Jaan Altosaar, a PhD candidate at Princeton University, is working on a recipe recommendation engine that anyone can use.
You can eat a perfectly nutritious diet for a lot less money than the US government says you need. But would you want to?
Food has always been a marker of social status, only today no elite eater worth their pink Himalayan salt would be seen dead with a slice of fluffy white bread, once the envy of the lower orders.
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