Posts Tagged ‘Healthy Eating’

Harris Interactive Poll: Most Americans Are Health-Conscious, But Behavior Varies By Age

April 29th, 2011 (franklin)




An interesting poll by Harris Interactive that details the impacts of age and healthy eating habits. According to the poll, when purchasing food and beverages, U.S. adults are aware of basic nutritional facts of these products and how to manage their weight. In addition, Americans think that locally sourced produce is an important aspect of food choice. At first glance, the good news is that U.S. adults show a high level of , but whether or not awareness translates into behavior is still in question. Read the rest of the article.





Interesting Article in the Times Union: White House chef whips up desserts with chemistry

February 28th, 2011 (franklin)

White House pastry chef Bill Yosses puts the finishing touches on a dessertWASHINGTON (AP) — Some sweetened tangerine juice. A little soy protein. A blender. Voila: A trendy, frothy dessert becomes a lesson in kitchen chemistry. It turns out the chef who whips up pies for the president is also a bit of a scientist — calling on knowledge of how to help bubbles hold their shape and how crystals affect chocolate and salt, in the quest for healthier goodies.

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