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Politics of the Plate: The Conscientious Carnivore

Can meat be a part of an environmentally sustainable diet?
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Sporting an Appetite at the U.S. Open

When it comes to conspicuous consumption, this tournament’s players are no match for the fans.
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Michigan’s Unlikely Food Revolution

You don’t have to be in California to see a local-food movement flourishing—try the Great Lake State.
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The Gourmet Q + A: Richard Wrangham

In his new book, Catching Fire, Richard Wrangham, Ruth Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology at Harvard University, makes the case that cooking was the definitive evolutionary step that made us humans what we...
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The Kid’s Menu: Hold The Purée

Do your baby a solid favor and give those little jars of mushy sweet potatoes, squash, and bananas a skip.
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Reduce Debt to Lose Weight?

A new study suggests that owing money (regardless of your income level) makes you fat.
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Politics of the Plate: Toxic Strawberries?

California’s governor will soon decide whether to approve a new—and possibly very dangerous—pesticide for use on this beloved summer fruit.
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The Kid’s Menu: Moms Who Lunch

No need to make reservations or stare blankly into the fridge. A mother’s perfect midday meal is all about doing leftovers right.
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The Kid’s Menu: An Ode To Night Feedings

A piercing cry in the middle of the night, a baby’s insatiable appetite, a mother’s chronic sleep deprivation. What’s not to love?
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Recession Flexitarians

The economic downturn may have a positive effect on the meat-heavy American diet.