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Pollution and Allergies: The Growing Connection

June 12, 2012


It’s not difficult to connect the dots when it comes to some allergies and pollution. Respiratory sensitivities and irritations develop from things that enter the lungs through inhalation. Most people realize that pollution is in the air, so airborne allergies from pollutants make sense. Subtle links, such as food allergies, however, may be a little […]

Technology Takes On Shady Restaurants That Have Health Code Violations

June 4, 2012


“The one thing I love when going out to eat with friends is spending the rest of a fun-filled night in a hospital room, getting my stomach pumped, as everything I ate revisits me in the wrong way.” Food poisoning has to be one of the worst experiences a person has to suffer through, and […]

Processed Good?

May 29, 2012


There is, and always has been, controversy surrounding the subject of food processing. To those who adamantly choose whole food over processed, this is a hot button issue. Rather than dismissing processed food outright, however, it may prove beneficial to take the time to learn about food processing in America, and the benefits and disadvantages […]

Good Chemistry? Science is changing the way we eat

May 14, 2012


Organic, schmorganic. New parents might be shocked by blog posts and magazine articles they read about feeding their babies organic food: “A friend of mine is giving her children non-organic juice drinks; how should I confront her?” These days, the whole food movement might make parents feel like criminals if they don’t stock their kitchens […]

Are Food Trucks Safe?

April 17, 2012


The food truck has evolved from local vendors selling hot dogs with “the works” in big cities like Chicago and New York to a true culinary experience with tantalizing dishes like Yorkshire pudding and Chicken Marsala. Yet, the experience of eating food stored and cooked in the back of a truck always brings a question […]


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