Author Archives: Colman Andrews

Americans Just Aren’t Listening to Doctors and Nutritionists, Study Finds

For decades, everyone from medical researchers to academic nutritionists to pop-culture dieticians has been telling us the same thing: For longer, healthier lives, eat less processed meat and consume more ...
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America’s First Legal Home Restaurant to Open in California

Good cooks who give great dinner parties hear this all the time: “You should open a restaurant.” Cooks who are not just good but also smart realize that there’s a ...
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Your Whiskey Might Soon Taste Like Tequila, Here’s Why

Consumers may soon be able to sip Scotch flavored with faint hints of tequila, mezcal, calvados, Brazil’s cachaça, even Asian spirits like China’s grain-based baijiu, according to new guidelines just ...
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Lose a Wallet? If It’s Full of Cash You’ll Probably Get It Back

That’s the surprising conclusion of a study called “Civic Honesty Around the Globe,” just published in the journal Science. Working in stages, teams of economists from the universities of Michigan, ...
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This is America’s Favorite Vegetable? Really?

A survey of more than 5,000 Americans aged 13 to 73 conducted by the canned- and frozen-vegetable brand Green Giant has revealed that the nation’s favorite vegetable is...broccoli. Happily for ...
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Always Do This One Thing Before Using Your Backyard Barbecue

Summer means grilling -- lighting the hardwood charcoal or briquets or igniting the propane to impart that inimitable outdoor culinary magic on hot dogs and burgers, chicken and shrimp, maybe ...
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Slick Dorm Rooms May Lower Your GPA

Among the perks of student life on modern college campuses are the cool apartment-style school housing facilities that sometimes supplant or supplement traditional corridor-style dorms — and not just at ...
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Many Pregnant Women Get Too Much Folic Acid, New Study Finds

One piece of nutritional advice unfailingly drummed into the heads of women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant is: Take plenty of folic acid. In a new study ...
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Cannabis Could Be a $15 Billion Business This Year — And That’s Just the Legal Stuff

Global legal cannabis sales are predicted to reach $14.9 billion in 2019, a 36% increase over last year, according to the 2019 edition of the annual “State of Legal Cannabis ...
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New Study Links Irregular Heartbeat and Dementia

A new large-scale study conducted by Korean researchers, the results of which were just published in the European Heart Journal, has established a significant link between the common cardiac arrhythmia ...
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Hot Dog and Hamburger Consumption by State

According to one recent survey, pizza is our favorite thing to eat, followed by steak. Be that as it may, the definitive American foods -- those that virtually define ...
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These States Eat the Most Hot Dogs and Hamburgers in America

It’s no secret that we love hot dogs and hamburgers in America. We eat an estimated billion dogs and 50 billion burgers annually. They’re enjoyed all year long, of course, ...
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The Best Beach Town in America is Not on Either Coast, It’s on a Lake

Planning to move to a beach town somewhere in America? According to the 2019 ranking of best beach towns to live in just published by the credit reporting site WalletHub, ...
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Ireland Is Running Out of Chefs

The inevitable jokes about Irish cooking aside -- “What’s an Irish tasting menu?” “A six-pack of Guinness and a potato” -- the fact is that the food scene in Ireland ...
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The Proper Ways to Store Your Produce

Whether we shop at farmers markets or grocery stores, or even get our culinary raw materials delivered, our first task when we get the grocery bags into the kitchen is ...
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