food and drink, Tag

  • A brewery in London is taking a bite out of food waste. Launched last year, Toast makes its beers from surplus fresh bread, including the heel ends of loaves, that would otherwise feed the landfill. Toast combines the bread...
  • Good news for ethical eaters (and drinkers) who like to relax with a cold one. Guinness beer is now suitable for vegans, as the Irish beer giant recently stopped using fish bladders for filtration in its keg beer. [...]
  • When it comes to wine, we're used to red and white, maybe a little rosé now and again. But winemakers Gïk decided to shake up the wine industry with a startling new wine color: blue. Their blue wine may be sourced from...
  • Great, just great. Are there any of our vices left that don’t have a link to cancer? Super-hot coffee was just added to the list of possible carcinogens, along side things like cell phones, bacon, and sunbathing, thanks...
  • Chicken manure is becoming a renewable energy source of choice for many countries. We previously reported that the Netherlands were planning to use the waste product to power over 9,000 homes, and now the UK is also planning...
  • Brush. Floss. See your dentist. We all know the basics of keeping our mouths healthy, but if you’re hitting the high points and still having trouble staying out of the dental chair, there could be a missing link in your...
  • Choosing Sustainable Seafood Wed, 22 Sep 10, 1:01pm
    Our food choices are a big part of our overall environmental impact, and seafood can seem like an environmental catch-22.  Its popularity has been on the rise as part of a healthy diet, but some types of seafood are surprisingly...
  • When it comes to living well and feeling your best, few things have a larger impact than taking care of your body. But finding the purest, most organic and efficient nutrition for your body — to take care of it inside...
  • When it comes to living well and feeling your best, few things have a larger impact than taking care of your body. But finding the purest, most organic and efficient nutrition for your body — to take care of it inside...
  • When it comes to living well and feeling your best, few things have a larger impact than taking care of your body. But finding the purest, most organic and efficient nutrition for your body — to take care of it inside...
  • The Best Boxed Wines Wed, 28 Apr 10, 6:25am
    If you’ve ever heard one of the innumerable jokes about boxed wine, your connotation of grapes in cardboard probably isn’t great. But box wines have come a long way in the last few years, and, with more and more...
  • A MetaEfficient snack bar. Unlike other nutrient bars I’ve tasted, this one’s delicious. My topic pick is the Orange Cranberry Bar. It’s made by a company called PURE, based in Holland, Michigan.  The...
  • Nutrients Are Efficient Sat, 30 Jan 10, 7:45pm
    Enzymes are metaefficient. My top picks are raw pistachios and cacao. Related posts:Criollo Chocolate: Efficient Food of the Gods Pure Chocolate: Raw Cacao Nibs Heirloom Beans: Efficient Flavor Related posts:Criollo...
  • Scientists have created a mutant strain of corn that can signal when it’s under attack according to a new study. This feat has been achieved by augmenting natural defenses that are already present in the corn to emit a...
  • The much-heralded "Cash for Clunkers" or CARS program might be out of money just a week after its launch, but a similar program targeting old refrigerators is steadily growing...
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