Sustainability

Curious Dutch milk cows

Preserving Diversity in Livestock

To ensure the sustainability of food productions for years to come, preserving genetic diversity is key. Food Tank, the Food Think Tank, reports that on a Norwegian island 800 miles from the North Pole, the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy is working to conserve genetic diversity in domestic livestock breeds. The current food system only uses

Curious Dutch milk cows

Preserving Diversity in Livestock

To ensure the sustainability of food productions for years to come, preserving genetic diversity is key. Food Tank, the Food Think Tank, reports that on a Norwegian island 800 miles from the North Pole, the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy is working to conserve genetic diversity in domestic livestock breeds. The current food system only uses

Health

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Personalization: The Right Diet for You

In an article for the Genetic Literacy Project, David Warmflash discusses how the future of nutrition and diet advice will likely need to incorporate genetic studies. Just as people have different personalities, they also have different nutrition needs based on their genetic disposition. A new study by the University of Toronto indicates that consumers are

Walmir Coutinho Hero

The expanding obesity crisis in emerging nations

World Obesity Federation president Dr. Walmir Coutinho sees his native Brazil as an example of the dietary challenges that come with increasing prosperity. Endocrinologist Walmir Coutinho is a lifelong champion in the fight against obesity. The 55-year-old Brazilian physician and current president of the World Obesity Federation has dedicated his entire career to educating people

Woman pouring herbs

Personalization: The Right Diet for You

In an article for the Genetic Literacy Project, David Warmflash discusses how the future of nutrition and diet advice will likely need to incorporate genetic studies. Just as people have different personalities, they also have different nutrition needs based on their genetic disposition. A new study by the University of Toronto indicates that consumers are

Innovation

healthy food

Whirlpool debuts kitchen of the future

The kitchen of 2020 may help reduce food waste, thanks to its ability to sense which foods in the fridge are about to expire, according to Mashable. Whirlpool recently debuted a range of interactive kitchen appliances that could be available within the next five years. Touchscreen surfaces will allow users to add ingredients to virtual

healthy food

Whirlpool debuts kitchen of the future

The kitchen of 2020 may help reduce food waste, thanks to its ability to sense which foods in the fridge are about to expire, according to Mashable. Whirlpool recently debuted a range of interactive kitchen appliances that could be available within the next five years. Touchscreen surfaces will allow users to add ingredients to virtual

Food Safety

Food Culture

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This vending machine is judging you

A vending machine that uses facial recognition remembers users’ past purchases, age, and medical history to deny them inappropriate snacks, according to a story from the Los Angeles Times. The Luce X2 Touch TV vending machine may help would-be snackers keep weight off or avoid making poor choices by refusing to sell them certain items.

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