Author Archives: Cynthia Graber

Technology and the Evolution of Molecular Gastronomy

Many restaurant kitchens have long since incorporated what were once novel molecular gastronomy techniques—liquid nitrogen, immersion circulators, and all manner of gums and enzymes. A story on Nation’s Restaurant News explores how some chefs and culinary institutions are now looking at ways that new technology such as 3-D printing and supercomputers may fit into the

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What’s ailing obesity treatment

Obesity specialist Dr. Louis Aronne believes medications should be part of the arsenal in combating weight gain. CYNTHIA GRABER: This is Cynthia Graber reporting for FutureFood 2050. Obesity is a serious health problem in the United States and increasingly overseas as well. Despite the countless weight-loss programs and approaches to diet and exercise, the numbers

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Seaweed farming reaps trendy new ocean-borne ‘vegetables’

Marine scientist Charles Yarish is sowing the seeds for an eco-friendly agricultural industry in U.S. coastal waters. CYNTHIA GRABER: This is Cynthia Graber reporting for FutureFood 2050. Humans have eaten seaweed for thousands of years in coastal regions from Northern Europe to South America to Asia. Today, seaweed aquaculture is centered primarily in Japan, China

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