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Time to Offer Millennials More Than Just Taste

A new report says this generation is headed for poorer health than their parents.

While there has been a fair amount of judgement cast on the Millennial generation for being an entitled bunch, spoiled by their parents, a new study from the UK is suggesting now that this generation may be facing poorer health conditions than their parents in…

June 20, 2018 Read More


Five Exceptional New Frozen Treats for Your Summer

Ice cream hits in the frozen aisle!

It’s the best time of year for ice cream, and with the Fourth of July right around the corner, we have handpicked our favorite new products in the world of frozen treats and put them together here for you to explore. 

June 20, 2018 Read More

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Costco’s Secret Weapon: $1.50 Hot Dog And Soda

Business Insider decided to learn a bit more about Costco and hot dogs and spoke with 36 Costco employees.

Costco sells 100 million hot dogs a year and the price hasn’t changed since 1985. But the hot dog itself has. In many locations, in fact about half of them for many years it was a Hebrew National hot dog that was sold. That changed a few years ago as the cost of the hot dog increased, but Costco didn’t…

June 20, 2018 Watch Video

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Which Food Pairings Should You Avoid?

When two or more ingredients share similar flavor compounds, the chemical structures in food that create aroma, they taste good together, however some food pairings can cause health problems.

According to James Briscione, director of culinary research at The Institute of Culinary Education and author of "The Flavor Matrix", there are some food pairings that make your…

June 19, 2018 Watch Video

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Skip The Prozac, Eat Your Veggies

What's the impact of food on people with major depression? A recent study researched that very question.

Half of the participants were given nutritional counseling; the other half was given one-on-one social support. Someone to talk to if you will. After 12 weeks those who ate a healthy…

June 18, 2018 Watch Video

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Genie Wants To Change The Foodservice Business

Genie develops and markets smart ovens, which the company says can cook restaurant-grade meals in 2-3 minutes from pods containing freeze-dried foodstuffs.

Genie also makes and markets the meal pods, made from fresh, dried ingredients without preservatives, artificial flavorings, colorings, or additives. This start up is now just over 4 years old and has just raised $10 million. 

Here’s how it works: a Genie oven scans a barcode on the meal pod…

June 15, 2018 Watch Video

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It’s True, Cannabis Is A Lot More Than A Fad

The U.S. legal cannabis industry is expected to reach $75 billion in sales by 2030, according to research firm Cowen & Co. Nine states and Washington, D.C., now allow for recreational marijuana use.

Curiously enough, binge drinking rates declined in these states compared with states that allow only medical marijuana and those prohibiting any kind of marijuana.  

Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent has written to Jeff Sessions urging him to change his position on legalizing…

June 14, 2018 Watch Video


Risk of Depression Reduced by 52% With Tomatoes

As the mental health crisis attracts more awareness, here's a fruit in season that has proven to help symptoms of depression.

In the last couple of weeks we lost two high profile celebrities and innovators to a growing crisis in mental wellness: Anthony Bourdain, a widely respected chef and author, and Kate Spade, a fashion designer icon. Mental wellness this week may have been one the top topics on social media…

June 13, 2018 Read More

Product Reviews

Phil's Food Reviews for June 13th, 2018

This week Phil reviews: Stoneridge Orchards Reduced Sugar Montmorency Cherries, nourish snacks Ancient Grain Crisps Texas BBQ, Jennie-O Turkey Blueberry Turkey Bacon, RW Garcia Snacks Organic Cheese Chips Chili Cheese, Fairlife YUP! Rich Chocolate 1% low fat ultra-filtered milk

Individual review link and nutrition breakdown listed below:

June 13, 2018 Watch Video

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There Is A New Food Delivery Service Start Up: College Dining Halls

Colleges have apps where students can order and have their meals ready when they get to the cafeteria to eat there, or take out or have delivered.

Kelsey Bishop, a finance and entrepreneurship major at Boston College, told the Boston Globe she thinks it’s entirely normal…

June 12, 2018 Watch Video

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