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Snacking Linked to Abdominal Obesity and a Fatty Liver

According to researchers in the Netherlands, American children consume up to 27% of calories from high-fat and high-sugar snacks thus contributing to fatty livers and abdominal obesity.

Alba White Truffles: Food of the Gods

Like pilgrims to a holy shrine, Italians and visitors from abroad gather every autumn in this renowned Piedmontese town to celebrate, buy and taste the most expensive truffles in the world.

elBulli: Ferran Adrià and The Art of Food 

Is food art? This is the teaser behind the first exhibition dedicated to a chef and his Catalan restaurant that received over 2 million reservation enquiries for each summer season that it was open.

How Widespread Are Organic Foods?

Changing perceptions about just how much healthier organic foods are than non-organic foods are impacting the growth of the sector.

Television: Soul Food Junkies

A PBS television documentary by filmmaker Byron Hurt explores the soul-food tradition and its relevance to black cultural identity and human health in the United States.

Are You Eating Cyanide-Caught Fish?

Cyanide fishing began in the 1960s in the Philippines as a way to capture live reef fish for sale primarily to aquarium owners, but is today also done to supply specialty restaurants in Hong Kong and other large Asian cities.

World’s Most Expensive AnQi Pho Aids Teens at Children's Hospitals

The Vietnamese gastronomic specialty boasts blue lobster ‘noodles’, beef, white alba truffles and poached foie gras.

Has Sushi Endangered the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna?

Atlantic bluefin tuna, popular as sushi, are in danger of going extinct within a decade if the governments of the world cannot come together to ban catching and/or selling the lucrative species.

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Chefs for Humanity Target UNICEF and Hurricane Katrina Relief

Food Network's Chefs for Humanity will hold E-bay auction for UNICEF and Hurricane Katrina Victims.

Environment: Chlorine in Tap Water

Researchers have now linked chlorine in drinking water to higher incidences of bladder, rectal and breast cancers. A recent study found that women with breast cancer have 50-60 percent higher levels of organochlorines (chlorination by-products) in their breast tissue than cancer-free women. Hungry Minds Feed Hungry Mouths

This web game from creator John Breen creates a perfect win-win situation: web surfers learn new vocabulary while raising money to feed the hungry.
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