Latest Home economics Stories

2008-09-09 15:00:09

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH Food plays such an enormous role in Judaism that many of the holidays are summed up thus: "They tried to kill us... We survived... Let's eat!" But feasting on many occasions through the year, plus the weekly Shabbat, can lead to excesses.

2008-08-14 03:00:15

By Anonymous NUTRITION More than three-quarters of Americans say they are confident in their ability to prepare food safely, yet many report not following simple procedures to reduce the spread of bacteria in their kitchen or ensure safe cooking temperatures.

2008-08-12 00:00:11

By Rebecca Hardy Take one Michelin-starred chef, add a dose of nutritional science. The result? Health food as you've never seen it. Michelin-starred chef Chris Horridgeis mixing a carrot puree in front of me.

2008-08-07 03:00:35

By Schweigert, Mary Beth Lancaster General is in the market for new strategies to fight the obesity epidemic. So the health system is teaming up with a highly visible purveyor of fresh fruits and vegetables: Lancaster Central Market.

2008-08-06 12:00:44

The Clorox Company has introduced the new Green Works Natural Dishwashing Liquid. According to the company, Green Works Natural Dishwashing Liquid is safe on a variety of cooking and eating surfaces, including plastic, stainless steel, copper, aluminum, glass and porcelain.

2008-07-06 03:00:06

By Julian, Liam Up From Nutrition MICHAEL POLLAN. In Defense of Food. PENGUIN. 2.56 PAGES. $2.1.95 By LIAM JULIAN I HAD THE GOOD fortune, upon first moving to Washington D.C.

2008-06-22 09:00:06

By Rachel Fluharty, The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. Jun. 22--Nick Hein of Morgantown eats dessert first.

2008-05-22 09:10:00

A growing body of research shows that when it comes to vegetables, it's not only how much we eat, but how we prepare them, that influences the amount of phytochemicals, vitamins and other nutrients that enter our body.

2008-03-06 12:00:00

According to a new study, men have doubled the amount of time they spend cooking, cleaning and doing other housework since the 1970s -- while women are doing less housework.

2005-02-10 09:15:00

There's more good news from the garden: A compound in carrots may be a potent cancer fighter, reducing malignancies in rats by a third, a European study claims.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.