How Food Affects the Brain

How Food Affects the Brain

Most people know the experience of getting cranky when they are hungry or even eating certain foods when they are depressed. Most people also know the importance of eating a nutritious diet for overall physical health but not as many people are as aware of the role...
Carbs and Sleep

Carbs and Sleep

Insomnia and a general lack of sufficient sleep is a problem for millions of Americans, and the statistics say that it’s only getting worse by the year. What most people with insomnia don’t realize is that the foods they are eating might have a lot to do...
The Importance of Food Banks

The Importance of Food Banks

  Food banks are necessary due to approximately 821 million people worldwide facing hunger. This is according to the World Food Programme. It is estimated that one third of all food produced actually goes to waste.   Food banks are organizations that are set...
Food Trends to Look for in 2020

Food Trends to Look for in 2020

Whether you’re on a romantic date or spending some time with close friends and family, there are very few things better than sharing a good meal with someone you’re excited to be around. Actually a good meal can even make a good time out of time with...
Lucky Food to Eat on New Year’s Day

Lucky Food to Eat on New Year’s Day

As people the world over prepare to ring in the new year, many are gearing up for the proverbial holiday feast. Superstitions run high over what foods bring luck and wealth for the year to come, and there are plenty of those even in the non-superstitious circles that...
The Origins of Thanksgiving Food

The Origins of Thanksgiving Food

Where did all the yummy food we eat at Thanksgiving originate from? If you sat a Pilgrim down at your Thanksgiving table today, they would recognize most of the food. Amongst the items eaten that first Thanksgiving day were deer, fish, lobster and clams. These items...