Posts tagged with food culture

Italian Gelato

What exactly is gelato?

Published on: March 7, 2011 at 11 am

Gelato is an Italian variant of ice cream, and an important part of Italian food culture. It’s serious business.

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France: Clinging to traditional meals

Published on: September 30, 2009 at 8 pm

France’s pervasive and strong food culture makes it possible for its people to eat relatively unhealthy food yet remain very healthy. Unwritten social rules do what expensive pills and diet fads have been unable to do in the United States.

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Soda tax will fall flat against obesity

Published on: September 17, 2009 at 12 pm

Would you drink less soda if it cost a little more? Lawmakers believe that a tax on sugary carbonated beverages can go a long way toward combating America’s obesity epidemic. There’s just one problem: it won’t work.

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