Food In The News



# Supersize Versus Undersize: Food Portions And Obesity

In 2008 Marion Nestle, professor of nutrition, food studies and public health, and her co-author David Ludwig published a paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association directly questioning whether the western food industry could play a

# Will Keeping A Food Record Help You Lose Weight?

One of the standard exercises of many weight-loss programs is keeping a food record. In the pre-digital age, this meant actually filling out a notebook with a notation of every morsel of food that passed through the lips. The amount of the food was to

# You Cannot Overstate The Importance Of Rice

It is difficult to overstate the importance of rice. Not so much in my kitchen, where it will appear once a week, maybe to bolster a scarlet chicken curry or make a pot of lime and coconut-scented pork go further. It may be the base of a pilau with …

# Fast Food Affects Liver Same Way As Hepatitis

He also warned that consumers should be wary of items at fast food establishments marked healthy or fresh because there aren’t clear regulations for these items, and the food can often have added chemicals, especially salads. “Some places actually put

# Aiyegbusi: From N7,500 In Wife’s Kitchen To N700m Turnover In Food…

The US-trained engineer, who also had a stint with the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO), Oshodi,Lagos, sells palm wine in cans; and this he does profitably in London, USA, Latin America and Nigeria using his company — Olu Olu Food

# The Art Of Crafting Food

But those serious about good food will agree that there are a few things that make afood product artisanal. It should be hand-made,of superior quality and made in small batches. This means artisanal food is not for mass consumption or for keeping

# Rise In Gourmet Food

Ever wondered what constitutes gourmet food or gourmet dining these days? Is it the use of exotic or high-end ingredients? Is it making all food from scratch? Is it artful presentations? If those make a restaurant gourmet, then half the restaurants


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