The tradition of piling meats, cheeses, condiments and toppings between two pieces of bread to form a single masterpiece has been evolving ever since ancient times. However, many food historians consider 18th-centuryEuropean Jack Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, the creator of the “sandwich.” He receives credit not because he… MORE>
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Tomorrow is National Chocolate Day, the day to celebrate and recognize the creation of one of America’s favorite flavors. Let’s give chocolate a shout out on behalf of all of its lovers. Chocolate’s journey began with the Aztecs, an ancient tribe of Mexico, but started in its most natural form.… MORE>
Over the years, there has been a fair share of health trends that have developed in the field of nutrition, and an up-and-coming trend that health professionals have been paying more attention to is the area of gut health and probiotics. Traditionally, increasing physical activity and following a well-balanced diet… MORE>
Serious About Super Seeds—Flax and Chia
The latest buzz in the super food world involves two tiny nutritional powerhouses—flax and chia seeds. Touted for their health benefits and versatility, these seeds have quickly become a pantry staple in many kitchens. What is even more impressive is that ounce for ounce, flax and chia seeds contain more… MORE>
Living on West Campus at Cornell University definitely has its perks, such as great views of Cayuga Lake walking down the slope, waking up to the melodic chimes of the clock tower, and eating the amazing food. One night a week, Hans Bethe House transforms its Jansen’s Dining Room into… MORE>
As humans, we tend to associate colors with our moods, feelings and smells. But did you know that colors are also associated with the nutrients that are in our everyday foods? Syracuse University is jumping on board with the “Healthy Monday” national initiative and spreading it around campus. This initiative… MORE>