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Should We Bring Back The Buffet?
Article Earth First

Should We Bring Back The Buffet?

Dr Caroline Wood

Lavish, all-you-can-eat spreads are often a key feature of parties, weddings, hotel stays and…

5 Tips to Reduce Household Food Waste
Article Earth First

5 Tips to Reduce Household Food Waste

Madhura Rao

A third of the food grown on this planet ends up being lost or thrown away. A big chunk of this…

First Expired, First Out | Fight Food Waste Like a Pro
Article Earth First

First Expired, First Out | Fight Food Waste Like a Pro

Madhura Rao

Have you ever stood in front of a well-stocked kitchen cupboard wondering what you should cook for…

What Happens When We Lose Our Sense of Smell and Taste?
Article History & Culture

What Happens When We Lose Our Sense of Smell and Taste?

Maren Hunsberger

In the glowing frame of my phone's screen, I watch a teenager take a shot of Everclear, a U.S. brand…

How do sound and music affect the way we eat?
Article Earth First

How do sound and music affect the way we eat?

Dr Caroline Wood

Sounds play a key role in our eating experiences – from the sizzle of bacon frying to the…

Plastic Wrap Alternatives for Sustainable Food Storage
Article Earth First

Plastic Wrap Alternatives for Sustainable Food Storage

Kelly Oakes

Keeping leftovers fresh is one way to tackle food waste. While plastic wrap and other single-use…

Caffeine: How Much is Too Much?
Article Inside Our Food

Caffeine: How Much is Too Much?

Samanta Oon

If a caffeine kick is part of your morning ritual, you’re not alone — around 80% of us…

How Does Colour Affect The Way We Eat?
Article Earth First

How Does Colour Affect The Way We Eat?

Dr Caroline Wood

It's often said that "we eat with our eyes" and science shows this is true - colour plays an…

Eco-friendly Christmas Foods: 3 Sustainable Alternatives
Article Earth First

Eco-friendly Christmas Foods: 3 Sustainable Alternatives

Kelly Oakes

Whether sitting down for a celebratory meal or looking for a gift to give to family and friends,…

How To Get Kids To Eat Vegetables: Use A Picture Book! 
Article Inside Our Food

How To Get Kids To Eat Vegetables: Use A Picture Book! 

Dr Natalie Masento

Getting young children to eat their greens is a problem for many parents. New vegetable picture…

Toxic Foods | 5 Delicious but Deadly Foods
Article Inside Our Food

Toxic Foods | 5 Delicious but Deadly Foods

Lottie Bingham

We all know to steer clear of the mysterious-looking mushrooms growing in the wild. What many might…

4 Tips To Improve Iron Absorption
Article Earth First

4 Tips To Improve Iron Absorption

Angelika Schulz, Klaus Hadwiger

Iron is an essential nutrient which is crucial for building red blood cells in the body. While it's…

4 Ways To Prevent Food Waste
Article Earth First

4 Ways To Prevent Food Waste

Annabel Slater

42% of food wastage in Europe occurs in households, with homes in the UK, Germany, and the…

Used Coffee Grounds | What To Do With Them
Article Earth First

Used Coffee Grounds | What To Do With Them

Annabel Slater

We drink over 2 billion cups of coffee a day. Used coffee grounds are usually incinerated or sent to…

What It’s Like Raising Chickens In Your Backyard
Article The Future

What It’s Like Raising Chickens In Your Backyard

Aran Shaunak, Shane Joshua

A few years ago, Shane Joshua started raising chickens in his backyard He’s had a flock of…

Raising Chickens In The City | Ask the Expert
Article Human Stories

Raising Chickens In The City | Ask the Expert

Aran Shaunak, Sara Ward

Have you ever considered raising chickens in the city or another urban setting? As the founder of…

6 Tips to Reduce the Water Footprint of Your Food
Article History & Culture

6 Tips to Reduce the Water Footprint of Your Food

Lottie Bingham

Making a few changes to your diet can go a long way to reducing the water footprint of your food.…

How chopping your veg changes its nutritional content
Article Earth First

How chopping your veg changes its nutritional content

Kelly Oakes

If you’re trying to eat healthily, vegetables are a no brainer. But did you know that how you…

Edible Flowers & How To Grow Them
Article Earth First

Edible Flowers & How To Grow Them

Virginie Maenhout

Have you ever thought about growing edible flowers? It’s pretty easy. We asked some experts,…

4 Low-tech Food Hacks to Make the Most of Your Food
Article History & Culture

4 Low-tech Food Hacks to Make the Most of Your Food

Kelly Oakes

You don’t always need fancy gadgets to make some kitchen chemistry. Here are four low-tech…

How to Get the Most Goodness From Your Garlic
Article Inside Our Food

How to Get the Most Goodness From Your Garlic

Lottie Bingham

Garlic has been used as medicine for centuries, and the latest research reveals that it is for good…

How to save your food from pesky birds
Article The Future

How to save your food from pesky birds

Luke Cridland

Many creative solutions have been developed to help protect our food supply from avian pests. We've…

Can you throw away a microwave?
Article Earth First

Can you throw away a microwave?

Jane Alice Liu

So, it's been a while since you last bought a new microwave. It is probably super greasy inside from…

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