Stories by Ari LeVaux

Ari LeVaux writes a syndicated weekly food column, Flash in the Pan. subscribe to Ari LeVaux's feed

Posted on: Mar 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Neanderthals didn't munch on paleo Filipino pili nuts with Himalayan sea salt. But our ancestors had a good understanding of what foods were available to them.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Climate Deniers' Happy Meal is a recipe for climate disaster.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Lengthening summers and shrinking winters are turning agriculture into a guessing game.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Some customers care more about the scene than the cilantro.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to the "Impossible Burger," vegetarians no longer have to fake their hamburgasms.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to inaction at the FDA, Americans get, among other potential ailments, anal leakage.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Several publications misconstrued a new study that found different genes require different diets.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

If you want to eliminate animal products from your diet, stock-free farmers want your business.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

New study finds a sugar found in fruits, table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup may fuel the growth of cancer cells.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Regular doses of moderate hunger may even help prevent Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Change your diet for a sustainable planet.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Drinking milk may shorten your lifespan, and enough soy sauce can kill you.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The soft drink industry is in crisis.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Why are some trying to tear down this movement?

Posted on: Jul 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

New ways of dealing with the massive amounts of excess food which exacerbates drought and climate change.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Reports paint a scary picture of how food corporations collude to manipulate information in order to increase profits.

Posted on: May 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Being a member of the World Trade Organization definitely has some anti-perks.

Posted on: May 8, 2015, Source: AlterNet

There is a growing list of things I won’t miss about this gig as a restaurant critic.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Despite manufacturers' claim of using certain plant extracts, various synthetic stimulants are discretely added.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A quarter of the U.S. population suffers from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease caused by dietary sugar.