Stories by Ari LeVaux

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

Posted on: Feb 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Big companies like Nestle are quietly making the switch to natural food coloring. What are the dangers?

Posted on: Feb 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's the kind of food that feeds villages. It also benefits impact on the land where it grows.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

If bones from the wrong animal are used, broth could be a source of lead exposure.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Drinking bottled alkaline water can be expensive, and that money could buy a lot of veggies.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The positive benefits can be enough for some people to appreciate bitter flavors.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Mayo is literally the glue behind the glitter.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Seed catalogs offer an increasingly artistic array of themes for the armchair gardener.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The long lifespan of people who eat soy products in Okinawa, Japan is evidence.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Dietary fat is not as bad as you think....

Posted on: Nov 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Recent studies suggest that the benefits of that first meal of the day are not so simple.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Kale is the Justin Bieber of vegetables, and the people who sing its praises are as annoying as his fans.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Who needs crust anyway?

Posted on: Oct 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Give hipsters a break.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Mussels are one of the cheapest and tastiest forms of animal protein available.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Some extreme laws around wild meat are putting a big crimp on sustainable food models.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Messing with the microbes in your digestive process is not the way to go.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Before you start a low-carb diet, there is one glaring issue in the new popular study.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Salvaging food that would have gone unharvested could help feed the hungry and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Does she finally have the answer?