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Stories by Ari LeVaux
Ari LeVaux writes a syndicated weekly food column, Flash in the Pan.
The Ultimate Global Warmer's 3-Course Dinner
Posted on: Jan 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet
The Climate Deniers' Happy Meal is a recipe for climate disaster.
Polar Peaches? Climate Change Is Pushing Tree-Planting Zones Northward
Posted on: Oct 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Lengthening summers and shrinking winters are turning agriculture into a guessing game.
Hipsters Are Treating Farmers Markets Like a Dating Scene—And It May Be Bad for Business
Posted on: Aug 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Some customers care more about the scene than the cilantro.
The Most Meat-Like Veggie Burger Ever Has Been Unveiled—and It's Dripping With Plant-Based Blood
Posted on: Aug 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Thanks to the "Impossible Burger," vegetarians no longer have to fake their hamburgasms.
6 Chemical Food Additives That Are Legal in America and Banned Abroad
Posted on: Jul 31, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Thanks to inaction at the FDA, Americans get, among other potential ailments, anal leakage.
Why Did Media Outlets Try to Convince Us That Vegetarianism Causes Cancer? Here's the Diet That Can
Posted on: Jun 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Several publications misconstrued a new study that found different genes require different diets.
Attention Vegans: Your Salad Was Probably Grown With the Blood and Bones of Dead Animals
Posted on: Apr 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet
If you want to eliminate animal products from your diet, stock-free farmers want your business.
Bad News for Sweets Lovers: Your Sugar Habit May Cause Breast Cancer
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.
Intermittent Fasting Can Sharpen Your Brain and Help You Live Longer
Posted on: Jan 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Regular doses of moderate hunger may even help prevent Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Could Your Dinner Be a Recipe from the Global Warmer's Cookbook? Maybe It's Time to Go 'Climatarian'
Posted on: Dec 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Change your diet for a sustainable planet.
6 Kinds of Healthy Foods That Become Unhealthy in High Doses
Posted on: Sep 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Drinking milk may shorten your lifespan, and enough soy sauce can kill you.
How Coca Cola's Obesity PR Stunt Blew Up in the Company's Face
Posted on: Aug 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet
The soft drink industry is in crisis.
The Local Food Movement Has Tripled in 20 Years, and Now Critics Are Taking Cheap Shots
Posted on: Aug 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Why are some trying to tear down this movement?
The Movement To Stop Food From Being Wasted Is Booming
Posted on: Jul 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet
New ways of dealing with the massive amounts of excess food which exacerbates drought and climate change.
Whoa: Huge Number of Nutritional Experts May Be Bought off by the Big Junk Food Companies
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.
Would You Buy Meat If You Didn't Know Where It Came from, or How It Was Raised?
Posted on: May 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Being a member of the World Trade Organization definitely has some anti-perks.
Restaurant Industry's Dirty Secret: Why I'm Mostly Going to Stop Eating Out
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.
Synthetic Stimulants Are Finding Their Way into 'Natural' Supplements -- How a $33 Billion Industry Cons Its Customers
Posted on: Apr 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Despite manufacturers' claim of using certain plant extracts, various synthetic stimulants are discretely added.
Is Your Memory Shaky? Might Not Be Your Age, But All That Sugar Ruining Your Liver
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.
How Processed Foods Can Be a Disaster for Your Health
Posted on: Mar 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Used in mayonnaise and sauces, emulsifiers could raise your blood sugar and make you fat.
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