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How Google Earth Revealed Chicago's Hidden Farms

When scientists scoured lists of the city's community gardens, they discovered they didn't tell the whole story of where food was being grown. Satellite images instead show the city's food-producing gardens tucked away in backyards, on roofs and thriving in vacant lots.
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Kids Who Play Food Product Games May Eat More Junk Food

Kids who play "advergames", created by food manufacturers to market their products, may eat more, and eat more junk food. In a study by Dutch researchers, the kids chose junk food even when the game featured fruit or other healthful choices.
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Elvis Left The Building Long Ago, But His Food (And Music) Lives On

Presley's legendary love for peanut butter and bananas, bacon, and booze led to his outsized body toward the end of his life, and a lasting food legacy. And, oh yeah, he could sing too.
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Sandwich Monday: Steak And Kidney Pie

For this week's Sandwich Monday, Peter heads to London, where they call sandwiches "sarnies," according to Wikipedia. He and his adventurous family attempt to eat the classic British staple "steak and kidney pie," so you don't have to.
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Skinny Isn't All That: Survey Finds Fewer American Women Are Dieting

The number of women who say they're dieting has dropped significantly since the early 1990s, according to a long-running survey of national eating trends. What's more, just 1 in 4 respondents agreed that being thin is a lot more attractive than being heavy.
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Wine: From Vine To Table

The future of wine is in flux for both casual drinkers and aficionados. We talk with Wine Review columnist Michael Franz about the headlines making waves among the vines.

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