The farmers markets opening up in lower-income neighborhoods may not be as good a business for farmers, but they're helping build community. And they're making fresh food available that people might have thought was outside of their budget.
Researchers have conducted the first scientific analysis of nutrients in trendy seedlings known as microgreens. They found that most microgreens have higher levels of nutrients than their mature counterparts.
A study, which started back in 1987, shows that monkeys fed a diet with 30 percent fewer calories than normal did not live unusually long lives. Researchers say the results are a good indication of how caloric restriction might affect the life spans of people.
An Italian food expert delves into her collection of cookbooks to find a historical recipe for spinach and rice ravioli that was nearly identical to the one an NPR listener wants to re-create. And it turns out the secret to success is in the cheese.
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