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Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

From brogurt to gastrosexual, humorist and food writer Josh Friedland has collected many of the new words born of our current foodie culture in a new food dictionary, Eatymology.
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Why Tortillas May Hold The Key To Healthier Babies

In the U.S., pastas and breads come with a dose of folic acid, a B vitamin that prevents severe neural tube birth defects. But it's not allowed in corn masa, a staple for Hispanic women.
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Vegetables Likely To Take More Of Your Plate In 2016

Will we still be eating kale? What's changing in food as we begin 2016, and what can we expect?
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At This Dinner Party, Talking About Death With Strangers Isn't Taboo

Grieving can be isolating for young adults. A fledgling nonprofit invites 20- and 30-somethings to share their grief, with strangers, over a meal.
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World's Largest Meatpacking Company Tests Out Robot Butchers

Slaughterhouses and meatpacking plants throughout the country employ a lot of people. About a quarter of a million Americans prepare the beef, pork and chicken that ends up on dinner tables. But some of those jobs could eventually be replaced by robots. The world's largest meatpacking company is looking at ways to automate the art of butchery.
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Encore: One-Hour Faux Cheddar

Claudia Lucero can make cheese in one hour; that's her superpower. She explains how she created a 60-minute faux cheddar. This story originally aired on Nov. 13, 2014, on All Things Considered.
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Record Water Levels Shut Down Miles Of Mississippi River

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Mike Steenhoek, executive director of the Soy Transportation Coalition, about the effect of historic flooding on the Mississippi River on corn and soybean farmers.
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From 'Tostitos Lime' To 'Sexy Sunblock,' The Best Drinks Of 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Emma Allen about her article in The New Yorker called "The Best Drinks of 2015." She walks us through mixing a drink from her list, which anyone can make at home.
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Netflix And Chew: How Binge Watching Affects Our Eating Habits

Lots of research suggests munching while watching TV promotes mindless eating. Overall viewing time is a key factor. But the genre of what you are watching may also influence how much you consume.
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Want To Avoid A Hangover? Science Has Got You Covered

Champagne and other booze flow freely on New Year's Eve. But if you want to wake to a new year without the side effects of alcohol, don't fret: We've got science-based tips for avoiding that headache.

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