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See How Much Sugar Is Packed Into 'Healthy' Food

Sneak preview: this donut has less sugar than you think... Unsplash Cadbury cream eggs are the height of sweetness. The milky substance on the outside barely qualifies as “chocolate” and the oozing fondant within is almost pure sugar. It’s possible the foil wrapper is the most nutritious part. When I think about eating a Cadbury cream egg, I gag a little. I once unwrapped one to see if they tasted like my childhood and stopped seconds later when the sickly smell of it hit my nose. It’s not that they have the most sugar of any candy—a standard Snickers bar has more—it’s that they’re unadulterat
Popular Science
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Food & Wine

Is Breakfast Really The Most Important Meal Of The Day?

When should you break the fast? Pixabay Most people have been perpetually reminded since childhood that breakfast is a must. But in recent years, nutritionists and scientists have called this crucial eating time into question. And despite a plethora of research, the scientific community still hasn’t come to a solid conclusion as to when the best time to eat your first meal of the day really is. The short answer, says sports nutritionist and registered dietician Leslie Bonci, is that it depends on how old you are and your daily habits. For kids, studies have shown that eating a meal first thing
New York Magazine
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Food & Wine

How the Shishito Conquered New York

R.R. & R.P. ONE RECENT EVENING, as we sat in the Tapas Bar at La Sirena, we pondered the journey of the shishito pepper in New York—from somewhat obscure Japanese snack first cited in the Times in the 1990s, to tapas-bar sensation in the aughts, to Bon Appétit’s list of “Food Trends We Hope Disappear in 2017.” We did this, it should be said, as we nibbled our way through a plate of shishitos sauced with Huancaína, Parmesan, and walnuts—an ingredient combo more often applied to cold Peruvian potatoes than hot Japanese peppers. But shishitos have largely outgrown their cultural origins, becomin