What’s in your reading list this weekend? We’ve rounded up the delicious, the interesting and the wow – to help you boost your food knowledge.
1. The American Society of Nutrition issued a controversial position paper on processed foods. One basic message? Processed foods are not all bad. Sort of. [Huffington Post]
2. What really slows down a restaurant? You and your phone. [NPR]
3. What’s the verdict on honeydew melon? In 2012, according to the United States Department of Agriculture, Americans consumed five pounds of cantaloupe for every pound of honeydew. [NYT]
4. How often do you eat alone? Research says it’s about half the time. And snacking is done alone more than 70% of the time. [FoodNavigator-USA]
5. Looking to create a trendy restaurant menu? Here are some tips. (Hint: eight olives in a ramekin). [Eater]
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