Food News, Week of August 28: We're All Eating Better

September 02, 2016
comfort food vegetables

According to this study of Pinterest trends, comfort food is becoming more healthful. What’s out? Carbs, and heavy cheese. What’s in? Veggies, and lots of them.

If you want some human interaction with your family at dinnertime, and you’re pretty sure you can wait a few hours to post pix of your meal online, you’ll appreciate the Pepper Hacker. It’s a pepper grinder that blocks the wi-fi signal at your table.

A new study seeks to solve, once and for all, the health benefits of chocolate. They’ve developed a chocolate pill packed with cocoa flavanols, will give it to men and women over 60, and will see how it affects cancer and cardiovascular disease. (And they're still looking for volunteers.)

Recall alert! Diamond brand macadamia nuts distributed nationwide have been recalled due to salmonella.

Annie’s is launching 30 new organic products this year, in response to greater consumer interest in affordable organics. Look for new Annie’s items in the baking, cereal, soup, and dairy aisles!