Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: What’s in Your Netflix Queue?

It’s summer time, and when it’s too hot to be outside, it’s a good time to catch up on Netflix. 

Pop Culture

Jamie Oliver: Stirring the Pot

I watched – and enjoyed – it during its first season, so I was looking forward to Tuesday night’s premiere of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. Last year, the British chef and food activist took to Huntington, W.V., to change the way residents, especially children, ate. Now, he’s trying to make his mark in Los Angeles.

Food Parenting

Consumer Psychology in the School Lunch Room

The USDA approved a research grant to explore using various behavioral psychology techniques to convince school kids to make healthier choices.  Suggestions include merchandising fruits and vegetables in attractive baskets instead of bins, placing a salad bar by the check out line and making desserts and snacks cash only.