The Future of Food is 3D

3D printed candy cube

You’re probably familiar with 3-D printing. If you’re like me, you think of plastics and engineering. However, did you know that scientists are working on creating 3-D printers for food?! Sounds pretty cool, right? But why do we need this new technology?

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The Trouble with Salt

We all know we eat a lot of salt, probably even too much salt. So, why don’t we just reduce or remove it from our food? The trouble is, it’s much easier said than done. Salt has many functions in food, from flavor to preservation to tenderizing to controlling yeast. And of course, we do need salt in our diet, just not as much as we’re currently consuming. Read on to see the latest experiment that explains exactly why salt reduction is so difficult for food scientists in the cereal industry. 

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Refined Grain Versus Whole Grain Nutrition

Debates regarding nutrition and recommended foods abound throughout the US and the world. Even as we become more interested in the foods we eat and the effects those foods have on our bodies, there is still a great amount of confusion among most. One such argument is the consumption of refined grains versus whole grains. […]

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