Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Thinking may feel like running a marathon, but it's a different game. Learn how to eat for exam day.

Buckwheat Soba Veggie Stir Fry topped with Wild Salmon

Buckwheat Soba Veggie Stir Fry  topped with Wild Salmon

My roommate and I spend a lot of our evenings cooking up large tasty dinners for each other and whatever starving friend we've adopted this week.  There's nothing more soothing after a stressful day than a big bowl of noodles and vegetables. I'd been craving an Asian noodle dish to replace our usual Italian dishes, and [...]

Not all Kilocalories are Created Equal

Not all Kilocalories are Created Equal

Nutritional information is a misleading term.  In practice, posting nutritional information is posting the amount of calories in particular food.  Nutrition, however, is not solely based on the amount of calories in a certain food.  There are two essential modern approaches to nutrition: the caloric approach and the micronutrient approach.  Increasingly, the micronutrient approach, which [...]