PEOPLE: These Are the Most-Searched for Super Bowl Foods in Every State, According to Google
“On Monday, Google released their list of top-searched Super Bowl recipes by state (and Washington, D.C.)—and the results were a mixed bag of game-day classics and, well, some oddball dishes.” Read full story.
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SAVEUR: HOW ONE SUPERMARKET IS USING CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY TO REDUCE MEAT CONSUMPTION
“Grocery stores are designed, much like casinos, by consumer psychology to guide you down specific paths that benefit the store more than you. […] It was announced last week that University of Oxford researchers will be partnering with British supermarket Sainsbury’s and charity Wellcome Trust to find out which methods work best in actually changing shoppers’ habits. Some of the key proposals include: ‘placing vegetarian alternatives on the same shelves as meat products, giving vouchers and loyalty points to shoppers who choose vegetarian products, and providing recipes and leaflets that outline how shoppers can eat less meat.'” Read full story.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: New Research on Treating Depression
“Researchers are always looking for new treatments for depression and other mental-health disorders because many people don’t respond to antidepressant medications and psychological therapies. A new study, published Monday in the journal BMC Medicine, found that a third of patients assigned to a group that followed a modified Mediterranean diet met the criteria for remission in 12 weeks, compared with just 8% in a control group. Remission as assessed by a patient’s score on a diagnostic questionnaire used by psychiatrists to determine the severity of depression.” Read full story.
THRILLIST: TACO BELL’S NEW BREAKFAST TACO HAS A SHELL MADE OUT OF FRIED EGG
“When Taco Bell stopped serving the much-hyped Naked Chicken Chalupa about a month ago, it was only a matter of time before the fast food chain unleashed yet another absurd yet delicious-looking creation from its stunt food development lab. Well, it looks like that time has come now that T-Bell has unveiled a new breakfast taco sporting a shell made out of fried egg, along with a few other ridiculous new menu items.” Read full story.