CSA Boxes Are Like Fruit Christmas Every Week

Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our recommendation… » 5/24/13 4:20pm 5/24/13 4:20pm

Vegetarians Have Lower Rates of Heart Disease But First They Have to Survive Listeria, Norovirus and Salmonella

You've heard this before: Being a vegetarian is good for you. But a new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition really hammers home what leaving meat out of your diet can do. There were 44 thousand people in the study, and researchers found that vegetarians have a "32% lower heart disease risk… » 2/04/13 12:50pm 2/04/13 12:50pm

New Reasons to Keep Women (and Everyone Else) Out of the Kitchen

For many, the kitchen has traditionally been a place of great comfort and warm fuzzy feelings, but a new study has found that the kitchen might actually be a dangerous and miserable place—not because of the temptation of that freshly baked cake, but because the oven you use to bake that cake might actually be filling… » 6/18/12 2:55pm 6/18/12 2:55pm

Mean Congressman Tries to Take Away the One Vegetable We All Love: Pizza

Last fall, our trusty Congress officially declared that pizza was a vegetable because it has tomato sauce on it. Yeah, that was definitely a high point for democracy. Anyway, that led to us all making tired cracks about how we were at least getting our vegetable when we ate pizza, but in some small way, it did make it… » 5/23/12 10:00pm 5/23/12 10:00pm

Meats Are for Boys, Veggies Are for Girls, Nonsense Is for Everyone

There may be lots of benefits to living as a vegetarian, but apparently looking like a man (whatever that means) is not one of them. A new study found that people associate meat with manliness. The researchers did a number of experiments that explored people's metaphors about food, and they found the people rated meat… » 5/17/12 3:30pm 5/17/12 3:30pm

Starbucks Marks the Opening of Its First Fancy Juice Bar With an Unfortunate Typo

We first learned about Starbucks's plan for World Juice Domination back in November when they purchased juice company Evolution Fresh. Now, lo these many months later, the first Evolution Fresh store has opened in Bellevue, Washington, and, well, it sort of looks like what you'd get if a Whole Foods and a Starbucks… » 3/19/12 9:00pm 3/19/12 9:00pm

Now Schools Can Feed Kids As Many Potatoes As They Damn Well Please

A quick update on the Potato Wars being fought by the American government, the potato industry, and the lunch lady in your elementary school's cafeteria: the Senate voted to reject the $19.78 billion agriculture and rural development bill which, among many other things, would have limited schools to serving only… » 10/19/11 10:30am 10/19/11 10:30am