Ever wish you didn't know how many calories were in your favorite snack? As it turns out, food labels have a big impact on the way we eat. New research has found that when subjects thought they were eating an indulgent dessert, their metabolisms sped up in response.

Grilling season might be around the corner, but with beef prices rising you might want to go for the cheaper cuts of meat.

In other news, research has found that kitchen cutting boards harbor drug resistant bacteria, an artist demonstrates the visual importance of food and food texture affects calorie perception.

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