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How Social Media, Including Instagram and Facebook, ‘Cause Anorexia’

Experts say the self-bragging pictures of shiny, perfect lives on social media encourage other users to feel negative about their own lives and …

Spending only $125 on food last month showed me that fast food is deceptively expensive

Many people believe that on a low budget, you would be forced to eat fast food because it's cheap.<p>This couldn't be farther from the truth.<p>Fast food is EXTREMELY expensive. Ignoring all other nutritional facts, on a hard dollars-to-calories basis, it's just not worth it.<p>In my article about the …

I run a barbecue restaurant, but don’t call me trendy – cooking over coals is a time-honoured cuisine. Food gimmicks, on the other hand, really get my goat<p>January is almost over – and cheers to that. New year resolutions, hangovers, blue Monday, juice cleanses and half-arsed attempts at being sober …

Trends

5 Social Media Contests That Bring Traffic To Restaurants

<b>Your restaurant is on Social Media, but are you seeing results?</b><p>You started a Facebook Page, then one of your employees started a Twitter account for …

Social Media

The science behind 'food porn'

Click. Drool. Repeat.<p>That's the tagline for FoodPornDaily.com, a site dedicated to providing visitors with mouthwatering photos of …

Photo Sharing

How Social Media Is Changing The Way We Eat

The phenomenon known as the “eat and tweet” has flooded social media feeds with mouthwatering food photos. Why is everyone suddenly so keen to snap …

Social Media

Why Our Generation Is So Obsessed With Food Porn

We are the food porn generation.<p>April 16, 2015<p>If you haven’t seen the hashtag “<b>foodporn</b>” you’re probably living under a rock. You’d be hard-pressed …

Social Media

Your #Instafood and #Foodporn snaps could soon be illegal, which is ridiculous

It’s a familiar situation for most of us these days that someone at our table or near us in the restaurant is going to take a photo of the food. However, this simple act could be deemed illegal soon if other countries are to follow in Germany’s footsteps.<p>According to German newspaper De Welt, …

5 Initiatives That Combine Food and Social Media for the Greater Good [LIST]

<b>WHAT:</b> An index that monitors photos of food uploaded to social media channels to encourage people to eat healthier.<b><br>IN DETAIL:</b> When uploading pictures …

Social Media

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#FoodPorn: The Growing Influence Of Social Food

<b>Whether you like it or not, taking pictures of their plates has become the norm for young consumers, and now the power of food on social media is</b> …

Social Media

Food And Social Media -- A Complicated Relationship

Eating has, throughout history, been seen as a social activity, which is why understanding its social context and delineations is integral when trying to comprehend food and eating patterns.<p>One of the most prominent social revolutions in recent time is the boom of social media. In order to realize …

Healthy food obsession sparks rise in new eating disorder

Eating disorder charities are reporting a rise in the number of people suffering from a serious psychological condition characterised by an obsession with healthy eating.<p>The condition, orthorexia nervosa, affects equal numbers of men and women, but sufferers tend to be aged over 30, middle-class …

How an obsession with healthy eating could be making you ILL from 'orthorexia'

How an obsession with healthy eating could be making you ILL: Rise in number of people suffering from potentially fatal condition</b> …