The Sentinel - Food-and-drink

Why do our brains love fatty foods?

A study has found that our brain is to blame for our love of french fries and other fatty/carbohydrate loaded meals. Read more

Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

LONDON (AP) — No beer at this time of year? Read more

FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to require that pure maple syrup and honey be labeled as containing added sugars. Read more

Are sugar worries weighing on Frappuccino sales?

NEW YORK (AP) — Frappuccino sales are struggling, and concerns about how much sugar the slushy drinks contain may be among the reasons. Read more


Former Consignment Gallery building sold in downtown Carlisle; antique mall could be moving in

The former Consignment Gallery building at the corner of North Hanover and West North streets in Carlisle has been sold, but what it will b… Read more


Security solutions to keep your Cumberland County family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Cumberland County need to know before they decide.

Meat 2.0? Clean meat? Spat shows the power of food wording

NEW YORK (AP) — If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called? Read more

Meat 2.0? Clean meat? Spat shows the power of food wording

NEW YORK (AP) — Read more

Environmental Nutrition: Comparing ghee to butter; new ruby chocolate

Q: Is ghee a healthier alternative to butter? A: Ghee, a type of clarified butter, which originated in India, has been used in Indian cooking and ayurvedic medicine for centuries. And now it is growing in popularity in the U.S. as a "health tonic." Read more

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'Big Mac index': How many Big Macs will $50 get you around the world?

Ever wonder how many Big Macs $50 could get you in China? What about Brazil? Wonder no more. Here's a look at the "Big Mac index" for more … Read more

These are the best cities in the US to take a 'beercation'

Are you planning a vacation? Do you like beer? If you answered yes to both, a "beercation" might be exactly what you need. Read more

13 interesting food offerings at baseball stadiums

Baseball stadiums are offering more than just hot dogs and peanuts. Read more

More news

Yelp shuts down teachers' account sharing student reviews

BOSTON (AP) — Yelp is shutting down accounts used by a Boston teacher to post rave restaurant reviews written by her third-grade students. Read more

Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks because of salmonella potential

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states. Read more

Long season helps make Vermont top maple syrup producer

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's longer-than-average maple season helped make it the nation's largest producer of maple syrup, yielding 1.9 million gallons of the sweet stuff this year. Read more