Hannari Tofu is the cutest chunk of soybean curd you're likely to encounter. He shows up on a range of plush merchandise. Satorare/Flickr hide caption

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In Japan, Food Can Be Almost Too Cute To Eat

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PepsiCo's product line ranges from salty chips and its sugary namesake drink to more healthful fare like hummus and yogurt. In 2010, the company announced plans to cut sugar, fat and sodium in its products to address health and nutrition concerns. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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How One Man Tried To Slim Down Big Soda From The Inside

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Got spaghetti? Dogs digest starch more efficiently than their wolf ancestors, which may have been an important step during dog domestication. Lauren Solomon/iStockphoto.com/Nicholas Moore /Courtesy of Nature hide caption

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A well-traveled root: A vendor sells sweet potatoes at a market near Manila in 2011. The Portuguese brought the root to the Philippines all the way from the Caribbean. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The restaurant Equinox served a Sunday brunch on Jan. 20 featuring courses inspired by President Obama and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s favorite foods, including this salad of citrus cured arctic char with watermelon radish, mache leaves and lobster vinaigrette. Daniel M.N. Turner/Daniel M.N. Turner / NPR hide caption

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Whole Foods has more than 300 stores and continues to expand. Harry Cabluck/AP hide caption

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Whole Foods Founder John Mackey On Fascism And 'Conscious Capitalism'

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A farmer holds Monsanto's Roundup Ready soybean seeds at his family farm in Bunceton, Mo. Dan Gill/AP hide caption

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As a new documentary shows, a plate of soul food is loaded with questions about history, identity and health. Laylah Amatullah Barrayn/PBS hide caption

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The Cost Of Being A Nation Of 'Soul Food Junkies'

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Bartender J.P. Fetherston demonstrates his shaking technique while making a pisco sour at Rappahannock Oyster Bar in Washington, D.C. Karen Castillo Farfán/NPR hide caption

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Sarah Hallacher swirled in white clay with red to mimic the fat marbling, just like you see in prime cuts of meat. Courtesy of Sarah Hallacher hide caption

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