Copy into your RSS Reader
Copy into your Podcast App
Donta Jackson's snack of choice is a bag of Skittles.
Brett Myers/Youth Radio
February 27, 2013 Most parents think that their kids eat healthfully. But in reality, they may not know much about their kids' eating habits, especially as their children get older. Many kids don't talk to their parents about what they eat, and sneak unhealthy snacks after school.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/173000238/173089145" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
Popcorn now comes candied in ruby red, indigo blue and more. And don't be surprised by the popcorn buffet at the next wedding you attend.
Bradley P. Johnson/via Flickr
February 26, 2012 The Great Depression was popcorn's big break. When cash-strapped movie theaters brought concessions inside the theater, a star was born. But long gone are the days of plain and buttered popcorn. Trendy gourmet flavors now abound.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/147353900/147442456" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
Presented on a gourmet plate or eaten out of the bag the chips came in, Frito Pie is an American standard.
February 3, 2012 From Cheetos to Doritos, fried corn snacks have become a fixture at Super Bowl parties. But the original American corn chip, the Frito, was first meant to be a healthy side dish and ingredient for cooking.
November 29, 2010 I'm constantly frustrated by mixed nuts. To me, the peanuts are the least interesting part, so I want to eat them first. But they're always at the bottom of the can. Turns out, physics can explain: The Brazil Nut Effect.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor