The Daily Dish: September 15, 2015
Welcome to The Daily Meal’s Daily Dish, where we highlight what’s hot and trending in the world of all things food and drink.
Today’s first course?
Thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama’s efforts to make nutrition a priority in the White House and across America, the First Family seems the picture of health. However, she has revealed this wasn’t always the case, noting when their daughters were young and the couple struggled to juggle the demands of work and family they didn’t “take the time to prepare healthy meals.” Obama admitted their pediatrician recommended changes in how they were eating. “That was a real wakeup call.”
In other health news, an antioxidant found in wine and chocolate may offer critical benefits for patients with Alzheimer's. Earlier research has suggested the popular antioxidant offers preventative help against several diseases, but now scientists think resveratrol could also slow the mental decline of Alzheimer’s.
And Mark Bittman is leaving the New York Times for what he described as a ‘central role’ in a California food startup. The longtime public health advocate and food writer announced in his final post last weekend that he will leave the Times for a more active role in the food industry.
Now to a less dry, topic: tequila. Apparently you can get satisfaction, Mick: with Jose Cuervo. Cuervo is releasing two limited edition tequilas in honor of The Rolling Stones. The bottles feature the iconic Stones tongue and lip design, of course. Both are meant to celebrate Cuervo’s relationship with the Stones, who dubbed their 1972 North American tour, the Tequila Sunrise tour.
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