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This Is the Canned Wine That Everyone Is Going to Be Drinking This Summer — On Trend

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Summer is around the corner and Trader Joe's is launching a line of sparkling wines that will likely be the "it" drink of the season. Called Simpler Wines, the Italian sparkling wines (vino frizzante in Italian) come packaged in pink and blue cans. And like most things that come from Trader Joe's, this wine is cheap. Like, really, really cheap. Four cans will cost you just $3.99. It's basically the new Two-Buck Chuck.


Your Body Can Handle More Caffeine than You Think, Says Study — Food News

Americans drink a lot of coffee. Like, a lot. Roughly 80 to 85 percent of Americans drink coffee on a regular basis, according to the American Psychological Association, and the average daily intake is somewhere around 300 milligrams. That's about three (eight-ounce) cups of plain coffee, if you're wondering.

But when it comes to how much coffee is recommended per day, the jury has been back and forth for a while. The 2012 recommendation from the Food and Drug Administration warns adults from exceeding 300 milligrams of coffee a day. As does the recommendation from the International Food Information Council.

Now, a new study published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology reviewed 15 years of data to find that consumers can actually safely exceed 300 milligrams a day. Specifically, the average healthy adult can go up to 400 milligrams of caffeine without doing any damage, while pregnant women should stay within 300 milligrams.


This Art Project Shows How Your Food Will Change Due to Climate Change — Into the Future

Whether you're a believer in man-made global warming or a denier, there's no ignoring the fact that our earth's climate is changing and with it comes modifications to the food ecosystem.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, climate change disrupts food accessibility, diminishes access to food, and impacts food quality. In a 2015 report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture noted that while global food security is currently on the rise, it will suffer from climate change in the long run.


The Best Food Movies and TV Shows to Stream in May — Stream, Eat, Repeat

A new month means a whole new roster of movies and TV shows to stream on Netflix, HBO, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. Going out on a Saturday night is nice, but snuggling up in bed with the TV and your favorite snack might be even better. (I'm all about this classic snack this month.) Don't know where to start? Here are all the great food movies and TV shows to stream this month. While there aren't a ton of food-related movies coming out in May, there are definitely a few that you need to watch.


Move Over, Avocado Toast! Avocado Chocolate Bars Are the New Trendy Bite. — On Trend

Avocados are delicious. Chocolate is also delicious. But do they belong together? Apparently so. A hybrid treat featuring both ingredients — an avocado chocolate bar — finally exists as a result of a collaboration between Compartes chocolatier and the California Avocado Commission.


This New Starbucks Roastery Is Basically the Disney World of Coffee — On Trend

Starbucks has plans to go from "grande" to "trenta" for their new upscale location on Chicago's Magnificent Mile. The Seattle-based coffee company announced their plan to open an interactive 43,000-square-foot, four-story Roastery in the windy city. The location should be up and running by 2019.


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