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You Should Eat Your Salad From a Large Mixing Bowl

My diet may veer more towards “raccoon” than “rabbit,” but I am actually an enthusiastic salad consumer. It’s not because I’m a large fan of eating things that are good for me, nay; it’s because a good salad is a perfect combination of tastes and textures. And to best take advantage of the fresh flavor […]

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How to Raise a Body-Positive Kid 

How we feel about our bodies—and how we treat them—is influenced by many different factors, but one of the biggest is how we were raised. As a longtime fat activist, I have heard tons of stories about well-meaning parents who’d talk about food choices in terms of weight loss rather than nutrition, or exercise as […]

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Which Kitchen Tools and Gadgets Can You Not Live Without?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I’d like to talk about your favorite kitchen tools, utensils, and gadgets.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Resolve to Eat Healthy in 2018

Bright and beautiful fruits. Hearty whole grains. Vitamin packed vegetables in the most delicious of sauces. Are you ready for this? Here are some of our best tips, tricks, and advice on eating healthy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children

For restaurant-goers who have not had the displeasure of ordering on behalf of someone not yet old enough to read, here’s the sad reality of kids menu offerings: mac and cheese, chicken fingers, grilled cheese, plain hamburgers. Almost always those things, no matter the quality of food or cuisine. Mexican restaurants…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Biggest Losers Have to Exercise a Ton to Keep the Weight Off

Diet usually matters more for weight loss than exercise, but it turns out that Biggest Loser contestants who managed to keep the weight off have to exercise a lot. But if you and I aren’t Biggest Loser contestants, does that mean anything for us?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Despite That New Study, Everything We Know About Nutrition Is Pretty Much Still True

A study released this week in The Lancet found a link between high carbohydrate intake and risk of death. The resulting headlines had dedicated low-carb dieters celebrating and low-fat vegans spoiling for a fight. But as with most dietary studies, there is more to it than the headlines claim.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Get Started on a Plant-Based Diet

Switching to a plant-based diet won’t mean you’re automatically super healthy. You can eat non-dairy ice cream and frozen veggie pizza every day, but that doesn’t mean you’re any healthier. There are plenty of plant-based junk foods out there, so if you want to reap the benefits of a plant-based diet, you need to…Read more… […]

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How to Get Started on a Plant-Based Diet

Switching to a plant-based diet won’t mean you’re automatically super healthy. You can eat non-dairy ice cream and frozen veggie pizza every day, but that doesn’t mean you’re any healthier. There are plenty of plant-based junk foods out there, so if you want to reap the benefits of a plant-based diet, you need to…Read more… […]

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How to Get Started on a Plant-Based Diet

Switching to a plant-based diet won’t mean you’re automatically super healthy. You can eat non-dairy ice cream and frozen veggie pizza every day, but that doesn’t mean you’re any healthier. There are plenty of plant-based junk foods out there, so if you want to reap the benefits of a plant-based diet, you need to…Read more… […]

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