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Mom, Dad! I'm Pregnant With A Food Baby! | Jillian Capewell | Posted 06.12.2015 | Comedy

I've got a bun in the oven. Except it's a tortilla.

One Thing You Shouldn't Do When You're Stressed

Kim D'Eon | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim D'Eon

Actually, take a few, deep, slow breathes before putting food in your mouth. This can help stimulate your parasympathetic nervous system into action and turn ON digestion, which can do wonders for your health in the long run.

The 10 Most Beautiful Restaurants In The World

Architectural Digest | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

As the World's 50 Best Restaurants releases its annual list of gastronomic excellence, AD spotlights 25 of the most beautifully designed honorees.

Watch Pickle the Mini Pig Eat Ice Cream for the First Time | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment

We scream, you scream, and apparently we all, piglets included, scream for ice cream! During a hot summer day, Max DiNatale decided to treat his mini pig named Pickle to a sweet dessert. When he came back with a vanilla ice cream cone, Pickle was snoozing in his little bed.

Can Water Improve Your Mood?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

While we know that not having enough to drink in extreme heat, or when vigorously exercising makes people very unhappy (and quite ill), it's less clear how small changes in fluid intake affect mood and energy levels.

7 Parents' Dinner-Table Rituals That Make The Most Out Of Family Time

Posted 06.04.2015 | Parents

In most homes across America and in nearly every on-screen family, dinner scenes are the same: there’s dysfunction, yelling, spilled milk...or in Ke...

Perfectionism and Eating

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

"If I'm wearing clothes, the laundry isn't done!" We all burst out laughing at the absurdity -- and the stinging truth -- in this statement made b...

9 Things You're Doing Wrong With Chopsticks

Thrillist | Posted 05.26.2015 | Taste

Use them incorrectly and you've performed the Eastern equivalent of putting your elbows on the table and chewing with your mouth open. To help avoid those faux pas, we consulted a group of experts and asked them to share a few basic protocols.

Liquid Diets Are Not My Cup of Tea

Melanie Young | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I just don't find the appeal of a liquid meal as pleasurable as eating -- and chewing -- real food. I'd rather boost my energy taking a walk outside, doing yoga, getting a good night's sleep and eating a delicious meal prepared with farm fresh vegetables and fruits and lean proteins.

GMOs Are On Your Side--Why Aren't You on Theirs?

Paul Stefanski | Posted 05.22.2015 | College
Paul Stefanski

Researchers are working on genetically modifying apples to be resistant to bacteria, potentially saving farmers tens of millions each year, and making them significantly cheaper for consumers--the apples would be otherwise unchanged, the same as average apples.

But It's Just One Cookie

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

But I've learned to manage my disorder and get healthy and strong; and you can, too. If you have a problem with binge eating, or any type of eating disorder, don't struggle alone. Call your physician, seek out a support group, or get help from a nutritionist or health coach, like me.

A Little Taste of the South in Durham

Carolyn Bass | Posted 05.06.2015 | Taste
Carolyn Bass

Durham proved once again what an amazing food city it is becoming at the recent Taste 2015 events. The three-day food event kicked off with a VIP rece...

50 Shades Of Dumplings

Stephanie Kordan | Posted 05.07.2015 | Taste
Stephanie Kordan

The pink coil of the shrimp on top of shumai is utter foreplay to my mouth.

Why I Stopped Hiding Vegetables

Kari Sandoval Gonzalez | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Kari Sandoval Gonzalez

Food becomes an issue when you make it an issue. This I've learned the hard way. Normalizing a plant-focused and well-rounded diet means letting children come face-to-face with their greens and preparing them in way that honors the plant's essence.

8 Foods To Eat If You Want To Live Forever

Thrillist | Posted 06.30.2015 | Taste

Unless you're Keith Richards, you can't actually live forever.

What 2 Weeks of Soda Can Do to Your Heart

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Sugary drinks are linked to obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes -- and the more soda people drink the more likely these outcomes....

How I Learned To Edit -- And Eat Alone

Feifei Sun | Posted 06.13.2015 | Taste
Feifei Sun

When I ate alone, people, especially the restaurant's staff, seemed to pity me.

Winter Is a (Big Fat) Liar

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 05.30.2015 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

Winter drags its massive lumbering heels on its way to meet Spring. Its hair has grown long, its thick woolly layers are tattered and dirty. Spring should be close, should be here, but it's impossible to see.

Tricking Parents Into Bad Choices

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Parents usually have their kids' best interest in mind. They want them to grow healthy, acquire eating habits that promote wellness, and have beautiful, strong teeth. So how come kids are drinking so much sugar, an ingredient on the top of the list of foods to consume-less-of?

Everyday Meals Don't Always Come With Nutrition Facts, So You Might Miss These Key Nutrients

Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living

For many of us, the best part of our day is the magic moment that comes when we get to shove (or, delicately place with a fork and/or spoon) food into...

If We Are What We Eat, Then We Are Becoming Coffee Cups

Randy Malamud | Posted 04.29.2015 | Green
Randy Malamud

When we're throwing out such an obscene amount of food (which is, presumably, actual food: broccoli, juice, cheese, and the like) do we really need to be eating coffee cups?

The New Dietary Guidelines: Outrage and Yawns

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The advisory committee's recommendations inform the government's guidelines, and those affect policies, action and choices. They affect everything from school lunches to SNAP to the food industry, and also the way we personally fill our plate.

Food, Flavors, and Babies

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 04.26.2015 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

Little did I know, I would grow to love my mother's homemade ravioli and many other ingredients I could not stand to look at as a child.

Distracted Driving, Distracted Eating

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Mind you, I'm as guilty as anyone of eating lunch at my computer. But I do have some rules that I've been able to stick to: We eat a family dinner every day, un-rushed, no electronic distractions allowed, and I limit eating-while-distracted to low caloric density, highly nutritious foods, such as veggies and fruit.

5 Of The Easiest Ways To Eat A Little Bit Healthier

Anne Ricci | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

Eating healthy is certainly not about being perfect. Most people tend to get much better results when they start small and make incremental changes to their current diet.