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Why Smoothie Bowls Are the Best Thing You Can Do With a Blender

You’ve probably seen “smoothie bowls” like the one above popping up all over your Pinterest or Instagram feeds. This delicious new trend offers the best of both worlds:Â You get the convenience, taste, and texture of a smoothie, but a bowl is even more filling than a traditional blended beverage. …

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The Surprising Way Reusable Bags Can Make You Buy More Junk Food

Bringing your own reusable grocery bags always seems like a huge win—for you and the environment—right? But according to a new study, that sense of accomplishment and pride you get from forgoing plastic bags may lead you to make poor food choices. Researchers at Harvard Business School looked at the shopping …

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4 Tricks to Make a Healthy Habit Stick for Good

Wake up 30 minutes earlier to walk before work. Swap candy for fruit when a sugar craving hits. Do 60 fly-ups during Dancing With The Stars. Healthy goals always seem so straightforward—until temptation strikes and you end up hitting snooze, raiding a vending machine, or vegging out on the couch. …

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7 Delicious New Takes on Avocado Toast

It seems that every kind of food, no matter how basic, is getting fancy these days: Broth, coffee, jerky–and now toast. If you have any doubt that toast has gone gourmet, remember that Gwyneth Paltrow compared toast (specifically, avocado toast) to “a favorite pair of jeans” in her 2013 cookbook …

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5 More 'Food Babe' Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

There’s no denying that Vani Hari, aka the Food Babe, has ignited a clean-eating revolution—along with a lot of controversy. Hari is known for lobbying companies to remove ingredients she believes are toxic, including the “yoga mat chemical” in Subway’s bread, class IV caramel color in Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes, …

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5 Delicious, Go

I’m a huge believer in breakfast! The research is strong on its ability to support weight control, prevent late–night overeating, up all-day energy, boost mental performance, and enhance overall health. It’s also a great opportunity to fit in key nutrients that may be impossible to make up for later in …

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Which Is Healthier: Fried Shrimp or Fried Catfish?

“Fried” is considered the other F-word to anyone trying to eat healthy. But if you’re hankering for some retro (read: breaded) summer seafood, you can pick catfish without much regret. “Despite its breading, fried catfish has a low calorie count,” says Stephanie Middleberg, RD, founder of Middleberg Nutrition in New …

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Your (Delicious) Secret Weapon for Staying Cool

It’s going to be sweltering this week in the Northeast and other parts of the country, and we have a delicious way for you to stay cool that’s much more fun than hiding in the air conditioning Turns out the secret to managing the heat is a childhood treat: the slushy. In …

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3 Feel

Seems like all we hear these days is bad news about corporate America; they pollute, they abuse workers, they sell products meant to sound healthy, but that really aren’t. Thankfully, there are some companies that are making it part of their business to sell high-quality products and help communities, the …

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12 Weird Ice Cream Flavors That Actually Exist

Ice cream for breakfast? Lunch? Dinner? Might as well, given all the hearty and savory flavors out there (bacon lovers, rejoice). Dig into this list of some of the more unique offerings at shops around the country. We won’t even get into the extreme ice creams that have made news in recent years, ranging from Cicada (discontinued …

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