Food

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Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate Change

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.

03/05/2015

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Toddler Food Often Has Too Much Salt, Sugar, CDC Study Says

Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an early taste for foods that may contribute to obesity and other health risks, according to a new government study.

02/02/2015

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Montgomery Co. Schools to Consider Healthier Food Requirements

Despite protests from a nutrition advocacy group, Montgomery County Public Schools says their cafeterias haven’t resembled a 7-Eleven full of junk food for nearly a decade.

01/27/2015

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Study Points Out Flaws in Popular ‘Paleo’ Diet

The idea behind the recently trendy Paleo diet, or caveman diet, is that participants emulate the eating habits of early humans during the Stone Age. However, a new study performed by researchers at Georgia State University and Kent State University says that strict Paleo dieters may misunderstand their ancestors.

12/23/2014

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Gift Guides: The Best Subscription-Based Gift Ideas

Whether you procrastinated gift shopping or have simply exhausted your list of gift ideas, here are some of the best subscription-based services to give as gifts to friends, family and loved ones this holiday season.

12/11/2014

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Dominique DeVito’s Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf Recipe

Dominique DeVito shares her recipe for bacon-wrapped meatloaf from her book “Low-Card Slow Cooking,” out now from Cider Press Mill.

12/09/2014

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Never Mind Crabs; In Baltimore, Try Afghan Food

There are three things that everyone in Baltimore wants you to know when you come for a visit: Baseball great Babe Ruth was born here. Poet Edgar Allan Poe died here. And there’s a great Afghan restaurant owned by Hamid Karzai’s brother.

11/17/2014

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GUIDE: D.C. Cocktail Week to Offer Unique Food and Drink Pairings

DC Cocktail Week kicks off Nov. 17 and we’ve selected the best options in what seems to be a competition for which restaurant can make a cocktail using the strange and unheard of ingredients.

11/13/2014

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Study: Tapping Your Forehead Could Help Kill Cravings

Tests found that tapping the forehead was the most effective method and neutralized cravings by up to 10% more than the other exercises.

11/12/2014

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Hosting Thanksgiving For The First Time? Some Tips

The potatoes are wrong. The football game’s too loud. The kids aren’t dressed right. Thanksgiving can, of course, be a great joy, but with so many beloved traditions on the line it can also be prime ground for sniping and griping the first time the torch has been passed.

11/06/2014

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