Food & Cooking

Moderation Looks Different During the Holidays and That is OK

By Kelly Corbett--We don’t always have the best relationship with food. As the holidays roll in, that can be a little intimidating.

5 Ways to Celebrate Food and Your Body This Thanksgiving

By Kira Rakova--The holiday season in the United States has had, for the past few decades, a strong focus on food, bodies, weight, and dieting. It is not uncommon to see headlines of magazines, online publications, and advertisements that warn against ‘holiday weight gain’ and provide solutions on how to ‘prepare’ for it. Many Americans continue to make weight-related New Year’s resolutions year after year, with one study finding that 38% of Americans made such resolutions in 2015.

Tokyo’s Nude Restaurant: Not for Everyone

By Palmer Hipp--Tokyo is the latest city to venture into the “naked” restaurant industry. Cities like London and Melbourne are gaining attention for their popular naked pop-up restaurants, with thousands of people already on the waitlists for tickets.

There’s More to Health Than Nutrition Labels

By Lauren Myers--Over the past decade, our society has become increasingly aware of what we put in our bodies.

3 Smoothies to Satisfy Your Appetite

By Birdie--Whether you’re enjoying a mindful breakfast at home or eating on the run, smoothies can be a delicious way to fuel your body.


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