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A Cleanse That's Good for You

Black Bean, Avocado, Brown Rice, and Chicken Wrap Ingredients: low-sodium black beans, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, crushed red pepper, brown rice, whole-wheat wraps, grilled chicken breast, carrots, avocado, Roma tomatoes, hot sauce Calories: 425 Resistant Starch: 3 grams Try this recipe: Black Bean, Avocado, Brown Rice, and Chicken Wrap Let’s block ads! (Why?) Nutrition […]

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He Hawks Young Blood As A New Miracle Treatment. All That's Missing Is Proof.

Jesse Karmazin, the 34-year-old founder of the startup Ambrosia, had a pitch journalists couldn’t resist: For a fee, he could help his clients combat aging and its related ills with infusions of blood plasma from the young. Teen donors, vampiric undertones, a serious-sounding study, an $ 8,000-per-person price tag and rumors that venture capitalist Peter […]

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Tofurkey Is a Vegan Meat Substitute That's Supposedly Like Turkey—but Is It Actually Good for You?

With a sausage-stuffed bird at the center of the table, Thanksgiving dinner is like the Super Bowl of meat-eating holidays. Thankfully, that doesn’t mean vegetarians and vegans are limited to side dishes. To replace the star of the feast, there’s tofurkey, a meat-free option that ends up on many turkey day menus. But what exactly is in this weirdly […]

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Our Idea of Healthy Eating Excludes Other Cultures, and That's a Problem

Google the term “examples of healthy recipes” and you’ll notice there’s very little variety in what healthy eating looks like, and that the definition of "healthy" is pretty narrow. To be more specific, you’ll see recipes and meals that are considered mainstream for white, non-immigrant Americans. When healthy eating is presented through a Eurocentric lens […]