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The One Food You Shouldn't Order At Brunch

The research team divided study participants into subgroups based on the frequency they ate potatoes each week. Using the data they collected from each group, Nicola Veronese, lead author of the study, and a dozen researchers discovered that those who ate fried potatoes two to three times per week were twice as likely to die early compared to those who didn't eat fried potatoes.

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This Model Not Only Eats, But Can Make a Mean Eggplant Parmigiana

Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann, who’s been shot for Vogue and Elle and Harpers Bazaar, has also penned a cookbook, the Impatient Foodie, an accessible, entertaining guide to consuming what’s in your fridge. This proves that models like Teigen and Wiedemann do, in fact, eat – albeit, with foresight and planning. It’s also true that some models don’t eat and I know them to,” Wiedemann tells Yahoo Style.

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The Pioneer Woman Tells Us What Life Without Takeout Is Really Like

When Ree Drummond started her personal blog, The Pioneer Woman, in 2006, it began as a way to keep friends and family updated on her day-to-day life living on a ranch with her husband and four kids. Over a decade later, the Pioneer Woman brand has slowly expanded to include everything from cookbooks, children's books, a popular TV show, store, and, most recently, a magazine. When Drummond married her cattle rancher husband, she had to adapt to rural life – and that meant saying goodbye to takeout.

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Eating at least 3 servings of fruit and vegetable per day could protect our arteries

Having studied the diets of 3,696,778 adults with an average age of 64, American researchers recommend eating at least 3 servings of fruit and vegetables per day to reduce the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD) which narrows the arteries of the legs. People who eat three or more portions of fruit and vegetables per day have an 18% lower risk of developing PAD than those who report eating less, according to a study published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart Association journal. PAD is a condition in which a build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries restricts blood supply to leg muscles, making it more difficult or painful to walk or stand.

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There Is A Unicorn Lemonade That Starbucks Baristas Don't Want You To Know About

"DO NOT LET THIS HIT SOCIAL MEDIA," baristas all over Reddit begged after discovering one well-intentioned barista's off-menu drink using the colorful ingredients originally meant for the now infamous Unicorn Frappuccinos. Hoping to get some love from the online barista community, Reddit user auksyyyt shared their brightly-hued photo captioned, “creative with powders :),” with instructions for how to make the controversial concoction only to be met with the same response I would assume Frankenstein would have received had he shared his monster on Reddit. In the brief time since it launched, the Unicorn Frappuccino has been making sugary waves of its own with celebrities and Starbucks fans alike posting photos and videos to Instagram and Snapchat showing off the drink.

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Delicious, Flourless, Gluten Free Brownies!

Super fudge-y, moist, chocolatey, and absolutely amazing: you won’t believe that these brownies are flourless, gluten-free, low-fat, low-sugar, all-natural, and less than 100 calories per brownie! The secret ingredient will surprise you… These brownies are made with black beans. Yup. That’s right. BEANS. You have to try it to believe it, but these don’t taste […]

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Potty Training Basics (The first 3 days, and the first year!)

There are so many articles out there about potty training: the different methods (3 day vs. baby-led), different tools to use (book recommendations, a separate potty chair vs. the kid seat for the big potty), and opinions — that when I started getting asked questions about how we potty trained Layla, I wasn’t sure I had […]

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Chrissy Teigen Posted A Video Of The Dish She Eats Every Day & Sometimes Twice A Day

An easy bowl of oatmeal, that simple go-to grilled chicken recipe, the emergency spoonful of peanut butter with chocolate chips we reach for nearly every night for dessert, these are all dishes we repeat because they’re delicious, satisfying, and don’t take a lot of work. As it turns out, Chrissy Teigen relatable celebrity, also likes to eat the same thing every day. Refinery29 chatted with Chrissy last month, and during the interview, she revealed that she eats a whole branzino, made by her mom, every single night.

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The Healthiest Frozen Foods in the Supermarket: Waffles

Compared to just a handful of years ago, many more frozen waffles today are made with whole grains. That means they're good sources of fiber, as well as other nutrients. and a much healthier grab-and-go breakfast pick than sugar-sweetened cereal and milk. Plus, there's plenty of other options to top them with besides maple syrup. Span both sweet and savory waffle toppers with nut butters, a melted cheese slice and lightly dressed salad greens, rotisserie chicken, and fresh fruit among many other ideas.To pick the best frozen waffles, we taste tested dozens of brands. ...

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The Picky Eater Meal Plan (Week 8)

The past two weeks have been kind of crazy in our house! I was traveling for almost an entire week, and then the husband was traveling for almost an entire week. So basically, not much cooking got done. The night before I left for my trip, I made my Veggie Lasagna – which Layla and the […]

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I Cooked With Coconut Oil For A Week & The Results Were Surprising

Since we've already covered most areas of coconutty goodness, we figured it was about time to dig into a specific area of this tough-to-crack tropical nut: the oil. For those who may still be unfamiliar, coconut oil is "a fatty oil or semisolid fat extracted from fresh coconuts and used especially in making soaps and food products." It can be purchased in two varieties: refined or unrefined. Refined is essentially a tasteless and odorless processed form of the oil — ideal for those not into the coco-flavor and also for cooking foods at higher temperatures (because refined has a higher smoke point).

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Simple Springtime Ratatouille

Spring is finally here! And to celebrate, I decided to make one of my favorite veggie dishes: ratatouille. It’s simple, packed with flavor and fresh herbs, and super easy to make. I like topping ours with some parmesan cheese and serving it with quinoa for some extra protein! You can make it with any veggies […]

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The Picky Eater Meal Plan (Week 7)

For this week, here is our dinner plan:  Monday: Simple Slow Cooker Yellow Dal with Broccoli Sabji (I just substitute broccoli and potatoes for the cauliflower/peas/carrots in this recipe) Tuesday: Mediterranean Style Paninis –> I’m adding baby spinach to these Wednesday: Leftover Dal & Sabji! Thursday: Pumpkin and White Bean Bisque –> I serve this with mini grilled cheeses made with sprouted wheat […]

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Layla’s Birth Story (And My Perspective on C-Sections vs. “Natural” Births)

Layla, January 19 2014, 7 days old This weekend, as the husband and I were starting to get organized to prep for the arrival of Baby #2, it occurred to me that I never actually shared Layla’s birth story after she was born. As I thought about giving birth for the second time, I started reflecting on Layla’s […]

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