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New York public school lunch program will have "Meatless Mondays"

Next year, New York City public schools will initiate "Meatless Mondays" as part of their lunch program. Students will be served all vegetarian food for breakfast and lunch. (Note: photo above for illustrative purposes only. Not representative of actual school cafeteria menu.) From CNN: "Cutting back on meat a little will improve New Yorkers' health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions," de Blasio said at a news conference. "We're expanding Meatless Mondays to all public schools to keep our ...
Tags: Health, Meat, Food, School, Post, New York, News, Diet, New York City, Schools, Public Schools, Eating, Vegetarianism, Foods, Staten Island Borough, James Oddo


How to Track Your Food Without Counting Calories 

Keeping track of what you eat can help you make better choices, because you know that whatever you choose, you’ll have to write it down. But that doesn’t mean you need to obsess over every calorie or ask an app to run weight loss calculations. If you just want to look for big-picture patterns in your diet, YouAte…Read more...
Tags: Health, Food, Nutrition, Diet, Mindfulness, Dieting, Healthy Eating, Eating, Lifehacks


8 of the best fruits and vegetables you can eat in their entirety

In the United States, approximately 40 percent of food is never eaten. Not only does this food waste damage your pocketbook, but it also has a major environmental impact. Changing your food habits is a great way to do your part in the battle against food waste. Shopping smarter, eating leftovers, improving food storage and donating to food banks are great ideas for reducing food waste. There is one obvious move you can make that many people don’t realize — you can stop throwing out parts of you...
Tags: Health, Food, Cooking, Design, Environment, Vegetables, Features, Fruits, United States, Fruit, Healthy Eating, Eating, Food Waste, Waste, Potatoes, Pumpkin


When—and How—Should You 'Track' Your Newborn?

We got a question last week from a reader asking us about the best apps for tracking newborn feedings and diaper changes. To which my initial response was, “Apps? I used a yellow legal pad.” But then I remembered that was eight years ago, which might as well be 50 years as far as technology for new parents is…Read more...
Tags: Health, Parenting, Sleep, Eating, Lifehacks, Newborns


Episode 14: Psychological Tricks To Make Your Cooking Taste Better

Our presenter Ginny Smith hears about the importance of food presentation, pairing and sequencing, and how our perception of food is a multi-sensory experience.
Tags: Psychology, Podcast, Eating, Perception, Ginny Smith


Can attachment theory help explain the relationship some people have with their “anorexia voice”?

By Alex Fradera. The results shed light on why people can be appear to be so wholly in the grasp of an eating disorder.
Tags: Psychology, Mental Health, Eating, Alex Fradera


Link About It: This Week's Picks: NASA's long-lost spacecraft reappears, ice that's solid and liquid, diamond phone screens and more

1. Silent for 13 Years, a NASA Spacecraft Makes Communication The IMAGE spacecraft, an acronym of Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration, launched back in March 2000 to observe activity in the Earth's magnetosphere. It ceased communication...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Health, Food, Comics, Gender, Space, Politics, Science, Design, Tech, Nasa, Earth, Glass, Feminism, Olympics, Eating, Link-about-it


Whether you snack or not is more about the presence of temptation than your willpower

The results demonstrate that snacking is largely guided by momentary cues, the researchers said. By Christian Jarrett
Tags: Psychology, Health, Eating


The first study to see if fussy-eating children grow into fussy-eating adults

The findings may provide a crumb (sorry) of comfort for anxious parents. By Christian Jarrett
Tags: Psychology, Mental Health, Eating, Developmental


Buy: Four Sauce Sampler Kit

Manhattan cooking school and cafe Haven's Kitchen has just released a selection of pre-made savory sauces that you can use at home. The sampler set includes four flavors—Herby Chimichurri, Peanut Lemongrass, Kale Walnut Pesto, and Red Pepper Romesco...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Health, Kitchen, Food, Cooking, Design, Manhattan, Eating, Sauces, Food_drink, Havenskitchen, Ready-made


Prepared food distribution service Power Supply rebrands as Territory and raises $6.7 million

 If you thought the world didn’t need another prepared food distribution and delivery service, apparently you’d be wrong, as the newly-minted startup, Territory, has managed to pull in $6.7 million for its healthier eating options. The Washington-based company formerly known as Power Supply raised the money as it looks to expand to new geographies and consolidate its position in… Read More
Tags: Health, TC, Biology, Diet, Washington, Tech, Eating, Power Supply, Upfront Ventures, Maple, Spoonrocket


Four Tips to Stop Snacking Endlessly When You Work From Home

When your daily commute is 20 steps between your bedroom and home office, the biggest threats to your weight and health are lack of movement and the temptations of a fully-stocked kitchen and fridge. Here are tips to nip those Pac-Man-like habits in the bud when you don’t even need to leave the house.Read more...
Tags: Health, Diet, Habits, Remote Work, Eating, life-hacks


Why You Shouldn’t Work Out on an Empty Stomach

It might seem like there are perks to exercising on an empty stomach, like burning more fat per workout, but the downsides greatly outweigh the benefits. Here’s why you’re probably better off fueling up before you go for a run or crank out some super sets at the gym.Read more...
Tags: Health, Food, Feature, Science, Fitness, Weight Loss, Running, Eating, Exercise, Weightlifting, Workouts, Explainers, Cardio, life-hacks, Body Science


Food on the Brain: Top Brain Boosters to Add; Brain Drainers to Drop From Your Shopping List!

The foods you have in your pantry and fridge may be helping or hindering your brain. Dr. Christopher Calapai DO, a New York City Osteopathic Physician board certified in family and anti-aging medicine explains that the foods we choose have a lot to do with how sharp, attentive, alert, focused and happy we feel after […]
Tags: Health, Food, Featured, Lifestyle, Seo, Brain Power, Tips, Insight, Healthy Eating, Eating, Expert, Focus, Guest Blogger, Food & Spirits, Food Trends, Game-changing Experience


Groceries Will Soon Have Practical, Standardized Expiration Dates

We’ve long known that the expiration date on groceries is a mess of different terms that mean absolutely nothing. Now, the Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association have put together a plan that simplifies the label you’ll see on food.Read more...
Tags: Health, Food, Saving Money, Shopping, Eating, Food Waste, Expiration Dates, life-hacks


7 Mindful Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Lunch Break

Time is precious and fleeting. And we have far too little of it. This couldn’t be more true, especially for people who work long hours. For many of us, our precious time is spent laboring at our jobs or careers; immersed in whatever task is on our plate of to do’s. Before we know it, we’re scarfing down lunch at our desks before we’re back at it again. Even if you absolutely love your job, far too many of us don’t spend nearly enough time investing in ourselves and ou...
Tags: Health, Wellness, Outdoors, Facebook, Washington Post, Meditation, Mindfulness, Mental Health, Lunch, Eating, Exercise, Lifehacks, Forbes magazine, Break, Shoplet, Work Better


Bread, with First-Date Spinach Soup

This is a #fiveminutefreewrite, day 4 in the January #fiveminutefreewrite challenge. (prompt: BREAD) This year, I’ve signed myself up for …Continue reading →
Tags: Health, Living, Marriage, Writing, Life, Bread, Adoption, Eating, Soup, Vegetarian, Comfort Food, NonFiction, Writing Exercises, Writing Challenge, Fiveminutefreewrite, Daily Writing


14 Ways to Start Eating Better This Year

As motivated as you are now to turn over a new leaf, you won’t really transform your eating habits overnight. Eating healthy is both a skill and a habit that takes time to develop. To get you started, these are 14 of our no-frills, no-BS articles to set you straight on the path to better health.Read more...
Tags: Health, Food, Diet, Weight Loss, Eating, Protein, life-hacks


Link About It: Why the Concept of a Healthy Breakfast is Linked to Religion

Did you know that John Harvey Kellogg (aka creator of the breakfast cereal brand) was deeply-religious and believed "masturbation was the greatest evil, which bland, healthy foods like corn flakes could prevent"? Weirdly, this is related to our fairly...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Health, Wellness, Food, Design, Religion, History, Breakfast, Eating, Linkaboutit, Food-drink, John Harvey Kellogg


Portion Control

More dieting. [Author: Doug]
Tags: Health, Food, Comics, Diet, Cartoons, Eating, Doug, Refrigerator, 3x9


Brainfood

You are what you eat? Maybe so. In the everlasting quest for mind health, there is a growling connection to body health. Body health entails more than feverishly pumping weights at your local gym; it means consuming heart-healthy and, more importantly, mind-healthy foods. “Mind-healthy foods? What are those?” you ask. Mind-healthy foods are high-quality proteins and vegetables protecting your mind from oxidative stress. A traditional Mediterranean diet heavy in grains and olive oil may be a me...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Nutrition, Habits, Stress, Personal, Self-help, Eating, Mind, Mediterranean, Mental Health And Wellness, Brain And Behavior, Health-related, Alternative And Nutritional Supplements, CBT


7 Tips for Having a Happy Thanksgiving with Your Difficult Relatives

For many people, Thanksgiving is a joyous holiday; for many others, Thanksgiving is a dreaded holiday. One factor that can make it tough is spending time with difficult relatives. Here are some strategies for keeping Thanksgiving dinner — or any holiday gathering, at any time of the year — pleasant: Before you join the group, spend a few minutes thinking about how you want to behave. Don’t just react in the moment; consider how you want to act — in every way from how you’re going to talk to U...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Thanksgiving, Diet, Habits, Happiness, Conflict, Drinking, Eating, Holiday Coping, Family Gathering


Use This Formula to Figure Out About How Much Candy It Would Take to Kill You

It’s Halloween and that means binging on candy. Over on the Reactions YouTube channel, they worked out a formula that gives you an estimate for how much candy it’d take to kill you. Read more...
Tags: Health, Halloween, Eating, Lifehacks, Candy


Use the “Pick Two” Rule to Watch Your Calories When Dining Out

Staying on that healthy eating train sure is difficult when you’re dining out and everything sounds amazing. Rather than depriving yourself or blowing off the hinges to a full-on cheat meal, just limit yourself by picking only two things you’d really want to eat.Read more...
Tags: Health, Food, Nutrition, Diet, Food Hacks, Eating, life-hacks


Teens reject junk food when healthy eating is framed as rebellion

A new healthy eating intervention that appeals to teens' sense of justice and desire for autonomy has shown promising results. By Julia Gottwald
Tags: Psychology, Health, Eating, Guest Blogger


Psychology Around the Net: October 1, 2016

Ah, October, my absolute favorite month. How I’ve missed thee. This year, I get to start off my favorite month at a wedding later today, watching two sweet friends marry and begin their lives together. Speaking of marriage, let’s take a look at some of this week’s latest in mental health topics such as surviving a marriage with a special needs child as well as how the “selfie culture” is affecting young women’s mental health, today’s most common personality type, how your body reacts to food wh...
Tags: Psychology, Technology, Marriage, Diet, Selfie, Age, Aging, Women, Memory, Research, Spain, Stress, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Self-esteem


Police officer swallowed 40 knives because he "felt like eating" them

In Amritsar, India, surgeons removed 40 knives from a police officer complaining of stomach pain. "Patient's ultrasound revealed a growth in his stomach," Dr. Jatinder Malhotra, managing director of The Corporate Hospital, told the Times of India. "To confirm the diagnosis, an endoscopy was done which showed a few metallic knives inside the stomach. After that a CT Scan of the abdomen was done, which showed multiple knives inside the stomach." During the last two months, said the 40-year-o...
Tags: Psychology, Post, News, Surgery, Eating, Times of India, Amritsar India, PICA


10 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier Without Thinking

Your environment has an incredible ability to shape your behavior. If you design your environment to be conducive to healthy habits, then you’ll find yourself improving your diet without even thinking about it.Read more...
Tags: Health, Food, Cooking, Republished, Diets, Dieting, Eating, life-hacks


How to Eat Healthy When Your Roommate Eats Like Crap All the Time

If you’re trying to eat healthy in college, there are a lot of forces working against you: a tight budget, limited choices in the dining hall, and of course, your friends and roomies. We’ve helped you eat on a budget and navigate the college cafeteria . Now we’ll help you eat well around your Pac-Man roommate.Read more...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Feature, Nutrition, Diet, Fitness, College, Habits, Back To School, Eating, Roommates, Editors Picks, Dorm, life-hacks


5 Tips to Deal with Insomnia

If you want to change a habit — any habit — getting enough sleep is a key first step. Recently I had a bad night of tossing and turning. I was up for a few hours, then overslept the next morning. And while I was lying there, unable to sleep, I knew I was violating some of the beat-the-insomnia advice that experts give. Though, to give myself credit, I was following some advice. These tips were on my mind, because I’d just read Andrea Petersen’s Wall Street Journal piece “Middle-of-the-Night Inso...
Tags: Psychology, Energy, Food, Habits, Happiness, Personal, Eating, Wall Street Journal, Foundation, Strategy of Foundation



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