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When the Sun Goes Down, The Entire World Turns to Junk Food

People around the world may eat different kinds of food, but data from a diet-tracking iPhone app has revealed that when it comes to eating junk food, everyone across the globe follows the same pattern. We are the world, we are the Dorito-eaters/ We are the ones who inhale a bunch of cookie dough/ So let's start… » 5/22/12 11:55pm 5/22/12 11:55pm

If You Eat With Your Family You Will Be Skinny and Pretty and Happy

The habit of gathering for nightly family dinners sounds delightful—perfectly behaved children answering nicely as their parents ask them about their day, the passing of gorgeous green vegetables, a complete absence of fast food wrappers—but it's not very common in practice. And this, it turns out, is a problem. Why?… » 4/25/12 10:00am 4/25/12 10:00am

Want to Have Every Item in Your Grocery Cart Critiqued as You Shop? There's an App for That

The modern supermarket is a labyrinth of harsh fluorescent lights bouncing off of brightly colored packaging, and many of us zombie-walk up and down aisles in a daze, just reaching for what looks familiar. But if you want to try and eat better — healthier — your smartphone can help. » 4/09/12 2:40pm 4/09/12 2:40pm