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What makes gluten-free diets unique from every other diet

Gluten-free diets are one of the few that doctors actually prescribe. So why are so many Americans following it. Peter Green, the director of Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, explains the myths surrounding gluten-free diets. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>I'm Peter Green. I'm …

How Jeff Sessions Plans to End Medical Marijuana Before the Year Is Over

U.S. Marijuana<p>Tears streamed down Claudia Jendron's face as her doctor patted her hand. "This is going to work,” the doctor said.<p>Eight years ago, a …

Cramer shares the unusual signs that mean a stock is ready to explode

Jim Cramer watches for one chart pattern that can tell you a stock is ready to skyrocket.

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Will Pay You to Live There

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a quiet, picturesque town in the mountains, the time is now.<p>The Swiss village of Albinen, near Leukerbad in the …

European Travel

Eat Your Vegetables

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. The world is a dark and dangerous place, though our hearts still jump at the sun and …

Sheet Pan

The Recipe That Changed the Way I Cook Chicken

Perfect pan-roasted chicken thighs were a significant improvement over the frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts I used to cook.<p>You can cook chicken, and you can <i>cook chicken</i>. Until I was about 27, I only did the first one. Growing up, I watched my mom make tenders out of chicken cutlets and …

Cooking

This Chicken Scarpariello Has a Sauce We Want to Lick Off the Plate

When you can't decide between chicken or sausage and peppers—so you have both.<p>Even after working in kitchens for years, I'm still a sucker for food porn. I was watching an old episode of <i>Lidia's Italy</i> recently and she was making one of her mom's chicken recipes. The close-ups of the golden, browned …

Cooking

Potstickers (Chinese Dumplings) Recipe

"An authentic potsticker recipe using ground beef and ground shrimp instead of the usual pork filling. You can fill the whole package of gyoza …

Selfie app 'spots early signs of pancreatic cancer'

A team of medical clinicians and computer scientists have teamed up to create an app designed to spot early signs of pancreatic cancer.<p>The disease, which killed Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs, is one of the hardest types of cancer to treat, but detecting and treating it early can make a big …

App detects pancreatic cancer from the whites of your eyes

Pancreatic cancer has a very low survival rate, with just nine percent of patients surviving past five years. A major contributor to this rate is the fact that once those with pancreatic cancer start to show symptoms, the disease is usually already quite advanced. But researchers at the University …

Cancer

The High-Protein, Low-Carb, 1-Pan Meal You Need to Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

High-protein, low-carb meals are a smart thing to aim for when you're trying to lose weight. But if you don't eat meat or dairy, or you can't stomach another piece of grilled chicken for the millionth time, here's an easy and delicious vegan recipe.<p>Made with just four main ingredients — tofu, …

Healthy Eating

Lose 10 Pounds in One Week With This Fat-Melting, Thyroid Enhancing Diet

Are fish oil and weight loss really connected? Scientists from the University of Brazil have uncovered evidence that ordinary fish oil supplements — …

Spaghetti Casserole With Ground Beef and Cheese

If you're looking for a ground beef and pasta casserole, this beef and spaghetti bake is an excellent choice. It's a spaghetti and meat sauce …

You'll Want to Pour This Avocado Dressing Over Every Salad You Eat — and You Should!

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>Sprinkle of Green [2]<p>Notes<p>This sauce is also great to use as a dip. Sweet potato chips go perfectly with this, and it's a nice variation from the usual guacamole.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 ripe avocado<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup water<br>• Handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves<br>• 1 …

Food

Eat yourself thin: A step-by-step plan for losing weight and keeping it off

As clocks go forward this month, the summer countdown begins — and we have a plan to get you beach body ready in just 10 weeks.<p>No fad diet or banning of food groups — this is about changing your relationship with food and exercise and is the basis for an all-year guide to help you keep the weight …

Skillet Beef and Broccoli

This tastes just like the real deal, promise. Use your trusty skillet to create an easy version of Chinese beef with broccoli in just 30 minutes …

Nutrition

11 Slow-Cooker Meals You Can Prep and Freeze Ahead of Time

Getting Fit From Scratch: Mastering the Bench Press

It's about time you learn the movement people think of when they hear "gym": the bench press. It'll build your chest, arms, back, shoulders, and …

Gisele Bündchen Starts Her Day With Lemon Water, A Celeb Favorite

Gisele Bündchen’s diet has fascinated people ever since her Boston-based chef revealed that she and husband Tom Brady follow a super-restrictive diet to help them look and feel their best. Now, she’s sharing a few more tidbits about what she uses to fuel herself.<p>In a new interview with <i>People</i>, the …

Why Is Weed Different Colors?

Would you rather eat skittles and taste the rainbow or would you prefer to take in its colors while preparing a fat joint? After that reflective …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Emma Stone’s personal trainer tells us how to get super fit at home, no equipment required

Beloved by A-listers including Hilary Duff, Bradley Cooper, and Emma Stone, personal trainer Jason Walsh is a notorious ass-kicker who can whip …

Finding Thousands Of Secret Netflix Codes Just Got A Whole Lot Easier

When you scroll over the “Browse” section on Netflix’s homepage, you’re greeted with familiar genres like “Comedy,” “Drama,” and “Horror.” But what if you’re in the mood for something more specific, such as “Crime Comedies from the 1940s,” “Critically-Acclaimed Crime Dramas Based on Books,” or …

Entertainment

This slow cooker has developed a cult following around the internet

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon / Business Insider Every now and then a product comes along and captures the collective consciousness of the internet.<p>It can come …

This company is changing the way you can legally grow chemical-free cannabis [VIDEO]

This amazing device also has an automated clean and washing system that takes care of the Cannabis plants during the growing cycle and also dries the …

Recipe: Guy Fieri’s Bacon Jalapeño Popcorn

Food Network star Guy Fieri and the Super Bowl go together like automobiles and gasoline: <b>One needs the other to achieve its full potential</b>. Though he’s a larger-than-life cultural phenomenon, a lot of people might not know that Fieri is a dad. His two kids, Hunter and Ryder, co-star in his newest …

The old-school muscle-building plan for mammoth gains

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In the past, you may have tried what many lifters call "pre-exhaustion" training, a philosophy based on …

Empanada Dough Recipe

"This basic dough can be filled with Empanada Pork Filling, then fried or baked."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1/3 cup white …

Sheet Pan Dinners

Get speedy family-friendly meals cooked, and avoid the dreaded dish washing, by using this collection of sheet pan dinners. Everything from meat loaf …

Cooking

Jamaican Curried Chicken is Here to Spice Up Your Breakfast

Coconut milk-braised chicken is a classic Kingston staple for a reason<p>Are you in a breakfast rut? Look no further than this Jamaican-style curried …