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Precision Farming: Harnessing Technology to Feed the World

Sponsor Content<p>?<p>This content was written by and is brought to you by our sponsor. It does not necessarily reflect the views of National Geographic or its editorial staff.<p>As the population continues to grow without a comparable increase in farmable land, the world has once again reached a crossroads …

Agriculture

The 1-Pot, 1-Blender, 1-Hour Vegan Comfort Food We've Made All Winter

When we first wrote about Heidi Swanson's green curry porridge, we were knee-deep in Thanksgiving casseroles, searching far and wide for something not-so-cheesy to call dinner.<p>Thanksgiving might feel like <i>ages</i> ago (do you even remember what you made for dessert?), but we haven't forgotten this …

Vegan

6 Foods a Nutritionist Would Add to Your Diet

From energy healers to thyroid doctors, we're surrounded by a wealth of experts who provide relevant information that can improve our health and …

Nutrition

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away screaming (and hungry). But never fear—when we say detox, we’re talking about refocusing the mind, body, and palate on healthy, tasty, and nutritious …

Healthy Eating

Make this oatmeal pancake recipe for breakfast or dinner

For breakfast fans, sometimes a meal doesn’t get any better than a stack of pancakes. Fresh off the griddle and served under a pat of melting butter, pancakes are magical, a perfect start — and sometimes end — to the day. These oatmeal pancakes don’t disappoint, the fluffy cakes flavored with a …

Pancakes

17 Take-to-Work Breakfasts Infinitely Better Than Anything From the Vending Machine

Ah, yes, the perils of work breakfast: Will it be the sad, spotty, forlorn banana in the staff kitchen? Or the vending machine's packaged granola bar that's just<p>waya bit too sweet/crunchy/actually falling apart?<p>Nope, neither of these—not today! Sorry spotty banana and sad granola bar: These 17 …

23 Small Things You Can Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

According to a happiness expert.<p>January. The month when you're practically ordered to feel depressed.<p>Well not on <i>Esquire</i>. Instead, we thought we'd ask a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve buying a fifty grand watch, going to the Maldives, or dating a supermodel.<p>Step …

12 Quotes That Will Help You From Quitting the Gym This January

Print this out and stick it on your treadmill.<p>"You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them." <b>–</b> <b>Michael Jordan, star of Space Jam</b><p>"Fitness is like marriage. You can't cheat on it and expect it to work." <b>–</b> <b>Bonnie Pfiester</b><b>, fitness expert</b><p>"The last three or four reps is what makes the …

The Easiest, Best Dishes to Lose Weight at Every Meal

The best dishes to lose weight should be both healthy and delicious. Who says you can't have both? When it comes to taking care of your body and …

10 Best Breakfast Recipes in 2016 (According to Pinterest)

We take breakfast pretty seriously. Runny eggs; spicy sausage; warm, cinnamon-y oatmeal... with so many delicious options, there's no reason not to start off your day with a good-for-you breakfast that gets you pumped to jump out of bed. And while avocado toast definitely had a moment in 2016, …

Dessert

14 Healthy Bowl Recipes That Satisfy from Morning to Night

Think it’s too tough to put together a healthy meal? Well suck it up, sister, because it’s so much easier than you think! For a meal that’s part of a healthy food trend *and* easy to make, these bowl recipes go from a.m. to p.m. in a snap. From wholesome Buddha bowls to smoothie bowls to colorful …

Healthy Eating

7 Breakfasts That Are Ready for the Holidays (& Your Guests)

The results are in! Here are the recipes our community loved from Your Best Festive, Crowd-Feeding Breakfast.<p>Once again, we want to give a big, big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You …

Whole Foods predicts which foods will be trending in 2017

The Austin-based supermarket chain Whole Foods has released what they believe will be the biggest food trends in 2017.<p>Using information from experts and industry leaders, the organic grocer's marketing team compiled a list of 10 items, including meat, cheese and personal care products.<p><b>GROCERY</b> …

We've Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods

It appears Europe has been right all along to renounce genetically engineered (GE) crops. An in-depth examination recently published by The New York …

Agriculture

A slow cooker is your secret weapon at breakfast

Sleep in and wake up to oatmeal, bread pudding, and even tater-tot casserole<p>You really should use your slow cooker more often, especially for making …

Cooking

21 Marvelously Mushy Foods to Eat with a Spoon

Crunchy croutons, nutty toppings, and crispy-coated thises and roasted thats: We love texture as much as the next person. However, there's something about a big bowl of mush that tugs on our heartstrings (just ask our Managing Editor—hi, Kenzi!). Mushy has us reaching for our biggest spoons, and …

Glyphosate found in Cheerios, Kashi cookies and other popular food items

Once again, residues of the herbicide glyphosate have been found in commonly consumed foods. A new report produced by Food Democracy Now and the …

Agriculture

16 Snacks That Are Travel-Ready & Gift-Appropriate

Do yourself a favor this holiday season: Instead of trying to coordinate travel snacks to pack <i>and</i> thoughtful, I-made-it-just-for-you edible gifts for family, friends, or any and all hosts, just double the recipe.<p>You can make something that's both giftable and snackable in the same time it takes to …

Grab-and-Go Quick Breakfast Recipes

Eating a smart breakfast leads to healthier choices all day long. Make any one of these quick breakfast recipes ahead, and that’s one less thing you …

Perk up your porridge: the best oat recipes for a healthy breakfast

Gone are the days of gruel. Porridge is not just a sachet of Quaker Oats any more, nor a half-filled pot of watery oaty soup, but instead, a chance to get inventive and experimental.<p>And oats aren't just delicious, but even better for us than previously thought. A large bowl of porridge each day may …

30 Recipes as Cozy as Your Favorite Pair of Wool Socks

"Toe liberation" is the feeling of finally being able to wiggle your toes freely—and as individuals—after they've glommed into one solid block due to a too-long stint out in the cold or smashed into an unforgiving work shoe.<p>The same remembrance and rediscovery of comfort—of toes once frozen, now …

A Warm, Buttery Breakfast That Comes Together in Minutes (& It's Not Oatmeal!)

Sometimes when you wake up in the morning, you aren’t in the mood for cold cereal or toast with a smear of butter. Instead, you’re looking for something that will fill you up and warm you from the inside out, something that just as inviting as winter imminent.<p>For me, that's ravo, a creamy semolina …

Finding Refuge

Bill Whitaker reports on the Syrian refugee crisis and follows Syrian families from Jordan through the vetting process to their new homes in the U.S

Refugees

15 Overnight Oats Recipes That Will Make Your Morning Routine a Breeze

"I have too much free time in the morning." -No One Ever<p>1 of 15<p>Blueberry Muffin Overnight Oats<p>Blueberry muffin fans, rejoice! This recipe takes just a few minutes to prepare and makes enough for two to three servings.<p>Grab the recipe from Bakerita.<p>2 of 15<p>Cranberry Orange Pecan Overnight Oats<p>Few …

20 Breakfasts You Can Start (or Make Entirely) the Night Before

Even if you're an early bird, the waking hours of a weekday morning are sacred. With an hour to spare before emails start flying, you might exercise, get organized for the day, settle down with a real live newspaper, or even (try to) meditate. But opening every cabinet in your kitchen and working …

52 BEST Breakfast Oatmeal Recipes

<i>Over 50 new and delicious ways to eat your favorite breakfast! Try these BEST breakfast oatmeal recipes for a delightfully yummy reason to wake up in</i> …

Granola Takes a Hint from a Classic Fall Cookie

Of all the recipes to master, granola should be top of your list. Along with being ridiculously simple, it's such an endlessly customizable food. Rather than hope you stumble upon a packaged variety that has all the elements you like (from nuts to sweeteners to dried fruits), make your own and …

The Recipes—and Stories—of 3 Refugees Cooking in the U.S.

We've shared videos from journalist Katie Quinn here in the past. She's taught us the <i>truly</i> easiest way to get to the flesh of a mango and how to poach eggs in red wine sauce.<p>Now she's back—but with a different kind of feature. The following video, titled "Cooking to Remember Home," <b>shares both the</b> …