Lauren Yates

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Eat - The Running Bug

This Couple Made A Video Reenacting Their Relationship And It Ended With Him Popping The Question

After spending the day re-creating memories, they made a new one that they'll never forget.

More Evidence To Make Your Transition To Barefoot Running Shoes A Gradual One

A small new study adds to the body of evidence that switching to barefoot running shoes isn't as simple as it sounds.<p>During a 12-week training program, runners wearing minimalist shoes were more likely to experience an injury than runners in neutral sneakers. They were also more likely to report …

In A 'Miraculous Year' For Movies, Edelstein Picks His Favorites

"It was a miraculous year," film critic David Edelstein tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross. At a time when Hollywood is churning out Blockbusters and superhero movies that are guaranteed to make money at home and overseas, "it's really great when so many interesting movies, somehow or other, manage to …

Nutrition Face-Off: Raw vs. Cooked Spinach

Did you know that raw spinach contains oxalic acid, an organic substance that can interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients like calcium …

SLOW-COOKED KALE OMELETTES

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Blanch the kale for 1 1/2 minutes, drain, let it cool, and squeeze out excess water. Chop it up and set …

Top 12 Funniest Videos Of 2013

You are what you laugh at. These humor videos received the most "thumbs-ups" on StumbleUpon in 2013, a representative said.

The 50 best apps of 2013

The stats around mobile apps remain startling. There are now more than 1m apps apiece in both Apple's App Store and Android's Google Play, with tech research firm Gartner estimating that 2013 saw 102bn app downloads across the various stores. It's big business too: the company reckoned that …

The 5 best Saturday Night Live skits of 2013

<b>(NBC)</b><p>Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake host this week. To crack this list, they have their work cut out for them<p>Dustin Rowles<p>December 21, 2013 3:30pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Pajiba.<p>Jimmy Fallon is hosting <i>Saturday Night Live</i> this weekend with musical guest Justin Timberlake, and I …

Pinpointing the higher cost of a healthy diet

The healthiest diets cost about $1.50 more per day than the least healthy ones, according to new research from Harvard School of Public Health …

Great 'Real Food' Books

In a world of omnipresent screens, it can be easy to forget the simple pleasure of curling up with a good book. And reading books can be more than …

Agriculture

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

The FDA is cracking down on antibiotics on farms. Here’s what you should know.

This week, the Food and Drug Administration announced new policies to curtail the widespread use of antibiotics in cows, pigs and chickens raised for food. Critics say the moves didn't go nearly far enough. So why is this such a huge fight, anyway?<p>The basic problem here is pretty simple — and …