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Mistletoe and (a large) wine: Seven-fold increase in wine glass size over 300 years

Our Georgian and Victorian ancestors probably celebrated Christmas with more modest wine consumption than we do today -- if the size of their wine glasses are anything to go by. Researchers have found that the capacity of wine glasses has increased seven-fold over the past 300 years, and most steeply in the last two decades as wine consumption rose.

Oatmeal Creme Pies (with a Homemade Marshmallow Fluff Filling)

Watch me transform oatmeal creme pies from a processed boxed cookie into a tasty homemade version with reduced sugar! I know you'll enjoy this treat.

Genes may 'snowball' obesity, researchers find

37 genes that are well established as modulating the body mass in 75,230 adults with European ancestry have been examined by researchers, who found nine that have a "snowball effect."

How to Make Homemade Bath Bombs!

These homemade bath bombs make great DIY gifts but will be so tempting to keep all to yourself! Breathe in the natural essential oil scents and relax!

Farm to school program boosts fruit, veggie intake

It’s one thing to offer students fruits and vegetables for school lunch; it’s another for them to actually eat them. Children who attend schools with Farm to School programs eat more fruits and vegetables, new research shows.

How a nationally recommended diet can improve the environment

Changing your diet can improve both your health and the environment. A new study shows that European dietary recommendations on reducing animal products can reduce environmental impacts in most high-income nations.

Simple Balsamic White Bean Dip (+ our GF and DF Team Dinner!)

This simple balsamic white bean dip was a huge hit at our team potluck this year. Easy to make in your food processor and allergy-friendly! Win, win!

Easy Salmon Curry (a one-dish dinner!)

If you're looking for a way to shake up a weeknight dinner with some different and bold flavors then this is it! My salmon curry recipe is easy and d'lish.

Brain's appetite regulator disrupted in obese teens

Researchers using advanced MRI to study obese adolescents found disrupted connectivity in the complex regions of the brain involved in regulating appetite, according to a new study.

Our Favorite Holiday Gift Ideas for 2017!

Here is our list of favorite holiday gift ideas - tried and tested by the 100 Days of Real Food Team. Shop these exclusive deals and check off your list!

Advent Calendar Ideas (w/o candy – updated!)

It can be a challenge to come up with Advent Calendar ideas that don't include candy- but I'm here again this year with new, fun, family-friendly options!

Cinnamon turns up the heat on fat cells

New research has determined how a common holiday spice -- cinnamon -- might be enlisted in the fight against obesity.

Megyn Kelly says she doesn't exercise and swears by the 'F-factor diet' to stay trim — here's the science behind it

Megyn Kelly is an NBC host and a former Fox News anchor. In her 2016 autobiography, "Settle for More," Kelly says she doesn't exercise and focuses instead on maintaining a high-fiber diet. Specifically, she adheres to the "F-factor diet," designed by dietitian Tanya Zuckerbrot.

Ricotta and Kale Quiche

My cheesy kale quiche is worth trying on even your most reluctant eaters. Serve on its own for breakfast or as a side with your lunch or dinner.

How To: Holiday Appetizer Platter

Follow my tips and everyone at your holiday gathering will gobble up the goodies on your holiday appetizer platter. Also makes a great potluck dish!

Easy Duchess Potatoes

Kick your potatoes up a notch and wow guests with this yummy duchess potatoes recipe. Make ahead and bake when you are ready. Easy-peasy!

When vegetables are closer in price to chips, people eat healthier

A new study determined that the difference in price of healthy foods compared to unhealthy foods plays a significant role in whether people have a healthy diet.

Organic farming can make an important contribution to world nutrition, research shows

A global conversion to organic farming can contribute to a profoundly sustainable food system, provided that it is combined with further measures, specifically with a one-third reduction of animal-based products in the human diet, less concentrated feed and less food waste, shows new research.

Does this one gene fuel obesity?

Variants in a gene called ankyrin-B -- carried by millions of Americans -- could cause people to put on pounds through no fault of their own, new research demonstrates.

Study in mice finds dietary levels of genistein may adversely affect female fertility

A new study of mice raises concerns about the potential impact that long-term exposure to genistein prior to conception may have on fertility and pregnancy.

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