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Gallo Pinto ("spotted rooster") is a traditional breakfast meal in Costa Rica, made from leftover rice cooked with beans. Beans and rice are a complete protein.

7 foods that the world’s longest-living people swear by, from wine to nuts

Dan Buettner's new cookbook "The Blue Zones Kitchen" shares recipes based on regions of the world where people live the longest.
Not pictured: the bacteria in raw milk that can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and other stomach woes.

Armie Hammer drank goat milk straight from the teat, and an expert said ‘this should never be done’

"Fresh" milk may sound healthier, but experts say pasteurization is important to kill pathogens without taking away nutrients.
Bananas are a good source of nutrients, peeled or not.

You can eat banana peels, but that doesn’t mean you should

A nutritionist said the skins promote weight loss and better sleep, but other experts are more cautious in their banana peel-eating recommendations.
Starbucks' Christmas cups for 2019.

The most popular Starbucks Christmas drinks, ranked by calories

Some of Starbucks' drinks contain over 500 calories and three times the recommended daily amount of sugar for women.
Vegan Evan hopes to run for president one day.

A 9-year-old vegan challenged Trump to give up animal products for 30 days and ‘make America healthy again’

If the president accepts and accomplishes the challenge, a nonprofit behind Vegan Evan will donate a million dollars to the charity of Trump's choice.
Vaping, activated charcoal drinks, chicken-pox parties, and meat-only diets are all bad ideas that were perpetuated this year.

The 9 most dangerous health myths debunked in 2019, from drinking bleach to vaping

Activated charcoal, vaginal steaming, and chicken pox parties were among most risky health myths of the year.
Meghan Markle's trainer wants you to enjoy the holiday season.

Meghan Markle’s trainer reveals 6 tips for avoiding holiday weight gain

The trainer recommended going in with a plan, drinking plenty of water, and adding even just a few minutes of exercise to your daily routine.

A public health researcher is warning that ultra-processed foods like white bread and burgers could damage your heart

New research suggests that even eating a little bit more fresh food could help your heart stay strong.
I wore a continuous glucose monitor for a few weeks this fall, including to an industry conference.

I don’t have diabetes, but I wore an implant that measures the sugar in my blood to see if I could hack my performance. I’d put it back on...

I wore a tool beloved by Silicon Valley biohackers, in the hope that it would help me learn new things about the way my body works.
I wore a continuous glucose monitor for a few weeks this fall, including to an industry conference.

I don’t have diabetes, but I wore an implant that measures the sugar in my blood to see if I could hack my performance. I’d put it back on...

I wore a tool beloved by Silicon Valley biohackers, in the hope that it would help me learn new things about the way my body works.