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Rick Bragg on Parenting

Award-winning journalist Rick Bragg shares thoughts on the departure of his son—and his "empty… >>

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10 Food Trends Worth Watching in 2014

For its annual food trends predictions, the Sterling-Rice Group commissioned an independent… >>

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What to Eat When You Have a Cold

Each year, there are one billion cases of the common cold in the U.S. alone. Here's what to eat… >>

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What to Eat When You Have the Flu

Learn the best foods to fight, treat, and beat a cold or the flu. >>

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21-Day Tummy Diet Success Stories

Our testers collectively lost 90 pounds and 29 belly inches in just three weeks on the 21-Day Tummy… >>

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6 Christmas Stories of Wonder and Love

It's a perfect time to read about how other families experience the joy of the season. Also: 6… >>

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How Professional Bakers Don’t Get Fat at Christmas

If you like to turn out baked goods but hate what it does to your waistline, follow these tricks… >>

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Food Labels: How to Decode the 11 Trickiest Terms

Supermarket packaging often contains common English words that are oddly confusing, like natural or… >>

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Weird Digestive System Facts

Think your digestive tract is all about chew, swallow, churn, expel? Your body begs to differ. And… >>

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Pictures of Donuts Around the World

Is anything more universal than fried dough covered in sugar? How ten countries do the donut. >>

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Excuse Me: 8 Surprising Foods That Cause Gas

You might think these healthy foods are good to eat, but for many they create too much gas buildup… >>

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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips From the Pros

As parties push eggnog and Christmas cookies, Nutrisystem nutrition experts field hundreds of calls… >>

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4 of the Best Viral Holiday Stories

What happens when the Internet explodes with the joy of human kindness and Christmas spirit? >>

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Are Your Digestion Problems Worse Than You Thought?

Rate your digestion with this simple quiz from Reader's Digest's new book, 21-Day Tummy. >>

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6 Delicious Recipes to Lose Weight and Help Digestion

From the new Reader's Digest book 21-Day Tummy, these recipes are made with foods that help… >>

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4 Fancy Mac and Cheese Recipe Ideas

Transform humble mac and cheese into something special with these recipe ideas from the book Melt:… >>

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7 Special Gingerbread Recipes for the Holidays

The holidays aren't complete without the rich, spicy flavor of warm gingerbread. >>

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The 7 Best Foods for Your Belly

These foods can help you beat inflammation and imbalanced gut flora, so you can soothe and shrink… >>

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The 7 Worst Foods for Your Belly

These "belly bullies" are most likely to challenge to your digestive system, throw your gut… >>

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Soothe and Shrink Your Belly: Our 21-Day Tummy Diet Plan

The Reader's Digest book 21-Day Tummy contains the exclusive meal plan, recipes, and workout that… >>