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Deception Diet: How Optical Illusions Can Trick Your Appetite

Everything from the size of your plate to the color of your food may be telling you to eat more than you actually need. The good news is you can use psychology to your advantage, if you learn a few tricks of the trade.
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Beyond Black Beans And Rice: Cuban Chefs Go Modern

Cuban food has evolved very little since Fidel Castro came into power — the U.S. embargo has made it hard to import ingredients from abroad and few citizens have been permitted to travel. But a handful of Cuban chefs, including one who recently visited Washington, D.C., is determined to modernize the cuisine.
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Coop D'Etat: Farmers, Humane Society Partner On Chicken-Cage Revolution

This unprecedented partnership between egg producers and animal welfare advocates is asking Congress to pass a law that's supposed to improve the lives of egg-laying hens with new and improved cages. If passed, it would be the first federal law that takes into account the emotional lives of farm animals.
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Gardening Map Of Warming U.S. Has Plant Zones Moving North

Gardeners: Take heed. An updated plant map shows that the United States is getting warmer. That means spring planting may come earlier and some plants can tolerate new northern latitudes.

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