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Mar 2

The 10 Healthiest Foods Ever (And How to Use Them)

If following the newest health trends gives you information overload (we’re looking at you, brusselkale and bone broth!), allow us to simplify. A new report ranks the healthiest foods of all time, saving you the trouble of pouring over labels and lists. Try these 10 healthy heroes and your body will be thanking you for years to come. Spoiler alert: There’s fruit and lots of it

10. Tomatoes – Low-calorie and packed with lycopene, this fruit (not vegetable!) will help fight off cancer and protect your cells’ DNA. Recipe: Fresh Tomato Gazpacho

9. Avocado – Packing almost 20 vitamins and mineral, this super-healthy food can reduce your risk of heart disease and help you get fit quick. Recipe: Avocado Stuffed with Shrimp

8. Tangerines – This little fruit is big in antioxidants and is packed with fiber, which helps reduce your risk of disease and support weight management. Recipe: Spinach and Tangerine Salad 

7. Grapefruit – Weight loss, better digestion, increased energy, clearer skin, and lower risk of cancer are just some of the benefits of this tart superfruit. Recipe: Fabulous Broiled Breakfast Grapefruit (http://www.food.com/recipe/fabulous-broiled-breakfast-grapefruit-106986)

6. Blueberries – Trying to boost your brain power? These small-but-powerful berries help to improve memory and cognition, along with a variety of other health benefits. Recipe: Blueberry Smoothie

5. Pomegranates – Possibly lower your risk of cancer and get 50 percent of your day’s vitamin C with this low-cal and colorful powerhouse. Tip: How to Eat a Pomegranate (http://www.food.com/how-to/eat-pomegranate-18)

4. Kiwi – Beneath its fuzzy exterior, the kiwi contains a plethora of vitamins and minerals including fiber, potassium and more vitamin C than an orange. Recipe: Kiwi Salsa

3. Oranges – Give your immune system a powerful kick with this zesty fruit that protects your cells and lowers cholesterol and blood pressure. Recipe: Cinnamon Oranges

2. Raspberries – If you’re looking to prevent obesity, fight age, and boost your heart health, look no further than these sweet berries. Recipe: Raspberry Balsamic Chicken

1. Bananas – This sunny powerhouse – which is actually classified as an herb, not a fruit – is the king of healthy foods, acting as a prebiotic and boosting the brain chemicals that fight depression, making bananas the happiest and healthiest food around. Recipe: Banana Oat Muffins 

And for an extra health boost, try these 16 superfoods with surprising benefits for your body.

Photo Credit: Martin’s Photo Art

Feb 27

Have Your Cup and Eat It Too: KFC’s New Edible Mug

Eating cookies for breakfast might soon be socially acceptable when KFC restaurants in the UK introduce a new, limited-edition edible coffee cup that lets you have your cup of joe and eat it too. Read more »

Feb 27

Food Babies: 10 Outrageous Baby Names Inspired By Food

Don’t get us wrong, we love Nutella… but probably not enough to name our baby after it.

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Feb 23

Press F for Fries With These New Vending Machines

We now have another reason (apart from the accents and cuddly koalas) to move to the outback.

Soon, offices and cafeterias across Australia may be getting a new kind of vending machine that produces—wait for it—fresh, hot French fries at the press of a button. Read more »

Feb 23

The New Food.com – FAQ

You’ve asked and we’ve answered. Below are the most common questions we’ve received following the launch of the new Food.com. We hope that the below answers and screenshots will help you navigate – and more importantly – get you cooking without further delay! Read more »

Feb 20

Eating With the Stars: What the Celebs Will Be Munching on Post-Oscars

After weeks of worrying about looking good in a tight ball gown, we’d be craving something good to eat too. Lucky for the celebs, the post-show party features a feast fitting of the occasion.

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Feb 20

Our 15 Favorite Food-Related Movie Scenes

With the Oscars this weekend, and the dream of summer movie season on the horizon, Food.com has movies on the mind. To celebrate, we decided to pay homage to our favorite food-related movie scenes with corresponding recipes to satisfy all you movie buffs.

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Feb 13

9 Valentine’s Day Candies You Love to Hate


Valentine’s Day candy is like cilantro––you either love it or hate it. It’s hard to tell if the confections are actually tasty, or if it’s their holiday-flair that makes them extra special. This roundup of mushy sweets highlights all of the cutsie candies we secretly love to hate.

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Jan 28

Healthy Spotlight: Gluten-Free

Meet Diane: Blogger, photographer and food lover. This fitness and nutrition enthusiast shares gluten-free and low-FODMAP recipes on her blog, Delicious as it Looks. Read more »

Jan 20

Confirmed: The Existence of Red Velvet Oreos

Back in October we were part of the Internet frenzy wishing and hoping that Red Velvet Oreos were the real deal. Tragically, we were punked and these Oreos weren’t yet on the market. Read more »

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