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Cooking Is the Ultimate Antidote

Research suggests preparing your own meals is a habit that can lead to meaningful mind and body benefits

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InIn his 2013 bestseller Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss describes a concept food scientists refer to as the “bliss point.” The…




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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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