The heirloom corn variety has only eight rows of kernels and hence, its name: New England Eight Row Flint. Courtesy of Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture hide caption

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Instead of throwing out the nutritious broth that's left over when you cook down greens, why not use it as the base for a delicious dish like this rockfish with clams in a garlic-shallot pot liquor sauce? Alison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Small declines in obesity among young kids could help stem bigger problems in the future. Ocean/Corbis hide caption

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People following a 5-2 diet would eat lean protein and non-starchy vegetables two days a week. Heather Rousseau/NPR hide caption

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Much of the palm oil imported into the U.S. ends up in snack foods such as cookies, crackers and microwave popcorn. Heather Rousseau/NPR hide caption

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Skipping breakfast is risky. iphoto hide caption

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Farmer Geronimo Blanco shows his quinoa plants in Patamanta, Bolivia, in February. A burgeoning global demand for quinoa has led to a threefold price increase since 2006. Juan Karita/AP hide caption

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The FDA's proposal follows concerns raised by consumer groups about levels of inorganic arsenic, a carcinogen, in apple juice. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Riley Casagrande churns butter with her dad Jerry Casagrande. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Eating refined carbohydrates like bagels may stimulate brain regions involved in reward and cravings, research suggests. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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