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Despite the disbanding of communes and the persistence of capitalism, culinary contributions from hippies have not only endured, but helped set the framework for the way we eat today. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Personalized Diets: Can Your Genes Really Tell You What To Eat?

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Already, Ripple has expanded its offerings to include a creamy half-and-half and, this month, a Greek-style yogurt, both of which can be used in cooking. Caitlin Maddox-Smith/Ripple Foods hide caption

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In one study, participants who routinely got less than seven hours of sleep were coached to extend their sleep time. They also changed their diets, without being asked — taking in less sugar each day. Jenny Dettrick/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump shakes hands with White House physician Ronny Jackson, following his annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Jan. 12. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health

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Rebeca Gonzalez says she can now afford to buy pomegranates for her family in Garden Grove, Calif., because of the extra money she receives through Más Fresco, a food stamp incentive program for purchasing produce. Courtney Perkes/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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People walk through the empty streets of Boston as snow begins to fall last week. Sometimes there is no way to prevent a slip and fall on the ice, but there are things that can reduce your risk of serious injury. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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These large capsules, which can be swallowed, measure three different gases as they traverse the gastrointestinal tract. Courtesy of Peter T. Clarke/RMIT University hide caption

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The Mediterranean diet involves lots of whole grains, vegetables, beans, nuts, olive oil, fish and smaller amounts of dairy, poultry and even a little red wine (if you like). Maximilian Stock Ltd./Getty Images hide caption

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