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Americans are often chastised for what we eat. Now we're getting a pat on the back. A new report finds seafood consumption is up by nearly a pound from the previous year, the biggest leap in 20 years. fcafotodigital/Getty Images hide caption

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Yes, Cat Yoga Is A Thing Now, And It's Pretty Purrfect

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Bottles of Fanta are displayed in a food truck's cooler in 2014 in San Francisco. The city is one of several in California that have a soda tax on the ballot this November. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Trick Or Treat? Critics Blast Big Soda's Efforts To Fend Off Taxes

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Joel McKinney stands beside a hydroponic tower that is part of his farm outside the Five Loaves and Two Fishes Food Bank. Roxy Todd/West Virginia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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In Coal Country, Farmers Get Creative To Bridge The Fresh Produce Gap

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Diet Coke for sale in a Chinese supermarket. A new World Health Organization report recommends that nations adopt fiscal policies, including taxes, that raise the retail price of sugary drinks to fend off obesity and diabetes — and the health care costs that go with them. Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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A Pediatrician's View Of Paid Parental Leave

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An Indian pedestrian checks his mobile phone in front of an advertisement for a burger of a fast-food giant in Mumbai, India. Fast food and highly processed foods and sodas are increasingly becoming more popular around the world, one of the main reasons for increasing rates of overweight and obesity. Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Last year, the Food and Drug Administration told the maker of Kind bars that some of its nut-filled snacks couldn't be labeled as "healthy." Now the agency is rethinking what healthy means, amid evolving science on fat and sugar. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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FDA Is Redefining The Term 'Healthy' On Food Labels

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Chill Out: Stress Can Override Benefits Of Healthful Eating

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All that holiday grubbing really does pack on the pounds. How much? Researchers tracked the weights of 3,000 people in Germany, Japan and the U.S. and found a weight spike after every major holiday. Peter Dazeley/Getty Images hide caption

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Simone Biles flies through the air while performing on the balance beam at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Dmitri Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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How A 'Sixth Sense' Helps Simone Biles Fly, And The Rest Of Us Walk

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