It’s Called ‘Plant-Based,’ Look It Up

The terms “vegan” and “plant-based” are often used interchangeably, but there’s a growing effort to define just what it means to follow a plant-based lifestyle. According to Brian Wendel, the founder of the “plant-based living” website Forks Over Knives, going plant-based is “for people who are very enthusiastic about the health angle” of eating mainly…

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Medical News Today: Intermittent fasting can help ease metabolic syndrome

For those with metabolic syndrome, the necessary lifestyle and weight changes can be challenging. Now, a study has shown that eating within a certain time window can help tackle that. Share on PinterestNew research shows how intermittent fasting can help ease metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is an umbrella term for a number of risk factors…

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5 New Standout Safari Camps

Safari camps are the stuff of dreams and bucket lists. They can also be leaders in conservation, sustainability, design, eco-sensitivity and hospitality. Take Kisawa Sanctuary, set to open next summer on an island off the coast of Mozambique. The construction of the marine safari camp incorporated 3-D sand printing, along with traditional weaving, thatching and…

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4 Ways to Travel Better in 2020

As the Tripped Up columnist, I’ve fielded hundreds of emails about the ways in which Times readers have spent their time off, whether it’s for a 90th birthday trip or a family vacation with five children, and how things frustratingly went wrong. For the final column of the year, I took inspiration from several stories…

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Medical News Today: Passing kidney stones: 2-drug combo may relieve pain

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, may have found a combination of drugs that can relieve the pain of passing a kidney stone. They performed their study in pigs. Share on PinterestNew research may help alleviate kidney stone pain. Anyone who has ever passed a kidney stone knows that it can…

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Everlane’s Farewell 2019 Sale Is Here to Ease You Into the New Year

Everlane Attention, Everlane shoppers: The event you’ve been waiting for is finally here. Right now, your favorite destination for sustainable staples is having its highly anticipated Choose What You Pay Winter Event. Everlane puts transparency first and foremost, so the brand offers three discounted prices and tells you exactly what that money goes toward. Simply…

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A Pasta to Please Everyone

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. This is one of those strange in-between weeks, right? Not bad-strange, not at all, but what you need for the next few days most likely bears no relation to what you’ll need in two weeks, as we loll around in these post-Christmas, pre-New Year’s days. And so below…

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Love Letter: Homeless, Not Loveless

[This is the Love Letter newsletter. Sign up here to receive it in your inbox. ] A mother’s love can’t pay the bills. It can’t put a roof over your head, and it can’t make ends meet. But maybe, with its strength and stability, it can be enough to inspire the pursuit of a better…

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Welcome to the Era of the Post-Shopping Mall

Surfacing As the mall declines, American Dream — a “destination” at the height of capitalism — rises. ImageNickelodeon Universe is the largest indoor theme park in the Western Hemisphere.Credit…Ross Mantle for The New York Times One morning in early December, I left my office in midtown Manhattan, took a 20-minute bus ride to the New…

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