Yoga, Then an Ice Bath

“Yoga and an ice bath in the Hamptons,” the email from Danielle McCallum read. I enjoy two of those three things and kept reading. Ms. McCallum has developed her own practice, called Five, which is a combination of yoga, breath work, meditation and cold exposure. (“The center of Five is you,” her website reads.) She…

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How to Think About Shrimp

Good morning. What are we supposed to think about shrimp? That’s the question we asked Melissa Clark a few months ago, wondering which shrimp we ought to buy for our pla goong, our jambalaya, our favorite pizza. We were worried about the farming practices that brought some shrimp to market, the labor of enslaved people,…

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What Are the Benefits of Turmeric?

Have you noticed lattes, ice cream and smoothies with a tawny hue? That could be a sign of a not-so-secret ingredient: turmeric. The botanical is omnipresent in health food aisles, in the form of pills and powders. Turmeric, native to South Asia, is one of the fastest-growing dietary supplements. In 2018 products racked up an…

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