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As Jeff Goldblum once said: "Menulog, uh... finds a way." Perfectly summing up my experience with cooking dinner, food delivery services somehow find a way into my weekly eating plans - mostly because I am too lazy to cook. That's not the cheapest way to live, but it is the most convenient. What if I only had to pay a tenner?

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As part of a promotion run by The Economist, a pop-up ice-cream stall opened in Martin Place for the day, right near our offices in Sydney. Awesome! I love ice cream! I'll go check it out, I said. The catch? The ice-cream was filled with insects. I was already in too deep to back out.

Now you, dear reader, get to experience what it is like to fill your mouth with dairy and dirt-dwellers. Hakuna Matata.

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When your daily commute is 20 steps between your bedroom and home office, the biggest threats to your weight and health are lack of movement and the temptations of a fully-stocked kitchen and fridge. Here are tips to nip those Pac-Man-like habits in the bud when you don't even need to leave the house.

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I think there are two types of travellers, those who eat so they have the energy to go to museums and stuff, and those who plan their trips around their meals, snacks, and cocktails.

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Everyone has to eat, we want to make sure you're eating as deliciously as possible. Here are some of our favourite food posts from 2017, in no particular order.

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Halloween is taking off in Australia, and with it come the sweets. Lollies are either the best or second-best part of a kid's Halloween, depending on how much they love costumes. But what do you do when your kid brings home mountains of gut-busting, tooth-rotting sugar? Here are your options for shrinking the pile without sucking all the fun out of the holiday.

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A study released this month in The Lancet found a link between high carbohydrate intake and risk of death. The resulting headlines had dedicated low-carb dieters celebrating and low-fat vegans spoiling for a fight. But as with most dietary studies, there is more to it than the headlines claim.

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Switching to a plant-based diet won't mean you're automatically super healthy. You can eat non-dairy ice cream and frozen veggie pizza every day, but that doesn't mean you're any healthier. There are plenty of plant-based junk foods out there, so if you want to reap the benefits of a plant-based diet, you need to commit to focusing your diet on healthy foods.

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Eating lunch at your desk seems like a good idea. After all, you get more work done, show your coworkers how hard working you are, and you still eat enough to fuel the rest of your workday, right? Wrong. Here's why you need to stop eating lunch at your desk.

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With the amount of choice that’s available for eating out, deciding on what to eat has never been so overwhelming. When faced with a menu, these days you may find elements written in different languages, acronyms dedicated to dietary requirements GF, RSF, LC, VG or blurbs written on different ingredients, therefore knowing what to order can be an ordeal.

We spoke to Kim Wiggins, Australian chef and recipe developer for Sumo Salad to share her insights on what not to order when dining out to help narrow down and navigate the choices.

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Australians toss out thousands of dollars in unused food every year. One of the simplest ways to save money on groceries is to make sure you're not wasting food. To avoid this problem, personal finance site Clark.com suggests keeping a list of stuff you toss.

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These days, many of us are flooded with advice on what to eat, when to eat and how much to eat. Alongside this calorie and nutrient-based advice you may even have heard that you should avoid eating while standing up or lying down, as was common in Ancient Greece or Rome. It may seem to make sense, but how much scientific evidence is there to back this advice?

If we consider these three eating positions: lying down, sitting and standing, what challenges do they present the body with and which should we choose as our standard eating position?