You've seen these uncommon fruits. Here's what to do with them.

One dragon fruit provides phytonutrients, antioxidants and flavonoids, B vitamins, 15 percent of the daily recommended vitamin C, iron and calcium. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Deb Lindsey

Grocery shopping with my children can be a game of dodgeball as they try to sneak in things I prefer not to buy, but on a recent trip to the grocery store, my second-grader picked up a dragon fruit and asked me what it was. After I answered, she dove for a litchi, then a persimmon, then examined...

Think you have a food allergy? You might be wrong, study says.

“While one in 10 adults have food allergy, nearly twice as many adults think that they are allergic to foods,” lead author Ruchi Gupta said.

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Recipes to reboot your diet

Honey Mustard Glazed Salmon With Endive and Green Apple Salad (Photo for The Washington by Stacy Zarin Goldberg; food styling for The Washington Post by Lisa Cherkasky)

Each are designed to address a specific habit that can help you make a shift toward eating better.

Coming to grocery shelves in 2019: Mushroom/meat mixes, pea protein and banana milk

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Rick's List — Rot in Hell edition

The other day in a convenience store, I overheard a pleasant customer, her voice seething with anger, say to the clerk, "I hope you rot in hell!"  At issue was a debit card that malfunctioned or didn't have enough...

At last: A transit plan focusing on biking, walking

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