CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 25: Diners eat at a Chipotle restaurant on October 25, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Chipotle stock fell more than 14 percent today after a weak 3Q earnings . (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

As many Americans begin signing up for gym memberships, joining dating apps, or more adequately monitoring their budgets, Chipotle Mexican Grill is looking to capitalize on New Year's resolutions while 2019 still remains new.

The restaurant announced a launch of "Lifestyle Bowls" targeted toward the most common diet changes undertaken with the start of a new year. The bowls are available for online ordering only and include meals geared toward Paleo, Keto, Whole30, and increased protein diets.

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Employee have a break lunch at the Facebook headquater in Palo Alto, California on May, 25, 2010. Facebook overhauled its privacy controls on Wednesday to fend off mounting criticism that it is betraying the trust that has made it the world's biggest social network. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook offices are known for their free gourmet cafeterias staffed by former restaurant chefs and featuring ramen bars and on-site smoke shacks. It’s no wonder employees don’t have much interest in wandering off campus for lunch.

One Silicon Valley city doesn’t like that, and other cities may be starting to follow suit.

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Nissin, the company that created the infamous Cup Noodle ramen soup has recently developed an unusual invention to accompany the noodle-eating process.

Straight out of Japan is the Otohiko, a limited-edition, technology-enhanced fork that detects slurping noises and camouflages those noises within other sounds.

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Boxed macaroni and cheese: It’s one of the most popular convenience foods in the nation, beloved by generations with an estimated 2 million boxes sold every day.

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Biotech food startup Memphis Meats had delicious news to share at a mid-March press event in San Francisco — and they delivered it on plates of Southern-fried chicken and duck à l’orange.

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Each year while people throughout the world go hungry, tons of edible food goes unsold and is discarded at landfills. Quebec has created a tested solution to collect, transport and distribute that available food to food banks across the province.

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Culture plays a role in all aspects of our lives. Whether you’re an American eating sushi for the first time, a Chinese person deciphering English verb tenses, or a Western woman traveling to a country where women are typically veiled, our culture informs our preferences and expectations. But it can affect our biology as well. Humans have the ability to adapt to different environments, which explains how populations in climates with greater sunlight developed darker skin to protect the skin from damaging UV rays, while populations in lower light climates developed lighter skin to enable greater production of vitamin D.

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