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This One Soup Recipe Could Help You Live to 100

It tastes good too. (Courtesy of Getty) Related: The Magic Anti-Inflammatory Soup That Will Keep You Healthy All Summer Bust out the cookware, we know what’s for dinner. Turns out an easy-to-make, inexpensive soup that you likely enjoyed as a child could help you live longer. Show More Summary

10 Meat-Based Meals Guaranteed To Build Muscle

It’s all about the cut of the meat that you buy. People are scared of red meat, but if you eat the right kinds in the right amounts, it’s totally fine. In fact, it’s a great source of quality, muscle-building protein. Just take the recipes from the21-Day Shred Cookbook for example.

Sugary Sodas Suppress the Body’s Stress Response

If you’re addicted to Coke, Mountain Dew, or Pepsi, it may be time to switch to a healthier beverage. Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain, but diet beverages sweetened with aspartame do not have the same effect, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal […]

103 Pounds Lost: Amy Jo Eliminates Junk Food And Soda

An inspiring weight loss success story that can be applied to many lives. (Photo courtesy of Amy Jo Ambrose) Name: Amy Jo Ambrose Age: 34 Location: Racine, Wisconsin Before: 263 lbs. After: 160 lbs. What was the “turning point” thatShow More Summary

11 Tainted Supplements You Should Avoid

Is it a vitamin, or a “vitamin-like substance”?  A dangerous amphetamine-like drug has been detected in a host of herbal weight-loss and workout supplements sold nationwide. Harvard researchers found this untested, unapproved stimulant, called BMPEA, in 11 of 21 products labeled as containing Acacia rigidula, an obscure Southwestern shrub. Show More Summary

The A-List Salad Of B-List Spring Vegetables

Every other Thursday, Elizabeth Stark from Brooklyn Supper will help you make salads you actually want to eat.  Related: The first salad of spring Today: You’re waiting for asparagus and peas, we know, but don’t forget about spring’s lesser-known, lesser-appreciated celebrities—radishes, spring onions, and green leaf lettuce. Show More Summary

5 Ways To Get Slim On Autopilot

“We think choice makes us happy, but the truth is, it can cause a lot of unnecessary anxiety,” says Judith Beck, PhD, author of The Diet Trap Solution and president of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Philadelp...

How To Grow A Complete Salad Garden

Great your very own living salad bar, all summer long.

Distracted Driving Can Kill You Like Patrick Dempsey's “McDreamy” on "Grey's Anatomy"

Do you answer your cell phone if it rings while you're behind the wheel of your car? In short, do you drive while distracted? If so, you can end up dead, as last night's episode of the ABC medical drama "Grey’s Anatomy" shockingly showed,...Show More Summary

Is Raw Food Really Better For You?

Well, it really depends on the produce. (photo: pixabay) Unprocessed and uncooked organic produce has earned status as the gold standard in health food, but when it comes to vegetables, less (cooking time) isn’t always more. In fact, several varieties actually pack a bigger nutritional punch once they’ve been heated up above 115 degrees. Show More Summary

Dis You Know? 3 Unexpected Cleansing Foods

Looking for something to take your food cleanse up a notch? Related: Cosmetic Treatments At Every Age Cinnamon Like most herbs and spices, you don’t need to worry about overdoing it when you are cleansing, but there’s good reason to make sure you shake some cinnamon onto your detoxifying ways.

How To Brew Your Best Cup Of Tea

(Photo: Mark Weinberg) Exclusive Art et Manufacture tea cups, saucers, and dessert plates and King Arthur Flour’s Never-Fail Biscuits Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we’re sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Show More Summary

11 Spring Fruits And Veggies To Boost Your Metabolism

Eating your share of certain in-season fruits and vegetables comes with an awesome bonus: the habit can boost your metabolism, too. “Keeping our engine running smoothly and efficiently requires that right balance of vitamins, minerals...Show More Summary

Protect Your Aging Brain with These 8 Key Nutrients

According to a 2014 AARP study, brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Cognitive issues ranging from decreased critical thinking to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease all become more common as people age. In the March issue of Food Technology published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), contributing editor […]

Diet Pepsi Will Be Aspartame-Free Later This Year

Diet Pepsi will swap out aspartame for sucralose and acesulfame potassium later this year.

Let’s Commit to a Device-Free Dinner!

It's no secret that smart phones, tablets and the like have taken over our lives. It's my hope though that we can all agree to keep one sacred place device-free, and that's the dinner table!

Jeb Bush Drops Pounds With The Paleo Diet — But Is It Healthy?

Jeb Bush has lost around 30 pounds on the Paleo Diet. But is the diet actually healthy?

Start Early to Encourage Your Child to Develop Healthy Eating Habits

A healthy diet promotes success in life — better concentration and alertness, better physical health that translates into good mental and emotional health. Good eating habits are also a front-line defense against obesity, a scourge of the nation that happens when a child eats many more calories than he or she uses up. But even the […]

Is Chicken Always The Healthiest Protein?

It may seem like a no-brainer, but there are a lot of factors that go into your protein choice.  There’s lots of talk lately about how you should get ample protein in your diet and not shy away from fat — even saturated fat. It has enough calories to provide the basis of a meal, but not too many that you can’t enjoy other foods with it. Show More Summary

Mushrooms Linked to Increased Immunity

We’ve all heard the expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” However, it turns out that mushrooms may offer similar health benefits. A new University of Florida study shows increased immunity in people who ate a cooked shiitake mushroom every day for four weeks. Of the thousands of mushroom species globally, about 20 […]

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