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The Wonders of Watermelon

Besides being a delicious and refreshing summer treat, watermelon is also a likeably nutritious food.

Liver: It’s What’s for Dinner

Internal animal organs, known as offal, can be found in many dishes closely identified with a worldly region.

Take Stock During Simplify Your Life Week

If there is an epidemic in our society that affects our health, it’s not obesity, and it’s not even stress. It’s time management.

Tamagoyaki: the Japanese Omelet

Thin layer by thin layer, this rolls up to create a delicate, lightly sweet and wonderfully delicious egg dish.

New Research Reveals Why Dark Chocolate Is So Good for You

Microbes in the gastrointestinal tract ingest the chocolate and ferment it into anti-inflammatory compounds.

Show Your Support for Farmers' Markets

Business is booming all across the country, with more than 8,100 markets counted as of 2013.

Drinking Your Calories: It All Adds Up

Sodas and “fruit” drinks are well known culprits for added calories, but many other beverages also add calories to your daily intake without contributing much to satiety.

Thoughts on National Junk Food Day

In most Westernized countries we have developed a very strong narrative about what eating “should” look like.

Ancient Grains and Your Health

Learn more about quinoa, kamut, farro, millet, spelt and amaranth.

Kefir: A Party of Probiotics

Kefir, having two to three times more live and active cultures than yogurt, is more likely to meet the needs of your personal bacteria profile.

Salmon Potato Salad (Without Mayo!)

I love using BPA-free canned salmon as an easy way to get fish into our diet without needing to cook it, and as a low-cost alternative to salmon fillets.

Are Healthy Fats Making a Comeback?

Fat became public enemy No. 1 in 1970 when Ancel Keys published a study demonizing fat by linking it to heart disease and cholesterol.

The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act: A Top 10 List

To date, the meal pattern and nutrition requirements of the HHFKA have done some great things for school cafeterias.

Lemon-zested Blueberry Crisp

A top dog for their super-rich antioxidant content, blueberries are key for brain health and memory functioning.

Celebrating National Pickle Month

More than 5 million pounds of pickles are now consumed annually in the U.S. That’s about 9 pounds per person!

Wild Shrimp Tacos

Great for a crowd, there’s something for everyone with this versatile dish.

Gaining Weight Loss Traction — and Keeping It

Wouldn't you like to determine a set of sustainable eating and physical activity habits that get you the results you want, while allowing you to live your life, too?

Do You Have Insulin Resistance?

It’s a hint that a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes might be just around the corner.

Grumpy on a Sunshiny Day? It Could Be Dehydration

Feeling unsettled, fatigued or unable to focus may be caused by lack of fluids in the body.

Layered Chocolate and Strawberry Chia Pudding

Curious about all the hype surrounding chia seeds? Here are a few reasons why they are so healthy.

Celebrating National Picnic Month

Picnics are often family-oriented but can also be an intimate occasion between two people, a large get-together, or company and church picnics.

How to Make a Mason Jar Salad

The steps to layering your Mason jar salad are perhaps the most crucial part of the packing process.


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