We put a variety of store-bought fermented foods into the ring (technically, the lab) to see which one stacks up as the ultimate probiotic heavyweight. The best fermented foods for your gut (clockwise from top): Kefir, kimchi, yogurt, miso, sauerkraut and kombucha. We know fermented foods are good for us — they contain beneficial bacteria…Details
Pasta dinner on deck tonight? Instead of just using your colander to drain hot pasta water, learn a quick trick to maximize your meal. A lot of quick-cooking tips can be, well, a little familiar. Think: Chop two onions if you’re cutting one and freeze what you don’t use. Clean up as you go. Dice…Details
Keep your clothes clean and fresh—and your eco-friendly conscious clear—with these all-natural cleansers and stain fighters.
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Go beyond buying in bulk or choosing cheaper cuts of meat to stretch your food dollar. Here’s how you can step into a higher level of cleaner, greener eating without sacrificing your budget or your taste buds. Embrace imperfect produce! You’ll often be able to find it for a discount. Wouldn’t it be nice to…Details
If you’re feeling low on energy or a little blue, your thyroid could be to blame. Try these clean foods to help counteract thyroid issues. Sardines are high in selenium, which helps support thyroid function. They are also incredibly delicious in this Sardine and Cherry Tomato Spaghetti with Breadcrumbs. Is your thyroid making you fat,…Details
Research may indicate that super-sniffers have a harder time dropping pounds. New research findings may show a link between sense of smell and your weight. If you’ve ever plugged your nose and taken a bite of an onion, you know how tightly the senses of smell and taste are intertwined. But the link may be even closer than imagined. Scientists…Details
Get ready for a surprise: This simple two-step recipe doesn’t require an oven or toaster! This customizable recipe is ready for your favorite mix-ins, from dried fruit to nuts to pumpkin seeds. Never again sacrifice a healthy meal because you don’t have time. Cookbook authors Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough make easy work out of…Details
Skip the coffee-shop latte and make your own for a change. Our nutritionally charged, caffeine-free versions ring in with less sugar, making these better for both your waistline and energy levels.
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Though you may think “heart health” when you hear “olive oil,” new research from the University of Edinburgh suggests that the benefits of this kitchen staple may extend to your brain, too. For maximum health benefits, reach for virgin olive oil instead of refined. Though you may think “heart health” when you hear “olive oil,”…Details
When it comes to predicting unhealthy eating habits, who you are might matter more than where you shop. According to a recent study, individual characteristics may be a lead indicator of your food preferences—not where you live. When it comes to predicting unhealthy eating habits, who you are matters more than where you shop. RAND Corporation researchers found…Details