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An Avocado A Day Keeps Bad Cholesterol Away

Your love for avocados is oh-so right, according to a new study that finds that eating an avocado a day can improve bad cholesterol levels -- at least in overweight and obese people.<p>Avocados have gotten a bad rap in the past because they're high in calories and fat. But it's their richness in …

The Secret To Vegan-Friendly Bacon? Coconut.

If there's one certainty in life, it's that vegans do not eat bacon. One could even say that bacon -- the porkiest of the pork meats -- is the antithesis of all things vegan. For one, carnivores eat it in unapologetic abundance, putting it on everything from breakfast plates to cupcakes. And two, …

Breakfast

19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek yogurt.<p>Yep, it's a pretty …

Cooking

The Trick To Making Your Leafy Greens Last 10 Times Longer

With the existence of turducken donuts and grilled cheese fries in the world, eating healthy can sometimes feel like a real struggle. That challenge is only intensified by the fact that <i>every time</i> we want to make a salad the head of lettuce we just bought two days ago is already past its prime. It's …

Food

7 slow-cooker recipes for your Super Bowl line-up

The most important tool for a successful Super Bowl feast? (Hint: It's not a beer cozy or a pair of stretchy pants — though those might also come in handy.) We're talking about a slow cooker, that wondrous appliance that lets you produce warm, tasty dishes with minimal effort.<p>If you're hosting a …

Cooking

5 Simple Swaps that Slim Down Everyday Cooking

<i>By: Rise Coach, Jo Bartell, MS, RD, CDN. Rise is a nutrition app that connects you with a top registered dietitian for daily coaching and accountability.</i><p>Before you even start to think about revamping your personal style in the kitchen, you can give yourself a pat on the back. This video showed us …

Nutrition