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PLEI Perspectives: Why Pharmacists Should Embrace Holistic Health

My heart was filled with mixed emotions as I left the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting & Exposition in Baltimore, Maryland, …

The New Rule of Ratatouille: Forget the Rules

I've been religious about my ratatouille for years, telling anyone who would listen that the <i>only</i> way to make it well was by first cooking each vegetable separately, then combining them for a short simmer to briefly meld their flavors. It's a method promoted by many trusted cooks, from Julia Child …

The Food Lab: Fresh Ricotta in Five Minutes or Less

Five-Minute Ricotta<p>Eager to jump straight into the cheesemaking action?<b><br>Get the recipe here »</b><p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Given that every single food blog has covered the subject at least twice, it's probably no surprise to all you …

Put an Egg on It: 20 Great Ways to Eat Fried or Poached Eggs

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I can't tell you how many times a simple egg has saved my life, or at least my day. That's because adding a perfectly fried or poached egg, its runny yolk surrounded by creamy white, can turn just about anything into a …

Easiest Summer Ever: Peperonata (Sautéed Bell Peppers With Tomato, Onion, and Garlic)

More<p>Dinner in 20<p>The best quick and easy recipes to help you get dinner on the table fast.<p>Quick: How many dishes can you name with bell peppers as the one and only star ingredient?<p>I asked myself this question recently and got stuck on crudités. And even that's not a good answer, because a raw …

14 Best Vegan and Vegetarian Protein Sources

Meat- and dairy-free protein options can help you stay slim and healthy.

The FDA Doesn't Really Know If Our Food Is Safe

A new initiative by food manufacturers suggests that the agency doesn't analyze food ingredients for safety.<p><i>This article was written by Marygrace Taylor and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Even if an ingredient in packaged food sounds weird and unpronounceable, it must be safe because the …

3 Tips for Starting Your Own Business at Any Age

Leaving your career to start a new venture can be daunting at any age. However, later in life might actually be the perfect time to leap and watch the net appear. Remember that scene from <i>Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade</i> when he had to take a leap of faith by crossing a huge abyss and the path …

Entrepreneurship

Stovetop Eggplant With Harissa, Chickpeas, and Cumin Yogurt Recipe

Eggplants have always been a difficult vegetable for me. They come in different shapes, sizes, colors, and stripes and are surrounded by dos and don'ts. But with enough delicious recipes under your belt, it's pretty easy to overlook the post-cooking appearance and realize that all those dos and …

Oatmeal nutrition facts

The mix of slow-burning carbohydrates and fiber found in oats is a great source of fuel for breakfast.<p>Oatmeal can be rich in other minerals. The same …

Nutrition

American waistlines still expanding, study says

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The average waistline of Americans increased by more than an inch over the past decade, according to a study from U.S. health researchers.<p>Along with the increase in waist circumference measurements, the number of Americans with abdominal obesity increased by about eight …

Movie on a Mission: Cowspiracy

2<p>SHARES<p>An inconvenient truth for environmental organizations, according to the documentary filmCowspiracy, is animal agriculture's role in despoiling …

Is Sugar The New Tobacco?

<i>By Elizabeth Svoboda for Men's Journal</i><p>You already know that eating too much sugar causes your teeth to rot and can lead to diabetes and obesity. But could it also trigger high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease and possibly even cancer? That's the theory of a group of progressive …

12 tips for kicking the refined sugar habit

We continue to hear how bad sugar is for us. Here are some ways to help you eliminate refined sugar from your diet.<p>There's so much news about how bad …

Diabetes

Organic produce contains more antioxidants

Scientists look at a lot of data — including the famous Stanford analysis — and find an excellent reason to enjoy organic produce.<p>A Stanford study …

Research

Aging Well: Keeping Blood Sugar Low May Protect Memory

There's a growing body of evidence linking elevated blood sugar to memory problems.<p>For instance, earlier this year, a study published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> concluded that higher glucose may be a risk factor for dementia, even among people without type 2 diabetes.<p>So the question is, …

50 Happiness Quotes to Change the Way You Think

<i>“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”<br>―Abraham Lincoln</i><p>It usually isn’t what you have, where you are, or what you’ve been …

Secrets Of The Extremely Fit

<i>By Andrew Heffernan, C.S.C.S. for Men's Health</i><p>There's no way around it: To gain muscle and lose flab, you have to pay the iron price. And sweat buckets. And rethink your grocery list. But the ultimate cost (in time, especially) depends on what you know. In our never-ending quest to help you get in …

20 Ways to Find Your Calling

Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more.<br>We can figure this out together. Let’s get started.<p><b>1. Ignore the future, deal with the present.</b> <br>The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is wrong. Ask instead, “What is next today?” People become fat one bite at a time, …

50 Quotes to Help You Let Go and Live

<i>“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know</i> …

What Separates A Healthy And Unhealthy Diet? Just $1.50 Per Day

If you want to eat a more healthful diet, you're going to have to shell out more cash, right? (After all, Whole Foods didn't get the nickname "Whole Paycheck" for nothing.)<p>But until recently, that widely held bit of conventional wisdom hadn't really been assessed in a rigorous, systematic way, says …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

10 flu-fighting foods

Sweet potato<p>Beta-carotene improves your body’s defenses. It’s instrumental in the growth and development of immune system cells and helps neutralize …

Immune System

Benefits of drinking water

We take you through six reasons why you'll want to make sure you drink enough water.<p>You’d think that most Americans would know to drink plenty of …

Wellness

Root vegetables 101: A primer on the most underappreciated produce

Introduce some new flavors to your winter meals with seasonal produce like parsnips, rutabagas and turnips.<p>Pity the poor root vegetable. Dirty, …

Sweet Potatoes

3 Ways Your Comfort Zone Is Restricting Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Expanding your comfort zone is great because of this…because of that…<p>Personally, I’m more of a consequence thinker. So when people explain a bunch of …