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Farmers market report: Fennel is in season. We have recipes

<b>What's in season:</b> Known for its bright, licorice-like notes, fennel is normally in season during the cold months, from late winter through early spring. Fennel is a versatile vegetable; the bulb and stems can be enjoyed raw or cooked. And the tender greenery can be used as a last-minute addition to …

How to eat to get lean

Getting lean means scoring your body fat to reveal that carved body. But the first question of eating to get lean: Do you want to lose fat or build …

7 Healthy Recipes to Make for the Holidays

With the onslaught of culinary indulgences during the holiday season, it’s hard to find the right balance of healthy, comforting, <i>and</i> festive fare. Rather than delving into complete gluttony and then making a rigorous New Year’s resolution to make up for it, approach holiday feasts and treats in …

Butternut squash lasagna

The flavors of this vegetarian lasagna recipe are enhanced by an easy-to-make decadent béchamel sauce.<p>I've had this recipe bookmarked in my dog-eared …

Recipes

13 Delicious Recipes You Can Make In A Dutch Oven

Dutch ovens are the secret to hearty cold-weather meals.<p>Slow cookers might be the appliance everyone thinks of when the season turns chilly, but Dutch ovens are the real workhorses of any cold-weather kitchen.A Dutch oven is basically just a large, heavy cooking pot, but they’re good for anything …

7 Low-Carb Food Swaps Nutritionists Love

Carbs aren’t always the enemy. In fact, good-for-you whole grains such as oats, farro, and barley are great sources of important nutrients like …

In the Fight Against Obesity, the Real Enemy Is Oversimplification

Fat used to be Dietary Enemy No. 1. Today, it’s sugar. But reductions in the consumption of both have done little to curb obesity rates. Why?<p>All over …

7 Days, 7 Dinners: Your Healthy Recipe Meal Planner for the Week

MONDAY<p><b>Skillet Pork Chops with Apples</b><p>Happy new year! Kick off 2018 (and your healthy eating resolutions) with a meal that’s decadently easy. Ayesha …

Cooking

High blood pressure drugs impact depression, bipolar disorder

High blood pressure drugs may affect not only blood pressure but also mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorder, finds a new study …

Medical Research

When Having It All Includes an Anxiety Disorder

Photo: Mercedes Mueller And the caption reads: “new husband, new job, new hair, new memories to be made at the best party ever.”<p>All true. I was crazy …

Diet Tips-15 Ways to Stay on Track

<i>Best Diet Tips Ever -15 Ways to Stay on Track</i><p>Tip No. 1: Drink a lot of water or other without calorie refreshments.<p>Before you attack that sack of …

Here’s how you can live out of your carry-on bag for months

<b>MANY travellers assume that the longer the trip, the more stuff they’ll need to carry along.</b><p>But whether you’re travelling for one month or a year, …

300-Calorie Sandwich Recipes

Every diet begins with watching what you eat. Counting calories is key whether you're maintaining a healthy weight or working to shed a few pounds. …

It's Confirmed: Your Diet Affects Your Mental Health

When you commit to eating clean, you eat protein to rebuild muscle, fiber to promote digestive health and fruits and veggies to help to whittle down …

31 Whole30 Breakfast Recipes You’ll Actually Want to Eat

Healthy Meals With 5 Ingredients or Less

Overnight Oatmeal Parfait<p>This is a great grab-and-go breakfast without the long wait at the coffee shop.<p>In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup …

Creamy Polenta with Roasted Tomatoes

Shares 380<p><i>If you are looking for a simple and comforting way to use up a bumper harvest of tomatoes, then try roasting them and serving them with</i> …

Food

Prostate Cancer Treatment Doesn't Save More Lives Than Active Surveillance

Prostate cancer has always been an exception in the cancer field. Unlike most forms of the disease, it’s slow-growing, and while it can be fatal, in …

Why the Mediterranean diet works: It’s not just the food — it’s how you eat it

The magic of the Mediterranean diet is that it manages to satisfy both chefs and nutritionists. With its bounty of vegetables, fruit, nuts and grains, its garlic and herb seasonings, its luxurious use of olive oil and, of course, good wine, it offers plenty of inspiration for any food lover. There …

Nutrition

See How to Spot a Counterfeit Food

<i>Do i have the cooks in the house??? lol</i><p>I know that feeling, especially that moment when you’re not sure when you should be paying a premium for good …

Science Explains Why Anxiety Can Be So Hard to Treat

Anxiety, and more broadly, stress, is a common part of everyone’s lives, and for good reason: It actually has its roots in a survival mechanism that …

What actually is the Mediterranean diet – and does it work?

It is said to be better at lowering cholesterol than statins, and able to prevent dementia and heart disease, and will not make you fat. Anything that good for you might be expected to smell foul and come in a medicine bottle, but the Mediterranean diet is generally considered to be delicious, …

Holistic Medicine

These 11 quick breakfast recipes are all you need to start your day off right

Scrambling through your kitchen sleepy-eyed each morning in an attempt to throw together something that resembles a healthy, or at least edible, …

7 Low-Carb Dinners That Take Less Than 30 Minutes To Make

There's a lot to consider when cutting carbs. Complex carbohydrates provide your body with energy, so you don’t want to cut them out entirely. They …

My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $150 a month to spend on food

Living in New York required me to quickly adapt to several big changes at the same time: the lack of living space, noise, and the subway system that always seems to break down when you can't afford a delay.<p>One of the biggest adjustments I had to make, however, was around money.<p>Naturally, my …

One dietitian’s secret weapon for healthy eating

I am going to fill you in on a major secret of good nutrition: Healthier eating often has nothing to do with superfoods, metabolism or the perfect balance of nutrients, but rather with being prepared. That’s right — just like the Boy Scouts. In this case, what we need to be prepared with is food …