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9 food parts you should never throw away

Nutrition

I Used CBD Oil For 3 Weeks, and It Made Me Rethink How I Use Cannabis

Since college, I've been using cannabis to manage anxiety, stress, depressive symptoms, appetite issues, and debilitating menstrual cramps. In recent years, I've leaned heavily on the plant to help me deal with PTSD symptoms as well.<p>Smoking weed helps me fall asleep at night and affords me fewer …

Cannabis

Declutter Your Kids Brain By Doing These 6 Things

When it comes to options, sometimes less is more.<p>Today's children have playrooms stacked to the ceiling with plastic, battery-operated toys of every size, shape, and color. These same kids can watch up to eight hours of TV per day, a number that would have shocked the parents of yesteryear.<p>Growing …

Kids

If You Only Have 10 Minutes to Clean the Kitchen, Do This One Thing — 10-Minute Triumphs

Sometimes you really need to get in there and give your kitchen a deep clean, but you literally only have 10 minutes before you need to run out the …

Work from Home

I Drank Fire Cider for a Week, and I Don’t Need Coffee Anymore

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it’s not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it’s also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

Alternative Medicine

Pizza Is a Healthier Breakfast Than Cereal, According to a Nutritionist

I'll take one slice of cheese, please.<p>If you love starting your morning with a bowl of Raisin Bran or another healthy-sounding cereal, we have some …

Nutrition

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Food & Dining

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

Stay Healthy Naturally By Adding These 14 Inflammation-Fighting Foods To Your Diet

Inflammation is a big buzzword these days — and for good reason. Chronic inflammation can exacerbate and even lead to many serious diseases. …

What is turmeric good for and how best to take it?

Turmeric is the new health trend, with everyone from Starbucks to Gary Barlow jumping on the bandwagon.<p>The yellow spice is in plenty of things …

This Doctor Has Studied Gut Health for 40 Years—Here's Exactly What He Eats

Mahmoud Ghannoum, Ph.D., MBA, FIDSA, could be considered the godfather of microbiome research. Not only has he pioneered breakthrough research in the …

The 10 Natural Cleaning Recipes Everyone Should Know

Is your cleaning mantra "When in doubt, douse it in bleach"? While you might feel confident your house is sanitary and squeaky clean, you can't …

Recipes

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

European Travel

20 best Christmas recipes: part 1

Yotam Ottolenghi’s black miso sticky rice with peanuts and brussels sprouts<p>Old ingredients in a new light. It’s great to shake up the Christmas sprouts with some Asian assistance. Frying them for just a few minutes means they retain the bite they so often lack when boiled and overcooked, and also …

Christmas Recipes

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

HEROLD, W.Va. (AP) — A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.<p>The Department of …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Nutrition

Wasp rips bee in half in viral video

Nature is red in tooth and claw — an adage that applies to the smallest creatures as well as the largest.<p>Just ask one unfortunate half-bee, who was gnawed in two by a yellowjacket wasp in a new video posted to Reddit by user Iamnotburgerking. The video, posted without additional detail, shows the …

Insects

Seville Is The #1 City You Should Visit Next Year, According To Lonely Planet

It’s about time to make travel plans for 2018, and the experts at Lonely Planet say one city should be first on your list.<p>Seville, Spain took top honors in the travel site’s annual Best in Travel roundup, which names both cities and countries worth visiting in the coming year. Seville ranked first …

Barcelona

Correcting Behavior In a Child Who Won't Listen

Getting a reluctant child to listen to his parent can be a real trial for parents, and especially fathers. Dads often tend to see listening behaviors …

Parenting

Helping Northern California Wine Country After the Fires

<i>An aerial view of Santa Rosa's Coffey Park neighborhood by George Rose</i>Earlier this week, in my monthly column for Jancis Robinson, I detailed the …

Wine

Eat One Of These 5 Doctor-Approved Breakfasts Daily To Protect Your Heart

<i>Joel Kahn is a world-renowned cardiologist and the best-selling author of</i> The Whole Heart Solution<i>. He’s also one of the lauded instructors in our</i> …

Gluten-Free Side Dishes

No meal is complete without a side dish or two—especially when they're gluten-free.

Cooking

7 Things to Ask Your Kids at Dinner Beyond "How Was Your Day?" — Kids at the Table

You've taken to heart the importance of the family dinner. You meal planned, you carved out the time to cook, you got everyone to the table at the …

Kids

12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

Cooking

Lose 25 Pounds in 30 Days With This All-You-Can-Eat Diet

Finding it harder and harder to lose weight with each passing year? Then help is here! When scientists at Umea University in Sweden put …

Nutrition

5 Ways to Keep Flies Away During Outdoor Dining

Eating outdoors is one of the best parts of summer — but once you get beyond the safety of your screened windows and doors, flies can be a real pain. …

Food & Dining

4 Big Retirement Risks—and How to Prepare for Them

OVERSPENDING, INVESTING TOO CONSERVATIVELY and veering away from your plan—these are some of the most common traps people fall into on the way to their retirement. The good news is they’re easy to avoid with a little discipline and forethought.<p>Other risks—like a health crisis or a market …

3 Simple Salad Dressings to Give Your Lettuce Something to Live For

Sign us up for carrot-ginger.<p>We've all had the Sad Dinner. The kind of dinner that you're eating for health reasons, or just because it's what's in your fridge and you can't muster the strength to go to the grocery store. One shouldn't be ashamed of the Sad Dinner—it's an inevitability.<p>But these …

Food

A Chicken-Roasting Method All Good Cooks Know

Everyone’s looking for the perfect roast chicken, yet spatchcocking still seems like a secret of those in the know. Suffice it to say, it’s a skill worth learning, and not just because spatchcocking is a fun word to bandy about with authority.<p>Also — and less amusingly — known as butterflying, …

BBQ

Here's How To Eat A Little Healthier This Week

It's actually easier than you think.