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This diet can cut heart failure risk by 42%

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease, killing over 370,000 people every year, according to the statistics by …

All We Want for Dinner Are These Cucumbers With Crispy Beef

A beef-and-cucumber dish that you never saw coming.<p>I love cucumbers. Raw, pickled, spicy or sweet, even daintily dipped in a dish of salt and eaten out of hand. I love cucumbers so much, in fact, I wrote a book about them (go ahead and order several copies. I’ll wait). Growing up largely on …

Cooking

Chocolate Layer Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting

This is a recipe for German chocolate cake from scratch, with a coconut pecan frosting and filling. Layer up with this homemade layer cake and begin …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or line a 12-well muffin tin with paper liners.<p>In a mixing bowl, combine 3 cups flour, baking powder, and …

Breakfast

​Skip the Supplements—Here are 30 Foods to Eat Instead

You don’t need pricey pills to unlock optimal health​<p>There’s a lot of good research backing the health benefits of some supplements.<p>The problem: While the pills used in scientific studies are carefully tested for quality and dosage accuracy, most consumer OTC supplements are largely unregulated, …

Nutrition

Pineapple Custard Pudding Cake

This pineapple custard pudding cake is baked in individual ramekins with pineapple chunks in the bottom and a soft, fluffy cake topping. It's not too …

Ghoriba Bahla - Moroccan Shortbread Cookies With Cracked Tops Recipe

Although you can make these classic Moroccan shortbread cookies plain, they're so much better with crunchy, nutty additions of unhulled sesame and …

23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki on the collective power of health data

You probably already know of 23andMe as the company that will analyze your DNA and then send you back a report on your ancestry. But whether or not you have a little bit of Neanderthal in your family tree is by far not the only thing your DNA can tell you. With new clearances from the Food and Drug …

These 10 Foods Are Surprisingly High in Protein

We're told to eat plenty of Greek yogurt and chicken breasts to get good protein, but the truth is that protein is found in nearly every food we eat …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The FDA Has Huge News For At-Home Genetic Tests

At-home genetics tests are about to get a lot more specific than just reporting where your ancestors are from. <i>The New York Times</i> reports that the FDA …

13 Healthy Hygge Foods for the Coziest Day Ever

By now you've probably heard of hygge. The word describing a Danish way of life—pronounced <i>hoo-gah,</i> by the way—is one of those that isn't easy to …

Fitness technique helps 'MELT' pain away

Patricia Davis is a professional violinist who has performed on some of the most famous stages in the world, from Carnegie Hall to Lincoln Center. The profession, she told FoxNews.com, is a lot more strenuous and taxing than most would believe.<p>“I go out to play the violin for six to eight hours in …

This *Capsule* Menu, Recipes, and Grocery List Makes Meals for a Month

So, everyone is all over the capsule wardrobe concept, and you can see why. It’s AH-mazing how paring down to a core group of mix-and-match essentials can save so much time getting dressed every morning — time you’d otherwise waste making the <i>very</i> same decisions day after day throughout the season. …

Cooking

The Cake Everyone Was Obsessed With the Year You Were Born

Who remembers the Tunnel of Fudge cake from the '60s?<p>No matter how hard of times, people still must do one thing: eat cake. Take a walk down memory lane and check out the cake that was most popular the year you were born.

Dessert

7 Foods That Reduce Mental Health Symptoms

<b>Berries</b> – Choose from strawberries, raspberries or blueberries to gain vitamin C and antioxidants. A study published in the Journal of Nutrition and …

15 Golden Recipes That Put Turmeric to Work

Spices can be so much more than flavor savers. In addition to the highly praised superfoods we’ve come to know and love, there are also some super spices that offer fantastic health benefits — like turmeric. Turmeric has recently taken the spotlight, and it’s not just because of its gorgeous golden …

Healthy Eating

These Smart Glasses Are Like Mood Rings For Your Eyes

Remember those mood rings that supposedly read your mind when you were a kid? Well, now you can get a much more advanced mood-detecting accessory — …

The Brain

20 Italian Christmas recipes for an amazing holiday feast

From Christmas Eve to Christmas Day, celebrate the holidays like an Italian with amazing recipes from star chefs like Giada DeLaurentiis, Lidia Bastianich and Andrew Carmellini. Here are 20 amazing Italian Christmas recipes to try for appetizers, mains, pastas, sides, desserts, and …

This tiny digestive tracker can tell what food gives you gas

One of my favorite things to eat is cheese and egg on a bagel. But while it's delicious, let's just say that afterward we don't get along so well. Is it the egg? The cheese? I could go to the doctor and find out which and why, but the testing process is long and expensive and still might not turn …

Molecular Biology

12 Delectable Pastries From Around the World

While you’re probably familiar with pies, croissants, cream puffs, and tarts, there are plenty of other tantalizing pastries to discover. Using a …

Baking

How to Make Mexican Cinnamon Brownies

You may also be interested in: How To Make Mexican Chocoflan<p>Steps to follow to make this recipe:<p>1<p>Save time to <b>make Mexican cinnamon brownies</b> by …

health

18 Chocolate Desserts SO Indulgent, You Won’t Believe They’re Paleo

Dessert is the hardest bad habit to break when you commit to a new and improved healthy eating resolution. The good news is that there are SO many natural alternatives, you can easily hack a way to #TreatYoSelf to your favorite sweets. We’ve seen healthy bean desserts become all the rage, and most …

Dessert

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28 Best Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

If you're sipping on a smoothie in the morning to lose weight, don't just throw a million healthy ingredients into the blender and hope for the best! It needs to follow this formula for weight loss. You can stray from the formula a little, but aim to keep it between 300 and 400 calories, and it …

Healthy Eating

Homeopathy Curious? The Beginner’s Guide to 10 Essential Oils

Natural remedies are no longer reserved for modern-day flower children. Heck no. By gone are the days where we feast on aspartame and GMOs, and here are the days where everyone’s exploring the world of homeopathy. If you’re not quite sure where to start with your essential oils, here is a guide to …

hair loss

How DNA Results Shaped My Diet

For a little while I've had a sneaking suspicion that there was a little mutation on one of my genes, so, like any good nutritional therapist would …

Wellness

23andMe has discovered hundreds of genetic links to traits, and much more is coming

Send in your spit and take a few surveys, and you'll get an idea of how much more is coming.<p>Since launching in 2006, 23andMe has collected and analyzed DNA samples from 1.2-million customers, with the majority allowing their data to be used in research. Although facing controversy over (past) FDA …