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The 9 Best Probiotics For Your Health

Time for a gut check: Are you missing out on the healing benefits of probiotics? Find out why you should join the culture club and learn about some of the best probiotic options.<p>Beneath that hard-won flat belly, your gut is teeming with trillions of bacteria that help you digest food as well as …

Immune System

Your Brain Knows The Difference Between Sugar And Artificial Sweeteners, Study Suggests

Your brain's reward system knows the difference between artificial sweeteners and sugar, suggests a new study in mice. The study's researchers, from the Yale University School of Medicine, noted that the finding, if applicable to humans, could explain why obesity rates continue to rise even with …

How to Read a Nutrition Label: A Nutritionist's Tips

It can be confusing and daunting at first, but familiarizing yourself with the nutrition content of the food you're putting into your body will help you really learn about different nutrients and encourage you to make better choices.<p>At this time of year, it feels like everyone's excited about …

Nutrition

Pure Genius: Avocado Chocolate Chip Cookies

Seriously, why didn't someone think of these sooner?<p>Prepare to see a lot more avocados very soon: Menu trends experts recently named avocados the "ingredient of the year" at the 2013 MUFSO Supershow, a food-service industry conference. Get in on the trend by adding more avocados to your at-home …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Scary News About Workout Supplements

Some formulas give you more than you paid for—in the worst way<p>If you use workout supplements before exercising, you need to read this: The popular supplement Craze contains a chemical similar to methamphetamine, according to a new study published in the journal <i>Drug Testing and Analysis</i>.<p>Researchers …

FDA

The Newest Superfood That Helps You Live Longer

Move over, chia seeds<p>Eat more, live longer. Sounds like a pretty sweet deal, right? Well, according to a new landmark study published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i>, if you reach for nuts, the deal is yours. People who eat nuts on the regular seriously slash their risk of heart disease, …

Energy Drinks Increase Heart Contraction Rate In Healthy People: Study

Caffeinated energy drinks can increase the heart's contraction rates in healthy people, according to a new study.<p>While the potential health risks of this effect are still not known, researchers said the findings suggest people who have cardiac arrhythmia should avoid these drinks because arrhythmia …

“My Week Without Sugar”

Thinking of severely cutting back on your sugar intake? First, find out what it was like for one writer to give up all added sugars for seven days<p>I never thought of myself as having a sweet tooth—I take my coffee with just cream, I loathe hard candy, and I cringe at the thought of sprinkling sugar …

Nutrition

Why Eating Too Much Sugar is Dangerous—No Matter What You Weigh

You'll be surprised by how little sugar qualifies as "too much"<p>We hope this doesn't ruin your Valentine's Day plans, but there's some alarming news about sugar: Consuming too much of the sweet stuff has been linked to a higher risk of dying of heart disease, according to a new Centers for Disease …

Holistic Medicine

11 Ways To Upgrade Your Tacos, Because We All Need It

Tacos aren't for settling.<p>Tacos are one of those foods that will never be boring. From Baja fish tacos to crispy carnita tacos, there so many ways to make and eat a taco that we could chow down on a different variation every day of the week and never get tired of it. Still, even if they're your …

5 Ways to Eat Raw Food This Summer

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: Raw foods aren't as foreign as you might think -- here are</i> <i></i><i>five</i> …

Recipes

Grilled Eggplant and Greens with Spiced Yogurt

4 Servings<p>First time grilling your greens? Lay them across the grill grates so they don’t fall through, and be ready to turn them—they char quickly.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium Japanese eggplants or 1 globe eggplant (about 1 lb.), sliced crosswise on a diagonal ½”-thick<p>¾ teaspoon ground …

Recipes

School Nutrition Conference Featured Lots of Junk Food

The <b>68th Annual National Conference of the School Nutrition Association</b> took place this week in Boston and, surprisingly, it featured a lot of <b>junk food</b>. According to <i>Time</i>, while there was some healthy food — like a vending machine filled with healthful snacks and fruits and vegetables — present at …

10 Quick Sauces for Fish

Here, 10 great sauces that will take any fish dish over the top.<p>Now that you know how to masterfully score and season fish fillets, thanks to this …

Brilliant No-Cook Recipes from Iceland

Icelandic chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason’s forthcoming book is called North. Here, he shares two delicious no-cook recipes.<p>Icelandic chef Gunnar Karl …

Geoffrey Zakarian's Creamy-Spicy Avocado Sauce

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian of The Lambs Club in New York shares an unusual recipe for a creamy avocado-based sauce. His new book, My Perfect Pantry, …