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Magnesium and the Brain: The Original Chill Pill

Magnesium is a vital nutrient that is often deficient in modern diets. Our ancient ancestors would have had a ready supply from organ meats, seafood, …

Your Brain on Ketones

The modern prescription of high carbohydrate, low fat diets and eating snacks between meals has coincided with an increase in obesity, diabetes, and …

The Only Vegan and Gluten-Free Dish You'll Need To Survive Winter

Food and eating has and always will be special and unifying to my family. There is no doubt about it, the kitchen is by far the most important room in my parents' home. They are forever hosting and it doesn't matter if you stop by for a few minutes or a few hours, you won't be allowed to leave …

Alzheimer's May Be a Collection of Different Diseases That Should be Treated Separately

<b>‘It is essential to carefully characterize and classify the mechanisms that underlie Alzheimer’s disease, in order to allow for the development of</b> …

6 Ways to Keep Your Woman Happy!

I like to say that I am an astute observer of healthy relationships. My mom and dad have been married for 48 years. My sister married her high school sweetheart and they are in their 21st year of marriage. I married my middle school sweetheart, and we've been married for 23 years. I'm surrounded by …

Why We Crave Sweets and Fats

The Plate<p>How is candy like cocaine?<p>There’s a steadily growing body of research that says that foods high in sugar and fat—all those forbidden yummies like candy, cookies, cheesecake, and pizza—may lead to food addiction. Food addiction is potentially a painfully real disease akin to drug addiction …

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Could low-fat be worse for you than whole milk?

Despite our common perceptions about low-fat milk, an increasing body of evidence seems to indicate that whole milk could be a healthier choice<p>As Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack testified before the House Agriculture Committee this week on the upcoming 2015 Dietary Guidelines, a debate inside …

Meal Prep These 60 Big-Batch Recipes and Eat Well All Week

A little extra work on the weekend means you can eat well for days.<p>Nothing makes us feel more at the top of our game than meal prepping big batches of grains, beans, proteins, and sauces to mix and match for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Make a few of these recipes—from basics like roast chicken or …

Results are in: Calories through the nose, geography of colon cancer

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's the fascinating research we're watching from around the world. CNN Health & Wellness has gauged these studies' potential impact on our health.<p><b>The hidden link between smell and obesity</b><p>Remember the smell of fresh-baked bread? Love the scent of popcorn? Yale researchers have uncovered a …

Fermented Foods – Your Ultimate Guide to Fermented Food Lists

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>There is an abundance of nutritional therapies that can help you get to new levels of health. I've been advocating them for decades …

7 nutrient deficiencies that can make you sick

Tired? Depressed? Always under the weather? You might not be getting the right amount of these vitamins and minerals.<p>Today’s average restaurant meal …

4 New Parenting Tips That Will Make Your Kids Awesome

Parenting tips are everywhere but most have zero legitimate research behind them. So what does science have to say? And how can you remember what’s …

The Perfect Poach

Makes 2 Servings<p>We consulted the perfectionists at Thomas Keller's Per Se in New York, where chef de cuisine Eli Kaimeh gave us his number-one piece of advice (and recipe) for the perfect poached egg: Start with a fresh egg. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April …

37 Whole30 Recipes That Everyone Will Love

A variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks to keep you going all month.<p>But what does that mean, exactly? In a nutshell, it's a 30-day elimination diet, during which you eat meat, seafood, lots of vegetables, some fruit, and healthy fats like avocados, nuts, seeds and unrefined oils. …

22 High-Protein Meatless Meals Under 400 Calories

All the protein, none of the meat.<p>Of course, how much protein you need differs from person to person depending on your size, activity level, and whatever your health and fitness goals might be. For these meals, we aimed for at least 15 grams as a good place to start when you're cutting meat (aka a …

Protein Powders Decoded

There was once a day that you would have to seek your post workout protein from a nutrition specialty shop or order it. Now, they are pretty much …

26 Fast-Food Lunches That Are Actually Healthy

Yes, it's true! These lunches are great options for those days when you just can't get around to packing your own — because it definitely happens.<p>And sometimes that's just not realistic and not gonna happen. And if you DO find yourself with fast food as your only option, wouldn't it be nice to know …

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

Here's A Two-Week Clean Eating Challenge That's Actually Delicious

This is a delicious two-week meal plan that will teach you to cook and eat healthy, feel awesome, and stay that way. Just like last year's, but better.

19 Healthy Dinners Under 500 Calories That You'll Actually Want To Eat

It's true!<p>Something else that's important is to make sure that the foods you eat are high in nutritious value. Nutrients like protein, fiber, and fat can take a while to digest and help you feel satisfied for longer — meaning fewer cravings and lower general hangry-ness. (Here's some more …

Changes linked to Alzheimer's disease evident even in young brains

Scientists know that Alzheimer’s disease gains a foothold in a patient’s brain years before he or she first stashes car keys in the freezer, or gets lost coming home from the store. But a new study suggests that the changes in the brain that set the stage for Alzheimer’s may start decades -- indeed …

18 Fava Bean Recipes Because Spring! Spring! Spring!

Among spring ingredients, there's something extra special about the fava bean. Here are 18 recipes to get your fix.<p><b>There are a lot of spring ingredients we get excited about</b>, but there's something extra special about fava beans. Maybe it's the bright green color, or the clean taste, or the …

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The Most Unique Natural Wonder in Each State

You don't have to travel far to find some truly magical landscapes.<p>Typical tourist destinations like theme parks and resort towns certainly have their charms, but sometimes, Mother Nature creates jaw-dropping attractions of her own. From caverns that feel like a cathedral to mesmerizing springs, …

Cancer makes body grow weaker by 'imitating diabetes', scientists discover

Around a fifth of cancer deaths happen when patients become too weak to withstand chemotherapy and radiotherapy<p>Cancer cells cause the body to waste away by simulating diabetes, research has found, meaning new treatment could help sufferers stay strong for longer.<p>The research, conducted on fruit …

3 Ways To Love Him Even More

Simple steps to reconnect<p>Does sleeping badly affect our romantic relationships? That the answer is “yes” may not surprise you, but the reason <i>why</i> isn’t quite as obvious.<p>In a series of new studies from the University of California, psychologists found that sleep deprivation reduces feelings of …

9 Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes to Welcome Spring

Slow cookers have a rep as the carnivore's kitchen appliance–the busy cook's vessel for meaty, long-simmered stews and pot roast-style dishes–but …

DIY Vegetable Bites