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What Is Keto Cycling, & Is It Effective?

Chances are at least a few of your friends and family members are on the keto diet or have tried it. If you're anything like me, the mere thought of …

Ketogenic Diet

30 of the Best Healthy Items You Can Find at Costco

As much as we love Costco, it can also be an overwhelming place to shop. With so many amazing products available, it's difficult to stick to your grocery list and know which items are worth adding to your cart. Luckily, we've narrowed down the best healthy foods and products to help make your next …

The 10 Healthiest, Low-sodium Jerky Brands

June 12 is National Jerky day—a day to celebrate this savory, salty high-protein snack that’ll have you gnawing and salivating in seconds.<p>While …

Costco Might Be the Best Place to Buy Wagyu Beef

Bulk-buying superstore Costco has made a name for itself by flipping the quality over quantity mantra on its head. It’s the kind of place where you …

You'll Never Believe These Decadent Cookie Balls Are Paleo AND Vegan

<i>Re-create your favorite childhood candy bars (sans the sugar crash) with these no-bake Snicker Bliss Balls in just 25 minutes, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>It's about time this classic treat gets a Paleo makeover! Combining pure cacao and raw dates, this no-bake copycat recipe is a great candy alternative for …

I Gave Up Dairy for a Week — Here’s How It Went

I've heard claims that eliminating dairy can boost energy levels, help with digestion, and assist with weight management — all good things! So, …

Breakfast

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Recipes

20 Paleo Desserts That Look Insanely Good

The Paleo diet has become more and more popular over the years, mimicking our ancient ancestors’ most basic diet of vegetables, meats, fruits, and …

The Recipe That Changed the Way I Cook Chicken

Perfect pan-roasted chicken thighs were a significant improvement over the frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts I used to cook.<p>You can cook chicken, and you can <i>cook chicken</i>. Until I was about 27, I only did the first one. Growing up, I watched my mom make tenders out of chicken cutlets and …

Cooking

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

Top Road Trip Spots in North America, From a Man Who's Seen It All

1 of 25<p>Medicine Lake — Alberta, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Tombstone Territorial Park — Yukon Territory, Canada<p>3 of 25<p>Salmon Glacier — British …

National Parks

Best Places to Travel in Mexico and Central & South America in March

In Latin America, March is a month dominated by close encounters with nature and wildlife — but butterflies and whales aren’t the only reason to head …

South America

How to Spend 3 Days in Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech is a romantic and magical city that feels trapped in time.<p>There’s a surprise around every corner in Marrakech, and the more lost you get, …

36 Hours in Johannesburg

In South African parlance, things happen at two speeds: “Just now” — which could be anywhere from 10 minutes to two weeks to who knows when — or “now-now,” which means, well, <i>now</i>. Judging by the pace at which Johannesburg is evolving these days, you need to get there now-now. The City of Gold …

Cape Town

Word of Mouth: Minneapolis

From arts and music festivals to the mega-draw of the big game, Minneapolis continues to rise as a cultural destination. For years it's been a CH favorite with great museums, a varied and vibrant landscape, theater, music and public arts programs often with a perspective that's satisfyingly more …

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Is Almost Laughably Easy and Impresses Everyone

You're 10 minutes away from homemade sausage patties. Make a few batches and freeze them for brunch emergencies.<p>If I'm betting on a breakfast sandwich race, I'm always rooting for sausage, egg, and cheese. There's nothing wrong with a BEC, but something about a griddled sausage patty feels more …

Breakfast

Are fat bombs the Holy Grail (or Holy Cow!) of Keto?

There’s an old saying (something to the effect) that if you want to ruin a social gathering, just bring up politics or religion.Truer words have …

Coconut

The keto diet: “We will be following this plan forever”

<i>Note! The challenge is closed for new signups until the end of December.</i>Over <b>300,000</b> people have signed up for our free two-week keto low-carb …

How Eating Lots of Fat Can Make You Lose Weight Fast

“Low-carb and high fat” might be an odd mix of words at first glance. After all, we’ve been conditioned to think that all kinds of fat should be …

Nutrition

Here's Proof a Week on the Ketogenic Diet Isn't As Terrible As You Think

Use this guide to find a meal rotation that works for you<p>The resurgence of the ketogenic diet—one that consists of 60 to 80 percent fat and very few carbohydrates (like, less than 10 percent of your diet, few)—is just that, a resurgence.<p>“It’s not new at all,” says Chris Mohr, Ph.D., R.D. A low-carb …

Experts Are Calling It: This Will Be the "Number One Diet in 2018"

After holiday parties, New Year celebrations, and Thanksgiving feasts, it's little surprise that getting your health and diet back on track often …

Low-carb Diet

Ketogenic Weight-Loss Diet Burns 10 Times More Fat, Boosts Mood, Making ‘Keto Fat Balls’ Recipe Viral

The high protein healthy snack known as a 'keto fat ball' just became much more popular, with researchers discovering that the high fat, low-carb …