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How cooking more often will improve your health – and save the world

About a year ago, my wife and I were trying to find ways to trim our budget. Grocery shopping is one of the only wildly variable monthly expenses we …

New Jersey

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

Lazy Dinners That Only Require One Skillet

Sounds pretty amazing.<p>The holiday season is busy, and we know you don’t have a second to spare on that calendar. That’s where these one-skillet meals …

Cooking

What Is Coffee Flour?

<b>Q: I just saw coffee flour at the grocery store. What is it, and will it give me a caffeine buzz?</b><p><b>A.</b> Coffee beans are nestled inside a fruit called a …

These Sleep-Inducing Herbs Are Basically Nature's Ambien

Whether you're a chronic insomniac or you're dealing with some temporary stress in your life, when you're struggling to sleep, there's certainly no …

This Is The Apple Crisp Recipe That Made Me Ditch My Mom's

Sorry, mom. I still love you.<p>For almost every single one of my 37 years on planet earth, I've had apple crisp on my birthday.<p>I'm an October baby, and …

Baking

What You Need to Know About Preventing and Treating Head Lice

If you have young children heading back to school this fall, you'll want to know about head lice: what they are, how to protect against them, and …

Mutations

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 Hacks to Make The Most Of Your Netflix Experience

Sometimes all you want to do is curl up, relax, and dive into a great Netflix binge. However, there are ways to make Netflix’s already great and …

Rotten Tomatoes

This Hair Embroidery Trend Will Blow Your Mind

There's a new form of embroidery in town, and it's completely changing the way we think of sewing.<p><i>Teen Vogue</i> recently posted a story about model …

Perfect Lemon Curd Recipe

"Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd...perfect with scones and tea."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup fresh lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon grated lemon zest<p>3/4 …

Afternoon Tea

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

5 embarrassing medical questions answered

All of us can feel a little bit shy when we're chatting with the doctor in the white coat. Certain topics seem taboo — even to bring up with your lifelong physician who knows most of your medical history.<p>That's why we've enlisted NBC News medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar to answer those …

Sinusitis

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Breakfast

Simple breakfast ideas from pros who need that healthy fuel.

Getting Rid of Fruit Flies Is So Simple Thanks to These Genius Tricks

You know the drill: you unpack your delicious fresh produce into the fruit bowl and it seems to be a call to action for all the fruit flies in the …

The mystery of knitting ... remains a mystery

Knitters create holes with string using sticks and a clickety-clickety noise.<p>April 5, 2017 —I’ll just put it right out there: Knitting is spooky. …

10 Old-Fashioned Plants and Flowers You Need in Your Garden

Fill your garden with these time-tested plants our grandparents all knew and loved.<p>My grandmother's garden was a riot of color, shapes and scents. She taught me to save seeds, pinch back spent blooms and love the big, luxurious peonies that spilled exuberantly onto her side porch. Those flowers now …

Scientists halt growth of colon, stomach cancers

Australian researchers have discovered a "revolutionary" new way to stop the growth of colon and stomach cancers, which could lead to a new cancer-fighting drug within three years.<p>Matthias Ernst at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute explains that white blood cells called macrophages …

50 Of The Best Healthy Dessert Recipes Of All Time

There’s no getting around it, sooner or later the craving for something sweet is going to hit. And when it does, be ready with the best healthy dessert recipes out there. Sure, a little indulgence here and there doesn’t hurt, but eating these healthy desserts will not only satisfy your sweet tooth, …

Healthy Eating

The No-Knead, No-Fuss Recipe That Will Get You Baking Bread Every Week

This is it: the bread recipe so simple and good, it will get you baking bread every week—even if you’ve never made a loaf in your life. It’s the comforting, no-knead peasant bread that’s ready in as few as 2 hours, unlike other no-knead breads that are ready ... tomorrow.<p>It's the bread that, …

The Secret That Brings These Pancakes to Life

A sourdough starter is not a metaphor, I tell myself when one dies on my watch. It’s a bit of fermented flour, a microbial jumble of bacteria and yeast, used by cooks to raise doughs and give baked things a delicious, complicated tang. It is not a plant, or a low-maintenance pet in a romantic …

Pancakes

Eating Disorders Awareness Week – how one consultation may have cost me 15 years of my life

opinion<p>Eating Disorders Awareness Week is February 27 to March 5 this year and is focused on early intervention in the treatment of eating …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

22 easy ways to make a small home bigger

If you have a small home, that you are keen to make a little larger and easier to use, it can be tempting to try and add a huge extension, but that's …

Sugar's 'tipping point' link to Alzheimer's disease revealed

For the first time a “tipping point” molecular link between the blood sugar glucose and Alzheimer’s disease has been established by scientists, who …

Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

<b>The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet, say US researchers.</b><p>Restoring the function of the organ - which helps control blood sugar levels - reversed symptoms of diabetes in animal experiments.<p>The study, published in the journal Cell, says the diet reboots …

Diabetes

I Quit Diet Soda and This Is What Happened | Men's Health

<b>Week One</b><p>Amy Schlinger<p>When you decide to quit something that has a big place in your life, it's pretty easy at first. I mean, I should be able to go a few days without freaking soda. Talking about it helped, because it made it seem real and it made me accountable to someone other than myself. The …

Best Flowers to Start from Seed

Do you want to enjoy a beautiful flower garden without spending money on annuals each year? You can save money on flowers for your garden by buying …