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We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume

Many of us consciously eat a high-protein diet, with protein-rich products readily available, but how much protein do we really need? And does it actually help us lose weight?<p>In the early 20th Century, Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson spent a collective five years eating just meat. This meant …

Nutrition

Chef John's Cuban Sandwich Recipe

"Here's how I build a Cuban, or Cubano, sandwich. I like to use pulled pork. Carnitas would work too. These ingredients and amounts are open to your …

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Sweet Potatoes

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

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

18 Decadent Vegan Dessert Recipes

No matter how much we eat for dinner, there’s always room for a sweet treat. While most desserts are made from butter and eggs, plenty of vegan …

Dessert

Honey-Lime Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

"This has become one of the most-requested dishes I make. When I bring it to a function, it's one of the first dishes to go, and everybody raves over …

Cooking

The Easiest Vegetarian Dinners for Busy Weeknights

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Which is Healthier: Being a Vegetarian or Eating a Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean diet is consistently heralded as one of the most healthful eating styles. It’s heavy on produce, nuts, whole grains, olive oil and …

This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

Warm Garam Masala Chicken Salad with Naan Croutons Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I came up with this dish when looking to satisfy a craving for Indian food while also trying to use up leftover chicken (many weekends, my husband roasts or smokes a whole bird to provide protein for the week). It’s based on Merrill’s Warm Chicken Salad, which features shredded …

Curries

These exercises will give you a bangin’ butt

When New York’s ladies want better butts, they go to Bec Donlan.<p>The trainer has built a name for herself as a designer of derrieres, using thick …

A Vancouver Doctor Just Started A Public War On Naturopaths

"You seem to have no idea how much trouble you cause for patients"<p>"Dear naturopaths ..."<p>While the salutation may have been cordial enough, what …

Naturopathic Medicine

Teriyaki Salmon Bowls with Crispy Brussels Sprouts Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Fold a 30- x 18-inch piece of parchment paper in half lengthwise; fold in half again crosswise (short end to short end) to create …

Seafood

Slow Cooker Black Bean Chili with Kahlua

This black bean chili is a little bit naughty, but mostly nice as we round the corner into the new year. Quite honestly, I'm not sure the world needs …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Nutritionists Say These High-Iron Foods Give You Healthy Skin, Hair, and More

Since we were kids, we've been told time and time again to eat our fruits and vegetables. And this statement rings so incredibly true—<i>especially in</i> …

Best Buy Canada's Black Friday tech deals - the complete list

2017 has seen more ‘pre-Black Friday’ sales from Canadian retailers than ever before. Walmart, The Source, Staples, Best Buy and Amazon Canada all …

4K Ultra HD

Make-Ahead Yeast Rolls Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine yeast and 1/4 cup warm water in a 2-cup liquid measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Combine yeast mixture, remaining …

Baking

Is Britain's Black Swan pub really the world's best restaurant?

<b>(CNN) —</b> British pubs are known for their traditional settings, cozy atmosphere, welcoming firesides and, very occasionally, their tasty menus.<p>But calling one the best restaurant in the world? Surely, that's the beer talking.<p>Yet the Black Swan, a rural inn in England that's been keeping the village …

Black Swans

Sparkling Cranberries Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook the maple syrup in a saucepan over medium-low heat 1 to 2 minutes. (Don't let syrup get too hot or cranberries will pop.) …

‘Reality shrivels. This is your life now’: 88 days trapped in bed to save a pregnancy

Months before she was due to give birth, disaster struck for Katherine Heiny. Doctors ordered her to lie on her side in bed and not move – and gave her a 1% chance of carrying her baby to term<p>When I was five years old, my parents decided they could no longer watch the nightly news. Or rather, they …

Pregnancy

Avocado Pico Recipe

Avocado is one of the most popular recipe ingredients right now, and we can understand why people love this healthy fruit. To help you out when you …

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

The disintegration of Jake’s life took him by surprise. It happened early in his junior year of high school, while he was taking three Advanced Placement classes, running on his school’s cross-country team and traveling to Model United Nations conferences. It was a lot to handle, but Jake — the …

Parenting

Three myths about the applicants med schools are seeking

<i>Associate professor of organic chemistry, co-ordinator of the Medical Professional Stream, Trent University.</i><p>Many of our brilliant young minds aspire to a career as a medical doctor.<p>In 2016, there were 6,488 applications to Ontario's six medical schools; 956 candidates (15 per cent) were …

This Is the Most Popular Salmon Recipe on Pinterest

It's no secret that salmon is a favorite among many home cooks. It's healthy, it's versatile, and it's readily available. The most popular iteration …

15 Vegetarian Dinner Ideas That Make a Complete Protein

It’s no secret that the one concern with eating a plant-based diet is the lack of protein. While there are some amazing sources through soybeans, quinoa, and pulses, quite often there aren’t enough amino acids in the food to consider it a complete protein like animal products such as meat, dairy, …

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Our Mediterranean diet guide for beginners has everything you need to know about this heart-healthy and totally delicious way to eat and live. Find …

Nutrition

Dorm Decor at Boston College

There is nothing quite like a New England fall as it is the perfect area to take in the pumpkin spice-worthy scenery and explore various brick-paved city streets. Students studying at Boston College are particularly lucky to take in the urban scene daily as they represent their school — in maroon …

5 Dorm Decor Ideas That'll Make Your Space Pinterest-Worthy

Honestly the Best Banana Bread

Have bananas turning dark and spotted on your kitchen counter? Good for you. Don't toss them, don't hesitate, just grab flour, sugar, and eggs and …