Megan Sanders

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Got Proof? Lack of Evidence for Milk's Benefits

There is no biological requirement for cow's milk. It is nature's perfect food, but only if you are a calf. The evidence of its benefits is overstated, and the evidence of its harm to human populations is increasing.<p>The white-mustached celebrities paid by the Dairy Council promote the wonders of …

Smoking Plus Heavy Drinking Speed Cognitive Decline, Study Finds

Taken individually, it's no secret that smoking and drinking too much alcohol are not good for health. And now, a new study shows that doing the two <i>together</i> could spell special trouble for your brain.<p>The findings, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, show that smokers who heavily drink …

Choir Singing May Be Good For Your Heart, Says New Study (VIDEO)

Many choir singers would likely attest to the soothing and bonding experience that comes from belting out chants and hymns in unison. And there's science to back them up.<p>Last year, Norwegian researchers found that singing in a choir may help form social bonds; while a 2007 U.K. study found that …

Today’s 90 Year Olds Are Mentally Sharper Than Their Predecessors

Worried that living longer will mean living longer with mental and physical disabilities? Your worries may be over.<p>Danish researchers report some …

Sensory Processing Disorder Linked With Brain Structure Differences

Kids with sensory processing disorder (SPD) -- a condition where common sensations are unbearable and disrupt daily life -- have differences in brain structure compared with other kids, according to a new study. The condition has yet to be recognized by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, the …

Diet Soda Health Risks: Study Says Artificial Sweeteners May Cause Weight Gain, Deadly Diseases (VIDEO)

Diet soda may seem like a far healthier alternative to regular pop, but a new study warns that this may not be the case at all.<p>In fact, according to a group of researchers at Purdue University, drinking diet soda may not only be as bad for your health as the regular stuff, but it may be causing you …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Honey Almond Granola Recipe

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 5 mins<br>• Cook Time: 25 mins<br>• Total Time: 30 minutes<br>• Yield: 8 cups<br>• Category: Breakfast<p>★★★★★<p>4.7 from 14 reviews<p>A simple …

Spicy Turkey and Zucchini Burger Recipe

Come July and our refrigerator starts to overflow with zucchinis from the garden. It really is the land of plenty during these summer months. My …

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How to Make Cold-Brewed Coffee

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're re-running one of our summertime favorites because cold brew really is the easiest coffee method out there—as simple as one, two, steep.</i><p>Cold-brewed …