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We Compared Life Expectancy in All 50 States to Countries Around the World. The Results Are Truly Stunning

If you live in Mississippi, you have the same life expectancy as someone in Bangladesh.<p>What's the difference between living in Minnesota and living in Mississippi? About seven years.<p>It sounds like some kind of weird joke, but according to a new study, it's no laughing matter. That's because there's …

Washington State

19 Vegan Breakfast Ideas Perfect for When You're in a Rush

Hold the eggs, sub tofu, please!<p>May 24, 2018<p>When you think about vegan-friendly breakfast options, chances are good that elaborate dishes come to …

Turkish Kebabs

Grilled meats or kebabs are a mainstay of the Muslim world, from Turkey to Iran to India and Pakistan to Muslim China to Indonesia (where kebabs are …

These 15 Pasta Recipes Make the Best Leftovers — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are two types of pasta recipes in the world: the ones that are at their peak as soon as they hit the table, and the ones that get more and more …

Cooking

10 Reinvented Mac and Cheese Recipes

Mac and cheese, need we say more? Like two star-crossed lovers, they work perfectly together to form a dish that many people have come to appreciate …

Comfort Food

Father’s Day Countdown: Amazing Grill Recipes

It's only Tuesday and we're already day dreaming about all of the grilled goodies in store for this Sunday's Father's Day BBQs. So we pulled together …

17 Meatless Recipes That Are Perfect for Grilling Season

Anyone who's ever been to a barbecue knows they're not always the most vegetarian-friendly gatherings. If you're lucky, your host will have a few …

Vegetarian recipes | Financial Times

Turn your vegetable leftovers into a crispy treat<p>Wednesday, 6 June, 2018<p>‘A dish of gently stewed spring vegetables – one that requires little cooking …

Vegetarian Food

Bringing Middle Eastern food to the heart of Paris

Two Syrian cooks living in France offer a unique take on classic recipes from the Levant. Inspired by memories of their childhood in Aleppo and …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts have gone from getting a bad wrap—known as a mushy, often smelly (the unpleasant sulphur odor and flavor is caused by overcooking), …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Smoothies You Should Try This Week To Burn Fat Quicker

Smoothies are like milkshakes without the fat, sugar and calories. That’s as long as you use a good recipe. Many of the pre-made or made-to-order …

Florida man dies in e-cigarette explosion, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> An explosion from an electronic cigarette has killed a man in St. Petersburg, Florida, according to authorities who are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.<p>Tallmadge D'Elia, 38, was found dead this month after a fire alarm went off at his home and officers arrived on the …

Public Health

More than 206 million eggs have been recalled because of a salmonella outbreak — here's what the illness is and how to avoid it

Shutterstock/ra3rn<p><b>More than 206 million eggs are being recalled from supermarkets because they may have been contaminated with salmonella.</b>• <b><br>Salmonella</b> …

E-Cigs: A Win or Loss for Public Health?

In 2003, Chinese pharmacist Hon Lik created the first commercially successful electronic cigarette. Motivated by the death of his father, who was a …

How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?

Caffeine is a familiar drug that stimulates the nervous system. When it enters the body, caffeine raises the heart rate and blood pressure, …

Coffee

Salmonella Outbreak Reaches 9 States — What to Know

Sorry to ruin brunch.<p>Romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli isn’t the only food to avoid this week. A <i>Salmonella</i> outbreak has led to the recall of …

Environmental Health

The #1 Food You Should Eat for Breakfast

Find out what food to add to your morning routine to power you through the day.<p><b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Chocolate Banana Oatmeal<p>Oatmeal is as close to …

Breakfast

6 Ways to Make Your Morning Coffee Even Healthier

Coffee lovers have happily embraced the headlines about the health perks of java: Aside from supplying a significant dose of antioxidants, a daily …

4 *Good* Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

Announcement: It’s possible to lose weight while eating carbs! Ok, so maybe eating them non-stop is a little over the top, but the point is that you …

7 ways to eat bigger portions while keeping calories low

Choosing foods that have a lot of volume, but are low in calories, will leave you more satisfied.<p>Feeling full after you eat a meal is key to successfully losing weight. But that is easier said than done. We’ve all measured out one serving size of cereal or pasta and looked down at a seemingly empty …

Nutrition

Stay Full and Lose Weight With These 9 Protein-Packed Smoothie Ingredients

If warmer weather inspires you to trade your hot oatmeal or veggie omelet for a cold and creamy smoothie, it's important not to just throw ingredients in the blender and hope for the best. Too much fruit will spike your insulin and make you hungry soon after, so be sure to aim for 15 to 30 grams of …

Healthy Eating

7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas Starring Tofu

If your breakfast goal is a morning meal that'll fill you up and carry you through until lunchtime, a big boost of protein will do the trick every …

14 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Is there an anti-inflammatory diet?<p>Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response; without it, we can't heal. But when it's out of control—as in …

Boy Bait To Banana Bread: 8 To-Die-For Breakfast Cakes

Blueberry coffee cake = boy bait<p>Cake for breakfast? Yes, please! From blueberry coffee cake (aka boy bait) to marbled chocolate banana bread, these recipes will motivate you to jump out of bed and start your day.<p>1. Blueberry Coffee Cake (aka Boy Bait)<p>The recipe for this old-fashioned blueberry …

Creamy Basil Parmesan Soup

This is a simple soup to have that’s really tasty, cheesy, filling and heavenly by itself. In it lies all our favourite ingredients – macaroni and …

Recipes

Eating walnuts may help to curb your cravings for dessert and other high-fat foods, in case you were wondering

You probably already know that snacking on nuts throughout the day can be good for you, since they’re a great source of nutrients and also really …

Our 15 Favorite Hummus Recipes

Hummus is a spreadable dip that is traditionally made from chickpeas. (In fact, hummus is the Arabic word for chickpea.) It's also one of the oldest …

Vegan

Soba Noodles with Cedar

<b>Author Notes:</b> A simple summer meal: grilled fish, chilled noodles, cool cucumbers. Here the salmon marinade doubles as the dressing for the noodles.<p>Notes:<p>Recipe halves well. You will likely have leftover dressing. Store it in the fridge.<p>Ginger: I like to mince my ginger in the food …

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Holistic Medicine

The FDA just approved a game-changing cancer treatment

CAR T-cell immunotherapy is a brand new way treat cancer.<p>Today, the Food and Drug Administration approved a brand new type of cancer treatment: One that employs the body’s immune system—a method known as immunotherapy—to fight cancer. This approval marks the first use of gene editing to treat …