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Sugar has been receiving heaps of publicity lately, and not the favorable kind. Diets high in sugar are partially to blame for a host of health issues—from obesity to an increased risk of diabetes. The average American consumes about 20 teaspoons of sugar per day (more than double the recommended... Read More
Whether you’re a full-time vegan or vegetarian, or you dabble in these dietary preferences, you’ve probably found yourself at a BBQ staring down at a table full of grilled meats, wondering what you can eat. The answer is often the consolation prize—perhaps some baked beans or token baby carrots.... Read More
With warm summer nights—the primetime season for soirées—quickly approaching, it’s exciting to think about all the upcoming barbecues, rendezvous, and outdoor gatherings for summer fun. Not to mention the endless array of simple summer foods. There’s one particular sauce that offers many culinary... Read More
Summer offers limitless opportunities to move and frolic in the sunshine. As joyous as all those backyard BBQs, trips to the beach, and swimming in the lake may be, sometimes all that fun in the sun can overheat your body. Fortunately, there’s a great way to cool off, both from the inside out and... Read More
Want to give your meals a gluten-free nutritional boost? Try edible seeds. As little nutritional powerhouses, seeds contain micronutrients, healthy fats, plant-based protein, and easy-to-digest fiber—and you can easily add them to a variety of foods. Keep reading to explore the nutritional... Read More
We often think of Ayurvedic foods as healthy and flavorful, but full of hard-to-find ingredients requiring hours of preparation. Not so with these three recipes—they will not only help balance your dosha, but also dazzle the dining table and go easy on your schedule. Fresh Pesto and Almonds Almonds... Read More
A spice is a dried bark, berry, bud, fruit, root, or seed used to enhance flavor in food and drinks. Spices have also been used medicinally for thousands of years. In fact, many spices were first used as herbal remedies before ever being incorporated into foods. Throughout history, wars have been... Read More
Ever been curious about ways to prepare food that are conducive to healthy eating? Well, it turns out, you can pair your nourishing foods of pleasure with cast iron cookware to increase health benefits. With cast iron, you can not only produce fantastic one-pot wonders on the stove; you can also... Read More