Fight Dry Winter Skin With These Three Nutrition Hacks

Fight Dry Winter Skin With These Three Nutrition Hacks

(Photo Credit: rawpixel) If you’re suffering from seasonal scaliness, you’re not alone. Dry skin is a common side effect of winter. As temperatures plunge, so does the humidity in the air, creating an environment that essentially sucks the moisture out of our body’s...
Free Dietary Advice Might Be As Close As Your Local Supermarket

Free Dietary Advice Might Be As Close As Your Local Supermarket

With roughly 20,000 new food products flooding the market each year in packages often riddled with confusing health claims and verification stamps, choosing groceries has become a dizzying experience. If you have a special dietary problem, such as a food allergy, the...
Why You Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast When Intermittent Fasting

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast When Intermittent Fasting

As if there isn’t enough whiplash-inducing nutrition advice out there, now skipping breakfast is being lauded by some as a good thing. The meal has become a casualty of a popular diet called intermittent fasting, which requires going extended periods of time without...
Is Artisanal Jerky Good For You?

Is Artisanal Jerky Good For You?

(Photo credit: The Washington Post) Not long ago, jerky was a shrink-wrapped snack item you grabbed at a gas station. In the past decade or so, it has been reinvented as a premium, artisanal specialty food, with dozens of brands in the game boasting simple ingredients...
The Truth About Coconut And Date Sugar

The Truth About Coconut And Date Sugar

(Photo by Michael Daugherty on Unsplash) Two alternative sugars — coconut sugar and date sugar — have been trying to catch my attention lately, cropping up in recipes purporting to be healthier, and taking over valuable shelf space at my nearby Whole Foods and...
Five Food Safety Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Summer Cookout

Five Food Safety Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Summer Cookout

(Photo by Stephanie McCabe on Unsplash) It’s challenging for me to completely relax at a typical backyard cookout or pool party because I feel I have been endowed with a burdensome superpower: I see food-safety blunders. As I scan the sunny scene of revelers in shorts...

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