Healthy Living

Nutrition couldn't be more important in today's society as our collective waistline continues to expand. Learn the secrets to cooking healthy and knowing how to make good-tasting food without all the fat and cholesterol.


Although the percentages of vegetarians in America is fairly split between men and women, an overwhelming majority of vegans are females. What's behind this disparity?

A female chicken lays eggs, regardless of whether they're fertilized by a rooster. If egg-laying doesn't harm the animal, why don't vegans fry up a few?

New research indicates a genetic variation may affect how quickly the body breaks down caffeine, affecting the frequency of a certain craving.

Vegan cooking struggles with replicating magical egg whites. Turns out we've been pouring a potential meringue lifesaver down the drain for years.

Food trucks are tasty, but they're expensive. Loading up a bike with Korean tacos or chocolate sea-salt popsicles? Not as much.

We all know a healthy diet is the key to good health. One diet buster is red meat, which is full of fat. But what about grass-fed beef? Is it better?

They take leftovers from frigid to sizzling in minutes. But is the microwave oven too good to be true? Some say it takes more than the flavor out of your food.

One "synbio" ingredient — with its computer-generated DNA — got the OK to bear a "natural" label. Could these science-lab concoctions be considered organic, too?

Tempeh just might the new tofu. It's also a fermented soybean product but even healthier. And it's easy to cook with. What does it taste like?

Some foods are naturally antibiotic; others have antibiotics thrust upon them. Why is one good and the other bad – and what are some alternatives?

If you can get over the blobby skin of bacteria on top of it, many people say that kombucha does the body good. Does home-brewed versus store-bought make a difference?

An alabaster smile is only a strawberry and some baking soda away. Learn more about whiten teeth with strawberries.

There are many food items that people regularly buy that they could make at home; healthier, cheaper, and tastier.

For anyone going vegan, one of the toughest things to give up can be cheese. It's a double challenge of not only giving up some really tasty and common cheese options, it also means having to experiment with finding cheese-like alternatives, many of which don't even come close to being a suitable replacement.

Spices can make all the difference in the world when you're attempting to come up with innovative nightly eats. Eating in is easier on your waistline, the planet, and your wallet.

We've all seen examples or heard stories about Grandma's cast iron cookware that's been in regular use since the Eisenhower administration or before. Learn more about cooking with cast iron instead of nonstick.

Dust off the Slow Cooker for Ayurvedic Kitchari. Keep reading to learn how to make Ayurvedic Kitchari.

Flavored vodkas have become all the rage in the past few years. Vanilla, blueberry, raspberry—you name it, it's everywhere. Learn more about making your own infused.

Gum belongs in your mouth and in the landfill, nowhere else. Learn more about throwing your chewing gum in the trash.

Cleanse your body before a season of overindulgence. Learn more about kichari.

The LA Times documented a recent rally which occurred outside of a Chicago grocery store. But the protesters, adorned in hazmat suits with anti-GMO signs weren't outside of your average grocery store; they were outside of Whole Foods.

Keeping your teeth white takes more than just regular brushing and flossing. You should also watch what you eat and drink. Which foods can do the most damage?

In order for people of yesteryear not to offend friends and family with bad breath, they had to get creative with cleaning their teeth. See how they did it.

You might owe your mother an apology. As it turns out, she wasn't forcing you to eat veggies just for the fun of it. In fact, vegetables are key to developing a healthy smile!

We all know that sugary desserts are terrible for your teeth, but what's a good alternative? Cheese, please!