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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.

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5 Myths About Losing Weight

Each year, hoards of people jump on the weight-loss bandwagon, but many of them enlist in fad diets that are based on nutrition myths. How can some of these misguided tips do more harm than good?


If Hens Lay Eggs Anyway, Why Wouldn't Vegans Eat Them?

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?

Not a Coffee Fan? That Could Be Genetic

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

Aquafaba, the Surprise Solution to All Your Vegan Baking Problems

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

Meet the New Food Peddlers

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

Is grass-fed beef better for you?

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?

Do microwaves kill nutrients in food?

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.

Can synthetic foods be labeled 'organic'?

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?

How Tempeh Works

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?

10 Foods That Contain Antibiotics

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

Is homemade kombucha safe to drink?

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?