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Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

Fasting, for cultural or religious reasons—or because the hunt was unsuccessful—is as old as the hills. As a healing agent, fasting dates at least as far back as Hippocrates,...

Ask the Experts: Kalijira, the ‘Prince of Rice’

Q. What is kalijira rice? Cultivated in Bangladesh, this tiny-sized aromatic rice, known regionally as the “Prince of Rice,” is especially popular during festivals and celebratory meals. It takes...

Recipe Corner: Lentils with Fennel & Tomato

Small green-black French lentils have a slight chewiness and a nutty flavor, but they are not as readily available as green lentils (the type most commonly found in supermarkets),...

Sit Less, Move More

If you made weight loss a New Year’s resolution (yet again), one way to be successful in the long run is to simply sit less and move more throughout...

Sour News About Apple Cider Vinegar?

Apple cider vinegar, made from crushed apples whose juice is fermented, is commonly used as a condiment and food ingredient. The final product—mostly water with about 5 percent acetic...

Recipe Corner: Thai-Style Salmon

A fresh, uncooked salad-style vegetable sauce tops the hot baked salmon. The contrast in temperatures and textures is very satisfying. There is also a nice contrast between the richness...

10 Diet Steps to Take to Heart

Most of our readers know what it generally takes to have a healthy heart besides just inheriting “good genes”: Eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, keep your blood pressure...

Ask the Experts: Coconut Oil

Q. Is coconut oil a healthy alternative to vegetable oils such as canola oil? No. Coconut oil has been marketed as a heart-healthy oil and has grown in popularity...

Recipe Corner: Soup’s On

Time was when the meal called supper was a light meal, taken at night—as opposed to dinner, which was a midday meal and generally a heavy, meat-and-potatoes affair. Supper...

Eat Like a Caveperson?

Most fad diets simply call for eating more of this and less of that—but some promote more radical changes for losing weight. One example is the Paleo Diet, which...