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What Exactly Is Air Frying and Is It Worth the Hype?

There is nothing like the satisfying crunch of fried foods. But there is also nothing like the oil-spattered mess and waistline-expanding bad health effects of fried foods either.Is there a healthier, less messy, yet still tasty middle ground? For fans and makers of air fryers, the answer is a big yes. Read on to learn more about air frying, including tips and benefits.What is an air fryer and how does it work?At its most basic, an air fryer is a self-contained, countertop … [Read More...]

What Is the Low FODMAP Diet?

Larah Brook developed embarrassing digestive problems soon after she turned 40. “The bloating was constant with peaks soon after each meal, and the numerous trips to the bathroom were wearing me down,” she explains on her blog.Eventually, a physician diagnosed Brook with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a condition that affects 10 to 15 percent of people. The symptoms include chronic or relapsing abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, and/or cramping.Brook’s doctor referred … [Read More...]

10 Healthy Coconut Milk Dessert Recipes

Whether you’re avoiding dairy for health reasons or opt to forego animal products altogether, coconut milk is a fantastic ingredient to have on hand to replace milk, half and half, or cream in many recipes. You’ve probably seen plenty of savory dishes call for this creamy, coconutty ingredient, including curries, rice dishes, and soups, but coconut milk is also a fantastic ingredient for dessert recipes from ice cream to baked goods. Read on to find out which type of coconut milk is best … [Read More...]

Zen Out with These Relaxation Podcasts

Tossing, turning, and staring at the ceiling? We’ve all been there at one time or another. Thirty percent of adults have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep on any given night. If sleeplessness is a regular pattern in your life, you know the downsides all too well. A poor night of sleep can lead to grogginess, poor memory, and an inability to concentrate the next day.Unfortunately, taking sleep medication isn’t a good long-term solution for most people because those drugs can be … [Read More...]

Research-Backed Benefits of CBD Oil

The world of cannabis goes far beyond stoners who get the munchies. In fact, the body of research on the health benefits of cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, has grown exponentially in the past decade.Thousands of years ago, doctors and healers across the globe prescribed cannabis because they believed they’d witnessed its purported medical benefits firsthand. In the last half century, modern science has brought cannabis back to the forefront and has shed light on the biological processes … [Read More...]