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A New Test Can Finally Tell You What’s in Your Tuna

In a casserole, in a melt, in a nicoise salad—canned tuna has long been staple in no-fuss cuisine. It’s easy, affordable protein, after all. But worries about mercury and contamination have turned thi…


Coffee is No Match For Matcha

It’s 11 a.m. and you’re already three cups of coffee deep into your day. Caffeine addiction much? (Yeah, you and the rest of America.) We feel you, but if your love for coffee borders on full-blown…


Are You Eating Hidden PFASs? Why You Need to Stop ASAP.

PFASs are probably one of the nastiest toxic substances you've never heard of—but might be ingesting trace amounts almost every day. PFASs stands for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances. They're an…


Your Guide to July’s Freshest Produce

Summer is in full swing, which means you’re popping sweet, succulent blueberries, sipping refreshing cucumber water, and soaking up some sun. Life is good, and that feeling is palpable in all the …


Can You Eat Your Way to a pH-Balanced Body?

Are you pH-balanced? Most likely, at any given moment, the answer is… Yes! Now what does that mean, exactly? The term 'pH' stands for ‘potential hydrogen’—the measure of hydrogen ions in your body …


How To Tell if a Watermelon is Ripe

Avoid the disappointment of cutting open a watermelon, only to find that it's not fully ripe and sweet, with these simple tips. Watermelons are one of my favorite summer foods, followed close…


12 Healthy and DIY Condiments

Summer is the perfect time to explore homemade condiments, as so many fresh fruits and vegetables are in season and everything is just bursting with flavor. And any time of year is good to learn how a…


Love Pasta? Try These Super Healthy Noodle Alternatives

Pasta is delicious, but it doesn't always have to mean those dense, high-carb noodles made with white flour. Believe it or not, there are a few lighter, more fiber-rich options that taste just as good…


9 Ways to Use Lettuce Besides in Salads

Lettuce season is upon us! If you belong to a CSA get ready for head after head of lettuce. Week after week. For someone like me that isn't crazy about salad, that can be a little bit overwhelming. Th…


Simple Green Home Improvements for Summer

Saving leftover food items is disgusting, who cares if my TV is plasma or LCD,  and just what the heck is a toilet dam? These home owner dilemmas may seem trivial, but they can save both yourself and …


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