4 Really Cool (and Surprising) Benefits of Peppermint

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
4 Really Cool (and Surprising) Benefits of Peppermint Blog Post

'Tis the season for all things peppermint—whether it's hot cocoa spiked with minty flavor, candy canes being hung on a tree or smashed on top of chocolate bark (like in this Peppermint Mocha Chocolate Bark recipe). And there are plenty of reasons to love mint, beyond the icy cool flavor. Here are four unique and somewhat surprising health benefits to this often overlooked herb.

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How Eating Fries Might Help You Slim Down

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
How Eating Fries Might Help You Slim Down Blog Post

Is it OK to have some fries if you're trying to lose weight or eat cleaner? Turns out, your favorite indulgences are no longer off limits, even when you're trying to slim down or eat healthier. Adding a small portion of a splurge food to an otherwise healthy plate tricks your brain into thinking your healthy dish is just as decadent as a junky smorgasbord, revealed a recent study from the journal Management Science.

3 New Rules for Staying Hydrated

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
3 New Rules for Staying Hydrated Blog Post

Now that the heat of summer has arrived, staying hydrated is even more important, especially if you’re exercising outdoors. Women should get about 11 cups of water per day, men 15 cups—about 20% of that comes from food, the rest you'll need to drink. Here are 3 new sipping “rules” to follow when working out.