What Is An Oil’s Smoke Point + Why Do We Care?

What Is A Smoke Point + Why Do We Care? Tips for healthy cooking

Up until a few years ago, I cooked everything in extra virgin olive oil. Not only was I sold on its heart-healthy, anti-inflammatory omegas but as a French- and Italian-American, it’s what I grew up with! While I was wary of it’s low smoke point (and annoyed by the acrid taste this produces), I was […]

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Why A Plant-Based Keto Diet May Be The Key To Better Health

How To Eat a Plant-Based Keto Diet, a review of "Ketotarian" by Dr. Will Cole. Includes info on recipes.

The ketogenic, or “keto,” diet is all the rage right now. And a quick Pinterest search for keto recipes will show you exactly why: you can breakfast on sausage, egg, and cheese cups, enjoy a breadless BLT for lunch, and gorge on more meat and cheese for dinner. For me — as for many people […]

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How One Migraine Changed The Way I View Self-Care

migraine - christine holding her head

The migraine to end all migraines Wait, what did I just look at? I was inputting data into my computer on Monday, looking back and forth from the screen to my notes when the entry field was obscured by a blank spot in my vision. It felt as if I’d looked directly at the sun, […]

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Move This: Pushups

No matter how strong you are, pushups suck. Maybe not for the first five, or even 10 or 20, but eventually you hit that point where your arms are shaking, your back feels like it’s collapsing and you aren’t sure you’ll be able to peel yourself off the floor if you go down for even […]

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