Monthly Archives: March 2016

Despite centuries of popularity with chefs around the world, garlic has always suffered from an image problem engendered by its, uh, unique aroma. “Eat no onions nor garlic, for we are to utter sweet breath,” as one of Shakespeare’s characters put it. Plenty of people who’ve shared close quarters with garlic aficionados – without also […]

A flat stomach starts from within. No amount of crunches and sit-ups can make up for poor digestion and posture – two factors that can sabotage a toned midsection. A host of issues can produce bloating – even if you’re within a healthy body weight. “The gastrointestinal tract is a vast ecosystem,” says Liz Lipski, […]

With more Americans feeling crunched for time, working longer hours, balancing busy family schedules, we’re finding less time for working out. Unfortunately, this is taking a toll on our health. The American Heart Association attributes 250,000 deaths each year to a lack of steady exercise. While any activity is better than none, cardiovascular exercise (also called cardio […]