8 Smart Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker, Plus Recipes

8 Smart Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker, Plus Recipes

Ever since Crock-Pot came out with the very first set-it-and-forget-it appliance in 1970, electric slow cookers have been kitchen mainstays for busy cooks. These days, slow cookers come in many different shapes, sizes, and forms—rice cookers and multi-cookers like the...
Saffron for Erectile Dysfunction

Saffron for Erectile Dysfunction

What are the effects of both oral and topical application of the spice saffron for impotence in men? “Saffron has traditionally been considered an aphrodisiac.” The spice has been shown to improve Prozac-induced sexual dysfunction in women and men, significantly...

Cancer and Diet: Here’s What You Should Know

It’s expected that by the year 2030, there will be 21.7 million cases of cancer around the world, up from 14.1 million cases in 2012, according to the World Cancer Research Fund. The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will develop...
Join the Daily Dozen Digest

Join the Daily Dozen Digest

My Daily Dozen checklist includes all the healthiest of healthy foods I try to fit into my routine each day. Whether you have been tracking your Daily Dozen for years or are brand-new to it, you’re invited to join us for 11 weeks of support emails to help you Do the...
Do the Pros of Brown Rice Outweigh the Cons of Arsenic?

Do the Pros of Brown Rice Outweigh the Cons of Arsenic?

Are there unique benefits to brown rice that would justify keeping it in our diet despite the arsenic content? For years, warnings had been given about the arsenic levels in U.S. rice potentially increasing cancer risk, but it had never been put to the test until a...
How to Prep for Your Colonoscopy While Eating Plant-Based

How to Prep for Your Colonoscopy While Eating Plant-Based

For the past several decades, mortality rates for colorectal cancer have been on the decline, thanks in part to an increase in colonoscopies and other screening procedures. Having been diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer at age 36, I’ve had more than half a dozen...