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Decreasing Post-Exertion Muscle Soreness: What's the Best Way?

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Muscle soreness following a vigorous workout is sometimes managed by stretching, practicing yoga, soaking in a hot bath and simply suffering through. But who wants to suffer?

Three Ways to Honor Rhubarb

Ali Schmidt | Posted 08.04.2013 | Taste
Ali Schmidt

Rhubarb shines all on its own.

Carrot Cake With Cardamom, Currants and Ginger-Crème Fraîche Chantilly

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 06.25.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Cardamom, one of my favorite spices, pairing magnificently with the carrots in this cake.

Roasted Asparagus Salad With Valencia Oranges and Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 06.18.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Every year I look forward to asparagus season, but this year is special: I'll be harvesting my own asparagus!

Buckwheat Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Nik Sharma | Posted 05.15.2013 | Taste
Nik Sharma

Buckwheat grain gives an amazing flour with a rich and deep earthy texture which fits perfectly in these cookies. Buckwheat is also gluten- and wheat-free, making it an ideal flour substitute in most dishes for people with related allergies.

Curry Winter Root Vegetable Fries

Stephanie Wise | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Stephanie Wise

I made these curry-spiced parsnip and sweet potato fries on a whim one chilly afternoon.

On Snake And Tradition: Ginger 'Nian Gao'

Ken Leung | Posted 04.06.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

The traditional holiday dishes fare bountiful, with each representing either prosperity, wealth, health, longevity, or some other desirable outcome.

Winter Desserts: Sugar & Spice

Food52 | Posted 01.27.2013 | Taste
Food52

With coffee cake and mulled wine, being snowed in won't seem like such a drag after all.

6 Gingery Goodies

Food52 | Posted 01.26.2013 | Taste
Food52

These ginger-filled recipes will add warmth and a bit of zing to your busy holiday season.

Butternut Squash With Ginger Root and Noodle Broth

Nik Sharma | Posted 11.12.2012 | Taste
Nik Sharma

This soup is hot and laced with tons of ginger to keep anyone warm and happy. Enjoy it on a cold winter day!

Spiced Fig Preserves

Nik Sharma | Posted 10.19.2012 | Taste
Nik Sharma

This preserve uses whole figs that have their stems removed but I keep their skins because I like them.

Jaguar Stalking In The Panama Jungle

Peter Mandel | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The jaguar, which must be a dominant male, is padding steadily towards us around a bend on the path.

Four Foods That'll Re-Grow From Kitchen Scraps

Organic Authority.com | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Organic Authority.com

Do you upcycle your food scraps? We're not talking compost here, we're talking re-growing food from scraps you might have tossed.

New Study: Common Over-the-Counter Drugs May Reduce Spread of Cancer

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 04.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

A new study reveals that the spread of cancer may be reduced with common over-the-counter drugs.

Herbal Remedies? Be Wary of Studies, Keep Your Caregivers in the Loop

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 03.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Before you give up the pharmaceutical solution in favor of an herbal remedy, let me strongly urge you to keep your doctor and other caregivers (don't forget your pharmacist!) in the treatment loop.

The 3 Best Spices for a Longer Life

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Mao Shing Ni, DOM, PhD, ABAAHP, Lac, doctor of Chinese medicine, antiaging specialist, and author of Secrets of Longevity. Next time...

The Health Benefits Of 5 Holiday Spices

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 12.23.2011 | Healthy Living

'Tis the season for holiday baking -- and while you already know to consume in moderation (too much butter and sugar is only a recipe for January regr...

The Surprising And Easy Way To Peel Ginger

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Aromatic, pungent and just a little bit spicy, ginger bestows a special flavor on all kinds of dishes. To enjoy it at its best, ignore that who-knows-...

How Thai Food Is Good For You

Neil Zevnik | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

And rather than nutritional, the benefits to be found here are largely medicinal, with ginger and lemongrass (also known as "fever grass") proving to be helpful with combating an array of ailments.

How To Use Ginger To Fight Pain And Inflammation

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 06.18.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

Aromatic ginger is a superstar of traditional medicine in Asia, where it has been treasured for thousands of years for its amazing flavors and impressive health benefits.

Tao of Food: Ginger for the Common Cold and Postpartum Recovery

Sat Hon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sat Hon

The nature of ginger is warming and its flavor is aromatic and spicy. It has the effect of supporting the free flow of qi/energy.

The Cure-All Properties Of Ginger

healthland.time.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new study finds that two types of chemical compounds found in ginger -- gingerols and phenols -- can be used as an analgesic to treat muscle pain....

Sushi Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lisa Mirza Grotts

If you are new to sushi, you may find yourself quickly overwhelmed. A seemingly endless array of fish, rice, seaweed, and various accompaniments, ofte...

Kombucha Tea: Fabulous Or Just A Fad?

divinecaroline.com | Allie Firestone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new product has crop up on my health-food radar and, frankly, I'm sort of confused. It's bubbly, it's sort of bitter, and it's being heralded as the...

Start Your New Year Right With a 5-Step Detox

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

At the beginning of a new year it is a natural instinct to cast off the winter blues and feel renewed. It is also a great time to eliminate the toxins from the holidays.