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EatinAsian Chronicles: Young Coconuts

Kimlai Yingling | Posted 05.27.2014 | Food
Kimlai Yingling

The flesh of a young coconut is soft and chewy with a mild flavor plus you can usually get up to a cup and a half of delicious coconut water out of each fruit.

Lesser Known Symptoms Of Dehydration, From Joel Harper (VIDEO)

Posted 01.23.2014 | MarloThomas

What are some lesser known symptoms of dehydration? Celebrity fitness trainer Joel Harper had some surprising facts to share with us. According t...

Pass The Salt, PLEASE!

Felice Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

I gave myself permission to eat salt, large pinches of salt at 40, and I've never looked back. My salt awakening came from a near-death experience.

All-Natural Sports Drinks To Beat The Heat

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

For the summer heat, there are simple, delicious and nutrient-rich drinks parents can mix at home using just a blender. Unlike many store-bought, lab-created, "functional beverages" these homemade versions are all-natural.

Water, Water Everywhere, But How Many Drops to Drink? Hydration and Health

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Water isn't only important for how much of it there is, but for what it does, namely transporting nutrients, dispensing of waste and converting food into energy through a process called hydrolysis.

Coconut Craze: Is Coconut Water Really As Healthy As People Think?

The Chicago Tribune | Janet Helm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Coconut has emerged as a hot flavor trend -- showing up in ice cream, chips, snack bars and even vodka. Coconut water has been anointed nature's spor...

Gatorade Could Be The Cure For Dying Frogs

New Scientist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The fungus now decimating frog populations around the world does its damage by impairing the animals' ability to absorb electrolytes through their ski...