Why Migraine Sufferers May Want to Eat More Fish

A diet high in omega-3s, the fats found in fish, and low in omega-6s, found in many vegetable oils, led to fewer headaches.

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How Botanical Oils Won Over the West

Though they’ve been prized since the dawn of civilization around the world, these natural elixirs have now taken on an almost religious aura for wellness types.

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How to Make Schnitzel

J. Kenji López-Alt was looking for the secret to an evenly golden, puffed schnitzel. He found it, and his recipe puts a new spin on an Austrian technique.

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Is It Better to Cook With Coconut Oil or Olive Oil?

Proponents of coconut oil point out that it is rich in phytochemicals with healthful properties. But so is olive oil.

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Does Coconut Oil Deserve Its Health Halo?

“It’s been known for a long time that coconut oil raises blood levels of artery-damaging LDL cholesterol,” one expert said.

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U.S. Diet Guidelines Sidestep Scientific Advice to Cut Sugar and Alcohol

The government’s new nutritional recommendations arrive amid a pandemic that has taken a huge toll on American health.

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Best Foods for Better Sleep

A growing body of research suggests that the foods you eat can affect how well you sleep, and your sleep patterns can affect your dietary choices.

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The Spiritual Power of Fat

Is it any surprise that when survival became a theme of daily life, I immediately thought of making cultured butter?

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The Keto Diet Is Popular, but Is It Good for You?

Low-carb, high-fat eating can lead to weight loss, but scientists debate the long-term effects on health.

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