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3 Ways Walking in a Park Can Boost Your Health

If you can’t decide whether you should walk on a treadmill, on the street or in a park, choose the greener option. New research shows it yields greater benefits for your mind...

How Long Should Workouts Last?

How long should a workout last? It seems like a question that should have a straightforward answer, but the truth is, there isn’t one. You could spend as little as four minutes...

Does Strength Training Make Your Heart Stronger Than Cardio?

Can pumping iron pump up your heart health? Yes, according to 2019 research published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Researchers followed 12,591...

This Is Your Body on Sleep Deprivation

BRAIN Waking up groggy isn’t the only side effect of a poor night’s sleep. Studies suggest that even one night of poor sleep causes you to think less creatively and give up...

Toasted pecan cake

When it’s quiet around here, it generally means one of two things: 1. I’ve been cooking a series of duds, or certainly nothing good enough to clear my throat into this...

Braised ginger meatballs in coconut broth

I’ve become the kind of person (a grandmother, perhaps; you can say it) who always implores you to stay for dinner. But it’s less benevolent than it sounds. I mean, yes,...

Potato vareniki

I first heard of the Russian restaurant Kachka when I was last in Portland, Oregon on book tour (hi, Powell’s!), when no fewer than a dozen people separately told me I had to...

Austrian torn, fluffy pancake

A month ago, I made kaiserschmarrn, a shredded pancake, for my kids for a weekend breakfast at the suggestion of my neighbor (coincidentally the partner of the neighbor who...

raspberry crumble tart bars

Last month, Ruth Reichl, food writer extraordinaire and the last editor-in-chief of the now shuttered Gourmet magazine, rounded up her 10 favorite recipes from her magazine years...

Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals Nurtures Community and Healthy Lifestyles

Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals, founded by Pamellah Oduor, seeks to revitalize community health by encouraging families to make wholesome, nutritious meals across Kenya. After...