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Bone Broth Won't Boost Your Immunity (But It Still Makes Great Soup)

Boil meat bones for hours and you’ll get a delicious clear-brown liquid that you could use to make soup or, if you believe the hype, drink for its health benefits. But will it really make your hair shiny, fight inflammation and infuse more collagen into your ailing body parts? Not really.


This Infographic Shows 50 Salad Ideas To Enjoy All Year Round

Salads are great for sneaking more vegetables into your diet and getting and staying healthy, but, let’s face it, sometimes salads are boring. This graphic from Cook Smarts serves up 50 salad combos and dressing ideas to get you out of a salad rut.


Ferment Your Own Tabasco-Style Hot Sauce Using Greek Yoghurt

If you’re a fan of spicy foods then you know how awesome a good hot sauce can be. You can make your own at home using the whey from Greek-style yoghurt to kick the fermenting process into high gear.


Why Breakfast Is Not The Most Important Meal Of The Day

If you’ve read into health and fitness at all, you’ve probably been seen variations of “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, “eat breakfast to kickstart your metabolism” or perhaps “skip breakfast and die”. As it turns out, all of that is probably wrong.


Try Flavoured Vinegars For Low-Calorie Flavour Boost In Your Recipes

If you’re looking to boost the flavour in your food while keeping it healthy, check out infused vinegars. Flavored vinegars give everything a boost and add just a few calories.


Blend Part Of Your Soup To Quickly Thicken It

Clear soups are tasty, but if you want a thicker, heartier soup, you don’t have to add flour or cornflour — you can blend part of the soup to thicken the rest of it. An immersion blender works best. If you don’t have one, you can also use a potato masher or standing blender.


There's No Evidence That Probiotics Do Good Things For Your Health

The terms probiotics and prebiotics are appearing on more items in supermarket aisles all the time. Both words, their placement and the products they adorn, imply they’re good for you, that more of these bacteria will help you in some way. But there’s actually scant evidence for such claims.


Make Chocolate Bowls With Balloons

Chocolate bowls: The perfect edible containers for ice cream and other desserts.


How Too Much Fat And Sugar Can Wreck Your Brain

Do you eat only when you’re actually hungry? Many of us eat even when our bodies don’t need food. Just the thought of food entices us to eat. We think about food when we see other people eating, when we pass a favorite fast-food restaurant, when we see a scrumptious snack near the check-out at a convenience store. In addition, we’re the targets of sophisticated advertising techniques designed to keep thoughts of food and the pleasures of eating almost constantly in our minds.


Poach A Dozen Eggs At Once With A Muffin Tin

Poaching a lot of eggs at once using the traditional method is time-consuming (not to mention tough). With a muffin tin, you can poach a dozen at once with no problem.