Many of us want our partners to be perfect; it's the stuff that dreams are made of. At first, it seems as if everything is just right, then reality sets in. You realize your partner is not flawless, and you want to change some things about them.
Better meals are the result of good planning. Planning helps us include the foods we need to be healthy, to write menus and make grocery lists and even be better shoppers. Planning will also help you save time in your kitchen.
Many of us suffer from heartburn after eating a big meal. The official name for heartburn is esophageal reflux. Heartburn may mean we have eaten too much, but it can also signal that the sphincter that keeps food in our stomach is weak.
Who doesn't enjoy a great vacation? Unfortunately, millions might not. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30 percent to 50 percent of international travelers suffer from traveler's diarrhea, often during the first few days of a trip.
Americans are drinking more soft drinks than ever; per-capita soft drink consumption has increased almost 500 percent during the past 50 years.
What can you do to decrease the hours that your family spends glued to the screen? Here are some simple solutions to get you started.
STOP! Before you read any further, take out a piece of paper. Draw a large circle. Ready now? Look at the circle you've drawn and think of it as a clock with 24 hours. Halfway around would equal 12 hours. Put a dot at the top of the circle and label that dot with the time you get up to begin your day. Put a second dot at the point on the circle proportional to ...
A hot bowl of hearty soup on a cold, winter day is an ultimate comfort food. Turns out, the simple fare boasts many benefits.
Looking for a last-minute gift for the cook in your life? Here are a few ideas for great gadgets every well-stocked kitchen should have.
Feel weighed down after a little too much merriment during the holidays? Whether you're watching your waistline, your wallet or your health, some simple substitutions for the fats, sodium and sugars in your favorite dishes can make them healthier.
When your children are all grown up with families of their own, what do you want them to remember about the holidays of their childhood?
There are many alternatives to roasting the holiday turkey - any way you slice it, as long as the turkey is thoroughly cooked, you can have a great holiday meal.
Question: Thanksgiving and other holiday dinners are coming up, and I wish my 4-year-old would be willing to eat the traditional foods that will be prepared. I worry that she's still a picky eater and hasn't been willing to try much beyond macaroni and cheese, cereal, bread and apples. Do you have any tips for what I can do?
Lately there's been a lot of tension between my husband and me about our finances. How can we get past this?
Vegetarian diets can meet all the recommendations for nutrients, but the key is to consume a variety of foods and the right amount of foods to meet your calorie needs.