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Ayurvedic Cooking

“In Ayurveda, food is medicine,” says Susan Weis-Bohlen, the Reisterstown, Maryland, instructor and author of Ayurveda Beginner’s Guide: Essential Ayurvedic Principles and Practices to Balance and Heal Naturally. “How we feed ourselves is the first line of disease prevention and longevity.”

Wild and Wonderful

There is such a thing as a free lunch! We have only to look in our backyards and parks to find the free, nutritious greens and berries an arm’s reach away.

Summer Eating

Adding raw, organic herbs to summer fare both cools us down and provides us with nutrients that can lower blood pressure and boost energy.

Medicinal Mushrooms

Reishi, lion’s mane, cordyceps and other types of mushrooms have powerful compounds that protect cognition, boost immunity and lower stress – and that’s just for starters.

Vision Quest

Fight and prevent cataracts and macular degeneration with two key nutrients found particularly in colorful fruits and veggies.

Potluck for the 21st Century

Using phone apps as well as workplace and neighborhood contacts, friends and strangers are coming together to share healthy, home-cooked meals.

Delicious Discards

Instead of discarding skins, cores and rinds, creative chefs are using their distinctive flavors and nutrients to make intriguing entrees and desserts.

Nutrition Upgrades

As the Earth starts re-greening this season, it’s a natural time to rethink our eating habits–and here are some nourishing ways to feed body and soul.

Recipes A Heart Will Love

Low-fat, plant-based recipes make for a heart-healthy meal so delicious that non-vegetarians won’t even miss the meat.

Befriending Food

The way we think about the food on our plate can impact our body’s ability to absorb nutrients from a meal.