10 Smart Food Swaps to Save Calories + the Planet


In the age of organic, non-GMO, humanely-raised, locavore-approved food, the notion of “eating clean” can seem daunting.

The good news: Unless you’re eating fast food for every meal, a dramatic diet makeover probably isn’t necessary. Focus instead on small, simple changes - like these 10 smart food swaps - to up the health benefits and environmental sustainability of your daily diet.

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Six Spicy Dishes You Can Make at Home


Craving a taste of the exotic? Or just trying to escape the weeknight dinner rut? Turn up the heat tonight in your kitchen with these easy, spicy dishes.

Besides being tasty, the benefits of eating spicy food are numerous. Studies suggest that capsaicin, the substance that gives peppers their fiery punch, may temporarily increase metabolism. There’s also evidence to suggest capsaicin can reduce the amount of bad cholesterol in the body, in addition to having antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

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