May-June 2014

The New Lean for Life

June 30, 2014 Sonya Angelone

The New Lean for Life weight-loss program claims to retrain brain, body and gut to "think and act lean." Built around the principles of a ketogenic plan that is very low in carbohydrates, the diet

July-August 2014

A Knife With Chops

June 30, 2014 Sara Haas

With its long, curved blade and double handles, the mezzaluna may look threatening, but it is actually a remarkably friendly kitchen tool. Built for efficient chopping and mincing, it makes tiresome tasks a breeze, saves

July-August 2014

Kefir: From Russia with Love

June 30, 2014 Monica Reinagel

Fermented foods are having a big moment, prompted in part by a flood of new research on the human microbiome — the ecological community of microorganisms living in the human body — and the benefits

July-August 2014

In the Matter of Milk

June 30, 2014 Kerry Neville

From rumors of hormones in milk causing early puberty in girls to lurking residues of antibiotic and cancer-causing agents, milk's wholesome reputation has been rattled in recent years — giving rise to the organic milk