Whether you're young or old, athletic or sedentary, bicycling is an enjoyable and healthy way to travel and experience the outdoors. Done vigorously, it gives the heart and circulatory system a workout and can burn more than 500 calories per hour. The development of new types of bicycles—notably the hybrid, which combines the speed of a road bike...
If I asked you what a "natural diet" is, what would you say? Maybe you heard about the "caveman diet," in which people think that it's most natural to eat according to human behavior based on what humans could hunt and gather. Or maybe you think that eating natural means eating a vegan, plant-based diet because you think that "natural"...
The FDA has just fired a sweet-seeking missile. Last July, the FDA announced a proposal recommending that nutrition labels not only list the total grams of “added sugar" in food products, but also reveal how that added sugar relates to our overall daily value. Today, that proposal was approved. As part of an effort to help make the healthy choice the easy choice for...

Figgy Date Fudge

Makes 36 squares. This is what you want to reach for when craving something sweet ’n’ salty. The seedy figs add a pleasant crunch to the butterscotch sweetness from the dates. Slip a square or two into your purse or gym bag for an emergency pick-me-up. Make ahead Keep whole or cut into squares and wrap each individually. Refrigerate for up to...
Makes 24 small balls. With the goodness of heart-healthy nuts and nutrient-dense dates, these are what you want to reach for to fuel up after a workout or after-school game, an intense (long) meeting, or when you’re just plain “hangry.” The sweet citrus flavour refreshes and puts a smile on your face. Make ahead Prepare balls, but don’t coat with coconut. Freeze...