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Sausage and Egg Casserole

With only a few ingredients, our sausage and egg casserole is the perfect leisurely brunch dish, or grab-and-go nibble for a busy morning. The baked eggs are firm enough to be sliced into finger food, which is a great hack for adults rushing to work, teenagers off to school, or for little ones who prefer eating with their hands to using a fork. Plus,...

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 189

Research of the Week Macronutrients and genes interact to regulate obesity risk. The most distinguishing feature of long COVID is low cortisol. Even rainwater has “forever chemicals.” Placebo is everywhere. Women on vegetarian diets have a higher risk of hip fractures. New Primal Kitchen Podcasts Primal Kitchen Podcast: The Link Between Dairy...

Ask a Health Coach: How Do I Lose 10 Pounds Fast?

Hey folks, Board-Certified Health Coach Chloe Maleski is here to answer your questions about healthy weight loss. Want to feel lighter and more at home in your body? We’re here with guidance and support! Have a question you’d like to ask our health coaches? Leave it below in the comments or over in the Mark’s Daily Apple Facebook group. Jordan asked:...

Modifying Your Plant-Based Diet

I’m not a vegetarian (although my wife and son have dabbled with it). I’m certainly not a vegan. I don’t recommend that anyone eat a totally plant-based diet for health reasons. Animal foods are too good, too central to our evolutionary history, and too important for our physiology to ever give up entirely. On the contrary, I think meat, eggs, seafood,...

How to Improve Balance, and Why It’s Important

Everything in the world is conspiring to make you fall over. The ground is slippery, slick, and studded with protrusions. The earth moves under your feet. Discarded banana peels are an ever-present threat. Gravity itself exerts a constant downward pull. You probably only think about balance when you decide to test it—or when you lose it. But you’re...

Balsamic Cherry Tomato Salad

Cherry tomatoes add vibrant color to any dish. Whether you’re using them to drizzle on top of a grilled chicken salad or letting them simmer of a stove in a chicken skillet recipe to bring out all the flavor, cherry tomatoes are sure to liven up any dish. But what happens when it’s the end of the week and you still haven’t made a dent in that large...

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 188

Research of the Week The more times you flip the burger, the faster it cooks. College lowers smoking rates. Female mice show less variance than male mice. Young kids who train basketball frequently have improved executive functioning. Grazing on perennial grasslands can match current meat production while improving the environment. New Primal...

Ankle Mobility and Strengthening Exercise

We suffer from an epidemic of stiff ankles. And, because mobility comes before strength—and indeed is necessary for true strength—we have weak ankles. Don’t believe me? Stand up right now. Aim your feet straight ahead. Toes straight. Don’t flare them out. Put your feet close together. Not touching, but almost. Squat down, keeping your heels on the ground....

Apple Cider Vinegar Health Benefits: Fact or Fiction?

A while back, a friend was telling my wife Carrie and I about these apple cider vinegar gummies she started taking to deal with some persistent health issues. She wanted to know what I thought. You probably know that apple cider vinegar is rumored to have myriad health benefits. I’ve written before about how it’s likely to help people with diabetes...

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Asparagus has been used for cooking and medicinal purposes for over 2,000 years. This green boasts high levels of vitamin K, which is important for heart health and calcium regulation as well as folate, which when combined with vitamins B6 and B12 (as is the case in asparagus) can protect against heart disease and other cardiac ailments. In addition...

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