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What Is Oat Milk and Is It Healthy?

Nondairy milk may have begun as a lactose-free alternative for vegans or nondairy eaters, but the rise in popularity can be attributed to much more than being a must-have swap. The options are endless: almond milk, soy milk, hemp milk, rice milk, and more. But there’s a new kid on the block that’s getting a […]

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Is Kombucha Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say

Kombucha has a golden reputation in the beverage world. It’s everywhere: from supermarket shelves to workplace refrigerators and even on tap in cafés. As this fizzy fermented tea rose in popularity, so did claims of its health benefits, from improved digestion, metabolism, immunity, liver function, heart health and more. But are these claims backed by […]

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Why Fast Food Used to Be ‘Healthier’ in the ‘80s

These days, most of us would admit that the average menu item at a fast food restaurant isn’t all that healthy. In recent years, chains across the country have been locked in an ongoing arms race, piling on more meat (especially bacon) and adding outlandish menu items that aim to improve profit margins at the […]

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27 Ways to Boost Your Energy Without Caffeine

Coffee-free energy revvers Caffeine is a tried-and-true tool for dragging yourself out of a slump, sure, but wheeling around an IV drip full of coffee all day is just so inconvenient. If you’re looking for a new way to feel bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, look no further—we’ve got 27 of ‘em. Resist your smartphone A game […]

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Amazon Plans to Launch Yet Another Chain of Grocery Stores

Here’s something none of us expected to read today: The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon is planning to launch a new line of grocery stores. Yes, Amazon still owns Whole Foods. Yes, Amazon is still rolling out its small, cashier-free Amazon Go convenience stores. These stores would be another group of supermarkets. The as-of-now […]