Author Archives: Josie Green

Healthy Eating Habits That Will Change Your Life

Fad diets seem to be popping up in greater numbers these days. And yet, obesity levels have been on the rise globally, nearly tripling since 1975, according to the ...
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Antibiotics in Foods: Everything You Need to Know

If seeing “raised without the use of antibiotics” on your meat labels gives you some comfort about what you’re putting into your body, your fears may be misguided. The ...
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Medical Tests Every Man Should Have and When

In the United States, life expectancy among men is approximately five years shorter than among women. There are a number of potential biological, environmental, and behavioral reasons for the ...
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35 of the Best Foods for Strong Bones

Got kale? There’s more than one way to build strong bones. As we age, we are at higher risk of bone loss, but having healthy, strong bones is important at ...
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25 Unusual Animals People Actually Keep as Pets

Ever wonder how dogs first became domesticated? In 1959, Soviet geneticist Dmitry Belyaev wondered the same thing and began experimenting with domesticating foxes by selecting and breeding the most docile ...
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The Best National Parks to Visit in the Fall

When getting out into nature means waiting in traffic for two hours, there’s a problem. In 2017, U.S. National Parks saw over 330 million visits -- that’s slightly more than ...
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Every State With a Native American Name

In 1896, the highest peak in North America was named Mount McKinley after presidential candidate William McKinley, who’d never once set foot in Alaska. There was only one problem ...
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30 NASA Inventions We Use Everyday

While it’s unlikely that any of us will be the first person to set foot on Mars, most of us snap photos with our cellphone cameras daily. We have ...
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Best Weekend Trips to Take in New England This Fall

People who don’t love autumn have probably never been to New England. From apple cider donuts to pumpkin carving, harvest festivals, and blazing fall foliage, the Northeast comes alive ...
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The Best Fall Foliage in Every State

What’s better than a pumpkin spice latte and unlikely to go out of fashion? Autumn foliage. Nearly every state goes through a dramatic, multicolored transformation as temperatures drop in ...
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50 Things Only People Raised in a Latino Family Will Understand

Is there a shaker of Goya Adobo seasoning on your kitchen counter? How about a butter container full of leftovers in the fridge? There are some things that only ...
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The Most Iconic Foods Every State Has Given the Rest of the US

Imagine a rich pork bone broth with sage and savory mixed with pork jowl and organ meat, thickened with cornmeal, then sliced and fried like polenta. Sound delicious? That is ...
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34 Breakfast Cereals You Can’t Buy Anymore

Oh, the days when it was socially acceptable to eat pure sugar in ice cold milk for breakfast. For those of us who grew up on breakfast cereal, the nostalgia ...
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48 Salads That Are Worse Than a Slice of Cheese Pizza

Waiter serving a large buffet table full of delicious food. Unrecognizable Caucasian male, professional in white apron and uniform.Remember when some iceberg lettuce -- maybe with some shredded carrot and ...
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29 Foods You Should Never Order for Delivery

Sometimes putting cold cuts between two slices of bread is more than one can manage on a weeknight, not to mention when the fridge is empty and so is the ...
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