How to Make Montreal-Style Short Ribs

When most of us tackle short ribs, we either braise them until they’re unctuous blocks of meat and molten fat or slice them thin and quickly grill in the style of Korean kalbi. This winter, try a third way from Philadelphia, where Yehuda Sichel, chef-partner at the haute delicatessen Abe Fisher, cures slabs of bone-in ribs in pastrami spices, smokes and slow roasts them, then slices the meat into spice-crusted pink ribbons of unbeatable tenderness. Continue reading How to Make Montreal-Style Short Ribs

Can the Keto Diet Cure Diabetes?

It seems like everyone these days is talking about the keto diet. While many people participating in this lifestyle change are trying to lose a significant amount of weight – sometimes even as much as 50 pounds or more – others are trying it out to control chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes. Those individuals are hoping that the keto diet can help them control their blood sugar and rely less on medication. But does it work? Can the keto diet really “cure” diabetes? Continue reading Can the Keto Diet Cure Diabetes?

How to Solve Relationship Conflict

The most common reason relationships deteriorate is poor conflict resolution skills and unhealthy communication. It is not the issue that is crucial, but rather developing healthy skills to “hang in” with each other and deal with conflicts. Most people either position defensively and attack their partner, run for cover, fall silent, or collapse into tears of hurt and helplessness. Continue reading How to Solve Relationship Conflict

The Best Way to Do Plank

When you are short on time but want to fit some quality strength moves into your fitness routine, planks are an excellent option and one of the best ways to build strength and stability in your core. One of the most important things to be mindful of when performing planks is correct form, as doing the exercise incorrectly not only won’t improve your strength, but it can also eventually lead to discomfort and potential injuries. Continue reading The Best Way to Do Plank

Daily Jumping Jacks May Reduce Your Dementia Risk

What if someone told you the one exercise you used to hate in gym class could be the answer to years of sharper brain health? You might think they’re crazy, but they’re not. Jumping jacks, the exercise you’ve probably done since you first knew what exercise was, may reduce your risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Continue reading Daily Jumping Jacks May Reduce Your Dementia Risk

High cholesterol doesn’t come with any symptoms, but that doesn’t mean it’s nothing to worry about. As you probably know, heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the U.S. for both men and women. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes having elevated levels of cholesterol puts you at a significantly higher risk for heart disease.  Continue reading