Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism: Are They Related?

Is there a connection between bipolar disorder and alcoholism? Answer From Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, M.D. Bipolar disorder and alcoholism often occur together. Although the association between bipolar disorder and alcoholism isn't clearly understood, these factors likely play a role: Inherited traits. Genetic differences appear to affect brain chemistry linked to bipolar disorder. These same traits […]

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How To Cook Fish

Cooking fish can be intimidating – many people don’t have the first clue how to prepare it. However, as Sébastien Noël of explains, it doesn’t have to be intimidating. “Grilling or baking a whole fish isn’t very hard once you’ve done it once,” Noël says. “Cooking the fish with the bones will make it […]

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The 3 Essential Kitchen Tools You Can't go Without This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the most food-centric holidays of the entire year, and it’s this same Thursday each November when nearly everyone–from average home cook, to professional chef, to those who consider cooking the worst form of pain–takes part in the food preparation process in one way or another. Whether you’re experienced in the kitchen or not, a cook […]

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The Secret Thanksgiving Calorie Cutter That Won't Affect Flavor

Any cottage cheese haters will be pleasantly surprised this holiday season as they discover our rich and decadent mac and cheese, savory bread pudding, stuffed mushrooms, and pumpkin-streusel cheesecake all share the same secret ingredient. Make sure to buy cottage cheese when shopping this weekend for the most delicious Thanksgiving ever. From appetizers to the […]