Food & Nutrition

Martha Washington’s Secret Drink Recipe Isn’t for the Faint of Heart

Maksim Fesenko/Shutterstock Former First Lady Martha Washington definitely made herself memorable with this cocktail. When George Washington’s wife, Martha Washington, inherited a handwritten cookbook from her mother-in-law after her first marriage to Daniel Parke Custis (sorry, George!), she was bestowed with some pretty unique recipes. Since she’s the most well-known person in history to receive the […]

Food & Nutrition

13 Genius Tricks to Guarantee You’ll Drink Enough Water

Switch out dehydrating drinks for water Nicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock/Hyrma “Caffeinated beverages and sugary sodas will reduce your body water,” says Larsen. “Caffeine will stimulate your kidneys to excrete water, and sugary soda will pull water from your surrounding tissue to dilute the concentrated sugar in soda, thereby reducing your hydration. Neither are recommended to keep […]