6 Black Garlic Benefits for Your Health That’ll Make You Want To Eat It by the Clove – Well+Good

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In case you’re not familiar, black garlic is “regular white garlic that has been allowed to age under strict temperature and humidity controls,” says Gina Keatley, a CDN practicing in New York City. After the garlic has been aged for several weeks, it “turns black and sticky” due to something called a Maillard reaction, which … Read more

Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials – The White House

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The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20500 Via Teleconference11:12 A.M. EDTDR. JHA:  Good morning, everybody.  Thanks for joining us.  My name is Ashish Jha, and I’m the White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator.Today I’m joined by Secretary Xavier Becerra, to my right, and Dr. Fauci and Walensky remotely.In addition to providing our perspective … Read more

5 tips to handle 'reentry anxiety' amid the coronavirus pandemic – GMA

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As more Americans are getting vaccinated against COVID-19, more schools and businesses are returning in-person, restaurants and stores are returning to full capacity and social events and nightlife are coming back to life, too.While that all marks a turning point for the nation’s reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, it also may leave some people with … Read more

Restaurant food | CSPI – CSPI Newsroom

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Looking for healthier restaurant food? Here’s what to consider. Many of our examples are from chain restaurants, but the advice should hold up almost anywhere.What to avoidAre these eight items the worst in America? Heck no. Are they extreme-worthy? You bet.Whether it’s Thai, Chinese, pizza, Italian, Mexican, Middle Eastern, or any other cuisine, restaurant foods … Read more

What doctors wish patients knew about pandemic fatigue – American Medical Association

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At this point in the pandemic, people are tired of being cooped up due to restrictions on indoor gatherings outside the home. They are also tired of wearing masks, physical distancing, being away from family and friends, and increasingly fed up with the “new normal” routines. People are experiencing a type of burnout that experts … Read more

COVID this week: Biden tests positive; BA.5; CDC recommends Novavax – USA TODAY

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White House officials say President Joe Biden is experiencing “very mild” symptoms after testing positive for COVID-19 Thursday.In addition to being fully vaccinated and twice-boosted, the 79-year-old is also taking the antiviral Paxlovid to ensure he’s protected from serious illness. Biden’s doctor, Kevin O’Connor, expects the president to respond favorably to the drug, “as most … Read more

Here’s Why Waiting 10 Minutes to Cook Garlic After It’s Chopped Maximizes Its Health Benefits – Well+Good

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“When fresh garlic is chopped or cut, you activate an enzyme called alliinase,” says gastroenterologist and Fiber Fueled author Will Bulsiewicz, MD. The alliinase, he explains, converts alliin (a sulfoxide in fresh garlic) to a compound called allicin, which is antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal. (It’s also scientifically linked to being good for the heart.)In addition, … Read more