The incidence of autism is growing at an alarming rate. Experts are struggling to discover why. Slowly, a strange and complex picture is coming together. It suggests that autism’s mysterious mechanisms could ultimately reveal health truths relevant to us all.
For centuries it’s been worshiped for its protective powers and its culinary potential. To fully appreciate garlic’s appeal, make it a part of your everyday cooking. Press it, roast it, slice it, crush it or mince it. There are few savory dishes that garlic doesn’t give more depth of flavor and gusto to. Know that its health benefits may help your heart and blood pressure, and may even reduce inflammation. Try our healthy recipes for easy-to-make, garlic-rich dishes. And, oh, yes: Meet a Wisconsin woman who really understands garlic’s appeal, because she grows and harvests it, not for the money, but for the pure love of garlic.
Jen Sinkler, our fitness editor, wrangles leading experts to address your most perplexing workout quandaries and conundrums. Email ’em to askjen@ experiencelife.com.
We assume they are safe. But in fact, many popular household cleaners are dangerously toxic. Learn about the eight scariest substances hiding under your kitchen sink, and how to replace them with safer, more natural options that really work.
On May 16, 2010, Colorado native Christy Mahon became the first woman and the seventh person ever to ski all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot mountains, affectionately known as the “Colorado 14ers.” Because she kept her mission under the radar, her victory came as a surprise to many. Not to her husband, Ted Mahon, though, a mountaineer and ski instructor who accompanied her on every climb and descent.