A nationwide cellphone outage was resolved same day, but the down time left tens of thousands with no form of communication for hours. According to the most recent estimates from the National Center for Health Statistics, about 73 percent of American adults in 2022 lived in households where there were only wireless phones and no landlines, while another 25 percent were in … [Read more...] about Are landlines a thing of the past? Cellphone outage highlights decline
Most people eat white and brown rice but may not be as familiar with black rice. Though this whole grain looks black in the bag, it turns a dark shade of purple once it’s cooked (which gives it the other, more accurate nickname of “purple rice”). Registered dietitian Natalie Allen shares more about black rice and its benefits with Good Housekeeping. She’s also clinical … [Read more...] about What are the health benefits of black rice?
After a busy day, you may not have the energy to dream up and prepare a homemade dinner. Meal prepping in advance can help you avoid succumbing to a last-minute idea, such as unhealthy frozen pizza or pricey takeout. Registered dietitian Natalie Allen offers a few tips and advice about meal prepping to Livestrong. She’s also clinical assistant professor of nutrition and … [Read more...] about How to meal prep dinner recipes
As humans, we engage in conversations that serve many purposes. While dealing with difficult conversations can be challenging and cause anxiety, avoiding them can also affect relationships negatively. Dr. Erin Wehrman, associate professor of communication at Missouri State University, shares with Vox what people should do to navigate difficult conversations successfully. … [Read more...] about How to deal with difficult conversations if you hate confrontation
In a world brimming with dietary choices and food products, the ability to read and comprehend food labels is more critical than ever. Consumers are bombarded with terms like “natural,” “organic,” “free-range” and “non-GMO,” but the true meaning of these labels and their impact on health can often be elusive and misunderstood. Registered dietitian nutritionist Jaime Gnau shares … [Read more...] about How to read food labels to truly understand what is in your food