The Dirt Cure Plan

Bring healthy germs back into your home with this simple plan!

The Dirt Cure Plan

By Toni Gasparis

We are all extremely germ conscious and are constantly sanitizing our kids and ourselves. But cleaning too much gets rid of both the good and bad bacteria on our bodies which can lead to allergies and other chronic health issues. Help your family live a stronger, healthier life today by going back to the roots--literally--and adding a little dirt back into your life with this plan.


Watch: How The Dirt Cure Can Help Kids’ Health

Train Your Children's Tastebuds

Train Your Children's Tastebuds

Natural, bitter foods are super healthy for you but can also be percieved as gross to kids. In fact, kids usually need to taste something 20 to 30 times to get used to a flavor. Kale, dark chocolate, lemon zest, and other bitter foods contain carotenoids and flavonoids that can help with digestion, asthma, flu, and strep throat.

3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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