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How I'm Using Junk Food to Make My Kids Better People

Quora | Posted 08.16.2016 | Parents

Why do parents allow their children to eat any junk food at all? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questio...

6 Secrets To Staying Fit And Healthy At Work

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

Work, work, work! It's all we seem to do nowadays. There's nothing wrong with having a busy lifestyle, but when your health begins to be negatively im...

To Sell Kids on Veggies Do What the Food Industry Does

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Advertisements sell. Companies wouldn't be spending so much money on them had they not delivered. To parents' dismay - and to public health advocates'...

Getting Your Kids to Say No to a Second Cupcake

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.15.2016 | Parents
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Throughout the animal kingdom, parents guide their young about what's good to eat and where to find it. In our temptation rich and junk-food plentiful...

Listen to Your Body

Ralph Nader | Posted 06.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Ralph Nader

For thousands of years humans have defended themselves from harm by others. But many have proceeded to regularly harm themselves.

Researchers Say the Ocean's Fish Are Now Addicted to Eating Plastic 'Like Teens Eat Fast Food'

Grub Street | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green
Grub Street

( Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images) By Clint Rainey Pollution is turning young fish into the human teenagers of the sea, new research claims. No, ...

The Biggest Celebrity Shill For Junk Food Will Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living

In the throwback Pepsi commercial above, circa 2003, Beyoncé struts past a drooling teenage boy on her way to indulge in a Pepsi. "I get that a lot,"...

Eat and Drink Like a Music Celebrity?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What do the fit, beautiful music celebrities whom our teens admire eat and drink? According to the ads they help make it's junk food and sugary drinks...

Transparency Trumps Sugar: the New Nutrition Label and the Fight Against Obesity

William Dietz | Posted 07.06.2016 | College
William Dietz

Could it be we’re entering a sugar awareness Zeitgeist? That is, are we awakening to the abundance of sugar in the American diet and the toll it can...

Technicolor Yawn: Stop the Rainbow Foods!

Tara Cox | Posted 04.25.2016 | Taste
Tara Cox

Let it be known that April 20, 2016 was the day that rainbows ruined our food. Perhaps it was the 420 weed clogging the interweb's perception, but eve...

This Big Food Brand Says You Should Only Eat Some Of Its Foods Once A Week

Teen Vogue | Posted 04.21.2016 | Taste
Teen Vogue

By Lily Puckett for Teen Vogue. Courtesy of Amazon Mars Food Brand -- which produces some of the most ubiquitous products in the grocery stor...

International Restaurant Chains That Could Take Over America

Thrillist | Posted 04.21.2016 | Taste

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Giraffas Regardless of what your reclusive uncle tells you at Thanksgiving, the US has always been a country that welc...

'Healthy' Foods Dietitians Refuse to Eat

Thrillist | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living

Everyone has a unique definition of "healthy." For some, it means a kale-infused green juice every morning and no carbs after 2 p.m.; for others, it means limiting burger runs to just once a day.

Moderation: How Much Is Too Much?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study by led by Michelle vanDellen in the journal Appetite looks at people's definition of moderate consumption.

How To Turn Cold Pizza Into Hot New Meals

Thrillist | Posted 03.17.2016 | Taste

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist Chances are there's pizza in your fridge right now, slowly aging until you guiltily throw it...

Artificial Lights Linked To Higher Rates Of Obesity

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Rapaport Reuters Health - Obesity rates may surge in places where artificial lights blaze all night compared to communities where people tend ...

Michael Moore's New Movie Nails School Lunch in France -- On The Menu: Lamb, Endive, Lentils and Leeks

Tom Conrad | Posted 03.13.2016 | Impact
Tom Conrad

Fine cuisine is alive and well in the school lunchrooms of France. The menu includes lamb tajine, veal, crêpes, organic veggies, pâté and organic bread. Oh, yes -- and a cheese course.

Everything You Didn't Know About Cheetos

Thrillist | Posted 03.02.2016 | Taste

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Dan Gentile/Thrillist Everyone knows what it's like to have their paws covered in Cheetos dust, but for most people th...

Fatness, Affluence, Adaptation and Hope

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.22.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We are a uniquely adaptable species. It has led us into trouble that imperils ourselves, and our planet alike. There are early indications of hope that it could lead us out as well.

Curbing America's Addiction to Junk Food Politics

Brian Wagner | Posted 02.21.2016 | Politics
Brian Wagner

Like a Big Mac, The Bachelor or Donald Trump's hair, junk food politics looks and smells wonderful from afar. The first encounter is blissful. It entertains. It tantalizes. For awhile, the afterglow of that first taste masks the side effects.

Expert Dietary Guidance: Gasoline on a Fire?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The flaws in genuinely expert advice about diet are analogous to: this hose vs. that hose; this water pressure vs. that. Spraying gasoline instead of water is a problem at a different level altogether.

If You Warn Dieters How Unhealthy A Food Is, They'll Just Eat More Of It

Science of Us | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

Few foods are always bad or always good; it's fine to indulge in dessert sometimes, of course. So the researchers were curious: Would a more balanced message reduce that backfire effect of the negative messages?

Let's Be Honest, The 'Gilmore Girls Diet' Is Only Good In Theory

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living

If you shrieked a little when you found out a "Gilmore Girls" reboot is coming to Netflix, you probably know the show well enough to remember Rory and...

Ten Things Foreigners Love About America

René Zografos | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
René Zografos

It's about time. America has been a target for almost every intellectual writer the last decades. They have followed the mainstream and willingly criticized America without inhibitions. Enough is enough - here is a positive and very honest article about America for a change.

Cooking, R.I.P.?

Marian Salzman | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Marian Salzman

It wasn't all that long ago that Havas PR's annual trends report barely touched on the topic of food. Our trends for 2010 included a forecast of "incr...