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What You Should Eat, and Why You Should Eat It!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

For the span of a month, cutting fat produced better overall results in identical twin doctors. But that's not the point. The point is they both agreed that neither, restricted diet was something they would be inclined to maintain.

Ask an AriZona Beverage Co. Sales Guy

Blake Henderson | Posted 08.27.2014 | Comedy
Blake Henderson

Okay, I know you probably think that I'm going to say you should be buy him an AriZona Beverage Co. gift certificate or something like that, but, as you said, this is way too momentous an occasion to mess around with something so minor league as that. This calls for a real gift. One that shows him how much you care. The big guns.

Savor the Season: Why Appreciating What's Around Us Ignites What's Within Us

Miriam Ava | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Decorative pumpkins in July. Avalanches of fall fashion in mid-summer. Hearty harvest recipes during high heat. Societal conditioning magnified by...

This Pizza Mac And Cheese Changes The Game

Spoon University | Posted 07.29.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

The day has finally come where there is no need to choose between both. This time, you can have the best of both worlds.

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Carbs (Really!)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.23.2014 | Healthy Living

It's unfortunate how we treat the poor carbohydrate. Mistakenly associated with weight gain and empty calories, carbs are actually an essential part o...

5 Myths About Trendy Nutrition Fads, Busted

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Krista Yoder Latortue

Don't be fooled by big talk with scientific terms thrown in! Instead, rely on evidence-based nutrition information and reliable nutrition information sources backed by registered dietitians to help you differentiate nutrition fact from fiction.

Worried About Gluten? This Is Your Brain on Journalism

Leo Brown | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Leo Brown

We are captivated and intrigued by the controversy among medical professionals as to whether carbohydrates, and grains in particular, are safe for consumption. We are also confused.

Grains of Truth

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Whether about wheat or meat, sugar or starch, calories or carbohydrates, this fat or that fat, we seem to have an insatiable appetite for mere grains of truth about diet and health, rather than the complete recipe.

Diabetes Treatment Should Focus on Metabolizing More of the Sugar in the Blood for Best Results

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

For a very large percentage of people with Type 2 diabetes, exercise is the most important thing they can do to manage their diabetes, followed closely by being more careful with what they eat.

Which Hot Potato?

Blue Apron | Posted 11.26.2013 | Taste
Blue Apron

Your guide to Yukon Golds, Fingerlings and Baby Reds.

Don't Believe the Sugar Hype

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

For the sake of your New Year's resolution and your waistline, I'm here to tell you not to believe the hype about sugar. It, like everything else, can fit into a balanced diet in moderation. And if you have instituted a resolution to give it up and find yourself on the failing end, there's still hope.

How To Pick A Healthy, Whole-Grain Product

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health identified 545 grain products, looked at them through five different whole-grain criteria, and evaluated which criterion best measures the healthfulness of the product.

Can't Stop Craving Carbs?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Let's continue our exploration of cravings. In my last post, we discussed how stress causes us to crave carbs. I also mentioned that sometimes, simply being hungry will do the same since carbs readily convert to glucose.

What Do You Crave?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Cravings are, to me, some of the most interesting and most frustrating things when making lifestyle changes that involve food, alcohol or smoking, particularly because these habits often have a physiological origin.

Eat This Later In Life And You May Lose Your Mind

Posted 10.17.2012 | Fifty

In a world filled with nonstop ideas on what people should and should not eat comes a new study highlighting even more dangers associated with carbs a...

Carbohydrate Density: A Better Guide To Weight Loss

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

On its surface, the cause of the Western world's obesity epidemic seems simple: People are eating too many calories and getting too little calorie-burning exercise; the imbalance manifests as excess fat. But this explanation is too simple.

If Carbs Are So Bad For You, Why Are They So Good For Athletes?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Carbohydrates have long been considered the most important source of energy for any type of muscle activity, be it leaping over a hurdle or climbing out of bed.

Angie Lost 66 Pounds: 'I Love The Skin I'm In Now'

Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Angie Thomas Age...

The Truth About Carbs And Weight Gain

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

There's been a lot of buzz recently about a new study that punched a few new holes in the already-tattered notion that weight gain and loss is simply a matter of "calories in vs. calories out."

Carbohydrates: To Use Or Abuse?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Facts won't make you achieve the ideal figure, a healthy heart, or freedom from aging and disease.  Life isn't a puzzle with many pieces that need to fit where they belong. Life is an unfolding process, and it's your choice to make that process into one of continuous evolution.

How To Build A Healthier Breakfast

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

The benefits of breakfast are almost too numerous to list. I find that more and more people now know that they should eat breakfast -- but they still ask me what to eat. My advice is to eat traditional foods.

8 Carbs Worse Than White Bread

Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Goodman Artis for Shape.com White bread has pretty much become bad-for-you public enemy number one; who doesn't automatically order th...

Low-Carb Diets Linked With Type 2 Diabetes

Tim Harlan, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2011 | Home
Tim Harlan, M.D.

Fad diets are clearly not all they are cracked up to be. Most are simply made up of theories that seldom get put to the test other than with the anec...

Sugar Shock: The Path to Disease and More

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

The average American consumes some 170 pounds a year in foods, beverages and sweeteners. But millions don't realize that eating sugar and refined carbs could lead to many problems.

Chowing Down in Florence

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

We will never stop gaining weight as a country and start to lose it until we are willing to change our perceptions of what is normal food intake.