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Orthorexia Isn't Healthful; Neither Is the Standard American Diet

Andy Bellatti | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

There is a world of difference between someone who inherently fears and mistrusts food to the point where they jeopardize their health and someone who is well-informed and aware of what they put into their body.

This Halloween, Let's Protect Kids From the Deadliest Demons

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

But with a little creativity, holidays like Halloween could become opportunities to teach kids that healthful eating can be both fun and delicious. While we can't save them from every villain, we can cast a healthy spell that will protect them from the worst of the real world's dastardly demons.

Milk Not Jails Uses Dairy to Reform Prisons

Food Politic | Posted 10.27.2014 | Green
Food Politic

It's impossible to look at shuttered prisons without recognizing that they're taking away what is often one of few sources of employment in an already struggling area. So if the prisons go, what is supposed to take their place? This is where agriculture comes into play.

7 Healthy Treats To Trick Your Taste Buds This Halloween

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 10.21.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

It's no fun to sit on the sidelines while everyone else mainlines chocolate.

Attention: Greek Yogurt Is Not Just For Breakfast

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.17.2014 | Taste

Creamy, tart and protein-packed: Greek yogurt, we love you.

PSA: Eggs Are NOT Dairy

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.14.2014 | Taste

Now you know.

Low-Carb Beats 'Low-Fat'? Take a Closer Look

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Don't be fooled by the promises of riding your way to good health and a slim figure on a river of ice cream and butter. Stick with what scientists have known for decades: A low-fat, plant-based diet is decidedly best for our health.

Pasteurized Vs. Homogenized Milk: What's The Difference?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Taste

You've heard the terms before, but do you really know what "pasteurized" and "homogenized" mean when it comes to milk? The processes are critical to b...

Cows -- Not Coal -- Are the Real Climate Change Culprits

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green
Neal Barnard, M.D.

President Obama recently likened denying climate change to believing the moon is made of cheese. As it turns out, ignoring this particular food's role in climate change is just as irresponsible.

Whitewashed: How Industry and Government Promote Dairy Junk Foods

Michele Simon | Posted 08.18.2014 | Home
Michele Simon

The dairy industry, propped up by government, has convinced us of the health benefits of milk and other dairy products. But the context of how people consume dairy matters.

As Global Demand for Dairy Products Soars, Domestic Innovation is Key

Michael Zacka | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
Michael Zacka

Every day, our increasingly independent children and adolescents are faced with coolers full of beverage and energy drink options, and they must have innovative and attractive milk alternatives that make it easier to make the nutritionally smart choice.

Nashville Rocker Holland Marie Drops Fiery, Heartfelt Debut

Joshua Kors | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

You haven't heard of Holland Marie. But you will. For two years the Nashville rocker has been ripping up Music City's honky tonks, marching across the stage in her skin-tight, black pleather pants, gyrating her hips and banging her long, brown locks with Def Leppard-like ferocity.

The Lives of the Innocents: Reflections for Mothers Day

Kathy Stevens | Posted 07.07.2014 | Home
Kathy Stevens

Mama Sherman (center) with her children Caleb and Buttercup As I sit on my deck on a warm May evening, I hear Sherman out in her pasture. I know wh...

Will 'Milk Life' Go Global? Big Dairy Sets Its Sights on Asia

Mia MacDonald | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green
Mia MacDonald

Could the U.S. dairy processors' new slogan, "milk life," make it big in Asia? If dairy multinationals like Nestlé and Danone have their way, the answer might be yes.

How To Make Homemade Cultured Butter

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

You'll be able to enjoy your fresh, homemade butter as soon as you've made it.

Alissa Scheller

Here's What Raw Milk Advocates Forget To Mention

HuffingtonPost.com | Alissa Scheller | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living

The chance of getting sick from drinking raw milk or products made from it is 150 times greater than from pasteurized milk, but that isn't stopping a ...

Kate Sheppard

White House Releases Plan To Address Potent Greenhouse Gas

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House released a new strategy Friday to address methane emissions from landfills, mines, agriculture, and the oil and gas sect...

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatheads

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As long we impart to nutrition the mediagenic volatility associated with the weather, we can all but guarantee that our understanding of what is good for us will remain very much clouded over. There will also be a very high chance of us acting like meatheads -- and being fed a steady diet of headlines accordingly.

R.I.P. 'Got Milk?' Ads

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 02.24.2014 | Business

Got Milk? No longer. The iconic advertising campaign will be retired after 20 years of reminding us that there's no shame in wearing a milk mustach...

Milk Prices Could Hit A Record High Very Soon

Reuters | Carey Gillam | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Picking up a gallon of milk at the grocery store is getting pricier and the cost could hit a record high for U.S. consumers in March, anal...

Fools, Fanatics and Fat-Free Milk

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Here's what we actually know. In the U.S., more dairy in the diet -- of whatever variety -- is generally associated with better health and weight outcomes. But that is likely because in the context of our culture, more dairy means less soda. In global context, some of the world's healthiest diets and most convincing intervention trials have de-emphasized, or even excluded dairy.

The Right Way to Store Cheese

Food52 | Posted 02.27.2014 | Taste
Food52

If you're dropping a bundle on some curdled milk, you better make sure to keep it as fresh as possible for as long as possible.

Got (Organic Whole) Milk? New Study Says It's Healthier

Kristin Wartman | Posted 02.17.2014 | Home
Kristin Wartman

This latest study is a nice rebuttal to that Stanford study, and points to the fact that a large part of considering foods real and whole has to do with how those foods are produced.

Dirty French Cows

Carl Pettit | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

All I wanted is to have muesli on occasion and not picture white pus dripping into my cereal bowl, or have to worry about shopping for a bra because of my breakfast choice.

Rachel Tepper

Vegans Are Really, Really Angry At Starbucks

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.13.2013 | Business

A petition on Change.org calling foul on the absence of a vegan option for Starbucks' cult seasonal offering, Pumpkin Spice Latte, contains an even mo...