We need a few more Squanto's, learning other's languages, planting seeds, being patient, feeding people. Even if you feel like the last survivor of your people, those type of meals may well save you.
The world has come a long way. In 1990, nearly half the global population lacked adequate sanitation and 1 in 4 people worldwide (1.3 billion) defecated in the open. In 2015, 68 percent of the global population -- which is now 2 billion higher -- has improved sanitation.
Once I stopped counting calories and focused on clean eating, I felt and looked amazing. Unfortunately, it took cancer to motivate me to re-engage in a "more healthy" lifestyle. Looking back now, someone should have knocked me in the head years ago with this message. The vain me would've loved the glowing skin, extra sparkly hair and slimmer hips that go along with clean eating.
As a modern woman, do you ever find yourself wondering how to manage your career and personal life without running yourself ragged and a burning-out?
Targeting excess body weight means you need to eat nutritious food, in the right quantity, for your height, age, and weight. This is a juggling act and will continually need to be altered. Unfortunately, people do race, and diet has come to mean deprivation. Deprivation is unhealthy and will never lead to a healthy sustainable weight loss. Use and follow this acronym for diet.
How medical professionals like Dean Ornish are still advocating a low-fat diet is beyond my comprehension. Even if we forget about the ginormous failu...
The worst that can happen is you don't like it and move on. But what may happen is that you change your life forever. You may just find your happy zone, where fitness is not just used to attain better health and wellness but is your gateway to fun and excitement.
Aging well has only helped me to stay strong and resilient. Maybe it has been a distraction to help me get through the hard times, either way, I am proud of who I am and if being a little obsessed with staying young is seen as shallow and trivial, then so be it. That attitude is one of my beauty secrets!
Like many people, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It's a time when we disconnect from our busy lives, reconnect with friends and family we may not see as often as we'd like, and share delicious meals. Thanksgiving is about pilgrims and history -- and turkey.
The pasta has suddenly turned inky in color and is chocked full of organic black beans; quinoa is ever present at my dinner table and every item in the pantry contains one or more of the following words: earthy, earthiness or earth-some.
Self-love is not a destination. Expect a journey instead, littered with imperfect moments. Be prepared to invest continual effort and attention. By following the prescription above, we say YES to love -- at the end of the day, isn't that what life is all about?
I was a bit hesitant going out of my room and to the Aqua gym session this morning. I am an Iranian-American, in a clinic in Cannes, France, where a good 25 percent of the people voted for the extreme right party Front National, so my paranoia was not entirely unfounded.
I'm not implying that you should be a quitter at life, but in life, you have to know when you need to quit because it's the only way to move closer to success. Here are some subtle (and not-so-subtle) signs that you should give up on the diet you're on.
It's time for the government to use the power and influence of the dietary guidelines to fight obesity.
For the most part, basic nutrition is pretty straightforward, but the fact that we're constantly bombarded with different diet theories and varying research results quickly and constantly clouds what we think we know and often makes us second guess our choices.
The diet clinic here in Cannes, France, is part of a small sized hospital. So they can perform all kinds of check-ups and treatments to help the pat...
By: Kristin Hunt Credit: Shuttershock You know the stereotype...
"How can I maintain healthy skin without spending a fortune on cleansers and other products?" asks my reader in this week's House Call. This is a grea...
If your current plan to stay healthy this winter begins and ends at drinking extra orange juice, you might want to rethink that strategy. From getting outside to eating right, there a lot of surprising things you can do to minimize your chances of coming down with the cold or flu. Doctors and health experts shared their lesser-known tips for staying healthy this winter.
Give in to what your body really wants. It knows exactly what you need. It desires soul-filled pleasure, mouthwatering morsels, and more lip-smackin' grunts of delightful pleasure during meals.