When you eat fewer calories than you burn, you lose weight. This sounds so simple, but in reality it can be difficult and confusing. First, let me...
When I stopped dieting, my whole life changed. I stopped obsessing about food, I stopped binge eating, I stopped despising my body, and I had time to concentrate on things that were important to me, like my family and building my business.
Recommending for the intake of nuts, but against the fat content of nuts, was always just plain nutty. Failure to learn from the follies of our nutritional history would be even more so.
There are other foods that provide that same, lasting jolt. You don't need that afternoon latte to perk you up -- just work in one of these healthy snacks.
Within the last month, I agreed to become a member of the Scientific and Nutritional Advisory Board of Epicure, a Canadian food-product and cookware...
A branding change alone cannot reverse the milk sales slump. It requires a combination of efforts, including promoting milk's healthful qualities and creating even more innovative dairy products that meet consumers' changing needs.
Because many of the most vulnerable people in the world rely heavily on staple foods, food fortification has the ability to reach the poor and marginalized where other interventions cannot.
So-called "detox" teas have been popular for years, primarily among people who frequent health-food stores or consult with alternative practitioners. Do they really work, and are they safe? Before you plunk down your hard-earned money and start sipping, here are five things you should know.
To be able to lose the weight for good, it's important to understand that both well-intentioned diet advice as well as lifestyle habits can really hinder your success, sometimes on a very subtle level.
Imagine if a generation of children could be saved from deadly malnutrition. Imagine if this generation were able to go to school instead of suffering with hunger.
The 10,000-steps-a-day recommendation has nothing to do with sedentary, fast-food-drenched circa-2015 America. Rather, the recommendation first popped up in a very different food and environment: 1960s Japan.
Over a decade ago, writer Dan Buettner teamed up with National Geographic and a team of scientists to explore these areas, now called the "Blue Zones." His latest book, The Blue Zones Solution, takes a closer look at their healthy lifestyle habits -- particularly how they're eating. Here's a look at each region's key secret to long life that you can practice daily.
Even when refugees do manage to find safety, they still face a daily struggle to find food and obtain other basics of life. Children suffer the most and are at risk of deadly malnutrition.
We all need to find the body that works best for us and don our colorful prints with confidence regardless of the shape we're in.
In other words, the best diet for our health depends, as it ever has, not on replacing trans fat with any one oil from any one nut up any one tree; but on seeing the forest.
We're advised again and again to eat more veggies -- at least 2.5 cups of them each day, preferably much more. A new report from the U.S. Department ...
Numerous women have already done better takedowns of "food for women" than I could have (see here, here, and here). But could they run this stuff -- and nothing but this stuff -- through a man's digestive system for two straight weeks? Of course not. That's where I came in.
I spent many years as someone who looked like she "had it all." I got a good job at a management consulting firm, and lived in Manhattan, where I ate at fun restaurants and had friends and boyfriends. Here's what I wish someone had told me then.
Is your child a picky eater? Satisfying your picker eater is difficult but manageable. How you deal with it depends on their age, your time constr...
There are now 12.9 million people in Yemen living in hunger-- almost half of the population. This number has risen dramatically since the outbreak of fighting between the Houthi rebels and the Saudi Arabia-backed coalition.