There's more nutrition information available to all of us than ever before, but consumers seem more confused about what to eat.
Restaurants influence how much we'll eat just by deciding the serving sizes, and those are unpredictable and range from petite to colossal.
Gardening brings people from diverse and different backgrounds together -- families, young people, the elderly, neighbors, politicians -- to do something good, not just for your health and body, but for your community.
Here's an idea. How about making a few small changes all year long so that your lifestyle is more healthful, rather than just focusing on summer as the goal? Trust me -- it will go a lot further to make small changes over time than to try for quick makeovers!
Let's examine five more food lies that keep us sick and fat. The sooner we tell the truth about these messages, the sooner we will reverse our chronic disease and obesity epidemic.
It's a great-looking spot filled with great-looking people, but what is most remarkable is the plant-based cuisine.
by guest blogger Peggy Kotsopoulos, registered holistic nutritionist, culinary consultant, and author of ...
In San Francisco, the communities with the highest hospitalization rates for type-2 diabetes are the same communities with the highest rates of soda consumption. Type-2 diabetes is far more costly and far more regressive than any soda tax ever could be.
Despite the groundswell of evidence supporting the profitability of health and sustainability programs, many executives today are stuck in an old mindset that categorically views such programs as "fluffy" cost centers not profit centers.
Very public efforts to improve health and prevent disease by eating right have also spurred the food and beverage industries to develop promising and innovative products that will help individuals as well as stimulate companies' sales.
When it comes to weight loss, there's a ton of advice out there. The problem is, most of it is terrible, outdated and scientifically disproven. And if you believe it, it could be getting in your way.
Beauty is not only skin deep. Instead, true beauty and great skin come from what we eat and how we live.
Nutrition facts labels are important for everyone, not only health nuts or the infirm. Few folks, except those in deep denial or a time capsule since Armstrong's moon landing would dispute that the food you chow today will affect your health tomorrow and in years to come.
In the aftermath of his commentary about butter in the New York Times, Mark Bittman and I -- along with several others, including Dr. Dariush Mozzafarian from Harvard, one of the authors of the study that set this all in motion -- were invited to discuss the health effects of butter on the NPR program, "On Point," this morning.
Get ready to embrace the emmer, mingle with millet and canoodle with kamut. Wednesday is the third annual ...
So if we one believes that he or she is 'fat,' 'ugly' or 'incapable for losing weight,' how does this affect how that person approaches weight loss? If one believes that he or she is inherently worthwhile, capable, and loved, how does that affect how one eats and maintains weight?
A review just published in the Annals of Internal Medicine concluded that current evidence does not support limiting saturated fat or increasing polyunsaturated fat for preventing heart disease. But the important message in the study, which I reveal below, gets lost in the oversimplified headline and cheesy photo.
What can be more wholesome than an athletic event at school? I've been to many, and my frequent regret is that the foods and drinks offered during these games almost undo the message and purpose of sport's healthfulness.
Mr. Bittman is absolutely not qualified to assert the health effects of butter based on a recent meta-analysis I rather doubt he read in its somewhat excruciating detail.
We had a fantastic panel with representatives from 1000 Days, No Kid Hungry, and the Bread for the World Institute, who discussed the topic from both a national and international standpoint, and the crucial steps we need to take to address it.