Next time you are asked to bring something to a party, office potluck or family gathering, try one of these fast flexitarian recipes. You'll get plenty of compliments on how delish everything is plus you will have a clean conscience knowing you are serving food that's wholesome and nourishing.
A Dutch bio-engineer says his lab-produced fungus could someday be used to save the lives of hungry people in the developing world. But first, it ...
Demoralized and despondent, I was back in my doctor's office for the umpteenth time in three years. Dr. Schorling walked in looking unsuitably chipper holding a scrap of paper torn from a note pad. So far all diagnostic roads led nowhere.
Light plays a crucial role in helping the body function normally and produce the right amount of the essential hormone melatonin.
As a registered dietitian, I have oodles of tricks to help cut empty calories, feel more satisfied and make healthier choices. Changing your eating habits is hard, so that's why I've compiled the absolute easiest ways to improve your diet.
What can 2.5 hours do? During the week the kids slept more they reported eating 134 fewer calories per day compared to their intake during the reduced sleep condition, and their measured weight was about half a pound less.
Rap and health consciousness may not seem like a natural duo, but for Khnum Ibomu, or Stic, promoting a healthy lifestyle is a natural extension of the themes of political activism, social justice and personal motivation that run through his music.
G rab a pen and paper, and make a list of all the things you desire in your life.We get one shot at life. It's time to start living, not one day, but today!
As we get older, it's normal for our skin to gradually lose its elasticity and thin out. However, there are a variety of factors that can cause the skin to start aging at an accelerated rate.
The Produce Marketing Association's growers, suppliers and retailers will be allowed for two years to use iconic characters such as Elmo and Big Bird in messaging and on produce sold in stores -- all without paying any licensing fees.
Let me suggest this: Google 'kale' and read the part about flatulence. Read it carefully. It's a little-spoken of side effect that packs a big wallop. I'm not making this up. For three days I had to, in good conscience, keep my distance from all other human beings. I will be keeping my distance from kale forever more. And boy, do I feel great!
Many people are searching for functional medicine doctors because they're unsatisfied with what conventional medicine offers. They're unhappy with the way conventional doctors think about their health. They're discouraged by the focus conventional medicine places on just suppressing symptoms.
It is also a city with a sizeable population living in poverty with unimpressive access to healthy foods and fresh produce. It is a city that could benefit enormously from the growing urban gardening movement. But is it even legal for me to grow edibles in that little strip of land in front of my house?
Down to Business Session two of Slim Peace DC was jam packed with nutrition information and had participants dive head first into educational activi...
People with extraordinary willpower look objectively at other people's success, admire the hard work that went into it, and use that as inspiration.
Given advances in imaging technology, we now know that the brain is affected by every experience, thought and emotion.
Scientists are working hard to uncover gene-nutrient associations for all types of diseases, especially cancer. Once these associations are better understood, nutrition recommendations can be then personalized for disease prevention and management.
As we wait for the research to unfold, clearly more dollars need to be allocated to the world of Alzheimer's. In the meantime, we can say one thing with confidence: Watch what you eat very carefully, for the sake of your heart as well as your brain.
I'm not saying you have to give up eating cheeseburgers or skip bacon at brunch. What I am saying is that you should be more conscious about where your food comes from.
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.