There are so many different ways in which we might be having a hard time in our relationship with food and our bodies. Some people are horrified with ...
Maybe what we need to give up for Lent isn't a forbidden food, but the Fat Talk instead. Eating is indeed a sacred practice. As is the speech we use to feed our minds.
While some habits are commonly accepted as unhealthy, there are other everyday behaviors that don't seem harmful but in actuality may be damaging your body. Could you be harming your kidneys without realizing it?
Religion aside, this pattern of eating can be healthy (and cheap) for anyone who wants to move away from meat as a main course and go vegetarian.
Based on my research and experience, I'm against snacking for fat loss and fast metabolism. Snacking has become a multibillion-dollar industry where manufacturers push an ever-widening array of Frankenfoods loaded with high-fructose corn syrup and trans fat.
Aping a wild gorilla's eating habits could dramatically improve your health -- or may even add years to your life, by reducing your risk for killer diseases like diabetes, heart attack, stroke and dementia.
When it comes to healthy beverages, there is much to be said about both smoothies and juicing. Both of these healthy drinks provide us with tons of vitamins, nutrients and fiber packed into a tasty glass. However, many of these drinks can be secretly loaded with sugars and calories.
Nutrition, medical and culinary experts share their tips on how to mindfully eat chocolate for greater enjoyment and better health.
It's helpful to provide your cat with something to climb on, like a multi-level cat tree or tower. At least you'll know he's been stretching, clawing and working his climbing muscles whenever you see him gazing down at you from atop his tree.
Anyone living and eating in the modern world, and paying even a little attention, knows that we are a very long way from eating food, not too much, mostly plants. Not only does our food come mostly in bags, boxes, bottles, jars and cans -- but mostly, it isn't really food.
This year, I carefully planned which companies I wanted to visit at Natural Foods Expo West in each of the six huge exhibit halls. Here are my finds of the day, which are all made from whole foods with minimal ingredients.
University of Michigan psychologist Brent McFerran has come to believe that our naïve theories of weight control are not entirely harmless, and indeed that they could undermine our own efforts to achieve a healthy weight.
As the FDA and other government organizations continue to debate front of label systems, a new study suggests design and color deserve as much attention as the nutrition information itself if we are to really help consumers reach informed food choices.
I brought back an extra four pounds from my trip to Florence visiting my daughter who is doing a semester there, as well as some fantastic truffle oil. But it turns out there was a legitimate reason for my complete lack of discipline. It was the jet lag.
We often presume to know why certain things are good for us. But when it comes to lifestyles, proving what is good and why proves quite difficult.
I'm not advocating a ban on carbs as a quick weight loss scheme. I don't believe in quick weight loss schemes or diets. But I am convinced as a nation we eat too many carbs, especially refined carbs.
The ability to overcome temptation and effectively say no is critical not only to your physical health, but also to maintaining a sense of well-being and control in your mental health.
There are now numerous medical studies indicating that a low glycemic index diet has a positive effect on not only improving insulin resistance, but also managing Type 2 diabetes, retinopathy, cardiovascular disease, and acne vulgaris.
I disagree with those who say, "Everything in moderation." Would you want your child taking heroin in moderation -- or your spouse having affairs in moderation? If you want to protect your brain, you need to get off the sugar.
Food production is beginning to increase in Africa. The specter of massive hunger by a world population of 10 billion in 2050 is not as large as it once was.