Prior to each Christmas, the television and digital visuals are flooded with images of food. There are countless recipes given to us, coupons and pho...
Food security is an eco-socio-economic issue that strikes at the fundamental human processes we have devised for our own longevity. These examples demonstrate alternative methods of addressing the global issue, locally.
My goal for this whole change was to teach myself to make the right choices in what I eat. I am two weeks in, and by no means are the choices a reflex, or really easy, but rather than feeling like I've been relegated to life as a bunny, I am learning to appreciate and understand the full impact of everything I consume.
It is not unheard of these days that our beauty products are laden with what is more conventionally considered food. Some ingredients are nourishi...
by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen I've been a fan of Brad's Raw Foods for a while now, and have been kn...
While there's always room for improvement, toddlers fall down many times before becoming proficient at walking. They may cry but they don't feel ashamed. Instead they get up, make adjustments, and try again.
Some things are worth fighting for, no matter what other people might say or think. Your child is certainly one of them.
I love this soup hot, but it's also delicious chilled with extra diced jalapeño sprinkled on top
I don't feel like a monster if I want a candy bar. It's fine. I just eat the damn candy and move on with my life.
While the number of nutritional anxieties and fears that grip the public continue to increase, the nature of these anxieties has taken three distinct forms over the past century -- from the obsession with getting an adequate dose of essential nutrients, to the fear of too many bad nutrients, to anxieties over the scarcity of health-enhancing nutrients.
We all have dreams -- dreams for love, for career, for our bodies, for our finances, for our health, for "fill in the blank." But often our beliefs, theories and thinking get in our way of having full on happiness and living into our dreams.
As adults, we quickly fall into routines that we think are unchangeable -- habits that may not be great, but seem to just be. But I realized that if I approached my job the way I approach my health, I wouldn't have a job. To be healthy and happy with my body, I have to put in effort and I have to make changes.
It happens every year -- January 1 comes, lots of people commit themselves to losing weight -- finally, once and for all. The media is filled with sto...
If you like Shakeology then by all means carry on. However, maybe instead of another quick fix, super shake, cleanse or gimmick it's time to get back to basics.
What do root canals, pelvic exams, filing taxes, car repairs, and grocery shopping have in common? Absolutely nothing, except they are all life activities I despise with the intensity of a thousand white-hot suns.
Recent research indicates that there is a third party in our relationship with food that dramatically influences a myriad of processes including digestion, energy extraction and metabolism. This is the bacterial population that colonizes our gut.
Still the most feared of all diseases, cancer now has some good news. But the responsibility is yours to make sure you are one of the good statistics, not one of the bad ones.
For the future of nutrition, I see us evolving beyond diets and into personalized eating for our genes as well as the epigenetic dynamics that our genes experience through their interaction with the environment. We may not be there just yet, but we are seeing the path unfold.
We played Fad Diet Roulette: Over the course of five days, we strictly followed one diet daily.
The very idea of treating your body like a friend or a loved one, with love and kindness, may sound more like a recipe for overeating and body dissatisfaction than anything else.