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Diet Health

Congressman Tim Ryan: We Need Salad Bars In Every Public School Across America

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

With high rates of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases, heath care spending continues to rise, putting an enormous burden on the U.S. budget....

6 Popular Food Theories That Haven't Yet Been Proven

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

I steer clear of saying that eating a particular food is 100 percent guaranteed to prevent a person's risk of disease, promote weight loss or result in health ramifications. The fact is, nutrition science is always evolving, and what may appear to be good or bad today may not be the case tomorrow.

Now Saturated Fat Is Good for You?

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

Here's the bottom line: You don't have to limit healthy fat in your diet. What you have to limit are trans fats and sugars. Period. End of story.

Why Being Thin Doesn't Always Mean Being Healthy

Oz Garcia | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Oz Garcia

When I saw a story recently entitled "Why Thin Doesn't Equal Healthy," I realized that a general assumption is that skinny people are healthier. That assumption is not always true.

Kudos to Jamie Oliver for Leading the American Food Revolution

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Jamie Oliver is on a mission to change America's diet. After airing a four-hour TV series aimed at improving school lunches, he got the British gov't to allocate $1 billion to revitalize their school lunches.