Over a decade ago, writer Dan Buettner teamed up with National Geographic and a team of scientists to explore these areas, now called the "Blue Zones." His latest book, The Blue Zones Solution, takes a closer look at their healthy lifestyle habits -- particularly how they're eating. Here's a look at each region's key secret to long life that you can practice daily.
We all need to find the body that works best for us and don our colorful prints with confidence regardless of the shape we're in.
In other words, the best diet for our health depends, as it ever has, not on replacing trans fat with any one oil from any one nut up any one tree; but on seeing the forest.
We're advised again and again to eat more veggies -- at least 2.5 cups of them each day, preferably much more. A new report from the U.S. Department ...
Numerous women have already done better takedowns of "food for women" than I could have (see here, here, and here). But could they run this stuff -- and nothing but this stuff -- through a man's digestive system for two straight weeks? Of course not. That's where I came in.
I spent many years as someone who looked like she "had it all." I got a good job at a management consulting firm, and lived in Manhattan, where I ate at fun restaurants and had friends and boyfriends. Here's what I wish someone had told me then.
Is your child a picky eater? Satisfying your picker eater is difficult but manageable. How you deal with it depends on their age, your time constr...
Chipotle is known for their local produce, GMO-free menu, ethically-sourced protein--and crazy-delicious Mexican fare. And while their "build your own" concept can make it easy to end up with a burrito that clocks in at over 1,000-calories (or worse!), you can use it to your nutritional advantage.
The other night my husband told me I looked FAT! At least that was what I "heard."
I am pleased to help decode how sugar impacts your health and vitality, and offer quick and easy steps to reducing sugar intake for a summertime detox that will leave you feeling strong, energetic, and balanced.
How do you know exactly how many calories sirloin steak and mashed potatoes has? Or the nutritional value and breakdown of carbs and fats of your Sunday brunch? Anthony Ortiz, the CEO and founder of Fitly, may have the answer with SmartPlate.
Even when I saw, very clearly, that dieting was keeping me in a never-ending cycle of restricting and binge eating, it was still very scary to give up. There's so much safety in following a plan, and so much hope that this time will be the one that works.
I'd been combing through Buzzfeed's Clean Eating Challenge for a few days, and a lot of the recipes looked easy, healthy and delicious. It was only two weeks, and I would certainly save money by cutting out alcohol and restaurants. Plus, I wanted to feel better. What did I have to lose?
You know how as soon as you restrict your calories, all you want to do is eat a whole tray of warm chocolate chip cookies? It's not just you. I ...
There's plenty of great literature about infidelity. But there's a whole lot of not-so-great literature as well. It's a basic fall-back plot device for just about everyone who wants to write a novel. And I say enough.
This year you can be prepared for the challenges, face them head on and persevere. First acknowledge your challenges, and then have healthy summertime habits to carry you through the four major summertime challenges.