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8 Valuable Things My Mother Taught Me About Eating Well (That I Did Not Learn in My Nutrition Degree)

Naomi Cahill | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Naomi Cahill

I once thought my moms traits were old-fashioned, frugal, and even quirky. Now, over three decades later, I see them as progressive, healthy and wise. It turns out that my mom was ahead of the curve.

Is It True That Bigger Radishes Are Spicier?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.15.2016 | Taste

We love spring for many reasons, but mainly because so many of our favorite fruits and vegetables are in season. One of those favorites? Radishes. The...

What Yoga Teaches Us About How We Eat

Ornish Living | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Ornish Living

The tradition of yoga has a long history of practices and rituals around our food. These include suggestions around preparing and eating food to optimize digestion.

Why I'm Challenging Myself To Eat Well This Month (And Why You Should, Too)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 02.26.2016 | Taste

When @xtina_anderson asks me to get the @huffpostlifestyle team something sweet, I deliver. 🌈🌈🌈 A photo posted by Jessica Kane (@jessicankane...

Foods And Drinks That Energize You Just As Much As Caffeine

Thrillist | Posted 02.19.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Jacqueline Aizen Credit: Flickr/Ivan Dervisevic Still chugging those grande lattes and downing energy drinks to keep you from crashing at ...

4 Nutritionist-Approved Strategies For Packing Your Lunch

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 11.04.2015 | OWN

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Why You Should Be Saving Your Apple Peels And Cores

Food52 | Posted 11.02.2015 | Taste
Food52

There are a number of time-consuming kitchen tasks that are not fun (or at least I do not think they are fun) -- washing dishes, cleaning gritty greens, planning meals. Peeling apples, on the other hand, is time-consuming yet enjoyable. It's meditative, almost.

The 6 Things People Who Have a Healthy Relationship With Food Don't Do

Michele Lian | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

For many of us, these extremes of eating has made thriving and surviving more difficult to do. So how should we be eating in a way that's classified as "normal" or balanced? Well, for starters, here are five qualities that normal eaters DON'T have.

Get Out Your New Notebooks and Pencils. It's Time to Eat Smart. 12 Things You Need to Stop Eating Right Now

Jodi Meryl Wallace | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jodi Meryl Wallace

Now, it's a great reason to stop the insanity of putting things into my body that are just unhealthy. With all the amazingly healthy foods available to create a delicious, satisfying diet, there really isn't any excuse for eating what I'll call "The Dirty Dozen":

5 Healthy-Eating Strategies That Will Outlast Any Trend

Lori Pollan | Posted 06.14.2015 | OWN
Lori Pollan

Here are five super simple tricks to eating healthier. You can begin right now, and if you don't keep to the tenets one day, just start again the next.

A Healthier Pancake Recipe No One Can Resist

OWN | Posted 02.26.2015 | OWN

The typical old-fashioned pancake recipe calls for all-purpose flour and plenty of butter -- not exactly the best way to start your day. But since not...

Never Struggle With Your Kids at Mealtime Again!

Stacey Green | Posted 04.06.2015 | Parents
Stacey Green

I can't tell you how many hours I spent pleading and bribing my son to just take one bite of whatever I had made. The meal usual ended in tears -- mine, not his.

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....

Stop Giving Up Unhealthy Habits!

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Let's be nice to ourselves. We only have one body, one mind, and one life. Why not treat them with care and respect? Eat to feel alive, not guilty. Exercise because you love your body, not because you hate your body. Live because you enjoy your life, not because you have to exist.

My Street Grocery: Amelia Pape Puts Fresh Food On Wheels In Portland

Dark Rye | Posted 08.25.2014 | Taste
Dark Rye

Fresh fruits and vegetables actually don't necessarily cost more than burgers, fries and sodas.

Diet Derailed? How to Get Back on Track After Vacation

Jeff Hyman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

Go ahead and enjoy that extra cocktail while on vacation. It is very important to not agonize over unhealthy choices made on summer holidays. Compassion, positive thinking and an "I can" attitude is what will ultimately act as the motivation to tip the scales back in the right direction.

How to Escape Weight Gain During Summer Vacation

Jeff Hyman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

It's easy to unravel good habits on vacation, but staying on track is a lot easier than trying to get back on track post-vacation. This summer, when you plan your disappearing act, make sure to plan ahead and avoid common food traps.

Why You Should Embrace Your Love Affair With Food

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.09.2014 | Taste

As a society, we give a lot of power to food. It boosts our mood, brings us closer together with loved ones, and gives us a reason to get to know new ...

Do It Yourself Granola Bars

Marisa Churchill | Posted 07.20.2014 | Taste
Marisa Churchill

With a new breakfast section in my upcoming Sweet and Skinny cookbook, I've been thinking lately about ways to make breakfast fun and good for you! One of my favorite recipes is for these simple do it yourself granola bars.

We're 'Killing Ourselves' With This Terrible Work Habit

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For the average American, a work day consists of sitting behind a desk for at least eight hours with minimal movement. Despite knowing how detrimental...

New Beverage Could Make Food Preparation A Thing Of The Past

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.09.2014 | Taste

But what if you actually LIKE preparing food?

My Recipe for Inspiration: Get Healthy

Shealagh Whittle | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Shealagh Whittle

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.

Salad Shame

Alexandra Silver-Fagan | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Silver-Fagan

I certainly know that my choice is my own, but the act of eating is social and thus the choices we make have become social topics. What upsets me the most however, is the fact that most people believe eating healthy translates to being uptight and/or mentally sick is preposterous.

VIDEO: Dining with Friends When Your Eating Has Changed

Meghan Telpner | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Meghan Telpner

In this video, I answer this question with three very important tips that will definitely help make it easier. I also offer a script to help you respond to your friends and family so that you can kindly decline what you don't want to eat without offending anyone.

Why You Should Eat Breakfast

Lauren Slayton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Slayton

Skipping breakfast feeds in to the "saving up" syndrome; I promise what is consumed mid-afternoon or after dinner carries more risk than that smoothie ever will.