A more straightforward and less puzzling way to tip Americans towards limiting added sugar would have been to provide a recommendation such as: "choose drinks that contain no added sugars (most of the time)" and "eat sweets and desserts infrequently."
If vegetables do become a food trend it will definitely help us eat and enjoy more of them. We'll surely see better produce, new and superior preparation techniques and tie-ins with celebrity and popular culture. It will be easier to eat better.
Hotels can often do so much more than restaurants than can be done in other circumstances: They have the resources to recruit the best chefs (sommeliers, too!) and then give them ample room to be creative for a dazzling display of gastronomy.
Current trends are moving away from calorie counting and toward a more holistic approach of looking at adjustments and habits that can help us lead a more balanced, sustainable lifestyle. Slowing down should be high on that list.
I'm not implying that you should be a quitter at life, but in life, you have to know when you need to quit because it's the only way to move closer to success. Here are some subtle (and not-so-subtle) signs that you should give up on the diet you're on.
Picture this: You throw everything into a pot. Then it's off to go run errands or even go to work for the day. Hours later, you unlock the door, and return to a perfectly cooked dish. This can happen for most traditional recipes -- because they can be adapted for a slow cooker.
This feeling of guilt that washes over you after having one or more pieces of chocolate cake, scoops of ice cream or handfuls of chips, and that can stick around even after you're no longer dieting and counting calories.
If it's not in my neighborhood of Cobble Hill, I'm not going. If it's not in my apartment, I barely want to go. But, if you need someone to fly halfway across the world for a birthday dinner on Saturday night, I'm your girl.
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.
Whether you're cooking fish for the first time, a vegetarian returning to the field (ahem -- waters), or just looking for an easy weeknight seafood meal, here are 15 of our favorite no-fuss fish dinners.
A new study by Nidhi Seethapathi and Manoj Srinivasan, from the Ohio State University, shows that when we change the speed of our pace, and alternate between fast and slow walking, we might burn up to 20 percent more calories.
When thinking about frozen fish, you may picture those little flavorless rods that have been posing as fish since the 1950s. Well, I have good news: Frozen fish has gotten a makeover and should be in competition for a position on your dinner table.
"I'm 28 weeks pregnant and I have become consumed with the idea that I'm gaining too much weight. I think about how much I'm eating all the time, even though I'm on track for the right amount to gain."