I had never heard of chia until a couple of years ago when a health-minded friend started crowing about her latest superfood. "It's loaded with omega-3s; the Aztecs used to grow it," she told me. Intrigued, I wanted to find out if chia truly did deserve the health hype.
There are certain things I'll never understand: the rules of cricket, how fish reproduce, and people who don't like pickles. Because, come on, pickles taste amazing! Here are a few easy tips for making sure your pickles come out great.
Shopping at a farmer's market is a great way to support your local economy and stock up on the freshest seasonal produce. But when it comes to some of the food at the market, there's debate whether it's safe and should even be legal.
When it comes to health and natural remedies, it's enticing to grab onto juicy half-truths and hearsay. The most persistent nutrition myths are those that contain at least some truth. Here are five common summer health myths to watch out for, as reported in EatingWell.
As a registered dietitian and associate nutrition editor of EatingWell Magazine, I've been thinking of ways to kick up the nutritional impact of my new favorite breakfast even more. Here are six health-packed ingredients to supercharge your smoothie.
Because staying hydrated can make or break your workout performance, it's not surprising that many athletes and weekend warriors are looking for an extra edge when it comes to their beverage of choice. But should you be reaching for coconut water, instead of just water?
It's grilling season and chances are you'll be making that ever-important cookout decision: hot dog or hamburger? Some people, no doubt, are cheering "Both!" But if you're trying to make a healthier choice, which one is the healthier pick?
When the seasons change, I get inspired to take a close look at my eating habits and simplify my diet by eating the things that really make my body feel best. Here are 10 healthy eating habits I am focusing on right now to detox my diet.
Imagine a diet where you can eat anything you want. The catch? You only eat when you're hungry and stop when you're full. It's intuitive eating -- a way of eating that helps people establish a healthy relationship with food and their bodies.