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Beans, Beans, The Magical Food

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Heather Gillis-Harris

It was discovered that my eight-year-old daughter is full of poop. Literally, full of poop. At a check-up appointment the doctor discovered that she d...

Wanna Do Your Body a Favor? Eat More Guacamole!

Avital Scharf | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Avital Scharf

When we think of guacamole, we automatically picture a tasty dip to eat with our favorite Mexican food. But this topping has so many health benefits t...

Can Hummus Help You Lose Weight?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

There are many reasons to add pulses to your meals. They are tasty, versatile, inexpensive, and sustainable. If they can help with weight maintenance this would be the cherry on top.

5 Ways to Fiber Up to Slim Down

Julie Upton | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

If you eat like most Americans, you won't have any problem adding 8 or more grams of additional fiber to your diet.

Choose the Right Carbs to Help Control Diabetes Risk

Dariush Mozaffarian | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Dariush Mozaffarian

You already know to avoid added sugars, but now the evidence is mounting that another type of carbohydrate may also be implicated in weight gain and diabetes risk -- starch.

What You Ate in High School Could Affect Your Breast Cancer Risk Level

Well+GOOD | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Well+GOOD

While we can barely remember what we ate last week -- let alone a decade ago -- let's hope our brown-bagged school meals came with a side of bran, broccoli, beans, or berries.

High-Fiber Diet May Help Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living

Teenage girls and young women who eat a lot of foods high in fiber, such as fruits and vegetables, may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in lif...

7 Ways to Use Your Leftover Juice Pulp

Danette May | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Danette May

You paid good money for those fruits and vegetables, so be sure that you're reaping optimal benefits.

The Best Diet For Sleep (You Might Lose A Few Pounds Too!)

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living

If you want to sleep more soundly and possibly drop a few pounds, amp up your fiber intake and forgo the sweets and saturated fats. A new study publi...

15 Foods For A Happier Stomach

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 01.06.2016 | OWN

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5 Carbs That Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

Danette May | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Danette May

Good carbs offer a ton of health benefits. By choosing carbohydrates that are packed with fiber, they're more slowly absorbed into the system, which helps prevent spikes in blood sugar levels.

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Oat Cookies

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 10.20.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

These cookies have the perfect blend of moist and chewy. They make an easy grab-n-go breakfast or snack.

The Mashed-Potato Alternative With Way Fewer Calories And Carbs

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.18.2015 | OWN

We all love mashed potatoes, but most of us don't love the often unhealthy way they're made. (So. Much. Butter.) To get all the comfort and flavor of ...

How to Get Passionate About the F-Word

Gina Keatley | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

Don't be afraid of the F-word! Be passionate and persistent about the three types of fiber in order to be at your best.

Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 07.15.2016 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

If you love eggs, you will definitely want to try baking them in avocado cups. This recipe is easy to make and incredibly nutritious. The eggs and a...

5 Creatively Delicious Ways to Eat More Leafy Greens

Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D. | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D.

Eating dark leafy greens is vital to a balanced diet. Greens provide some of best sources of essential nutrients on the planet and they should be much more prevalent in our daily food intake. The key is learning how to make them palatable!

Strawberry Salad Pita Pizza

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 06.10.2016 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Enjoy this guilt-free pita pizza recipe and feel energized and satisfied throughout your day.

What Fills You Up? Don't Let Hunger Sabotage Your Diet

Alan Christianson | Posted 06.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Hunger sabotages diets. Many dieters know what to do, but they can't stick to their diets because they feel too hungry. If you eat too much of anything, you'll feel full. But which foods can fill you up without overeating? If you can answer that question, you can master your cravings.

Beet & Avocado Summer Salad: An Easy 4-Ingredient Meal That Can Be Made in Less Than 5 Minutes

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 06.01.2016 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

This nutritiously easy 4-ingredient summer salad can be made in less than 5 minutes, which is why I have added it to our summer salad rotation. Keepi...

A Superior Kind of Food

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 05.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

Within the last month, the KIND snack company, received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At issue was the "healthy"...

Grilled Salmon & Asparagus Topped With Freekeh

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 05.13.2016 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Now that the weather is warmer I can't wait to grill up healthy dinners. This grilled salmon and asparagus recipe is one of our weekly go-to meals, es...

Skinny Oat Blondies

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 06.27.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Cookies, blondies in particular, are one of my guilty pleasures.

The Much-Maligned Food That Could Add Years To Your Life

Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living

By Johannah Sakimura Though “grains” and “flour” are dirty words for some health-focused eaters these days, evidence continues to mount sup...

What To Do When You're Constipated

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

Everybody poops, but not everybody poops well: A recent study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology found that the number of people ar...

Vegan Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 05.31.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

I am a big fan of cauliflower mashers-a wonderful healthy substitute for real mashed potatoes. However, I recently had the opportunity to try cauliflower soup for the first time and now I cannot get enough of its comforting delicious taste.