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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...

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 04.01.2015 | 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.

Eat Healthy and Lose Weight With Nutrition Guru Tanya Zuckerbrot

Melissa Meyers | Posted 04.07.2015 | Style
Melissa Meyers

You want to know Tanya Zuckerbrot. Stunning, smart--and most importantly she can make you thin. But this well-known nutritionist won't make you eat cabbage for 6 weeks or live without carbs.

A Freekeh Good Supergrain

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 03.23.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Move over brown rice and quinoa. There is a new supergrain hitting our stove-tops. Freekeh (pronounced Free-kah) is a process, which means to "rub"...

9 Foods That Keep You Feeling Full Longer

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Sticking to a low-calorie diet in an effort to lose weight immediately presents one big challenge: hung...

Super Beet Smoothie

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 04.20.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Beets are filled with a whole lot of goodness that goes well beyond keeping our liver clean. They are a great source of fiber, disease fighting antiox...

Food for Thought

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.20.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

According to an old saying, you are what you eat. Since I am full of baloney, I eat what I am. Unfortunately, I don't know what to eat these days -- especially bologna, which means I am out to lunch -- because I am on three different diets.

How A Single, Simple Guideline Could Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

For some super-motivated people, counting calories, calculating macronutrient proportions or weighing food can help in their quest to lose weight. But...

Yes, You Can Still Eat Carbs And Be Healthy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

From Atkins to Paleo, a whole host of eating plans discourage carbohydrate consumption. But do carbs deserve their bad rap? For one thing, not all ...

Orthorexia Isn't Healthful; Neither Is the Standard American Diet

Andy Bellatti | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

There is a world of difference between someone who inherently fears and mistrusts food to the point where they jeopardize their health and someone who is well-informed and aware of what they put into their body.

Pumpkin: More Than Just Pie

Linda Larrowe Bergersen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Larrowe Bergersen

We carve faces in them and love the pies, but pumpkin, it turns out, is actually a very nutritious gourd with so many great beneficial components th...

Improving Your Health: How to Find Higher Quality Carbohydrates

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Schultz

In recent years, dietitians and public health advocates have focused their attention on raising awareness of the health consequences of consuming too ...

5 Reasons To Eat More Oatmeal

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Need some healthy breakfast ideas? Look no further than oatmeal. Just a cup of cooked oatmeal contains 4 grams of fiber -- nearly the same amount that...

8 Carbs You Should Be Eating

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living

A recent study showed that eating a low-carb diet could help people lose more weight and cut heart risks better than a low-fat diet. But before you co...

Rosemary Ginger Salmon Over Zucchini Pasta

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 11.22.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

This is the perfect Monday night dinner for those of us that tend to carb-load on the weekends.

The Pros And Cons Of The Paleo Diet

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

The concept is this: Humans evolved on a diet very different from today's eating habits. Therefore, the Paleo proponents argue, to be healthier, leaner, stronger and fitter, we must re-think our diet and remove some of the food groups we consider basic.

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Figs

SELF | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Known as the "fruit of the gods," figs are in season now, but they're nothing new. In season from from June to early Fall, the sweet fruit were used by the Greeks as signs of prosperity and for early Olympic training. For the food nerds among us, a mini fig tutorial.

Skinny Dip!

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 08.26.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Don't be shy. Dive right into this nutrient-packed skinny dip. The addition of zucchini makes our guacamole recipe even more refreshingly tasty. Zucch...

High-Fiber? More Like Undercover Sugar!

Mike Sheridan | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

They tell us we need high-fiber whole grains to prevent cancer and heart disease with in-your-face marketing, quoting research from experiments they've funded.

Alfalfa: Does It Belong in Pet Food?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Alfalfa is an ingredient in many commercially-available dog and cat foods, and consumers are beginning to ask whether this forage really belongs in th...

5 Benefits Of Eating More Fiber

BuiltLean | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living
BuiltLean

Although the different ways fiber is classified is interesting, from a health standpoint, it doesn't really matter, as the health benefits of a high fiber diet are independent of the way a scientist groups them.

Pulp Fiction? The Bottom Line on Juicing

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Your juicer may belong on the shelf next to the other fallen health products. It is a device that takes healthy foods (fruits and vegetables) and renders them less healthy. It eliminates fiber, turns solid food into a liquid and facilitates a huge increase in consumption.

Nutrition Label 2.0: Bigger, Bolder, Better

Andy Bellatti | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

These changes are undoubtedly a victory for health advocates. As First Lady Michelle Obama put it: "This is a big deal, and it's going to make a big difference for families all across this country." They could also create a crisis for the food industry.

Google Wants To Bring Fiber Internet To 34 More Cities

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to offer high-speed Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious expansi...