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The Top 5 Health Headlines Of This Year

Next Avenue | Posted 12.28.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gary Drevitch This year brought new discoveries about what we have to fear and look forward to as we age This was...

What to Eat to Beat an Afternoon Energy Slump

EatingWell | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living

As the afternoon rolls along (or drags on, depending on your take), the office candy bowl sees an uptick in traffic. But a new study shows that it's protein, not sugar, that you should reach for to beat an afternoon slump.

5 Myths About Vitamins

EatingWell | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living

A recent government study said more than half of all Americans take dietary supplements, which in my opinion is surprisingly high, considering these pills and powders aren't regulated like drugs but like foods.

How To Buy The Healthiest Salmon

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

There are so many different types of salmon, which is loaded with heart-healthy, brain-boosting omega-3 fats, and ways to serve them that it would be hard for me to get bored with this fish.

The Top 5 Healthy Food Stories Of 2011

EatingWell | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

It's been a big year in food news. Here's a look, in no particular order, at five of the food trends of 2011, the stories that propelled them to the top and what you can learn from them.

The Best And Worst Proteins For Your Health And The Planet

EatingWell | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

By Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D., Associate Editor, Nutrition for EatingWell Magazine If you’ve ever found yourself arguing about whether eating m...

How To Make Your Plate Match The New "MyPlate"

EatingWell | Posted 09.03.2011 | Healthy Living

The USDA has launched the new food icon, My Plate, to accompany the 2010 Dietary Guidelines), at an event that I attended in Washington, D.C.

What's So Great About Quinoa?

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By Penelope Wall, Writer/Producer for Social & Interactive Media at EatingWell My parents were back-to-the-land kind of folks, so I grew up eating al...

5 Health Reasons To Not Quit Coffee

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As a registered dietitian and a nutrition editor for EatingWell Magazine, I know that coffee is fine in moderation. It has lots of antioxidants and is low in calories if you don't load it up with cream and sugar.