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Eat for Abs

Brandon Drenon | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Overnight oat recipes have become very popular trends in the health community. They require minimal preparation and are a readily available option for those with busy morning schedules. To prepare it is easy.

Is This The Next 'Super Grain?'

Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.27.2014 | Taste

Move over, quinoa.

5 Foods That Could Improve Your Eyesight

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpgSPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com | Posted 08.20.2013 | Fifty

Eating healthy diet can prolong your life and keep you healthy, but some vitamin-rich foods can actually improve eyesight. Get Better Eye Health wi...

How To Fix 7 Health Problems With Food

Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sarah Richards Can't sleep? Got the PMS blues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen. "Real, whole, fresh food is the ...

The Best Green Foods For St. Patrick's Day (None Of Them Artificially Colored!)

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

It's March, and that means that stores are filled with green-colored muffins, candy, and other (often unhealthy) items to commemorate St. Patrick's Day. Here are a few healthier items to keep with the green theme this Sunday -- after all, you don't need to be Irish to be lucky in health!

Can 'Negative-Calorie' Foods Help You Lose Weight?

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

It's true that a few foods, such as grapefruit and celery, contain fewer calories than it takes to digest them. So, when you eat these foods, you actually burn more calories than you take in. Thus, the term "negative-calorie foods."

Boost Your Health With These 11 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Organic Authority.com

On top of their anti-inflammatory properties, these foods also supply us with essential vitamins and minerals that help boost our immune system.

Whole Wheat.. Gluten-Free.. Shirataki: Is There Such A Thing As 'Healthy' Pasta?

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 12.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Yes -- our pasta has evolved, and you can be certain that the pasta aisle in your store today has a lot more options than ever before! But new varieties bring a new level of confusion. Is your pasta really as healthy as you think it is, or are you being fooled by front-of-package claims?

5 Ancient Superfoods (And Why You Should Try Them Now)

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

With an empire whose beginning predates the arrival of Europeans in the Americas, the Incas were fueled by a diet made up of nutritionally dense, new world foods. Here are five of them.

5 Essentials for Making Your Hospital Stay Bearable and Your Frustrations in Check

Martha Nelson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

All in all, your stay in the hospital will be what you make it. With a little preparation, you can improve your stay.

8 Super-Healthy Summer Foods You Should Be Eating

EatingWell | Posted 09.13.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

Many of summer's fruits and vegetables are brimming with secret health benefits. Here are some of my favorites, and reasons why they're particularly good choices in the summer

WATCH: Make An Antioxidant-Rich, Artichoke, Red Onion And Date Salad

Ellie Knaus | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Ellie Knaus

After a recent health scare, I'm taking better care of myself. And since 80 percent of the immune system is in our gut, I'm adopting a clean diet. But there's one little problem. I don't know how to cook.

Foods That Reduce Your Risk of Allergies and Asthma

EatingWell | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

Can a healthy diet help you breathe easier? Some research says "yes." But there are also a lot of unproven dietary strategies touted help manage allergies and asthma. What works? What doesn't?

10 Overrated Health Foods

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 05.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

Like it or not, we tend to believe whatever we are exposed to in the media and in advertisements. In nutrition, this usually means that as a society we all follow the same diet fads, glorifying some foods over others in the quest for better health.

Diet, Diabetes And Paula Deen: The Case For Loving Food That Loves Us Back

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Pretending that food doesn't matter to health is at best denial, at worst a serious delusion. We should not mortgage health to pay for culinary delight, any more than we should give up culinary pleasure to purchase health. We can love food that loves us back.

Health-Boosting Blueberries: Five Easy Recipes

self.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

This small fruit makes a big splash: Anthocyanins, the pigments behind blueberries' hue, may fight skin cancer and wrinkles while helping brain cells ...