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New Traffic Light Food Labels: Much-Needed Intervention or Nanny State Interference?

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Mark Bittman, a writer for the New York Times, is proposing a new way to label foods so that all consumers need to do is take a quick glance at the package to make an informed decision about their health.

Ex-McDonald Exec Gets Health

Posted 09.18.2012 | Small Business

A health-food restaurant started in Palo Alto, Calif., by a former McDonald's executive described as a "maniac" is about to make its national debut. S...

Healthy Foods These Health Editors Won't Eat

Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living

No matter how many articles we write or edit about how which nutrient-rich superfoods are the best eats to fuel our bodies, we're still human. As much...

Banning "Healthy Food" From Our Diet

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 10.22.2012 | Home
Marcus Samuelsson

Our country is in the midst of a cataclysmic health crisis, much of it caused by how we eat. There shouldn't be a distinction between what's healthy and unhealthy. Cooking and eating well is not just an issue of access or cost -- it's also an issue of education and understanding.

AJ Barbosa

Pizza: No Vegetable Yet, But Closer

HuffingtonPost.com | AJ Barbosa | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home

The average American consumes 23 pounds of pizza every year, but a recent development in the food industry has made it possible for that figure — bu...

Healthy Tips And Recipes For Your Summer Barbecues

Chris Powell | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

Make a plan and stick to it. Instead of filling up on carbs and empty calories you can enjoy what the season really has to offer. Here are a few suggestions to tantalize your taste buds without jeopardizing your health.

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.

The Last Diet You Will Ever Need

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Each of us has the capacity to make the small changes in our lives that will create big changes in our food landscape, our agriculture and even our government policies.

Organic Food, Delivered Fresh to Your Door

Milkshake | Posted 07.15.2012 | Good News
Milkshake

Anyone who prides themselves on purchasing whole, organic food and products knows very well how costly it can be, and that's not just on the bill alone.

DIY Organic Food Recipe for Your Dog

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Karin Kloosterman

Food made organically and with love costs more than the regular stuff made in factories with leftovers. That's why people who shop ethically, and organically look for ways to make dog food at home.

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.

Tasty, New and Natural: A Registered Dietitian Shares Her Finds From a Western Foodie Convention

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

The Natural Products Expo West, held earlier this month in Anaheim, Calif., is always an interesting show -- and there are some tasty finds at this mecca for foodies.

A New Artisan Superfood Snack for Super Athletes: Chia Chargers

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

"We were so surprised there were no other products in the market incorporating chia seeds into a snack food." Meet Catherine Mangan Walsh, the co-fou...

The Journey to Very Poor

Monique Ruffin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Impact
Monique Ruffin

"Very poor" are dirty words in this nation, and I have come to grips with the shame I once carried about being impoverished. I have also learned that very poor has much more to do with the spirit of a person than it does with the balance in his bank account.

Ron Dicker

Juiced Over Juice: Yankees' Mark Teixeira Becomes A Player In Health Drink Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

When the New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira invested in the health-drink chain The Juice Press, he joined a crowded field in the natural-beverage busines...

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.

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

Organic Authority.com | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home
Organic Authority.com

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.

I'm With Stupid: Setting My Own Stupid Record Straight

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.14.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Are you freaking kidding me? I go on a health-food cleanse for one week, and Hostess suddenly files for bankruptcy? Come on. Was I seriously the last person keeping the company afloat?

Study Break Snacks: Stove Top Popcorn

Small Kitchen College | Posted 03.11.2012 | College
Small Kitchen College

Photo Credit: Small Kitchen College From maize to MON-810 (a transgenic strain banned in France), corn has massively evolved in America. Over thousan...

Healthy Processed Foods: Do They Exist?

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 03.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

It's unrealistic to think that the average person, who's faced with fast food and processed food on a regular basis, can start following a completely rigid diet of 100 percent "clean," fresh or local foods.

12 Nutrition Swaps For 2012

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

It's a new year, and plenty of us are resolving to lose weight, exercise more and eat less. I'd like to propose a resolution makeover... Don't just aim to eat less and deprive yourself, instead upgrade what you are currently eating to give your body the wholesome, energizing foods it needs.

Packaged Food Is Mystery Food, Part I: Additives

Corey Rennell | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Corey Rennell

Modern food science has discovered that by using chemical additives we can now make old food appear almost as good. As a result, additives are now used in nearly every packaged food. This trend lies at the heart of our health problems.

New Law Will Increase Access to Healthy California Foods

John A. Perez | Posted 12.26.2011 | Los Angeles
John A. Perez

California's nutritional shortcomings extend beyond that of trans fat and caloric challenges, and into the disturbing realm of simple access to affordable, healthy food options.

Give Your Heart a Gift for Food Day

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

New Year's Day is the day that millions of Americans vow to lose weight. Food Day could be the day that millions of people start overhauling their diets.

Are Your Food Choices Good, Better Or Best?

Mitch Plotnick | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Mitch Plotnick

Everything you eat helps to determine your health and wellness. If you eat junk, your health will turn to junk. And, can you think of anything more important than your health?