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5 Foods to Stop Eating Today

Organic | Posted 11.18.2011 | Home

We can talk about "eating in moderation," but if what we're eating in moderation consists of nothing more than processed, bleached, preserved and sugared ingredients, we might as well just call it what it is: gradual toxic food poisoning.

Skipping Dessert For Now

Stephanie Dolgoff | Posted 10.30.2011 | Divorce
Stephanie Dolgoff

Everything and everyone is limited, and if you recognize and accept the limitations of the cookie or person or relationship, you can assess it a lot more accurately than if you're constantly hoping the cookie or person or relationship will turn out to be something it just cannot be.

Let's Tell Big Food to Stop Acting Like Spoiled Kids -- and Stop Inciting Real Kids to Nag for Junk Food

Susan Linn | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Linn

As concern about childhood obesity escalates, the barrage of kid-targeted marketing for unhealthy food is increasingly identified as a factor -- not the sole cause, but an important part of the problem -- which could easily be remedied.

Greek Yogurt Sales Rise 2500% In Just Five Years

Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

In the past five years, U.S. sales of Greek-style yogurt -- which is strained of excess water to become thick, flavorful and high in protein -- have r...

Finally, Healthful Fast Food

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home
David Perlmutter, M.D.

There's a big story unfolding behind the scenes, with a McDonald's tie-in, that will undoubtedly have an unprecedented impact on the eating choices and habits of Americans.

Chef Speak: Carly Brien of Pressed Juicery

Heather Taylor | Posted 10.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Heather Taylor

In just eight months since opening up shop, Pressed Juicery has become West LA's preeminent juice bar, featuring freshly pressed blends that are equally healthful and delicious.

Food Lies: 10 "Healthy" Foods With Hidden Sugar

KitchenDaily | Posted 08.13.2011 | Home

Sugar can cause nasty ailments like weight gain and type 2 diabetes, so we do our best to avoid overdosing on it....

Americans Unwilling To Pay More For Healthy Food, Misled By Health Food Names

Posted 08.10.2011 | Home

Two recent studies have come out that illuminate Americans' somewhat inconsistent healthy eating habits: Americans don't want to pay more for healthy ...

The Connection Between Healthy Eating And Fringe Religious Groups

Posted 08.02.2011 | Home

In a great piece for Slate, Daniel Fromson explores the connection between health food restaurants and fringe religious groups. He visits various rest...

Why 'Health' Food Is Less Satisfying

TIME | Posted 07.31.2011 | Healthy Living

New research suggests that the stomach signals less satisfaction after eating "health food," regardless of the actual fat and calories consumed....

10 Ways To Eat Healthy Without Breaking The Bank

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

No matter where my patients come from, I hear the same phrase about why they struggle to eat healthy: "I can't afford healthy foods, especially with increasing produce prices."

Bad Food Is Making Our Kids Sick (and How to Take Charge)

Ann Cooper | Posted 07.03.2011 | Green
Ann Cooper

Bad food is making us and our kids sick. Our food supplies are privately owned by giant corporations, with the profits taking precedence over the very health of our children. It's time to take control.

How Dieters Get Fooled Into Eating More

Slashfood | Posted 06.27.2011 | Home

Bad news for dieters: According to a new study, you may be eating less healthy than you think you are -- all because you're on a diet....

The Quinoa Quandary

New York Times | SIMON ROMERO and SARA SHAHRIARI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When NASA scientists were searching decades ago for an ideal food for long-term human space missions, they came across an Andean plant called quinoa. ...

5 Healthy Gifts to Get Your Fit Valentine

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

What are you getting your fit sweetie this year or what gift did you ask for? What do you usually get for Valentine's Day?

Airplane Food: What to Carry on

Meg Hemphill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Meg Hemphill

Plane food is gross and now that it sometimes costs money, there's no way I'm getting near it. These days I make sure I'm prepared for flights with a few of my own healthier, tasty delights.

Process or Perish: Praise for Packaged Food

Karen Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Kelly

Families can't always whip up a from-scratch meal every night. What kinds of canned, boxed or bagged items do you have in your pantry? And can you live without them?

Kids Aren't Swallowing What Health Food Enforcers Are Feeding Them

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

Boulder's social engineers apparently never heard the old adage about leading horses to water.

Cooking For Health: 5 Tips To Get Started (RECIPES)

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

What good is it to know that quinoa is high in protein and leafy greens are a great source of calcium if you don't know how to prepare them?

The 10 Healthiest Ethnic Cuisines | Annie Corapi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's dinnertime, and you're craving something with a little flavor. Maybe you'll grab Indian takeout or whip up a taco salad. But, uh-oh, these days ...

Dubai Camel Milk Producers Hope To Export 'Camelicious' Brand

BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The camels know the drill by heart. Just after dawn, they file on their own -- always in groups of 12 -- into met...

How To Eat Healthy For Less

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

I understand the challenges of trying to eat well with limited resources, limited time, or both. But I promise you -- you don't have to be rich or retired to eat well and take care of yourself.

The Myth of Superfoods

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

To their credit, the superfoods I've seen are usually legit health foods. But is there really some list of magical foods that will save you from certain death? Probably not.

Why Quick, Cheap Food Is Actually More Expensive

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

I ask you to consider: Have you ever made poor food choices because of cost? What is the REAL cost of this cheap food--the cost in dollars, on our health, on our environment?

Fat or Carbs: Which Is Worse?: A Response

John McDougall, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John McDougall, M.D.

Pointing the guilty finger away from fat and towards carbohydrates is self-serving for those diet experts who themselves refuse to give up their high-fat diet.