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Foods That'll Give You The Energy You Need To Get Through The Day

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 09.27.2016 | Taste

Rather than reach for your second (or third) cup of coffee, consider incorporating more energy-boosting foods into your diet. You’re going to eat a ...

Salad Chain Everyone Loves Bans Bacon And Sriracha From Its Menus

Grub Street | Posted 05.27.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

Salad chain Sweetgreen announced two menu changes on Tuesday: The fast-growing and deep-pocketed company says it started contemplating how to make food healthier, and it's decided the first step is banning all traces of bacon, as well as Sriracha, from its 50 locations.

27 'Health Foods' That Aren't Really All That Healthy

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.11.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You're dining out with friends, or maybe taking a trip to a topnotch supermarket. You know that chocolate lava cake, boxes of candy, and deep-fried fi...

Midnight Meat Training

Kelly Hughes | Posted 02.24.2016 | Entertainment
Kelly Hughes

When you're making a movie, fake blood is fun. But real blood isn't. Back in the 80s, I worked for a butcher. One night only. My job? Cleaning blood...

6 Food Trends To Help You Eat Better In 2016

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Some of the trendiest foods that are popping up on Pinterest and appearing on 2016 food trend lists may just help you eat better in the year ahead. He...

5 Healthy-Sounding Foods That Are Actually Sabotaging Your Diet

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Many foods with so-called “health halos” can be diet disasters. Here are five foods that may be fooling you. 1. Gluten-free foods According to a ...

Kind Fights For The Right To Call Nuts 'Healthy'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living

Should healthy fats be allowed to bear a "healthy" label? The fruit-and-nut snack company Kind is pushing back after the U.S. Food and Drug Administr...

What's The Difference Between Corn Syrup And Sugar?

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Scientists are still debating whether there is a real difference between the effects on a person's health of high-fructose corn syrup and those of sug...

Why We Need To Stop Calling All Unhealthy Foods 'Processed'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Pop quiz. Which of the following is considered a processed food: Kellogg's Corn Flakes, homemade greek yogurt, bagged baby spinach? (Answer: All of th...

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By Dan Buettner For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, whe...

5 Healthy Alternatives For Your 4 P.M. Snack Attack

Posted 05.12.2015 | OWN

Indulge in these dips, frozen treats and more -- and still have room for dinner. By Lynn Andriani Like Us On Facebook | Follow Us On Twitter...

5 Nutrition 'Rules' That Should Make You Skeptical

Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By Janet Helm for U.S. News We all know about the book and movie with “shades of grey” in the title. That phrase may conjure up certain images ...

6 Amazing Things Dairy Can Help Do For Your Health

Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Just when you thought the news today would be bad, we're here to save the day. The chocolate milk that you’re craving? The Greek yogurt? The aromati...

15 Foods To Add To Your Diet In 2015

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Some of the foods listed in here may be brand new to you and some may be foods you've eaten for years. One thing is certain though: regardless of how new, old or trendy these foods may become in the next year, all of them will help to improve your health. After all, good health is a trend that never goes out of style.

Will This Tropical Superfood End World Hunger?

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green

Move over kale, there's a new superfood in town and it's here to end world hunger. The could-be hero is called breadfruit although it doesn't reall...

8 Fall Foods You Shouldn't Miss

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Along with the changing colors of the leaves and the fall season upon us, comes delicious produce packed with nutrients. Here are some nutritious winners that also taste great.

9 'Healthy' Alternatives That Are No Better Than The Originals

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Last week, Burger King announced that it had released a "healthier" version of its french fries. If skepticism is your immediate reaction to this stat...

9 Ingredients That Make Any Dish Healthier

Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

Making dinner tonight? Most home cooks know what staples to have on hand to give their food that extra oomph, but what if you're just as concerned ...

4 Health Foods That Ain't Fads

Jennifer Iserloh | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Iserloh

Just like every media darling, these foods are better when paired with equally-impressive partners. These pairs have real chemistry -- a sort of molecular magic happens and their healing antioxidants become more readily absorbed or become exponentially more potent.

Easy Does It: 7 Healthy Foods and Drinks That Can Become Unhealthy

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

These seven foods and drinks are dose-dependent: Whereas a little bit can be healthy and even pleasurable, too much can create weight gain, inflammation, liver issues, and in one case, death.

New and Healthy Food Finds

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

This year, I carefully planned which companies I wanted to visit at Natural Foods Expo West in each of the six huge exhibit halls. Here are my finds of the day, which are all made from whole foods with minimal ingredients.

Supercharge Your Day With Superfoods

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

We used to think that "a calorie is a calorie" and all foods basically impacted our bodies the same way. We now know that's not true. In fact, there are some foods that are truly super -- they pack the biggest nutritional bang even in small portions and help fight diseases.

Why Health Food Is Not In My Future

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 03.24.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Last night we went to an Italian restaurant. The food was delicious but by the time we got home my stomach felt like it had been inflated with a bicycle pump. I hung my tongue out, airing my taste buds. 'Too much garlic,' I said. This happens all the time. We have a nice dinner and then we suffer.

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Diet for 2013

Stephanie Clarke, MS, RD | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Clarke, MS, RD

Not only can planning save you time and money -- you won't be making last minute trips to the grocery store or opting for dining out as much -- but it will also help your waistline and your health, since you'll be preparing more meals at home.

3 Ways to Prepare Fall's Super Veggie: Chard

Jennifer Maffett | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Maffett

Chard packs a healthful punch with all its glorious colors. Here are three (really four!) ways to enjoy this superstar.