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Trends that disrupt healthcare

Carol Marak | Posted 05.27.2016 | Fifty
Carol Marak

Healthcare is the biggest industry in the world today and the most costly for older adults. In 2012, the U.S. healthcare business hit $3 trillion. Acc...

Your Bromance May Be Good For Your Health

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.09.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Are you and your bestie the Joey and Chandler of your friend group? Well, it turns out your bromance may actually be good for you. According to a UC B...

Matcha, Get It While It's Hot! A 2016 Lifestyle Trend

Christie Carmelle Lopez | Posted 02.07.2017 | Healthy Living
Christie Carmelle Lopez

As an interior designer and Fashion Institute instructor, I love keeping an eye on the hottest upcoming trends, be it design, decor, health, or lifest...

9 Thoughts Everyone Has The First Time They Try A Fitness Class | Posted 01.13.2017 | Healthy Living

Thinking of trying a new fitness class this year? The bright lights, crazy music, and enviably fit instructors can make stepping out of your sweaty comfort zone scarier than it should be. But it doesn't have to be this way, says celebrity trainer Astrid Swan, a fan-favorite Barry's Bootcamp instructor in Los Angeles. "Your attitude is everything."

6 Questionable Health Trends We'd Like To Leave Behind In 2015

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.16.2017 | Healthy Living

As the year comes to a close, it's time for one of our favorite traditions, saying goodbye to questionable health trends we'd like to leave behind in ...

The 10 Craziest Health Trends Of The Past 40 Years | Emma Haak | Posted 09.17.2015 | OWN

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Bulletproof Coffee Fans Can Now Hydrate With 'Fatwater'

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.23.2015 | Taste

Remember Bulletproof coffee, the ubiquitous food trend that had everybody putting butter and oil in their coffee (or talking about it) in the hope it ...

Healthy Bodies for a Sick World...

Paul Vale | Posted 05.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Vale

In a society unrestrained and a future unknown, perhaps exercise regimes, healthy eating and mindfulness offered a return to the illusion or at least a way to cope with the stress therein.

Everything You Need To Know About 2015's Weirdest And Wackiest Health Trends

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living

A few years ago, if you told your friends that you were drinking charcoal, going to 7 a.m. raves and drinking bone broth, they probably would have loo...

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.

Why People Are Drinking Bone Broth, And What You Should Know About It

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living

It's an an ancient tradition, but over the past few months, boiling animal bones has become a health craze. Devotees and nutrition experts say tha...

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #2: Buck Trends

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

Evidently, the headline "What Makes Us Healthy Now Is Pretty Much the Same Stuff as It Has Been for All of Human History" just doesn't grab a lot of eyeballs.

If Your App Tells You to Eat Less and Exercise More

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Solutions will not come automatically, but given how successfully devices such as a cell phone have changed the life style of billions of people, there is no reason to think it cannot be done. After all, we no longer rely on a rooster to wake us up.

The Biggest Health Trends Of 2014

Rachel Berman | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Berman

Here are some predictions for trends you may see in your gym, supermarket, or hear around the water cooler this year. Find out if they're worth incorporating into your lifestyle.

The Worst Health Trends Of 2013

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Every new year gives us an opportunity to say goodbye to some of the less appealing trends of the previous year. And when it came to health fads, 2013...

Inside 2013's Health Care Trends (And Why They Matter)

Oliver Kharraz, M.D. | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Oliver Kharraz, M.D.

Health care is perhaps the most important service we consume. Our lives literally depend on it, every day. But how much do we really know about our own relationship with the health care system?

The Best And Worst Health Trends Of 2013

Posted 12.06.2013 | Healthy Living

By K. Aleisha Fetters Each year comes with its own unique brand of health trends. Some wind up being passing fad diets, while others prove surprisi...

The 5 Biggest Healthy Food Trends For 2014

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

At the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, new products and innovations are launched and food trends come to life. Here are the top five food trends spotted there.

Eat Something New: The Latest 'In Fashion' Foods

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Food and fashion aren't so different. Throughout the years, we've seen the good, the bad and the ugly. Sometimes, we look back and say to ourselves, "What was I thinking?" This year is no different. Let's take a look at healthy trends that are in and the not-so-healthy trends that I hope to see on the way out!

What To Expect In Nutrition And Fitness For 2013

Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living

No one can know exactly what the year ahead will bring. But those who work in and monitor the fitness industry can make some pretty good guesses. ...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, What Will Hit (in 2012) and What Will Fall

Ashley Koff | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

As we close the door on 2011, nutrition and wellness -- the pursuit of optimal health -- continues to lead the country as an issue and major challenge. Looking ahead, there is much to be hopeful about, and a few things to watch out for.

11 Bad Health Trends We Don't Want To See In 2012

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 12.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Every year has its health fads, both the fit and the fear-inducing. In 2010, it was all about fitness video games and the Shake Weight, according to S...

Fruit: Fads, Digestion and Cleanses

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 12.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

The Internet provides us with news on the latest fad diets and health trends. On top of this, we receive emails with drastic nutrition recommendations... These incorrect statements really get to me.

Kombucha Tea Attracts A Following And Doubters | Malia Wollan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Looks and aroma notwithstanding, kombucha is gaining popularity among those who favor organic beverages, and it is showing signs of turning into a gol...