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The MyPlate Experiment: My Week Eating What Uncle Sam Says I Should

Joe Satran | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Joe Satran

I'm not a healthy eater. But for the next week, I'm going to try my hardest to eat exactly in accordance with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

3 Powerful Recipes To Juice Or Blend

Matthew Basso | Posted 04.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

Instead of buying a juicer, I thought I'd try and use my blender to mix fruits and veggies -- like I do my protein shake. Well, I'm glad I did, because not only do I love the way that it tastes, but I'm also experiencing the benefits of the abundance of anti-inflammatory agents found in vegetables.

The Diet That Will Slow Aging And Prevent Disease

Posted 01.29.2013 | Fifty

An anti-inflammatory diet may not help you instantly fit into that size zero dress, but it is a healthy, long-term eating plan that slows the process ...

You Are What You Eat

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

If you do a search for "diet plans," you'll be rewarded with more than 76 million results. Overwhelmed, anyone? Where in this new year do we start? And, since there is no shortage of options, what is the right plan for you?

The 5 Foods Women Should Be Eating

Next Avenue | Posted 12.28.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan New research shows there are foods that specifically help women -- not men -- age well While nu...

What Is Your Health Transformation Motivation?

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Danielle Moodie-Mills

Healthy eating and living isn't about sacrifice; it's about recognizing the gift of life you've been granted and honoring yourself. Filling our bodies with processed foods weighs us down both physically and emotionally, limiting our ability to shine.

Feel Like a Thanksgiving Turkey? Get Unstuffed From the Holiday Weekend

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Blumenthal

If you were like me this past Thanksgiving weekend, you might be feeling a little sluggish, a couple of pounds heavier and a bit anxious about the next month of holiday splurging. The best thing you can do is to hit the "reset" button now, so you don't run the risk of a snowball effect.

6 Hidden Fat Traps On Any Restaurant Menu

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We found out what "velvety" really means -- and where there's unexpected salt and calories, too. As a reminder, always consu...

WATCH: Can Giving Up Fast Food Lead To Better Sex?

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living

On a segment for HuffPost Live, host Nancy Redd led a discussion on how painful sexual intercourse caused by medical conditions can be managed and tre...

Lose Weight And Combat Aging With These Foods

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 11.29.2012 | Fifty

Muffin top, middle-age spread, the boomer 50... Whatever you want to call it, abdominal weight gain is an issue many post 50s face. In fact the obesit...

'Tis Almost the Season, or the Backstory to the Binge

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Binges never happen in an emotional vacuum, even though we can pretend that they do. Often, someone claims that she was in perfect control of her eating until she ate that first doughnut or piece of chocolate. "It was the sugar that set off my binge," is usually the explanation.

Does Exercise Have to Be About Weight Loss?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 01.09.2013 | Women
Kate Fridkis

I'm not exercising at all. And I should be. Because that is what conscientious people who respect their bodies do. Sex doesn't count. Does it count? Should I do it more aerobically? How?

5 Ways Wine Can Be A Part Of A Healthy Diet

Snooth | Posted 01.08.2013 | Taste
Snooth

You don't often hear it, but wine can be part of a healthy diet.

Think Outside the Box

Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld

The beauty of integrative medicine is it is a paradigm of health optimization. It is a paradigm that can ultimately improve the quality of the life experience. If there are people out there who object to this, then I must ask what they have to lose by embracing change.

Sex, Naps and Wine -- The Key to Longevity?

Felice Shapiro | Posted 12.31.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Imagine living in a place that seems more like fantasy than reality....

It's a Pumpkin Party: Healthy Pumpkin Recipes and Products

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably noticed pumpkin products are popping up everywhere. One thing is for sure: I'm loving the trend! Act fast -- pumpkin is only in season from September through November, so start stocking your pantry now.

Why Do Vegetarians Live Longer?

Kathy Freston | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Nearly a decade of extra life -- that's what you get when you move away from eating animal foods and toward a plant-based diet. This is really exciting science for anyone seeking healthy longevity!

Let Them Eat Rice

William M. O'Barr | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
William M. O'Barr

It appears that all diet programs operate on the principle of calorie reduction. How they go about it is what differs.

Are Tastebuds Responsible For Childhood Obesity?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A new study indicates that obese children and adolescents, as compared to their lean counterparts, have less sensitive taste buds. The researchers suggest that this difference in taste sensitivity may be an explanation for the development of obesity.

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Ways To Clean Up Your Diet

Posted 09.18.2012 | Black Voices

It isn't easy being clean. If diet gurus know it, average Americans certainly do, including graphic designer Franchesca Ramsey who recently documented...

The 7-Eleven Challenge: Cooking up a Healthy Plan

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 11.17.2012 | Home
Jennifer Tyler Lee

Send every celebrity chef in America to a local convenience store to create a healthy meal for less than five dollars. Maybe that's the recipe we need to get Americans eating healthy.

Eat Healthy (And Lose Weight) On Only $8 Per Day!

Donna Mincieli, PTI, RD | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Mincieli, PTI, RD

There is this misconception that eating a healthy diet is more expensive than eating a junk diet. True, if you think loading your shopping cart with low-fat, sugar-free, low-calorie processed snacks is the answer to healthy eating and weight loss.

Why I Quit Junk Food Cold Turkey

Maureen Anderson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

I might not live longer, but I feel great. That makes passing up the French fries -- and the French toast, drizzled with so much butter and syrup even the new me pauses for a moment of wistful -- so worth it.

Healthy Shopping Essentials For Fall

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 11.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

To avoid falling off the bandwagon this fall, try these mainstay items that help you stay on track, lose weight, and add lots of flavor to your meals and snacks. A lot of these items can also be used to substitute healthy foods for higher-calorie ones.

Back to School Nutrition

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 11.04.2012 | Parents
Kathy Kaehler

Stop playing the blame game and get to work -- at home and at your child's school.