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Healthy Diets

The Future of Food: How to Feed 9 Billion People?

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 01.23.2015 | World
Gaia Paradiso

The scarcity of healthy options in low-income neighborhoods in developed countries and the decreased purchasing power make people opt for a unhealthy and cheap processed foods rather than seasonal and local fruit and vegetables.

What 4 Of The World's Healthiest Diets Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living

To research his 2010 book The 5 Factor World Diet, celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak traveled to the healthiest countries around the...

The Ingredient That Sends Your Body Into A Cycle Of Unhealthy Eating

OWN | Posted 08.20.2014 | OWN

It can happen fast. One minute, you're indulging in a small piece of chocolate; the next, you're surrounded by empty candy wrappers -- and still cravi...

What Makes A Diet Healthy?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By U.S. News Staff A healthy diet doesn't require a lot of money or newfangled appliances or subsisting on any kind of scheme that sounds like a gi...

10 Things You Need to Know About the Asian Diet

Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM

The main focus of the Asian diet is to create wellness. Consider also when you eat and how you eat as you read these Asian diet habits.

Juice Cleanses: The New Eating Disorder?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Might the chronic nutrient deficiency associated with prolonged cleanses and juice fasts lead to degenerative changes in bones and muscles two or three decades later? If we want to be healthy in brain and body, we must not rely on nutrients that would not even nourish a gnat.

Diets Are Like Antacids: It's Time for a Paradigm Shift

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

When nutrition, fitness, and self-care are approached with a non-diet, mindful eating paradigm, people are able to relearn to balance eating for enjoyment with eating for health, rediscover joy in physical activity, and meet their true needs in more fulfilling, satisfying ways.

Separation Of Church And Plate

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The religious overlay that nutrition has taken on is neither holy nor wholesome. It precludes us from breaking bread together. It forestalls the public health progress that could occur if we could all find a seat at a common table.

New Year, New Diet Confusion

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Weight management is an everyday struggle for many Americans and there is an abundance of quick-fix gimmicky diets on the market.

Why Fad Diets Are A Don’t

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

What do Kate Middleton, Victoria Beckham and Kourtney Kardashian have in common? A nasty three-letter word. Can't figure it out? It's F-A-D. As in fad diet.

From Generation to Generation: How Not To Visit Our Body Image Sins On Our Children

Vivien Hoexter | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Vivien Hoexter

Whether or not we need to lose weight, the first step is to stop being ashamed of the bodies we have so that our children do not carry the burdens we have inherited into the next generation.

Agriculture for Better Nutrition

Dr. Derek Yach | Posted 11.18.2011 | Impact
Dr. Derek Yach

We face a major shift in the global conversation on health. Chronic or noncommunicable diseases are leading causes of death worldwide and they play a...

Ditch Your Diet and Learn to Eat Normally

Lisa Turner | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

The body already knows what to eat. It has the wisdom and capacity to choose the right foods, in the right quantities, and it's constantly telling us what it needs.

The Dash Diet

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A large study offers the strongest evidence yet that a diet the government recommends for lowering blood pressure can save people from heart attack an...