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7 Food Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Health

Elizabeth Rider | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rider

Healthy eating is a hot topic these days, and specific diet regimens are even hotter. But the truth is that that isn't one right way for everyone. Period. What's working for your best friend may or may not work for you.

15 Shockingly Simple Food Substitutions and Swaps

Posted 05.06.2014 | Taste

Summer is just around the corner and with rising temperatures come opportunities to show off that body you’ve been working toward all winter. Well,...

Eat Fat for a Healthier and Slimmer You: Weight Loss Tip for 2014

Tania Hayek Mercer | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Tania Hayek Mercer

In this day and age, where processed and convenience food is the go-to for many busy people and families, critical nutrition is being kicked to the curb. One of these nutrients, a macronutrient, is fat.

Yoli Ouiya

6 Super Foods You Must Have In Your House For The New Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

They are super because they are powerful enough to reduce your risk of high cholesterol, heart disease, cancer, diabetes and cognitive diseases. They ...

2014: Be Healthier, Happier And More Efficient

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Make a vocabulary shift. Instead of thinking I really "should" exercise or I "have to" exercise, start saying I "want" to exercise. This small word shift changes exercise from a chore to something you look forward to doing.

Save 1,000 Calories on Thanksgiving

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Without sacrificing traditional foods like turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes, these simple swaps will trim 1,000 calories from your feast.

The Great Pumpkin Guide

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Although I am a huge fan of pumpkin pie -- I am on a mission this year to get the nutritious orange puree out of just pie crusts and into some exciting new uses. So here are four pie-free ways to use one entire can of pumpkin this week with no waste!

Snack Time: High Protein Snacks for Kids (and Adults)

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 12.16.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Tyler Lee

Should I take the French approach and limit snacks to one a day at a closely prescribed time? Or plan for a few small meals to fend off inevitable meltdowns? For my kids and me, I've found it's best to snack -- with a caveat.

How To Stay Healthy On The Road

Collette Stohler | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Collette Stohler

When it comes to eating healthy on the go, it's all about preparation. Sure, you can stick to your healthy eating when you have the time to prepare your own meals, but what happens when you have to leave your Paleo cocoon and enter the real world?

Simple Strategies to Ease Lunch Packing Pain

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 11.17.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Tyler Lee

It's a mere few weeks into the school year and I'm already dreading lunch. What's more stressful is a tossup: the caffeine-enhanced frenzy of packing lunches at the crack of dawn or the frustration of opening my daughter's lunchbox at the end of a long school day to find it completely untouched.

9 Low-Calorie Mistakes You're Probably Making

Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com Women seem to be almost innately programmed to check the calorie content of every food -- after all, we've always he...

5 Ways To Eat Like A 'Normal' Person (That Dieters Just Don't Get)

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 10.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Isabel Foxen Duke

And after years of studying, I've discovered the fundamental mentalities of "normal" eaters that are keeping you from freedom with food. Buckle up.

Surprising Diet Myths, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Healthy eating is based on a simple formula: you must put out more than you take in. When Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman joined...

7 Ways To Lose Weight Without Exercise

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Andrea Atkins | Posted 07.03.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Yes, exercise is better, but there are some tricks you can do that don't require breaking a sweat and can help melt a...

10 Steps For Mindful Eating

Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace How often do you actually taste the food you eat? Most people tend to acknowledge the first few bites, just to ensure they’re eating...

5 Ways To Steer Clear Of 'Health Haloes'

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

I have seen this phenomenon quite a bit in my private practice. Clients often think that if a food is labeled with a healthy-sounding term, they can eat more. But of course, cookies are cookies, regardless of whether they are reduced-fat, organic, gluten-free, or labeled some other way.

Top 5 Reasons to Steer Clear of GMOs

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Many new organizations, including the Non-GMO Project, are on a mission to preserve non-GMO products, and increase the awareness through food labeling. Want to be part of the non-GMO bandwagon? Here are my top five reasons to let go of GMOs.

8 Easy Tips For Being Healthy

Victoria Campa | Posted 07.24.2013 | Teen
Victoria Campa

A healthy lifestyle is exactly that, a lifestyle. It is not like a diet that lasts a few weeks, months or longer -- healthy eating is something that we should adapt to and implement in our meals every single day.

What Nutrition Pros Eat At Chain Restaurants

Julie Upton | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

I travel a lot for work and often find myself in airports and in unfamiliar cities wondering where and what I can eat that will fill me up, not out. Since eating out makes it harder to keep your daily calories in check, you have to learn how to dodge the calorie minefields in restaurant menus.

Tips for Eating Balanced Meals While on the Run: Nutrition Made Simple for Busy Families

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

As a dietitian, let me share a few basic principles of health and nutrition I have learned and practiced not only with my patients but with my own family. I have compiled a few tips to help you make smart choices when trying to eat balanced meals while on the run.

5 Things My Italian Parents Taught Me About Food

Lisa Lori | Posted 07.15.2013 | Parents
Lisa Lori

The Italian approach to life has been well-chronicled in bestsellers such as Eat, Pray, Love and Under the Tuscan Sun, but we shouldn't overlook the valuable lessons the Italian approach to food can teach our children.

The Best Way To Shop A Farmer's Market

Rachel Berman | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel Berman

With the warm weather comes a plethora of farmer's markets that sprout up every spring. They can be an overwhelming experience, with so many stands and so much fresh produce to navigate. Here are my tips for making your trip to the farmer's market cost-effective, successful, and fun.

Restaurant Survival Guide: 10 Tips For Healthful Dining

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

It is possible to eat out and consume upward of 2,000 calories in just one meal. However, it is also entirely possible not to break your calorie budget and to eat healthfully while eating out. The key is to be mindful of your food choices and to choose wisely.

You Are What You Eat

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

As a physician, I always encourage patients to make lifestyle changes to improve their health. We aren't able to change our genetic makeup, but we should choose what we eat more carefully because the right foods may be able to prevent kidney disease.

Feeling Fat? Research Reveals Two Painless Ways to Lose Weight

James Clear | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Changing certain cues, like the color and size of your plate, is a simple way to take advantage of the way your mind works and alter your eating patterns without actively thinking about it.