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Should You Be Drinking Milk?

Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Migala For many of us, cow’s milk is the first thing we remember drinking, and we’ve always been told it’s a healthy choice: I...

The Critical Life Skill Kids Should Learn at Camp

Diana K. Rice | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Diana K. Rice

So with all of the current focus on child and adult obesity and the many harmful effects of diet- and lifestyle-related diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer, why shouldn't we should be thinking more about how the camp setting can help children develop healthy, lifelong habits that are known to slow or prevent these ills?

Slimmer by Design

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Requiring fast food restaurants like McDonald's to post calorie counts on menus sounds like a great way to educate consumers and help them make better...

'Fit-Shaming' Our Way to Poor Mental Health and Obesity?

Jackie Warner | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Warner

The current trend in social and mainstream media is not only disturbing but is also filled with attacks against healthy, fit people and support for be...

What Would Your Last Meal Be?

Andrea Wachter | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

So what would your last meal on earth consist of? Would it be large quantities of the foods you often tell yourself you "shouldn't" have? Or a delicious meal that truly satisfies you? As for me, I'm off to have my heavenly, moderate last meal... of the day. I hope you will join me.

Liquid Diets Are Not My Cup of Tea

Melanie Young | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I just don't find the appeal of a liquid meal as pleasurable as eating -- and chewing -- real food. I'd rather boost my energy taking a walk outside, doing yoga, getting a good night's sleep and eating a delicious meal prepared with farm fresh vegetables and fruits and lean proteins.

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,...

Free, Low-Cost Cooking Classes Aim To Help Underserved Communities Eat Better

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.26.2015 | Taste

CHICAGO -- A weekly after-school cooking and nutrition class is having a big impact on the lives of families in some of the city's underserved communi...

The Secret Names for Sugar You Need to Know

PureWow | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
PureWow

You're a health-conscious person. You know that sugar is harmful in large quantities but OK in moderation. You also know that includes less-obvious so...

But It's Just One Cookie

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

But I've learned to manage my disorder and get healthy and strong; and you can, too. If you have a problem with binge eating, or any type of eating disorder, don't struggle alone. Call your physician, seek out a support group, or get help from a nutritionist or health coach, like me.

5 Steps to Shining from the Inside Out

Natalie Ann Taggart | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Ann Taggart

The past year has stretched me, pulled me, and challenged me more than I ever thought possible, but today I am more grounded, vibrant, connected and authentic than ever before with the unshakeable confidence to match, and I teach my clients to do the same. This is shining from the inside out.

A Slice of Nutrition

Gina Keatley | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

Pizza, like all great foods, can be nutritious if we choose for it to be healthful. With a few small modifications both to nutrition and lifestyle, we truly can transform the menu with all of the passion and none of the pounds.

Crock Pot Love: What You Need to Know About Slow Cooking

Neil Zevnik | Posted 05.15.2015 | Taste
Neil Zevnik

Slow cooking at low temperatures has been around for a long time in many forms, from pit-roasted whole pigs in Samoa to sand-pit clambakes in New England.

Easy, Skinny Balsamic Rosemary Chicken

Nancy Fox | Posted 05.14.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

This is a quick and easy recipe that never fails to please even picky eaters.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Does It Help You When You're 'Hangry'?

Erica Wides | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

I'm embarking on a quest, a mission, a journey. I'm going on a worldwide (okay, nationwide) search for something. Sorta like Kerouac, in search of him...

7 Foods for Your Health and Your Wallet

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Yes, it can be expensive to eat healthy. But it doesn't have to be. Many foods are high in nutrition but low in cost. Often they'll take a little more time and effort to prepare, but they'll be good for both your budget and your body.

Sandie's Hero's Journey

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition After years of research, the writer and...

Are You Purpose or Money Driven?

Shelley Davidescu | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Shelley Davidescu

Is it just me or do you also notice that every entrepreneur has one thing in common? Business comes first. Before everything else including health.

Panera Is Getting Ready To Ditch 150 Ingredients

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Panera Bread seems to have adopted the credo of healthy eating aficionados everywhere: If you can't pronounce it, don't eat it. The restaurant chai...

Easy Ways to Kick Start Your Metabolism Every Morning

The Active Times | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

When someone says they want to "boost their metabolism," what they usually mean is that they want to burn more calories as part of an effort to lose weight. That line of thinking isn't entirely wrong, but your metabolism actually does a lot more than just burn calories.

Food Hysteria: The New Eating Disorder?

Melanie Young | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Food hysteria demonizes the pleasure we should all derive from eating good food. Real food is to be enjoyed and shared. If you want to be scared, worry more about food scarcity as we disregard our planet. Otherwise, enjoy your meal.

11 Beet Recipes That Don't Taste Like Dirt

Kelly Pfeiffer | Posted 05.07.2015 | Taste
Kelly Pfeiffer

Beets are one of those foods that most people either love or hate.

Starting a Juice Cleanse? 4 Things You Need to Know

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Juices cleanses are a trendy weight-loss method. Proponents of juice cleanses claim you will lose weight and remove toxins from your body. Is it really healthy to only have liquids for as long as a week?

5 Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat More Vegetables

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living

If your son or daughter isn't all that interested in spinach, you're not alone. Trying and failing to get kids to eat their veggies is a never-ending ...