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9 Delicious Ways to Use This Winter Superfood: Sweet Potatoes!

Kelly Pfeiffer | Posted 02.27.2015 | Taste
Kelly Pfeiffer

I love baking a big batch at the start of the week and using them for different dishes every day.

You Know Everything About Nutrition. So Why Are You Still Overeating?

Jenn Hand | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Can you find the happy medium between what's "healthy" and what's not? It's important to find your balance in the food realm. You need to allow yourself to eat the "bad" things sometimes and have it be okay. That takes some practice, but giving yourself the permission is half the battle.

What Doctors Can Do To Better Treat Eating Disorders

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Diagnosing and treating an eating disorder is not easy. But a few small changes can help better equip medical professionals for the task. In a Huff...

Nutrition Panel Urges Americans to Eat Green, Limit Sugar, Drink Coffee and More

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

The report by the committee eased certain restrictions (those for cholesterol, total fat, and coffee) and stressed limits for other restrictions (such as those for added sugar and saturated fat).

All Gone?

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.26.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Low-Carb Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Nancy Fox | Posted 02.25.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

You'll love the crunch of the lettuce, the slightly saltiness of the soy sauce and the ever so sweet richness of the hoisin sauce and ginger in these tasty wraps. They make a great appetizer or light main course lunch or dinner.

Why We Need To Stop Saying 'Manorexia'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.25.2015 | Women

While terms like "manorexia" have been tossed around to alert the public that eating disorders are not exclusive to women, such labels can be damaging...

Minimize the Menopausal Middle

Margaret Marshall | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

During menopausal years, many women who have never had a weight problem find themselves gaining weight. In my experience, these women have not been eating well for years.

I Get Rye With a Little Help From My Friends

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Y. Lee

You can still be friends with someone without eating with him or her. If your resolve is not strong enough and you find yourself eating deep friend cupcakes every time you are with certain friends, then perhaps you should stick to non-eating activities when hanging out with them.

The 15-Minute Sushi Burrito Hybrid You Can Make At Home

Spoon University | Posted 02.23.2015 | Taste
Spoon University

The sushi burrito is part sushi, part burrito and all parts delicious.

Lent, Fitness and Sacrifice

Penny Love | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

The lesson of Lent for people who don't officially observe Lent is to be willing to change, to be happy in spite of what we do not have, to become aware of our attachments, to be less of a slave to our mind and to learn patience and develop endurance.

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour

Jennifer Segal | Posted 02.22.2015 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main course. Serve it with a green salad and garlic bread for sopping up the broth, and dinner is done!

Three Food Concepts That Conquered Kickstarter

Ariel Kramer | Posted 02.20.2015 | Small Business
Ariel Kramer

When you read about the companies that raise money on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter they are usually mobile applications, games, or cool elect...

This Ingredient Takes Sweet Potato Fries to the Next Level

SELF | Posted 02.20.2015 | Taste

Add a little Greek yogurt dipping sauce, and you have a recipe that's perfect as a side item or as a party platter.

The 3 Things You Should Never Say to Yourself Around Food

Jenn Hand | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

When you're struggling with food or battling your weight, it's easy to self-sabotage. With constant self-criticism, berating our bodies, and punishing ourselves for things we did/didn't do, we often become our own worst enemies. But the things we are telling ourselves (subconsciously or consciously) can do us more harm than good.

The Benefits Of Eating Small, Frequent Meals

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) - Adults who had multiple small meals every day tended to eat better, and weight less, than those w...

4 Brilliant Ways to Plan Your Meals All Week Long

Posted 02.20.2015 | OWN

Here's how one woman with three kids, a husband and a start-up helps get dinner on the table. By Lynn Andriani @media only screen and (min...

Revitalize Your Diet With 8 Simple Food Flips

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

It's easy to revitalize your diet with these eight simple FOOD FLIPS. You may have gotten used to eating foods rich in calories, fats and carbohydrate...

The 'Ugly' Side Of Leafy Greens You Really Should Be Eating

OWN | Posted 02.19.2015 | OWN

Crisp veggies, bold colors and fresh, leafy greens. A beautiful salad presentation is important -- after all, we eat with our eyes first, right? So it...

Honey Glazed Salmon With Lemon Butter Sauce

Nancy Fox | Posted 02.18.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

This salmon recipe is out-of-this-world delicious!

Superfood Swaps: Healthy Alternatives That Won't Break the Bank

The Active Times | Posted 02.17.2015 | Taste
The Active Times

We asked a few health food experts to share their favorite superfood alternatives.

Candy Can Actually Be Good For You. Yeah. We Know.

Posted 02.20.2015 | Small Business

Sweets aren’t synonymous with “healthy,” but that’s exactly the stigma that Cracked Candy is looking to shatter. Serving “sugar free, vegan ...

8 Reasons To Eat More Avocado

David Zinczenko | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

With its proven ability to lower cholesterol, quell hunger pangs and even spot-reduce belly fat, the avocado is arguably a perfect dietary staple for weight loss.

Healthier Jambalaya For Fat Tuesday

Food Fanatic | Posted 02.17.2015 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Especially during the cold months, I love cooking jambalaya, a classic Louisiana Creole dish.

5 Of The Easiest Ways To Eat A Little Bit Healthier

Anne Ricci | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

Eating healthy is certainly not about being perfect. Most people tend to get much better results when they start small and make incremental changes to their current diet.