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The Truth About Gluten

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

What we have learned is that what is more important than minimizing your gluten intake, is what you are replacing it with. A well-balanced diet full of whole grains, vegetables, fruits and lean protein will do the trick. And you have to be wary of gluten-free products.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Are You Throwing Away 40 Percent of It?

Erica Wides | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

I'm not a sports fan. I just don't really get the whole organized, professional sports team thing, the fanaticism, caring who wins what, when, by how ...

Eat for Your Heart's Content

Margaret Marshall | Posted 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Have you been told by someone to "Eat to your heart's content?" Usually this phrase is used when you are a guest in someone's home and they want you...

Top 5 Reasons to Go to Puerto Rico - RIGHT NOW

Paula Froelich | Posted 04.25.2015 | Travel
Paula Froelich

I'll admit it: I was a little late to the Puerto Rico game. Thankfully, due to Snowmageddon this year, I finally cottoned on to our cousin in the Caribbean. Now that I've drunk the Kool-Aid, I'm bound and determined to get everyone there.

Introducing the Food King Eric Ripert to the Best Fish Taco -- Ever

Paula Froelich | Posted 04.24.2015 | Taste
Paula Froelich

Go now and school your friends and family. It's that good.

5 Nutrition 'Rules' That Should Make You Skeptical

Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By Janet Helm for U.S. News We all know about the book and movie with “shades of grey” in the title. That phrase may conjure up certain images ...

How The Size And Timing Of Breakfast Impacts Your Entire Day

Next Avenue | Maureen Callahan | Posted 04.23.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Breakfast is an important meal for cultivating good health, but a handful of recent studies seem to...

How Eating Mindfully Can Nourish More Than Just Your Body

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.25.2015 | Religion

When we're busy at work, it's easy to quickly scarf down a meal at your desk or skip a healthy lunch altogether. But what does this kind of eating do ...

Top 10 Mother's Day Gifts

Melissa Meyers | Posted 04.22.2015 | Style
Melissa Meyers

Have you thought about what to get Mom for Mother's Day yet? There is still time to get her that perfect gift. It's always tough to think of something unique and special so I've rounded up some of my favorite picks to help you select the best gift.

Date Kheer With Wild Rice and Dark Chocolate

Mira Manek | Posted 04.21.2015 | Taste
Mira Manek

This is great for a filling weekend breakfast or to serve as a hot dessert.

Looking Into the Mirror of EBOLA: A Reminder of the Importance of Nutrition As We Age

Simin Nikbin Meydani | Posted 04.21.2015 | Fifty
Simin Nikbin Meydani

Nutrients are needed for the normal function of the immune response; whether it is to increase the number of cells capable of fighting viruses, produce antibodies and other key mediators or kill other invading pathogens.

Women in Business: Dawn Sweeney, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Restaurant Association

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

As president and chief executive officer of the National Restaurant Association, Dawn Sweeney has been instrumental in focusing the mission of the Ass...

5 Women Inspiring Us To Reinvent

Posted 04.23.2015 | Women

Evolution. It’s as pivotal to a woman’s life as it has been to the development of our species. Moving from the role of singleton to life partner, ...

How I've Reframed My Thinking on Weight Loss and Started (Finally!) Losing Weight

Kristan Braziel | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristan Braziel

It's interesting, really, that after removing the emotion out of the equation, and tackling my weight loss more pragmatically -- in a more businesslike manner -- I'm finally seeing results. I'm training myself to be motivated by my own pats on the back, instead of needing them from others.

Stir Fried Green Mung

Mira Manek | Posted 04.17.2015 | Taste
Mira Manek

There are so many different ways to include mung beans into a meal; they are such a diverse ingredient.

From Dormitory to Culinary

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Y. Lee

With the many followers and the attention that her website has garnered, Emily realizes the impact that college eating has during one's college years and beyond and has already had a very positive impact on public health.

5 Tasty Inflammation-Fighters

Julie Upton | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

You can load up your diet with foods that have been shown to fight inflammation, specifically plant-based foods containing bioactive compounds that help turn down the immune response.

3 Reasons Why Cutting Calories Will Not Necessarily Make You Skinnier

Jenn Hand | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

It can be a relief to "allow" ourselves to actually fuel our bodies -- instead of restricting and focusing on cutting back. It's a much more satisfying way to eat and live.

Never Too Late: Ways to Get Active at Any Age

The Active Times | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

you might be thinking that it's too late to get active, maybe you're convinced you missed your window, but that's just not true. Pending clearance from your doctor, you can enjoy sports and adventure; if you're wondering about how to get active at any age, read on for 10 great ideas.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Let's Go Back to the Prairie, Yet Again, and Discuss It With Laura

Erica Wides | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

Who do I love to talk about the most, other than myself? Just take a guess. Correct. Laura. As in, Laura Ingalls Wilder! Only my imaginary best friend...

How Breakfast Can Impact Our Future

Mark Hertling | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Mark Hertling

Most people don’t start a long road trip without putting gas in the car. Yet, millions of parents send their children off every morning without ensu...

6 Surprising Results of Going Gluten-Free

Celia Kaye | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

Given the symptoms of untreated celiac disease, these improvements as a result of a gluten-free diet aren't surprising. What is surprising is how many other ways going gluten-free can impact your lifestyle.

These Blended Frozen Banana Recipes Are Better Than Ice Cream

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste

You'll never look at bananas the same way again.

Meditation = Better Attitudes, Healthier Bodies and Hotter Sex

Melissa Escaro | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Escaro

Many people know the benefits that meditation can create, from less stress to more clear thoughts. But there are tons of other benefits, that are a little out of the box, that a dedicated meditation practice can create.

Turmeric Tofu & Wild Rice

Mira Manek | Posted 04.14.2015 | Taste
Mira Manek

It's deliciously comforting, nutritious and filling -- and a squeeze of lime gives that finishing zest.