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Healthy Eating

4 Ridiculously Healthy (And Delicious!) Pizzas For Your Super Bowl Party

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Pizza has the potential to be ridiculously healthy -- it covers all the food groups! Hold the delivery this year and get creative in the kitchen. Try one of my favorite healthy spins on the not-so-greasy good stuff.

Super Snacks For Super Bowl Sunday

Rachel Berman | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel Berman

Besides watching the game and enjoying the commercials, Super Bowl snacking is one of the main attractions of game day. In fact, Americans consume more calories during the Super Bowl than nearly any other day during the year -- second only to Thanksgiving!

The Diet That Will Slow Aging And Prevent Disease

Posted 01.29.2013 | Fifty

An anti-inflammatory diet may not help you instantly fit into that size zero dress, but it is a healthy, long-term eating plan that slows the process ...

15 Tips That Help You Live to Be 100

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Since we all get older every year, it raises an important question: "What should I be doing if I want to continue my annual renewal and stay healthy so I can continue to enjoy the journey?"

Apple And Carrot Soup With Cilantro-Peanut Chutney

Nik Sharma | Posted 01.29.2013 | Taste
Nik Sharma

The soup by itself is very delicious but it gets a pretty bold kick of heat from the Thai chili peppers in the crunchy peanut and cilantro chutney.

Stop Typecasting Overweight Kids

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

The Duke Healthy Lifestyle program includes talking to children -- mostly adolescents -- and their families about healthy eating, and providing them with a fitness routine at a local gym. A program for the entire family to do together.

Change Your Eating Habits One Bite At A Time

Bill & Claire Wurtzel | Posted 03.30.2013 | Taste
Bill & Claire Wurtzel

Change is a process, so why would anyone expect overnight success?

Let's Put Our Plates Together: A Letter to the Food Industry

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

As part of the food community, we have a responsibility to do our part and play a role in combating childhood obesity. The answer is prevention, and promoting the importance of family dinners is a terrific place for our community to lead the war against obesity-related disease.

High-Fructose Corn Syrup Consumption Plummets

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.27.2013 | Taste

Americans consumed less high-fructose corn syrup in 2011 than at any point since 1997, Bloomberg reported this week. The USDA estimates that the avera...

The 5 Best Gluten-Free Super Bowl Bites

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 03.26.2013 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The Super Bowl is not the most gluten-free friendly of events. But since eating salad and Kind bars might get you even more flack than cheering for the wrong team, I've put together some gluten-free Super Bowl options that are simple to make at home.

WATCH: How Bobby Flay Stays Fit

Posted 01.24.2013 | Healthy Living

You know him for his restaurants, cookbooks and TV appearances, but now chef Bobby Flay has turned the focus on fitness. For seven days, Flay, in p...

6 Low-Calorie Ingredients Every Kitchen Needs

Posted 01.23.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Putting these vegetables, grains and other items on your shopping list ensures that every meal (snacks too!) will be healthier....

Are Your Child's Eating Issues Eating at You?

Andrea Wachter | Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents
Andrea Wachter

Many kids today know more about their iPhones, iPods and iPads than they do about their own feelings and needs. If your child is one of the millions who struggles with overeating, here are some tips for you to consider.

10 Ways Parents Can Take Responsibility for Child Obesity

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Debbie Gisonni

While it's encouraging to see so many community leaders taking the issue of childhood obesity to heart, ultimately, this is a parent's responsibility. If you want your children to be healthy and fit, you need to set boundaries and be the best role model you can.

The Right Stuff

Kip Pastor | Posted 03.24.2013 | Home
Kip Pastor

There's not a list that you can just memorize and live by. Good eating requires a life-style change. It requires more time to learn, more time to shop, and more time to cook. It all begins with better education.

Lighten Up Your Winter Diet

Rachel Berman | Posted 03.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel Berman

During the long winter months, you may find yourself craving heavier meals and comfort foods. Maybe it's because the cold weather keeps you indoors and comfort foods are more convenient, or you feel nostalgic for certain foods when winter rolls around.

6 Foods You Shouldn't Be Eating

Posted 01.22.2013 | Fifty

Your to-do list may be increasing as the days get shorter and waking up gets harder, but don’t forget about those healthy New Year’s resolutions y...

Left of Black: Filmmaker Byron Hurt Discusses His New Film 'Soul Food Junkies' and 'Django Unchained'

Mark Anthony Neal | Posted 03.19.2013 | Black Voices
Mark Anthony Neal

With Soul Food Junkies, Hurt travels from his New Jersey home to the deep South to find out more about Soul Food and its lasting effects on Black communities.

How To Prevent Winter Weight Gain

Neil Zevnik | Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

How easy it becomes to pack on the pounds during the cruel months of winter. Fear not... With a little discipline, a little planning, and a firm resolve, you can beat back the wolves of winter weight. All it takes is a few new strategies for exercising and eating right.

Study: Do Supermarkets Promote What's Good for You?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study in Appetite is among the first to evaluate the types of foods promoted by U.S. supermarkets and compare them with current dietary guidance.

How to Eat Healthy Without Blowing Your Budget

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeanette Pavini

This month, many people are evaluating their eating habits and planning menus in order to eat healthier and possibly shed pounds -- but hopefully not dollars. Fortunately, it is possible to make healthy choices that also fit your financial goals.

The Problem With "Unreal" Candy and Nutrition Facts Labels

Rachel Marie Stone | Posted 03.17.2013 | Home
Rachel Marie Stone

The magic of nutritional lables is that they somehow level ground that can't actually be leveled. We'll never fix anything by replacing one product with another and treating the new product as mindlessly as we did the old.

Cycling Into The New Year

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

We are two weeks into 2013 -- have you stuck to the New Year's Resolutions you made to be a better cyclist this year? Whether your bicycling bucket list includes a century ride in your neighborhood or an epic cycling tour in Italy, here are six ways to be a happier, healthier and sexier cyclist by making these New Year's Resolutions.

School Lunch Project: The Deli Box

Laura Fuentes | Posted 03.16.2013 | Home
Laura Fuentes

When parents ask me what I think makes a fun lunch; I tell them that kids love familiar foods divided into compartments, rainbows of color and variety. 2013-01-14-deliboxpull.jpg

Bake Sale Mania Makes Me a Maniac

Anna Sandler | Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents
Anna Sandler

The Bake Sale mania at my kids' public school has made me a maniac. There is just no other word for it. Maniac. Cue '80s Flashdance flashback, but with mom jeans, rage and cupcakes.