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Healthy Eating

Time for Ice Cream in Your Diet!

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Eating ice cream is a seasonal treat, and as such should not be denied just because one is on a diet. The key seems to be sticking to a half-cup serving size and avoiding the tempting but truly fattening sundaes and added ingredients.

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.

7 Foods That Will Make You Look And Feel 10 Years Younger

Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty

The U.S. market for anti-aging products -- estimated at about $80 billion -- is expected to climb to more than $114 billion by 2015. But perhaps midli...

What You Reach For First Thing in the Morning Could Be an Indicator of Your Overall Health

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

What do you feel like you have to have first thing in the morning that might give a nutritionist a panic attack? By paying attention to how you feel (how you really feel), you might just realize these substances aren't what you're craving after all.

Fitness Nutrition 101: Macronutrients

Jamie Galloway | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Protein, fat and carbohydrate are the cornerstones of nutrition. If you're an athlete, you need them all in good measure. Be aware of what you're eating, think about your goals, and feed your body accordingly.

Truth: I've Been in an Abusive Relationship for 30 Years

Katie Gard | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Katie Gard

I would eat something "healthy" and then stress that I wasn't losing weight. I'd steal a cookie off the tray someone brought into work and berate myself for the rest of the day. And I'd ask myself the question: If I have to eat to survive, why does it make me feel so terrible?

PHOTOS: 4 Ways To Be Healthy In LA

Party Earth | Posted 07.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

Whether you live in or are visiting a city where Hollywood is at its center, it's hard not to get swept up into the many health and fitness fads.

Diet, Dreams, and Nightmares

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

In the process of creating ONQI 2.0, we are obligated to look at how the algorithm handles every food, including all of the quirkiest foods. In doing so, I wind up learning all of the intimate details about foods I could not otherwise have cooked up in my nightmares.

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.

10 Smart Swaps For Your Next Cookout

Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Keri Gans for U.S. News Health It's finally barbecue season. I'm always surprised that many of my patients who work hard throughout the winter t...

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.

Everything You Need To Make a Bangin' Summer Salad

Blue Apron | Posted 07.24.2013 | Taste
Blue Apron

Creative salads give are great for using up produce from the farmers' market without adding too much heat to the kitchen.

5 Tips for Eating Healthfully At Your Memorial Day Cookout

Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Keri Glassman for U.S. News Health Burgers, potato salad, sprinklers. For many Americans, Memorial Day is the beginning of warm and sunny times ...

The Top 5 Ways To Reclaim Your Peace Of Mind

Dr. John Pierce | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Pierce

Doctors and therapists often encourage people to decrease stress and "stop and smell the roses," but how can you accomplish this when your day-to-day life is hectic and overwhelming? Here are a few simple lifestyle changes you can make to help reduce stress and improve your quality of life.

Les Enfants Fantastiques! A Review of Pamela Druckerman's Bébé Day by Day'

Emma Jenner | Posted 07.21.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

They say that those who fight the hardest are those who are the most alike, so perhaps it shouldn't have surprised me that when it comes to parenting, the English and the French have quite a bit in common.

Green Smoothie

Angie Tee | Posted 07.21.2013 | Taste
Angie Tee

This healthy green smoothie is one of my favorites drink now.

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.

Top Foods And Tips To Fight Arthritis

Holly B. Clegg | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Holly B. Clegg

Although a variety of foods are always important, there are certain vitamins and nutrients that specifically help prevent inflammation and ease the symptoms of arthritis.

How To Fix 7 Health Problems With Food

Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sarah Richards Can't sleep? Got the PMS blues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen. "Real, whole, fresh food is the mo...

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.

To Market, to Market: 11 Tips for Parents Joining the Food Revolution

Emma Jenner | Posted 07.16.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

If you have a picky eater who's well out of toddlerhood, do not despair! Whether you've gotten a bit off track with meals or are just starting to introduce solid foods, now is the perfect time to get going in the right direction.

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.

10 Fitness Tips To Get Ready For Summer

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Who's ready for summer!? With Memorial Day and warm weather just around the corner, it is time to whip out the bathing suits and put the chunky sweaters back in the closet. Here are my top tips for getting your body healthy and prepared for the warm summer days ahead.

5 Seeds You Need To Be Eating

Posted 05.12.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Discover the super health benefits of flavorful, nutrient-rich kernels, including those found in su...