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Don't Let the French Fries Win - How To Get Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 11.26.2011 | Parents
Linda Novick O'Keefe

While it won't happen overnight, by engaging your children in a nightly ritual of introducing a new wholesome, tasty food, you are setting the stage for your child's eating habits for a lifetime.

9 'Bad' Foods That Aren't Always So Bad

EatingWell | Posted 11.26.2011 | Healthy Living

Some healthful foods have gotten bad raps they just can't shake Get the good truth about 9 misunderstood foods and why you should eat them -- in moderation, of course.

Hara Hachi Bu: Eat Until You Are 80% Full

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

The Japanese practice something that makes such sense that I can't believe we don't start teaching this to our kids. It's called "hara hachi bu". It means, eat until you are 80 percent full.

Dr. Marion Nestle Weighs in on MyPlate vs. Harvard Healthy Eating Plate

Anna Brones | Posted 11.20.2011 | Home
Anna Brones

Even though we all know that we should be eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, we're still living in a society desperately struggling with obesity, and very often, putting the wrong thing on our plate.

EXPLAINED: What's A Whole Grain -- And What's Not

Neil Zevnik | Posted 11.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

If you're anything like me, your notion of exactly what constitutes a "whole grain" (as opposed to what, a "partial grain" or a "half-hearted grain"?) is seriously fuzzy.

Cindy Y. Rodriguez

Latino Childhood Obesity: Is There A Solution? | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 11.16.2011 | Latino Voices

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and organizations such as the National Council of La Raza, the Leadership for Healthy Communi...

Zucchini: Celebrating (Finally) the Last of the Season

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home
Lisa Turner

Spicy Grilled Zucchini Banh Mi: This Vietnamese version of a sub is named for the bread -- banh mi, made from a combination of rice and wheat flour.

Orthorexia Nervosa: Can Eating Healthy Be A Disorder?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Kate Fridkis

Is Orthorexia a real thing? Should anyone care about it? Or is it just another annoying attempt to medicalize and pathologize everything in the world?

Healthy Lunch Ideas That Kids Won't Hate

Posted 11.08.2011 | Parents

When it comes to healthy lunch ideas for kids, stick to the basics. Because, while the Internet may be full of lunch box suggestions, says Melinda Joh...

When Organic, Sustainable, Fresh and Local Is Not Enough

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

But while we talk all the time about the content of our food, we tend to neglect an equally important aspect: how we eat it. This, I strongly believe, is one of the missing links between food, body and health.

Your Burning Fitness Questions Answered

Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living

By Miss Fit For Welcome to Miss Fit -- a weekly advice column from someone who is a bit of a non-conformist when it comes to health a...

Eating Better for a Successful Start to School: 5 Things You Should Know

Karen Latimer | Posted 10.29.2011 | Parents
Karen Latimer

For so many reasons, one of the best things you can do for your kids is to teach them a healthy relationship with food. They will follow your example.

How Did Our Food Get So Crazy?

Christina Pirello | Posted 10.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Sandwiched between each program are ads for food, all kinds of food -- bizarre food, excessive food, greasy, salty, sugary food, diet food, fast food, convenient food -- but no food that supports human health.

Small Changes, Big Results

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 10.20.2011 | Healthy Living

Small lifestyle changes are easier to achieve and maintain. When successful, they are more likely to become habits and can lead to increased self-confidence.

Burned Out? Six Steps To Get Back On Track

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Even though I knew about healthy lifestyle and nutrition, and had always exercised, I felt I could push the boundaries of my body.

Where 50% Of The People Are Obese And Don't Know It

Posted 05.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Fox News Latino: An estimated 50 percent of the population in Paraguay is obese and many of them don't even know it, the Ministry of Health said We...

What Does '5 Servings of Fruit and Veggies a Day' Really Mean?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 10.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

You have probably heard the advice to eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Most of us have but do you really know what that means?

Food Desert Recipe: Twinkie Tuna Salad

Turnstyle | Posted 10.16.2011 | Impact

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powere...

Berry Good For You

Neil Zevnik | Posted 10.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

What all these succulent treats have in common is a serious helping of unique nutrients that offer protection against any number of incipient maladies.

America's Youth And The Future Of Food

David Schwartz | Posted 10.15.2011 | Impact
David Schwartz

Our generation has a choice to make. We could be known as the first generation in our nation's history to live shorter lives than our parents. Or, we could be known as the generation that led a revolution in the way America eats and defines "real food."

At 88, The Healthy Routine That Works For Me

David H. Murdock | Posted 10.09.2011 | Healthy Living
David H. Murdock

In previous blogs, I've talked about what I eat to remain healthy and energetic at 88 years of age -- here are a few examples.

Obesity Problem Is About Personal Responsibility and Access

Michelle Bernard | Posted 10.03.2011 | Home
Michelle Bernard

The food and advertising industry is often cast as the callous, corporate villain for a problem that, in truth, is really about personal responsibility and access to healthy and affordable foods.

5 Ways to Stay Brain Fit

David H. Murdock | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living
David H. Murdock

At 88 years old -- with every intention of living decades longer -- I'm still running a company, writing articles, launching new ventures and fully enjoying life. You can better enjoy life too, at any age, by adopting these five ways to remain brain fit.

Five Reasons Why Man = Meat

Josh Tetrick | Posted 09.30.2011 | Green
Josh Tetrick

It's time to bring forward some reasoned arguments against the wave of "evidence" and public opinion claiming that meat is unhealthy, unethical, and unattractive.

Why You Eat Your Feelings

Posted 09.26.2011 | Home

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows that consuming food with saturated fat may help fend off negative emotions. In th...