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Healthy Eating

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: How Availability Affects Healthy Choices

Tim Harlan, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Tim Harlan, M.D.

If you're trying to eat healthier and help your family do the same, choose better foods to have in the house and advocate for better choices in your kids' schools.

A New Paradigm? Now Serving: A Nice Dose of Healthy and a Healthy Dose of Nice

Neil Zevnik | Posted 07.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Neil Zevnik

This is the new face of chain restaurants: individual concepts, adapted to specific locales and audiences, with none of the anonymous mediocrity that made "chain" a dirty word in epicurean circles.

Rooftop Farm Report: Winter Is Not Bee Season

Dave Snyder | Posted 07.19.2011 | Chicago
Dave Snyder

Honeybees are hardy, and given good conditions, such as a large population and plenty of honey storage, they generally make it through the winter. At least that's how it's supposed to go.

Are Chefs To Blame For Obesity?

Time | Posted 07.18.2011 | Home

Obesity -- or fatness, as it used to be called -- is the touchiest of topics. From Michelle Obama to Anthony Bourdain, when you talk about America's w...

10 Ways To Eat Healthy Without Breaking The Bank

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

No matter where my patients come from, I hear the same phrase about why they struggle to eat healthy: "I can't afford healthy foods, especially with increasing produce prices."

Oil Up! It's National Mediterranean Diet Month

Neil Zevnik | Posted 07.14.2011 | Home
Neil Zevnik

Only in the recent past have we discovered just how potent this green-gold elixir is, and the amazing role it plays in fighting disease and increasing longevity for those who enjoy its fragrant deliciousness.

The Top 10 Tasty Healthy Dining Hall Lunches

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 07.11.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

It's easy to justify gluttony when you are faced with a smorgasbord of calorie-laden options. Fortunately, colleges are making strides to introduce healthier, more sustainable options in their cafeterias.

Energy Boosting Foods for Finals Time

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 07.09.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

The nutritional support you give your body during these intense periods of mental exertion can be the extra boost you need to make it through to the finish line.

Springtime Health-Boosting Herbs

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

Spring is the perfect time of year to enjoy the wonderful freshness of parsley and cilantro. Not only do these herbs add flavor and color, but they also have special health benefits.

7 Healthful Eating Tips For New Moms

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Here are seven common traps new moms fall into that lead them right into mindless eating. See if these habits sound familiar.

How To Appreciate Your Spring Fruits and Vegetables

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

We're in the interlude between winter and spring right now; by the calendar, we're into spring, but the local vegetable offerings would seem to indica...

How Much Sugar Americans Eat In A Day

UPI | Posted 07.02.2011 | Home

U.S. adults consume 22.2 teaspoons of sugar a day -- or 355 calories -- and reducing the amount of sugar can reduce weight, a U.S. food expert says....

Guy Fieri Joins Lawmakers To Push Family Meals

Slashfood | Posted 06.28.2011 | Home

Yes, his overbearing manner and spiked blond hair can rub people the wrong way, but at his core, Guy Fieri seems like a pretty decent guy. Recently, t...

How Dieters Get Fooled Into Eating More

Slashfood | Posted 06.27.2011 | Home

Bad news for dieters: According to a new study, you may be eating less healthy than you think you are -- all because you're on a diet....

A Natural Painkiller?

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 06.26.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

Could a traditional food have pain- and inflammation-reducing effects similar to over the counter pain medicine like ibuprofen? Scientists from It...

Beyond The Dining Hall: All About Pancakes

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 06.20.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

The pancake-waffle debate has not been as widely publicized or polarized as the Great Cake-Pie Schism that has defined the past decade. And while my f...

Food Fight: Beating Processed Food Marketers at Their Own Game

Sherri York | Posted 06.17.2011 | Home
Sherri York

"But, Fruit Loops have fruit," my son said. With that uttering, I pulled out the big guns.

6 Things I Learned on the Fast Track Detox Diet

Paul Jury | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home
Paul Jury

Here was the diet: for 11 days, we would eat no carbs, no sugar, no dairy, no alcohol.

Junk Food Free: Never Underestimate the Power of Young People to Make Change

Meg Campbell | Posted 06.07.2011 | Education
Meg Campbell

Like the anti-tobacco campaign, this is going to be a long, hard fight to get healthy food in schools. But not impossible, and young people can be important front-line advocates and leaders.

Reclaim Your Health: Learn To Cook

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 06.06.2011 | Home
Manuel Villacorta

Stop demanding quick, easy, and processed foods and start cooking wholesome meals made from real foods.

Cooking With Kids Recipe: Salmon With Vegetables

Nicole Betancourt | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home
Nicole Betancourt


Not All Weight Loss Is Created Equal

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Manuel Villacorta

Losing weight is a totally different experience for women than it is for men. Assuming that all emotions are in check, physiologically speaking for men, losing weight is pretty straightforward.

Eco Etiquette: Organic On Food Stamps To The Test (VIDEO)

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

I attempted to put together an entire week's worth of well-balanced organic meals on a budget of just over $33 (the average weekly benefit for an American on food stamps).

Tantalizing Turkey: Not Just a Holiday Staple

Neil Zevnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Neil Zevnik

Recent research has demonstrated that turkey meat can provide benefits that red meats such as beef cannot, and avoids some of the pitfalls that red meats often inflict.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Food and Weight

Judith Brisman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Brisman, Ph.D.

In this culture of severely distorted eating and body image, getting the best of one's kids is going to mean trying over and again to listen, to pay attention and to talk.