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Plastic: It's What's For Dinner

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 05.23.2016 | Green
Dana Ellis Hunnes

It's ubiquitous. It's in our food, it's in our beverages, it's everywhere, including the far-reaches of the oceans. Just this week, a statistic came out from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) that 30 percent of all fish have plastic in them. Visibly in them.

The Correct Way to Eat Chocolate

Katie Seaver | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

It has come to my attention that most people do not understand how to properly eat chocolate. This is a grave issue, and one that I feel compelled to...

What 6 Top Trainers REALLY Eat Every Day

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living

After a tough exercise class, many people find themselves crawling toward the nearest source of food and hoovering up anything in sight. But imagine d...

FDA Gives Nutrition Labels a Makeover: Easier to Design Your Diet

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 05.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Deciphering nutrition labels hasn't been easy, but the FDA is now making it easier for consumers.

4 Pounds Lost + Doubt Overcome: The Tiniest Thai Weight-loss Diet Week 3 of 12

Rachel Redlaw | Posted 05.19.2017 | Taste
Rachel Redlaw

Week 3 (of a planned 12) was a harder one than the previous two have been. Harder than I was expecting - at the start anyway.

Boston's Other Green Line

Gay Browne | Posted 05.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Gay Browne

July 2013 I had a cancer scare. Fortunately, it was only a scare, but it made me re-think everything about my life. How I spent my time, who I spent...

Looking the Right Way: A Conversation

Geoff Livingston | Posted 05.20.2017 | Impact
Geoff Livingston

Most of us care so much about looking "good" or having the "right" body shape because at heart we all way to be loved.

Invincible Food, Vulnerable Father and Son

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.19.2017 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Where the likes of this pizza and sandwich, and soda and donuts and French fries are introduced, health is devastated, and in short order. Where just this sort of fare is removed to make way for more vegetables, fruits, beans, lentils, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and water when thirsty, the improvements in health are stunning.

This is Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Eat a Ton of Sugar

The Active Times | Posted 05.18.2017 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

The maximum amount of added sugar people should eat in a day is 150 calories (37.5 grams or 9 teaspoons) for men and 100 calories (25 grams or 6 teasp...

Master Your Relationship With Food

Amanda Richardson | Posted 05.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Amanda Richardson

It is this single action that changed my relationship with food. I simply started to pay attention to what I was eating, why I was eating, and how it was making me feel.

Best Vegetarian Crepe Recipe

Layne Lieberman | Posted 05.18.2017 | Taste
Layne Lieberman

I love crepes because they taste so fresh and delicate and yet are always filling. Crepes work for any meal of the day including dessert and snack-time. They can be made sweet, filled with luscious fruits and topped with whipped cream; or savory, brimming with veggies and protein.

Workouts that Make You See Results Fastest

The Active Times | Posted 05.18.2017 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Before you see physical changes after starting to work out on regular basis, you will notice that you have more energy, are in a better mood, and that...

6 Favorite Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 05.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

The warmer weather also means the opening of farmers markets, which offer fresh, flavorful and nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables. What should you be looking out for this summer? Here are a few of my favorites that I've been waiting for all winter.

Stop Skipping Meals. Seriously.

UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative | Posted 05.17.2017 | College
UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative

So, while skipping meals may seem like you are consuming fewer calories, you are likely to end up consuming even more calories in unhealthy ways, which can ultimately lead to weight gain.

Don't Like Your Body? It's Probably Affecting Your Eating

Katie Seaver | Posted 05.17.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Katie Seaver

Do you have "food problems"? It's because you have body image problems. Not just you. All of us. I'm sorry, but I have to say it. You know how you ...

17 Reasons to Eat a Thai-style Diet

Rachel Redlaw | Posted 05.14.2017 | Taste
Rachel Redlaw

A Thai diet is rice-based rather than wheat-based, so is naturally good for gluten-free diets (you'll need to use gluten-free soy sauce and stock cubes though) and those looking to cut down on eating wheat.

Back to Basics

Nancy C. Lee | Posted 05.13.2017 | Women
Nancy C. Lee

The science is always evolving, but some things never change. For this year's National Women's Health Week, we get back to basics. Follow these simple steps, adapting them to your age and abilities, and you'll be on your way.

The Shocking Truth About Sugar

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 05.12.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

Unnervingly, if you're currently living on a steady diet of sugar-enhanced foods, your brain is similarly re-wired, demanding that next "hit." Your willpower has as much of a chance at resistance as the ability to keep your body underwater.

Office Snacks That Are Wrecking Your Diet

The Active Times | Posted 05.11.2017 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

A platter of fruits and vegetables is rarely the corporate norm for an office snack (Satisfying Snacks that Won't Destroy Your Diet). Click Here to...

Eating What You Want Can Make You Healthier

Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD | Posted 05.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD

Let's make Eat What You Want Day the beginning of a healthier approach to eating year-round, one that gives you a permanent break from diet rules and guilt.

5 Obstacles That Are Keeping You Overweight (And How to Break Past Them)

Michele Lian | Posted 05.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

My goal with this post is to leverage off my mistakes (and I've stumbled with many of the obstacles I've outlined below) to build that awareness within you and help you pin-point what yours are--if you're struggling with this particular area of your life -- so that you can start clearing the path to your goal.

27 'Health Foods' That Aren't Really All That Healthy

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.06.2017 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You're dining out with friends, or maybe taking a trip to a topnotch supermarket. You know that chocolate lava cake, boxes of candy, and deep-fried fi...

Stove Top Aged Cheddar Mac n Cheese with Pancetta Sage Breadcrumbs

Selena Sharpless | Posted 05.10.2017 | Taste
Selena Sharpless

When it comes to food I have strong opinions on what I like and what I don't. Actually this pertains to all aspects of my life; there is just no time for wishy washy in-betweens.

5 Easy Tips For Perfectly Reheated And Delicious Leftovers

SELF | Posted 05.07.2017 | Taste

Give those dishes a second shot. For SELF, by Audrey Bruno. Photo: Louise Lister, Getty Images/Graphic by Jocelyn Runice Coming home to lefto...

Exercise Empathy

Rupa Mehta | Posted 05.06.2017 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

I promise once you've taken the time to ask and analyze your approach to empathy and how you practice it, you'll walk away with a deeper understanding of yourself and how to navigate relationships with others.