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5 Things You Should Stop Saying to People who are on a Diet

Angeles Burke | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

Just because someone is on a diet does not mean that they cannot give in to some indulgences. Doing so actually helps dieters adhere to their overall diet plan long-term. So don't rain on a dieter's parade by making them feel guilty for trying to enjoy a little planned treat.

Happy (Healthy) Halloween

Layla Demay | Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy
Layla Demay

Trick-or-treat just got a new meaning!

What 200 Calories Of Your Favorite Halloween Candy Looks Like

SELF | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

We'd like to imagine that all those Halloween sweets won't affect us. But in reality, they're far from calorie-free.

Trend Spotting: 7 Top Food Trends

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

This year, the expo portion of the event drew more than 350 food and nutrition related exhibitors. It's here that new products and innovations are launched and food trends come to life.

The Best Simple Vegan Cake Recipe

Juhea Kim | Posted 12.28.2014 | Taste
Juhea Kim

This is one basic cake that is far from boring, that even die-hard chocoholics will love.

5 Banana Recipes For Athletes

Marissa Schroder | Posted 12.27.2014 | Taste
Marissa Schroder

Bananas are an athlete staple.

5 Lessons We Wish We Were Taught in School

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 12.24.2014 | College
Erin Reghenzani

Whether all of this is news to you or you've only just started to realise some of these truths now is your chance to change for the better and start living a life full of love, wealth and happiness.

The Power of Food: Belief vs. Reality

James Beard Foundation | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
James Beard Foundation

While our study suggests that we've reached a tipping point, with Americans now recognizing that eating healthfully is key to their body and mind, there's still a disparity between what they believe and how they act.

I'll Have a Glass of Grapefruit Juice With My Bacon Fat

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

A dieting concept that is more than 80 years old and should have been laughed out of existence now suddenly may have some validity. The concept is grapefruit juice.

5 Healthy Essentials To Keep In Your Pantry

Katherine Brooking | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Katherine Brooking

Could your pantry be the key to improving your diet and helping you peel off pounds? Here are five pantry essentials that I always have on hand to whip up healthy meals at a moment's notice.

What Are You Bringing To The Table When You Serve Dinner?

Donna Fish | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Donna Fish

Too often, we are focused on feeding our children and giving them good eating habits at the expense of paying attention to our own "food attitudes" that we bring to the table.

7 Healthy Treats To Trick Your Taste Buds This Halloween

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.21.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

It's no fun to sit on the sidelines while everyone else mainlines chocolate.

Pancakes for Everyone Else But Me -- Wellness Quest

John McElhenney | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
John McElhenney

I love pancakes. But I need the butter and syrup to make them extraordinary. So, today, at breakfast I made a smashing round of Pumpkin Spiced panca...

The New Junk Food Marketing to Kids: Health Food Marketing to Adults

Ali Cherry | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

As we expect more from "healthy," we'll start making better choices and perhaps model for our children a better relationship with food marketing.

Vegetarianism Isn't All or Nothing

Amelia Shroyer | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amelia Shroyer

Throughout this evolution of my diet, I have been amazed and bewildered by the reactions I get from non-vegetarians when I tell someone I'm a vegetarian. Why, all of a sudden, were people who don't alter their diets berating me for not fitting into their idea of what mine should be?

Is There a Me Inside of Here That Is Dying to Get Out?

John McElhenney | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
John McElhenney

I suppose there's nothing wrong with it, seeing uber-fit young women as a way to imagine and motivate ourselves to go to the gym, but that's not really the kind of inner-motivation I need. Personally I find these type of images a bit demotivational.

Are Your Whole Grains Really as Healthy as You Think They Are?

Epicurious | Posted 10.15.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

by Joanne Camas We're being told to eat more whole grains. There's no escaping the message. But do most people know exactly what "whole grain" mean...

A Fitness Trainer Comes Clean About Exercise-Related Weight Gain

Kelly Coffey | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Coffey

"That's not fair, Coffey," you say. "If all other factors remain the same, adding exercise should result in weight loss!" Yes, and all women should get equal pay for equal work and everyone on the planet should have the right to die with dignity, but that just ain't how things pan out.

7 Delicious Homemade Dips For Sunday Football Season

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.15.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The best thing about serving dips is that they're just as easy to eat -- as they are to make.

Skinny Steak Stew in the Crockpot

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

The savory flavor from the shoulder roast blends perfectly with the teriyaki taste of the potatoes and vegetables.

5 Myths About Supplements for Back Pain

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

When researching supplements to help with back pain, always be sure that you are getting your information from legitimate and verified sources. While the Internet can provide a great deal of information, there is a lot of false information out there.

The Simple Guide to Cooking for the Week in 3 Hours or Less

Val Bisharat | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Val Bisharat

I'm a health and wellness professional who dislikes cooking. An inconvenient truth. Over the years, I've created a weekly cooking system that minimiz...

Pine Nuts: Mongol Style

Nomin Dari | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Nomin Dari

As I am walking through the forest, my Mongolian friend, Baagi, throws up a bulky stick up into the branches of a pine tree. I stand cautiously back and look up to see two pinecones fall to the ground.

3 Simple Ways to Overcome the 3 O'Clock Slump

Kirsi Paalanen | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Paalanen

There is more to having boundless energy than just drinking an energy drink. It's a lifestyle. It's about eating the right foods and having the right habits. It's something once done right comes to you second nature.

Trick-or-Treat in High Heels

Margaret Marshall | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Strengthen your control to set you in the right direction for smart eating during the entire holiday season. This is the start needed to continue into the heart of the holiday season, so you will be able to awake on New Year's Day feeling empowered.