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Obesity Swept the Nation and Now Healthy Schools are Taking it Back... With Your Help

Rob Bisceglie | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact
Rob Bisceglie

There are many incredible and life-changing improvements around health taking place in schools across the country right now, led by everyday heroes who deserve and need our support.

Why Canned Food Drives Alone Won't Solve America's Hunger Crisis

Posted 04.22.2015 | Parents

When it comes to hunger in the United States, we’re faced with some scary statistics: according to a 2014 study by Feeding America, 49.1 million Ame...

6 Healthy Foods to Help Keep Your Hunger Pangs Away

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

I have never been a fan of deprivation diets -- or any diet for that matter. It is more important to develop lifelong habits you can sustain. One such habit is choosing "go to" foods that you enjoy and that also make you feel full.

Your Cheese Habit Probably Won't Make You Obese

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Bring on the full-fat yogurt and coffee with cream! In an effort to study how diet affects long-term weight gain, researchers have spent the past 1...

Thousands Of Ingredients Are Being Added To Our Food And The FDA Has No Idea

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Think the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has inspected all of your food? Not so, thanks to a loophole in a 57-year-old law. According to ...

Wealth Battles Health in New PlantPure Nation Documentary

Linda Watson | Posted 04.16.2015 | Entertainment
Linda Watson

The documentary follows them and another advocate of whole foods, plant-based eating as they lobby the Kentucky legislature and run a series of short eating trials in a small North Carolina town.

3 Real Contributors to the Obesity Epidemic

Lorie Eber | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

We're in the midst of an obesity epidemic that is contributing to chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes at never-before-seen rates. Have you ever wond...

Here's What Happened When A Troubled Liquor Store Also Started Selling Fresh Produce

The Huffington Post | Jordyn Holman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact

This story first appeared in Intersections South L.A., a publication of the Annenberg Media Center, on December 1, 2014. A store stayed true to...

Move It: Why a Clean Gut and Home Determine Your Level of Success

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

One of the most overlooked ways of optimizing your health and success is to flush anything, anything, out of your home that doesn't serve a purpose....

9 Foods That Keep You Feeling Full Longer

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Sticking to a low-calorie diet in an effort to lose weight immediately presents one big challenge: hung...

What Nutrition Experts Eat On Vacation

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're a healthy eater who practices portion control, you know a vacation can put a dent in your healthy lifestyle. Whether you're kicking back and...

Enough Distractions: Let's Address the Real Causes of Diet-Related Diseases

Dr. Derek Yach | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Derek Yach

Placing the blame on carbohydrates does nothing but add confusion to an environment already saturated with mixed nutrition messages, and distracts us from addressing the real cause of the obesity epidemic: modern-day environments.

Three Food Concepts That Conquered Kickstarter

Ariel Kramer | Posted 02.20.2015 | Small Business
Ariel Kramer

When you read about the companies that raise money on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter they are usually mobile applications, games, or cool elect...

Making Healthy Food Children's No. 1 Priority

José Andrés | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact
José Andrés

When I came to this country more than 20 years ago, I wanted to change the world. As a chef, I am always exploring the possibilities of what food -- amazing, delicious, fresh food -- can do for the people of America, the people of the world.

Healthy Food, Like Clean Water, Should Be a Staple

Linda P. Fried | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact
Linda P. Fried

Healthy food is primarily provided through private enterprise, not public systems. But public policies -- at the federal, state, or local levels -- should ensure its availability and accessibility, and our culture and business practices should reinforce that.

8 Reasons To Eat More Avocado

David Zinczenko | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

With its proven ability to lower cholesterol, quell hunger pangs and even spot-reduce belly fat, the avocado is arguably a perfect dietary staple for weight loss.

17 Brown Rice Recipes That Won't Bore You To Death

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Taste

We promise they won't put you to sleep.

4 Steps to Detoxify Your Kitchen

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Most likely, the food industry holds your kitchen hostage. No doubt your cupboards and pantry are filled with ultra-processed fare. Detoxifying your kitchen allows you to escape these shackles and transform your kitchen to a place of wellness.

The New 'It' Veggies -- And How to Eat Them

Posted 02.02.2015 | OWN

Here are the new stars of the produce aisle that you've got to try this year. By Lynn Andriani @media only screen and (min-width : 5...

Healthier Takes on Cold-Weather Classics

PureWow | Posted 02.02.2015 | Taste
PureWow

We definitely can't survive on green juice alone, so we put lighter spins on comforting favorites.

Do You Have Metabol-Envy?

Lauren Slayton | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Slayton

Yesterday, I sat with a friend, and she said if she could have one wish it would be to be able to eat whatever she wanted and not gain weight. I clari...

Vegetarianism: Dirty Little Secrets

Lorie Eber | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

I eat mostly vegetables and fruit, some complex carbs and small amounts of fish and chicken. Ironically, I am much closer to being a true vegetarian today than I ever was when I declared myself one as a naïve teenager.

If It Can Rot, Eat It

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.29.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

Fresh food -- the stuff of life that nourishes, builds, and heals and that, with its rich abundance of nutrients, should make up the bulk of a healthy diet -- boasts a fundamental difference from its prepackaged and processed cousins: It is able to rot.

5 Homemade Soups to Keep You Warm Through Winter

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Hannah Helsabeck

Making soups from scratch yields delicious meals and helps limit your family's exposure to chemicals and added ingredients found in canned soups. As I've touched upon a little in this post, I always like to take it one step further by using safer food containers made of glass and stainless steel to help limit my use of plastics.

Gourmet Game Day

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Like millions of Americans, my family loves to watch the Super Bowl every year. My foodie husband, Ed, and I have a passion for the power of good, hea...