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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 Like Us On Facebook | Follow Us On Twitter...

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...

What Nutritionists Eat For Lunch

Posted 01.29.2015 | OWN

We asked six pros what's on their plates. Surprise: It's not kale salad! By Lynn Andriani Like Us On Facebook | Follow Us On Twitter...

Creativity and the Ordinary

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts
Miriam Ava

Consider housekeeping your launchpad to happiness. Clearing away what no longer sparks joy (thanks, Marie Kondo), creating space for what you envision, and anticipating beauty -- that's what opens you up to the heavens. Let the good rush in and through you, and then ship your art.

Your Ultimate Guide To No-Bake Energy Bites & Bars

Caroline Kaufman, RDN | Posted 03.22.2015 | Taste
Caroline Kaufman, RDN

Make a batch on the weekend and stash them in the fridge for convenient, energizing, ready-to-go treats all week long.

Where's The Beef? 5 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes

Caroline Phelps | Posted 01.20.2015 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

The more I work with food, the more I save my love of meat for special occasions.

5 (Mostly Free) Perfect Gifts for Working Parents

Diana Chaplin | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Diana Chaplin

If you know someone who has little time for themselves, why not surprise them with a gift to show your love? Not the material kind that'll add to the already massive pile of "things" in their home, but the kind that fulfills their desire for a little relief.

Why Burmese Salads Are Better Than Yours

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.14.2015 | Taste

Sick of salad yet? You won't be.

4 Reasons to Ditch Your New Year's Resolution Diet

Jessica Donovan | Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Donovan

Start doing the things that make you happy now. Don't wait for that magical day when you fit into a certain dress size or are satisfied with the number on the scales to book your holiday to the beach or buy that little black dress. Live like you have already reached your goal, you will be happy and it will be much easier to achieve.

Your Only Hope Is to Get Healthier

Mark and Debbie Abbott | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark and Debbie Abbott

It's tempting to say at this stage of life that weight gain, poor health, and waning energy are inevitable. After all, disease is normal, and who has time to eat right and exercise? Actually, disease is not inevitable, and we do need to make time to eat right and exercise.

A New Year's Resolution That Benefits Everyone: Upgrading How We Evaluate and Shape Our Food Environment

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Schultz

For the field of nutrition, researchers can and should move beyond including baked chips, fat-free hot dogs, fat-free salad dressing and low-fat baked goods as a positive nutritional measurement of our food environment.

13 Snacks That Won't Derail Your Resolutions

Kelly Pfeiffer | Posted 03.09.2015 | Taste
Kelly Pfeiffer

Try one of these snacks made of real wholesome foods that satisfy and nourish.

4 Maple Syrup Meals Made In Breakfast Heaven

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

Maple syrup is standard with pancakes and waffles, but the natural sweetener can also work wonders on these four morning meals that you may not have c...

Weight Loss: Keep It Simple -- Put Your Health First

Steve Hirsch, MD | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Hirsch, MD

Most weight loss programs, in my opinion, are difficult to follow and are often very restrictive, requiring a great deal of discipline, which makes th...

Beyond Salad: 11 More Creative Ways to Eat Kale

Kelly Pfeiffer | Posted 03.04.2015 | Taste
Kelly Pfeiffer

Kale is a great veggie to incorporate into your weekly meals. But it doesn't have to be limited to salads. Kale is super versatile! Here are 11 kale recipes that go way beyond a boring salad.