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Supermarkets Say: Please Don't Buy the Crap We Sell

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business
Marty Kaplan

Giving consumers a no-brainer tool while they're standing in the supermarket aisle is surely a more promising way to stop the slow-motion suicide we call the American way of eating than declaring March to be National Nutrition Month.

You Lose Years With Extra Weight, From Rocco DiSpirito (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

While leading a healthy lifestyle can be difficult, it's important to realize the effect it has on how long we live. Celebrity chef and author Rocco D...

'The People's Chef' Launches Affordable, Nutritious Cooking Classes for Low-Income Families

Suzanne Skees | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

The kids in Dayton, Ohio won't go hungry or undernourished if local Chef Anthony Tyrone Head has anything to say about it. Beginning in March, the Dayton Christian Center will run a four-week series on affordable, nutritious cooking for their childcare facility's parents.

6 Foods To Eat For Pain

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 03.01.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Soothing the aches When you get out of bed in the morning do you make a sort of “oyyyyyyy…aaaagggh" groan that...

Supercharge Your Day With Superfoods

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

We used to think that "a calorie is a calorie" and all foods basically impacted our bodies the same way. We now know that's not true. In fact, there are some foods that are truly super -- they pack the biggest nutritional bang even in small portions and help fight diseases.

Why Cooking Can Save Your Life

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The cure for what ails us -- both in our bodies and in our nation -- can be found in the kitchen. It is a place to rebuild community and connection, strengthen bonds with family and friends, teach life-giving skills to our children, and enrich and nourish our bodies and our souls.

Look Familiar? How To Plan Your Meals This Week

Kris Carr | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Kris Carr

When you're the conscious captain in your kitchen, you'll feel better mentally and physically. That means less garbage (and excuses), and more love in your belly. You feel centered and grounded because you're ahead of the game at home.

Sustainability: Going Beyond the Buzz

Intent | Posted 04.24.2013 | Green

For the sake of you health, your children's health, and for environmental health, our food systems need to be realigned with principles that focus on long-term sustainability. That process starts with you asking the right questions.

6 Ways To Host The Best (And Healthiest!) Oscar Party

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Let's be honest -- you don't really want to gorge yourself while watching your favorite fit celebrities strut their stuff on the red carpet. It's a surefire way to feel not so good about yourself. But you can watch the Oscars in style while keeping it skinny.

Eat Healthy! Everybody's Doing It!

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What do you think is going to lead more students to the salad bar: telling them that most of their friends eat salad, or stating that eating salad is good for you?

Cleveland Start-Up Seeing Green

Economic and Community Development Institute | Posted 04.22.2013 | Small Business
Economic and Community Development Institute

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif Nothing exemplifies the spirit of entrepreneurs like a community cooperative project designed to employ more than 25 employee-owners within the first year. This is just what one Cleveland, Ohio based company has undertaken

5 Easy Ways To Eat Healthy On A Tight Budget

Tana Amen | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Tana Amen

Here are my top five tips for eating healthy when you are on a tight budget. Follow them, and you'll find eating well is much easier, cheaper, and more delicious than you ever imagined. Yes, it may mean changing your habits and priorities a bit, but I assure you the results will be worth it.

7 Food Swaps Science Says You Should Make Right Now

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

There's a lot of confusing information about food out there. Here are seven easy changes you can make today to help settle some of these health questions in your life, and start on the path to a longer, healthier life.

Rewriting The Low-Sodium Rules

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

I refused to eat bland food or feel like a second-class culinary citizen because of my diet. And in a world where salt sits on a flavor pedestal, I decided that it was time to rewrite the low-sodium rules (uninspiring) and prove that salt-free dishes could keep up (exciting).

On the Road Again

Marisa Churchill | Posted 04.10.2013 | Taste
Marisa Churchill

Staying healthy while on the road has been a theme for me lately. Whether you are a frequent flyer, or just need a little extra inspiration, here are a few tips I picked up recently that will help to make traveling and eating healthfully easier to pull off.

13 Foods To Add To Your Diet In 2013

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Like clothing, music, and celebrities, certain foods come and go in terms of popularity. Here are 13 that may help you improve your health, assist your weight-loss efforts, or just give you the chance to give your taste buds something new!

Easy Asian Recipes

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 04.06.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Tyler Lee

It's Chinese New Year and our 52 New Foods adventure has landed us in the heart of San Francisco -- Chinatown. Are you hungry? Let's stop for a bite.

10 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill While Eating Healthier

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
Danielle Nierenberg

Many of us are trying to eat at home these days, but grocery shopping can be overwhelming. The simple chore of buying food involves many variables. Here's how to find the sweet spot to grocery shopping where wellbeing meets frugality.

6 Healthy Dinners In 30 Minutes Or Less

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani You know vegetables and lean meats are good for you. Here's how to make them taste better than ever. ...

Where's the Food? My First Trip to an American Grocery Store As a Mom

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 03.31.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

The first time I went to the Kroger here in North Carolina, it was literally dizzying. I had to hold onto the cart. How would I ever find anything, and HOW LONG would this shopping trip take?

Taco Bell Pulls Controversial Ad

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Taco Bell is pulling a TV ad after receiving complaints that it discouraged people from eating vegetables. The ad by the fast-food chain ...

Cooking Up Healthy Food and Job Creation in Atlanta

Create Jobs for USA | Posted 03.30.2013 | Impact
Create Jobs for USA

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifWith no personal debt, some cash in hand, and a great credit score, we thought opening a business would be easy. How wrong we were!

Slim-Down Dinners From Around The World

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Skip the predictable stir-fries and low-fat cheese enchiladas, and try one of these delicious meals that use healthy ingredients i...

Let's Put Our Plates Together: A Letter to the Food Industry

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

As part of the food community, we have a responsibility to do our part and play a role in combating childhood obesity. The answer is prevention, and promoting the importance of family dinners is a terrific place for our community to lead the war against obesity-related disease.

How To Pick A Healthy, Whole-Grain Product

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health identified 545 grain products, looked at them through five different whole-grain criteria, and evaluated which criterion best measures the healthfulness of the product.