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Can Your Mind Influence Your Weight?

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Ruani

I'm talking about a sensible balance, where we eat wisely and healthily, and indulge every now and then, but merely observe our minds a little, catching ourselves when we think negative about what we are eating. The difference is in the mind.

Health Ills That Can Come With Years of Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

When I was diagnosed at 18, I was told my lifespan would be 15 years shorter than if I hadn't gotten diabetes. Yet today many say that people with Type 1 diabetes may outlive others because we have to take care of ourselves.

Cutting Food Stamps Hampers the War Against Obesity

Gary Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Gary Stein

For the health of those vulnerable Americans, there needs to be more funding, not less. A stout body type used to be a sign of wealth, but not anymore.

One Man Asks: "How Can There Be So Much Food Waste in This Country?"

Rich Polt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rich Polt

With only his pick-up truck and a few plastic storage bins for food, Arthur would routinely transport as much as he could carry to a local nonprofit. However, as Gather began to expand, a few bins turned into dozens, and the pick-up truck turned into a full-fledged refrigerated truck.

Eating at Rouge Tomate, America's Best Healthy Restaurant

Scott Mowbray | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Scott Mowbray

New York's Rouge Tomate opened five years ago as an offshoot of a Belgian restaurant with a philosophy called SPE: basically good sourcing, preparation, portioning, and balance. So how's the chow at what remains the most ambitious healthy-cooking restaurant in the country?

Trying To Talk To My Family And Integrate Healthy Foods Into Our Lifestyles

Cyndi Lauper | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Cyndi Lauper

When you are a parent, you learn quickly it's all about how quick you need to move when you are maneuvering homework, travel sports and dinner. That's a complicated situation.

Harvesting Hope

Stephen Ritz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Stephen Ritz

Across America, marginalized and high need communities are phenomenal incubators for progressive change. As the health of the South Bronx goes, so goes the health of NYC and the nation. Our replicable model can move our nation forward.

David Greenwalt: The 4 Fallacies of Undereating -- and How to Overcome This Negative Thinking

Red Room | Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Red Room

If you believe undereating is the solution to fat loss or that undereating is the cause of your weight stall, you may have fallen victim to the fallacies of the underfed metabolism.

The First Rule of Diet Club Is Don't Talk About Diet Club

Food Riot | Posted 12.14.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

When did it become societally acceptable to talk about whatever diet you're on to anyone and everyone who will listen?

Bringing a Globally-Responsible Dark Chocolate to Profitability: My Interview With Sarah Endline, Founder of sweetriot

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

Sweetriot has sold millions of units, has taken in millions in revenue, sources internationally, and is sold around the United States. Sarah and I met for lunch recently to discuss her path to becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Navigating a World of Groundbreaking Studies

Leo Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Leo Brown

As camps of scientists, all with fancy degrees, bicker over whether meat, dairy or carbs are bad for you as they jockey to release the latest groundbreaking research, the public is apt to zone out. Studies say chocolate is good for me? Now it's bad for me? Whatever.

How To Stay Healthy On The Road

Collette Stohler | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Collette Stohler

When it comes to eating healthy on the go, it's all about preparation. Sure, you can stick to your healthy eating when you have the time to prepare your own meals, but what happens when you have to leave your Paleo cocoon and enter the real world?

What You Don't Know About Common Fruits May Surprise You

The Stir | Posted 11.30.2013 | Taste
The Stir

Need some great dinner-party small talk? Read on.

Best Healthy Lunch Box Snack Recipes

Stacie Billis | Posted 11.27.2013 | Taste
Stacie Billis

These snacks are three healthy lunch box goodies that get my kids jazzed about lunch time.

What This Organic Food CEO Can Teach Everyone About Balance

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.27.2013 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

What If Everything You Knew About Weight Loss Was Wrong? (Part 1 of 2)

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Over the past few decades, we've been trying harder and harder to be healthy and fit. The result: We got heavy and sick. What's going on here? When did healthy and fit start making us heavy and sick? And why is everyone calling us lazy gluttons?

The Ethical Burrito

Nathan Risinger | Posted 11.25.2013 | Business
Nathan Risinger

Occasionally an advertisement bucks trends, grabbing our attention without the aid of the biggest football game of the year. Against all odds Chipotle seems to have done just that.

Healthy Eats for the Road

Food Riot | Posted 11.23.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

If you, like me, have vowed to put some time into packing the car with good foods for an upcoming road trip, here are some of my ultimate favorites to make for the road. What are your favorite healthy treats to pack for the car?

The Regal Vegan: Fooling Jewish Grandmothers w/Faux Gras

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.19.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Ella Nemova, the Founder and Chief Faux Gras-preneur of The Regal Vegan, an artisan food company in Brooklyn focused on decadent vegan treats. Her opinions are fiery, and her suggestions eye-opening.

No More Boring PB&J: Healthy Sandwich Ideas for Kids and Adults

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

As a mom and nutritionist, I always get questions about how to pack healthy, nutritious lunches for both kids and adults. Sandwiches are a lunch box staple, but they can get pretty boring day after day after day, especially if you're always relying on that old standby, PB&J.

Easy, Protein-Packed School Lunch Recipes

Stacie Billis | Posted 11.10.2013 | Taste
Stacie Billis

When you make either recipe, be sure to whip up a double batch: I guarantee you'll want these for your lunch, too!

Top 5 Reasons to Eat a Plant-Based Diet

Carole Bartolotto | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Carole Bartolotto

It's hard to argue with a plant-based diet when it benefits our health, waistline, environment, wallet, and conscience.

Organic: Better? Sure. More Nutritious? Hmmmm

Neil Zevnik | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

If you're asking your organic foodstuffs to give you super-human nutrition, then you're likely to be disappointed.

Transforming Food Deserts and Swamps to Fight Obesity

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Hopefully, as the problem of food deserts and swamps gains greater recognition, communities will implement innovative and creative solutions. The USDA's Healthy Food Financing Initiative should focus on supporting this kind of innovation in communities across the country.

A $39 Investment Puts Soccer Mom On Her Way To Making Millions

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...