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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.

5 Nutrition 'Rules' That Should Make You Skeptical

Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By Janet Helm for U.S. News We all know about the book and movie with “shades of grey” in the title. That phrase may conjure up certain images ...

10 Foods That Fight Inflammation

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Chronic inflammation is a common thread among a wide spread of conditions like stroke, cancer, obesity, Alzheimer's, heart disease, arthritis and depr...

Top Wellness Experts Show Us How They Fuel Their Day

The Fashion Spot | Sharon Feiereisen | Posted 04.10.2015 | Style

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but setting the tone with a dish that’s nutritious, easy to put together and tasty isn’t...

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...

This Business Model Cuts Profits To Give Poor Communities Access To Healthy Food

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact

One nonprofit is using its expertise on bringing better foods into underserved areas to help other groups hoping to do the same. D.C. Central Kit...

Your Diet: Should You Add or Subtract?

Alan Christianson | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

There is no debate you can improve your health by improving your diet. You may think cutting out unhealthy foods is the main way to do so. Certainly...

Top 10 Ways to Eat Healthier Under $6 a Day

Ornish Living | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Ornish Living

One of the misconceptions of a whole food, plant-based approach is that its more expensive than a packaged, fast food, typical American approach. Fortunately, this is not true.

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...

6 Little-Known Whole Grains That Pack A Healthy Punch

Next Avenue | Maureen Callahan | Posted 11.07.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Including plenty of whole grains in your diet puts you at lower risk for diabetes, heart disease an...

10 Foods You Might Be Eating Wrong

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Once you have mastered a liking for these healthier food options, the next logical step is to prepare in the best way for maximum nutrient density!

8 Healthy Foods That Aren't Always Good For You

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

There are a TON of foods out there that somehow have earned the moniker of "healthy" foods. Now, with some of these, sure, there's plenty of nutritional value, but that doesn't make them a "freebie."

5 Health Foods That Can Tax Your Digestive System

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

I know what you're thinking. Please, not another list of things I can't eat! No, that's not what this post is all about. Think of it more as a troubleshooting session -- finding hidden culprits that could be behind some of your digestive woes and exploring how to make these foods easier to digest.

Here Are 25 Simple Ways To Eat Just A Little Bit Better. All You Have To Do Is Pick One

Katie Morford | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morford

There's always room for fine tuning our eating habits. Here are 25 ideas to boost nutrients, cut empty or excess calories, eat more sustainably, or all of the above.

My Ease Into Veganese

Joanne Dagonese | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Joanne Dagonese

I have always been a health food buff and gained a reputation among family and friends for my "interesting" creations (aka, kitchen lab experiments). ...

4 Recipes To Make After Having A Bad Day

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

These easy dishes don't require a ton of brainpower and contain ingredients that just might have you doing a dance of joy right in your kitchen. By...

Healthy Eating Is Not A Contest

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

I wore what I didn't eat like a badge of honor. As a certified health coach, I felt like it was important to "walk the talk" and make sure that I was taking exceptional care of myself; but like every other thing in life, you can take even good things too far!

These 10 Young People Are Changing The Food System In Huge Ways

EcoWatch | Posted 07.25.2014 | Impact

Innovations in agriculture don’t just come from veteran environmentalists or food industry heavyweights. In fact, many incredibly inspiring projects...

A Dietitian's Top 20 Picks at Trader Joe's

Katie Morford | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morford

Even though "convenience food" is often code for junk food, it's not always the case. Take Trader Joe's, for instance, which does a pretty darn good job of offering "quick and easy" that is also rather healthy.

Delicious Creepy Crawly Snacks Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.07.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Our six-legged neighbors could solve the problems of growing poverty.

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #1: Defy Convention

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

For me, defying convention has never been about wanting to be different. It has been about wanting to have a snowball's chance in hell of staying healthy in a world that has often seemed intent on making me sick, fat, and depressed.

Eat for Abs

Brandon Drenon | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Overnight oat recipes have become very popular trends in the health community. They require minimal preparation and are a readily available option for those with busy morning schedules. To prepare it is easy.

Persian Feast With Shiva Rose

Golriz Moeini | Posted 05.21.2014 | Style
Golriz Moeini

A charming afternoon I spent at at my remarkable girlfriend Shiva Rose's house, where we dove in and made a tasty Persian feast together for her unp...

Save Money and Calories at the Same Time!

Brandon Drenon | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

A common misconception and frequent rebuttal from those reluctant converts to the world of clean eating is that it's too expensive. The belief that it costs more money to eat fruits and vegetables over processed goods that contain more ingredients is far from the truth.