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6 Ways We Can Use Taste and Smell to Optimize Our Nutrition

Healthy Harlequin | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Healthy Harlequin

Though talks of tongue and smell might not be the trendiest of health news at the moment, they are no doubt the senses that are most intimately linked to our nutrition -- and therefore indispensable to our everyday journey towards better health.

5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid

Common Sense Media | Posted 01.28.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Here are five ways to immunize your kids against poor body image, with conversation starters, media picks and resources to support your discussions.

Something New Can Help Beat the Winter Blues

Marki Flannery | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

The bottom line is that if you find yourself feeling depressed, you can't expect your condition to resolve itself -- you need to do something about it!

Gourmet Game Day

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 01.28.2015 | 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...


Gabi Holzwarth | Posted 01.26.2015 | Women
Gabi Holzwarth

These three paintings of goddesses posing in all of their majesty and grace, appear very different than the women worshipped in today's magazines and advertisements.

Forget 'Diet' -- Instead, 'Edit'

Melanie Young | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I am not a fan of the the words "detox" or "diet." I also don't believe in giving up what brings me pleasure to be healthy. Pleasure is healthy. Why give it up? We should have more, not less, in our lives.

Low-Carb Lasagna With A Curry Twist

Food Fanatic | Posted 01.19.2015 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Zucchini: saving surprise date nights and evenly possibly saving marriages, one dinner at a time.

6 Superseeds To Sprinkle On Everything This Year

Epicurious | Posted 01.14.2015 | Taste

Never have such tiny foods packed such a nutritious punch.

3 Books to Help Kids Feel Good About Themselves and Their Bodies

Common Sense Media | Posted 01.12.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

We all want to find entertaining reads for our kids and tweens, but unfortunately, even some of the best stories reinforce body and gender stereotypes.

10 Travel Gadgets To Help You Sleep

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Conde Nast Traveler

This accessory is actually a slightly different take on the standard travel pillow. For this sleep aid, the "pillow" is worn just like a traditional scarf. An insert can be inflated into a pillow when you need it and deflated or removed when you don't.

Big Ag's Gifts for 2014

Andrew Gunther | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green
Andrew Gunther

It's a tradition of mine to write a note of gratitude to Big Ag for the many "gifts" they've bestowed upon us all over the past 12 months. Gifts that...

Practice 'Friendly Fitness' In the New Year

Angeles Burke | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

Make the gym a welcoming environment rather than one that is intimidating and unfriendly. Remember, we all are after the same goal of taking care of our bodies and living a healthier life. You can't be mad about someone making an effort to be a little bit better than they were last year.

15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD | Posted 01.02.2015 | Taste
Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD

As we ring in the new year, let's embrace snacking as an opportunity to nourish our bodies with real, nutrient-dense food rather than processed food products. Satisfy the snack attack by fueling with options that have plenty of plant-powered protein and filling fiber.

5 Healthy and Delicious New Year's Resolution-Worthy Dishes

Caroline Phelps | Posted 12.29.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Eating well doesn't have to be an exercise in self denial. In fact, preparing and eating flavorful, satisfying food that just happens to be good for you will do more than just make you look and feel better.

Cooking Healthfully For Your Little One

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 12.23.2014 | Parents
Anita Mirchandani

As I embark on the journey of feeding my son "real" food, I wanted to do some research on the best approaches. I may counsel a variety of people from all backgrounds, but delving into the "kiddie" world left me more intimidated than I anticipated. Luckily, I was able to reach out to my dietitian mom friends to get their advice on how to take the leap forward to my healthy New Year's goal.

6 Simple Ways to Stay Lean and Stress-Free During the Holidays

Nora Tobin | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

The six simple ways to look your best include a combination of fitness, nutrition and mindset strategies. These tips are meant to be easily implemented into your schedule during this crazy time of year.

How (and Why) to Be a Selfish Mom

Cozetta Lagemann | Posted 12.17.2014 | Parents
Cozetta Lagemann

I was the perfect example of a Martyr Mom -- a mom that exists just for her family, one who puts her interests and needs aside because there just isn't enough time in the day to do it all.

Are Carbs Evil?

Alan Christianson | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Today, people are much more wary of carbohydrates than fats. A few months ago, I was hanging out one evening with a different group of health-conscious friends. The evening treat of choice today is bacon and chocolate. Is this progress or a new fad?

15 Clean-Eating Thanksgiving Recipes

Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD

Eating fried onions from a can and MSG-laden condensed mushroom soup is NOT written in the laws of this cherished feast. With these healthier, whole foods-based Thanksgiving recipes, you can focus on stuffing the turkey, not yourself!

Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Food Fanatic | Posted 01.21.2015 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eati...

10 Things To Look For In A Personal Trainer

Jamie Walker | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Above all else, trust your gut. Look for a knowledgeable and experienced personal trainer who feels like the most natural fit. That's the one to hire because she'll not only help you reach your goals, but will also keep you feeling comfortable, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

Gratitude Beauty: My Fave Fragrances for Gifting, Receiving, and Glowing (or, a Truffle Pig's Guide to Natural Perfumes)

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.04.2015 | Style
Miriam Ava

You shouldn't settle for anything less than what genuinely thrills you, and that includes fragrance. Whether it's personal or atmospheric, scents carry energy that can impact you powerfully.

Copycat Panera Bread Cinnamon Crunch Bagels

Food Fanatic | Posted 01.03.2015 | Taste
Food Fanatic

The best part? These bagels are half whole wheat, contain NO butter and very minimal sugar.

Staying Lean This Halloween

Kerry Tepedino | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Kerry Tepedino

It's that time of year when tricks and treats seem to find their way into your pantry, much to the dismay of your weight loss and health goals.

5 Easy Fall Vegetable Dishes Your Family Will Love

Caroline Phelps | Posted 12.27.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

This is one bowl of comfort goodness!