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LuxEco Living | Posted 07.25.2016 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda Founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World TRAVELSMITH PRESENTS: THE CHUDA'S OUT IN AFRICA Preserving Afric...

Dear Big Soda: It's Time for a Change

Nancy Brown | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

There is a great debate taking place right now in America. Public health advocates are calling on soda makers to stop targeting our children and to stop targeting minorities. They are calling on celebrities to stop selling out to the industry and using their fame to peddle an unhealthy habit to their fans.

Ravioli Cupcakes

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.26.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Photograph by Quentin Bacon Adapted from Laurie David's The Family Cooks If you think about it, a ravioli is already a mini layered lasagna. All it n...

This Is The Greatest Poet You've Likely Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.10.2015 | Fifty

"Orange is the New Black" star Taylor Schilling will be among the featured readers in the first New York book event for Peggy Freydberg's Poems from t...

Laurie David Says Added-Sugar Labels Will Never Happen

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 08.03.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The Food and Drug Administration recently proposed that packaged foods indicate their quantity of added sugar in relation to recommended daily calorie...

The Poet Who Was Martha's Vineyard's Best-Kept Secret

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.03.2015 | Fifty

Peggy Freydberg may have been Martha's Vineyard's best-kept secret, but that's about to change. An elegant, beautiful and humble woman, Freydberg bega...

Laurie David On HuffPost's 10th Birthday: The Blog Is 'An Incredible Place To Vent Frustration'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 05.07.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

As one of HuffPost's launch-day bloggers back on May 9, 2005, environmental activist Laurie David discovered the HuffPost blog offered her a unique ne...

8 Badass Environmentalists You Should Know

Chantal Pierrat | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Chantal Pierrat

In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day, we're celebrating eight extraordinary women who have continuously advocated and rallied for our earth.

Quick and Yummy Quinoa Salad

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.25.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I first discovered this recipe in Laurie David's book The Family Cooks, which is a great cookbook! (And published by Rodale, by the way.) As Laurie pr...

Meatless Monday: Filling Michael Pollan's Prescription

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.10.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

In his 2008 book, In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan gave us the prescription in seven words -- "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." It's that si...

Congressman Tim Ryan: We Need Salad Bars In Every Public School Across America

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

With high rates of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases, heath care spending continues to rise, putting an enormous burden on the U.S. budget....

5 Tips for Getting Kids to Come to Dinner

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 11.22.2014 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Listen to your children's point of view without interrupting; perhaps they don't look forward to dinner because one sibling constantly teases them. The more you can get feelings out in the open, the more you'll reestablish yourselves as a team.

Laurie David Dishes on Family Dinner

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down for a quick interview with activist, author, and producer Laurie David to discuss her new documentary film Fed Up, which looks into our problematic sugar consumption.

Laurie David's Newest Release: A Cookbook Of Explosively Good Recipes

Kerry Trueman | Posted 06.27.2014 | Taste
Kerry Trueman

The 'summer porridge' recipe in Laurie David's new book The Family Cooks is so delicious, it's dangerous.

We Already Know Kids Eat Too Much Sugar, So Why Aren't More of Us 'Fed Up'?

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 07.16.2014 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

The idea that a calorie is a calorie, that everybody should just eat less and exercise more and that if you're overweight it's simply a matter of willpower -- all the stuff we've all come to accept as medial fact over the last few years -- is thrown out by the panel of experts in Fed Up.

Why All of Us Should Be Fed Up

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

What does it mean when the Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents the world's packaged food and drink industry, puts out a defensive press release about a documentary before it is released? I'd say it means they are scared, and, after viewing the new film Fed Up, I can understand why.

Are You Fed Up? You Will Be Soon

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

There's a new documentary out that aims to prove that "everything we've been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong." That'...

Christina Wilkie

Food Lobby Creates Stealth Campaign To Attack Anti-Obesity Film | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The world's largest food industry lobbying group is waging a stealth campaign to discredit the highly anticipated anti-obesity documenta...

Christopher Rosen

The Information In 'Fed Up' Might Save Your Life | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

"It's time for a new story, about the food we eat and the environment we want for our children." That sentence, part of Katie Couric's final bit of na...

Katie Couric, Laurie David and Stephanie Soechtig are Fed Up with America's Childhood Obesity Crisis (Video)

Rob Feld | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

While there have been many docs on obesity and America's industrial food industry, this one takes aim at the prevailing calories-in/calories-out model, which has dominated our view of weight gain for years.

Week in Film: Neighbors, Chef and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neighbors may not be a particularly well-thought-out film (huge third-act problems). But it has some of the biggest sustained laughs of the summer.

Katie Couric and Laurie David Are Fed Up: You Are What You Eat

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The skinny is this: See the documentary Fed Up for consciousness awareness regarding food. Katie Couric and Laurie David have joined forces with direc...

What's Worse For Your Brain: Sugar Or Cocaine?

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Think cocaine is bad for your brain? Then you might want to change the way you think about sugar. Eating high-sugar foods lights up your brain on an M...

WATCH: 'The Food Industry Hijacked Our Kitchens'

Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sarah Klein Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D., thought Betty Crocker was real. But Betty Crocker and other convenience food products instead symbolize th...

Christopher Rosen

What It's Like To Fight The MPAA -- And Win | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

Late Wednesday, the Motion Picture Association of America reversed its ban on the poster for "Fed Up," a new documentary about the food industry and i...