As a busy doctor, I can understand how eating healthy might feel like a herculean demand and become short shift among the numerous demands in your life. While eating healthy on a time budget does require a little planning, it's easier than you might imagine.
Good nutrition is important, especially if you have cancer. The challenge for many is that chemotherapy can wreak havoc on your ability to eat.
I've never heard the words "chocolate milk" and "exercise" in the same sentence until recently. But research implies that drinking one cup of low-fat ...
We've rounded up a list of the most common (and if we're all honest, the lamest) excuses for not exercising, and we called on the help of several fitness experts to find out how to crush them.
We have a duty to our country and future generations to work towards turning around the grim statistics of sharply increasing incidences of cancer. We need increased resources for information, education and policies to help protect individuals, families and communities from cancer.
There is a world of difference between someone who inherently fears and mistrusts food to the point where they jeopardize their health and someone who is well-informed and aware of what they put into their body.
I recently had the opportunity to talk sugar, actually excess sugar, with a smart group of people at the James Beard Foundation Food Conference. Our p...
No, looking at the never-ending parade of quick-fix contestants, we cannot say which diet is best -- because none is.
In recent years, dietitians and public health advocates have focused their attention on raising awareness of the health consequences of consuming too ...
Revel in your own bite, then offer some with a casual, take-it-or-leave-it attitude. "Ooh, wilted spinach. That's good. I taste a little of that lemon. Would you like some, too?"
It's no secret that habitually overeating and indulging in too many treats can potentially lead to weight gain, but there are a few other less obvious and unfavorable holiday habits that you may acquire over the course of the season.
As a day that revolves mostly around food (and that falls in the center of a food-filled holiday season), it's only natural that you might feel stressed about overeating or gaining weight on Thanksgiving.
Dietitians follow nutrition research, and our recommendations always stem from human clinical trials conducted at reputable universities and published in top-tier medical journals.
It's a MIRACLE... Last Thursday I returned from the doctor's and I was the happiest girl alive, ready to announce to the world that I'm five MONTHS P...
The Berkeley sugary drinks law might be the experiment that provides the evidence that would justify similar measures in other cities.
If we are going to reverse this epidemic before it is too late, we must provide children with the knowledge to make healthy choices at young ages. Otherwise, who cares if kids know arithmetic and social studies if they don't live past their 35th birthdays?