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An Eggselent Protein

Bill & Claire Wurtzel | Posted 05.19.2013 | Taste
Bill & Claire Wurtzel

It's amazing that I love eggs, considering that I lived on a chicken farm for seven years when I was a kid and I ate eggs seven days a week.

Help Us Shape a Vision for a Healthy Planet

Andreas Merkl | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Andreas Merkl

How do we create prosperity for all without destroying the natural world that sustains us? We can do this, but we must first awaken to what is truly needed.

The Crushing Truth on How to Lose Weight and Get Healthy

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Sorensen

A beginning rock climber doesn't list Mount Everest as the first mountain they're going to start rock climbing. It has to come in steps. If you have to lose 20 pounds, make your first goal five pounds, then the next goal five pounds, and so on.

Best Source Of Vegetable Protein, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

According to health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer, starchy beans, including black beans, red beans, kidney beans and garbanzo beans are terrific opti...

WATCH: The Art Of Making Tempeh

Liza de Guia | Posted 01.31.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"For a vegetarian, in particular, it's the best kind of protein you can eat."

Eat More Protein After Working Out, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

When you're replenishing after your workout, you want to include some protein because it helps your body absorb the carbohydrates you're eating, accor...

What To Eat Before Your Workout, From Terri Walsh (WATCH)

Posted 08.20.2013 | MarloThomas

Protein is best when you're eating before a workout. Celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh explained how protein gives you a stea...

The Protein Myth: Why You Need Less Protein Than You Think

Jessica Jones, MS, RD | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Jessica Jones, MS, RD

Before gulping down that protein shake after a workout, or subbing a large steak for carbs and fats at lunch and dinner, calculate your actual needs to make sure the extra protein is really necessary. It's probably isn't.

If Carbs Are So Bad For You, Why Are They So Good For Athletes?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Carbohydrates have long been considered the most important source of energy for any type of muscle activity, be it leaping over a hurdle or climbing out of bed.

Do Chia Seeds Deserve Their Health Hype?

EatingWell | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

I had never heard of chia until a couple of years ago when a health-minded friend started crowing about her latest superfood. "It's loaded with omega-3s; the Aztecs used to grow it," she told me. Intrigued, I wanted to find out if chia truly did deserve the health hype.

A Hunger to Live Longer: Do Calorie-Restricted Diets Promote Longevity and Slow Aging?

Rob Brooks | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Rob Brooks

Want to live a long time? Who doesn't? Quite a number of smart people have staked their hopes for long life on restricting their calorie intake. It's an idea that rests on a not-inconsiderable body of evidence. But some new developments suggest it may be a questionable strategy.

Legumes: A Terrific Vegetarian Protein Option

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Legumes -- a class of vegetables including beans, peas, and lentils -- are terrific to include in the diet. They are rich in and fiber and chock full of vitamins and minerals, including folate, manganese, iron, potassium, magnesium, and copper.

Can Eating Breakfast Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

If you're someone who regularly skips breakfast, it might be time to restructure your morning to fit it in. The immediate and long-term effects are an investment in your health and wellbeing.

Protein Tips For Vegetarians, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Vegetarians need to make sure they get enough protein from non-animal sources. Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer filled me in on the best foods to...

How To Get Off The Diet Merry-Go-Round

Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS

Whether you've tried one too many fad diets, have fallen off the bandwagon, or just want tips for lifetime weight management, you can clean up your diet with a few simple tweaks.

5 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats

Amie Valpone | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Amie Valpone

With a variety of fresh fruits, herbs and spices -- your taste buds are in for a party without the saturated fat and believe me -- they won't know the difference.

Network Evolution: How Natural Genetic Engineering Builds Circuits in the Genome

James A. Shapiro | Posted 08.14.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

A major advance in our understanding of heredity and genetics is recognizing that organism characters are produced by networks and not by individual "gene products."

Choosing the Right Breakfast Cereal

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 08.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

The cereal aisle in a supermarket can be as intimidating as walking into a room of complete strangers. Think of this as your cereal code book. Following the criteria here will help you make better choices when it comes to your cereal bowl.

How Natural Genetic Engineering Solves Problems in Protein Evolution

James A. Shapiro | Posted 07.24.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

A good way to see how natural genetic engineering facilitates the evolutionary process is to review what we have learned about protein evolution.

Alicia Silverstone Talks Protein

Alicia Silverstone | Posted 07.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Alicia Silverstone

Perhaps the most common question veggies get is, "But where do you get your protein?" Concerned mothers, incredulous friends, and curious coworkers all want to know!

How To Build A Healthier Breakfast

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

The benefits of breakfast are almost too numerous to list. I find that more and more people now know that they should eat breakfast -- but they still ask me what to eat. My advice is to eat traditional foods.

Protein: Not Less, Just Different

Phil Lempert | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

With our typical proteins' prices on the rise, the question is whether, as the culture of our population shifts to a more diverse ethnic mix, will popular protein sources from around the world end up on supermarket shelves?

You're Never too Old for Love

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 06.15.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

We met online. He was from West Virginia; I'm from New Jersey. He was looking for Happily Ever After. I was looking for something to do Saturday nights.

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

Organic Authority.com | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home
Organic Authority.com

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.

Getting Protein With A Vegetarian Diet, From Joy Bauer

Posted 12.01.2011 | Women

Nutrition Expert Joy Bauer discusses how to make the right choices and try the right foods when trying out a vegetarian diet. Have you tried a vegetar...