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The Health Dangers Of Soy

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Who hasn't heard of the marvels of soy? The marketing bandwagon has touted soy as the perfect health food for decades. But could something that sounds so healthful actually be dangerous?

Soy and Your Health

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Soybeans are handy. Aside from the traditional foods they bring us, they transform into tasty substitutes for milk, yogurt, bacon, burgers, and more. With no animal fat, cholesterol, or sensitizing animal proteins, they side-step the problems that animal products can cause.

My Brief Encounter With Katie Holmes and Her Entourage

JJ Keith | Posted 09.08.2012 | Entertainment
JJ Keith

In 2005 I was a 25-year-old barista at a Starbucks in Hollywood, which was a terrible waste of my anthropology degree, insofar as an anthropology degr...

What Soy Will And Won't Do For Aging Women

Posted 06.11.2012 | Fifty

Adding soy to your diet may benefit your health, as it is high in protein and fiber, but a new study has shown that consuming soy for a cognitive boos...

Catherine Pearson

Study Finds Soy Formula Safe For Babies | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.28.2012 | Parents

Despite theoretical concerns about brain development in babies fed soy protein-based formula, a new report says they do just as well as babies given m...

Three Shocking Ways Packaged Foods Are Contaminated

Corey Rennell | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green
Corey Rennell

Packaged foods acquire long shelf lives when their chemical properties are manipulated so that bacteria cannot grow. While this gives a perception of safety and sterility, it actually means that ingredients of any quality can be used and the food will never go bad.

10 Overrated Health Foods

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 05.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

Like it or not, we tend to believe whatever we are exposed to in the media and in advertisements. In nutrition, this usually means that as a society we all follow the same diet fads, glorifying some foods over others in the quest for better health.

How To Evolve Your Egg Sandwich In 5 Easy Steps

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College


Eating for Chemo and Radiation

Nancy Deville | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

During chemo and radiation, your diet is more important than it's ever been in your life.

How To Grocery Shop Like A Hunter-Gatherer

Nancy Deville | Posted 01.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

Just because we don't have to actually pick, gather, milk, hunt or fish for our food doesn't mean that we can walk into a market in a daze and load up the cart without thinking.

Prisoner Claims Soy-Based Meals Are Cruel And Unusual Punishment

Posted 01.07.2012 | Home

Florida prisoner Eric Harris, 34, currently serving a life sentence for sexual battery on a child, has filed a lawsuit that claims serving soy-laden m...

In Argentina Local Health Costs Rise As Agriculture Booms

Le Monde/Worldcrunch | Christine Legrand | Posted 10.15.2011 | World

Growing demand and rising world food prices have brought about an agricultural boom in Argentina. But it’s also meant a steady increase in the use o...

Ice Cream for a Cooler Planet

Avital Andrews | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home
Avital Andrews

We asked dessert experts to recommend their favorite eco-friendly ice cream, so you can cool your palate and the planet at the same time.

The FaithFul Shopper: Spring for April Showers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Lovely soaps and lotions aren't just for getting clean and softening your skin -- this affordable luxury can provide a brief spa-like experience every day.

Lyme/Autism Group Blasts Genetically Modified Foods as Dangerous

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Smith

Stop eating dangerous genetically modified foods! That's the upshot of the Lyme Induced Autism (LIA) Foundation's position paper released today.

The Re-Education Of Tofu At Hodo Soy Beanery

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Minh Tsai is on a mission to re-educate Americans on the taste and texture of real, authentic, traditional tofu from Asia - not the chalky, tasteless tofu many of us are accustomed to.

Why Soy Might Be Hazardous To Your Health | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hexane processing is really just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to problems associated with eating soy--and many of the health problems are unkn...

WATCH: The Independent Girl's Guide To Thanksgiving

Erin Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

Think spending Thanksgiving all by yourself is a one way ticket to Bummer Town, USA? Well, you're wrong.

Soy: When It's Good, When It's Bad, And How To Tell

Craig Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Cooper

Just because a product contains soy does not automatically mean it's good for you, as the soy branding is often a smokescreen for an otherwise unhealthy product.

Dinner in the Desert

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Newman

We all bear the consequences if these children don't eat.

Update: Whole Foods dumps Silk Soy (VIDEO)

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

Last year, Silk Soy--while continuing to offer a somewhat higher-priced organic option--pushed the majority of its soy milk to "natural". It changed Silk from the world's largest organic brand into, well, not.

Hormone Healthy Food Choices

Katherine Nichols | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Katherine Nichols

When hormones become unbalanced, they can negatively affect our health. No matter what your age, consuming the right foods is a natural and effective way to keep order in the endocrine system.

Genetically Modified Soy Diets Lead to Ovary and Uterus Changes in Rats

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith If you're still eating genetically modified (GM) soybeans and you plan on having kids, a Brazilian study...

PHOTOS: 8 Ways You Can Be Fooled By Your Food

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We heartily applaud any effort to green your diet. But beware: looks can be misleading. While organic is much better for the environment since it ex...

The Beef With Atkins

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A staggering volume of evidence suggests eating wholesome food and mostly plants will help you live long, and well.