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Standard American Diet

Improving Your Health: How to Find Higher Quality Carbohydrates

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Schultz

In recent years, dietitians and public health advocates have focused their attention on raising awareness of the health consequences of consuming too ...

How I Learned to Give Up Junk Food and Embrace My Kitchen

Zoë Lintzeris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Zoë Lintzeris

You name it, and I ate it. And I would like to believe by the grace of my genes and unchanging teen jeans' size, I still managed to resemble a knobby-kneed colt. Until I realized something was wrong. You see, whoever came up with that saying "you are what you eat" was right.

3 Ways to Excel at Work

Laurie Erdman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
Laurie Erdman

So how do you excel at work? Most of us think we have to go the extra mile. Work harder. Take more on. Wrong.The real secret to excelling at work is learning to better fuel your body and soul. In this case, we're talking about learning how to thrive. Follow these three easy steps.

America's Dumbest Foods

Dumb As A Blog | Posted 05.21.2012 | Weird News

There's a reason that the Standard American Diet is abbreviated as S.A.D. From deep-fried macaroni and cheese balls to the "bacon explosion," Ameri...

'Forks Over Knives': A Sign Of Changing Times

Christina Pirello | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Americans have begun to live in a sort of paradox of health. Never before have we had more awareness of health and nutrition. We also live in a time when Americans have never been unhealthier.

Nuval: My New Year Wishes For Nutrition

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

The typical American diet was badly broken, and needed fixing. The need for such a Nutrition Guidance System for the food supply was clear.