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Fatness and Sickness -- It's Your Fault When...

Mike Sheridan | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

Peruse my writing, and you'll quickly notice I'm not one to point the finger at obese individuals for their excess body fat. As clearly, we're not liv...

Crystal Deth

Paula Gordon | Posted 04.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paula Gordon

Politics got you down? Tired of being shafted by the .1%? Despairing of head-in-the-dark climate change deniers? Suffering from Drumpf anxiety? Regret...

8 Signs You're Eating Too Much Sugar

Oprah.com | Emma Haak | Posted 04.22.2016 | OWN

7 a.m.—The alarm wakes you up—along with your joint pain. The sugar connection: When you eat refined carbs (including the sweet stuff we're focusi...

This Big Food Brand Says You Should Only Eat Some Of Its Foods Once A Week

Teen Vogue | Posted 04.21.2016 | Taste
Teen Vogue

By Lily Puckett for Teen Vogue. Courtesy of Amazon Mars Food Brand -- which produces some of the most ubiquitous products in the grocery stor...

How A Scientist Sounded The Alarm On Sugar Back In The 1950s--But Was Ignored

Well+GOOD | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Well+GOOD

By Rachel Lapidos for Well+Good Imagine if people thought you were crazy for saying sugar is bad for you. British scientist John Yudkin knew the fee...

Do You Have 'Sugar Face'?

The Cut | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
The Cut

Offsetting my sorrow at saying no to every dessert that passed though my office was the fact that my face generally looked better. My skin appeared brighter, my wrinkles seem less pronounced, and I even seemed to need less under-eye concealer

In A World Of Political Correctness, Starbucks Can't Seem To Catch A Break

Renee Fisher | Posted 04.18.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

In the last few months, Starbucks has been the target of undeserved hostility from all fronts.

The 3 Ingredients That Are Bad for You -- and Even Worse for Your Kids

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

My toddler likes "Blue Cookies" (they're fluorescent blue and likely have nothing remotely natural in them). And she prefers them over my homemade pea...

The Caffeinated Leader: Why We Abuse Our Best Asset

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

How many times do you need a hit of caffeine or sugar just to get through the day? If you've got a day job, you're probably well acquainted with exhaustion at the office.

Top Low-Carb Hacks

Libby Jenkinson | Posted 04.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Libby Jenkinson

So when you want to go low carb and think it's impossible, think again, it doesn't have to be difficult, just a few simple low carb hacks can make it so much easier for yourself. What is your best tip or trick when going low carb and sugar free?

The Fountain of Youth Is On Your Plate

Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS

So why does it seem that actors and actresses in Hollywood are defying their ages and looking younger and younger? It's not necessarily plastic surgery. Far from it. In fact, it's the opposite of surgery. They're eating better and taking better care of their skin. And this is something everyone can do.

The Shocking Truth About Sugar

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

If you have a sweet tooth, the real facts about sugar will shock you. Plain and simple, sugar is ruining our nation's health.

Experiments in Happiness: No Sugar, One Month

Shannon Deep | Posted 03.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Deep

Giving up sugar for a month definitely makes me aware that I could totally live without it -- I just don't really want to. It also makes me feel, weirdly, really icked out by the idea of eating a whole piece of cake or drinking a soda.

Creating a Generation of Healthy Adults

Leigh Pechillo | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Pechillo

Parents, we are here to influence our children and guide them down a healthy path in life. We need to provide them with healthy choices at home, raise our voices to limit the marketing of unhealthy foods and drinks and provide opportunities for them to get off our couches and move.

Experiments in Happiness: No Sugar, Two Weeks

Shannon Deep | Posted 03.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Deep

I'm learning, I guess, to moderate. (Guys, I am such a revolutionary.) I'm learning to not just think harder about what I put in my body but to always think about what I put in my body.

5 Food Switches That Can Make You Look Years Younger

Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Anthony Youn, M.D., FACS

Here are five simple food switches that can take years off your appearance. Hopefully you'll find these new foods taste just as good (or even better!) than the foods they replace.

Americans Just Aren't Into Soda Anymore

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.27.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Sara G. Miller Published: 02/26/2016 11:39 AM EST on LiveScience Americans appear to be cutting back on sugary sodas and fruit drinks, a new repor...

You May Be Shocked To Learn How Much Sugar Is In Your Starbucks

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living

It should come as no surprise that Starbucks' sweet frappes and lattes contain sugar. But when you learn exactly how much added sugar is in your daily...

In Big Tobacco's Dark Shadow, Big Soda Looks to the Developing World

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

As Americans continue to connect the dots between soda consumption and type 2 diabetes, obesity, and other diseases, fewer and fewer Americans are drinking soda. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that we choose water over soda, local and state governments are pushing for new taxes and warning labels on fizzy drinks, and Big Soda is generally hunkering in its bunker.

Let's Be Honest, The 'Gilmore Girls Diet' Is Only Good In Theory

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living

If you shrieked a little when you found out a "Gilmore Girls" reboot is coming to Netflix, you probably know the show well enough to remember Rory and...

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Dariush Mozaffarian | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Dariush Mozaffarian

We each have an opportunity and responsibility -- as parents, children, friends, neighbors, business owners, employees, tax payers, citizens, and Americans -- to push the government, food industry, media, restaurants, cafes, schools, and workplaces, and everywhere else we eat, away from the bad and ugly and toward the good.

Todos Santos: What a Nice Surprise... Bring Your Alibis

Bob Schulman | Posted 01.22.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Next time you're vacationing down at western Mexico's beach resort at Los Cabos consider a visit to the nearby town of Todos Santos.

I Quit Sugar For A Month, Here's What Happened

Tasting Table | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Tasting Table

With the help of a trained professional and trusted friends, I somehow quit sugar for a month. We're going clean in 2016--and not only because it rh...

Which Is Worse: Saturated Fat or Added Sugar?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

As long as you eat mostly whole foods, mostly plants, you won't need to pick a lesser evil.

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines Puzzle

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A more straightforward and less puzzling way to tip Americans towards limiting added sugar would have been to provide a recommendation such as: "choose drinks that contain no added sugars (most of the time)" and "eat sweets and desserts infrequently."