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Kellogg Announces Plans To Ditch Artificial Ingredients

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living

Kellogg has plans to ditch artificial colors and flavors in its cereals and snack bars by the end of 2018, the 109-year-old company announced on ...

A Republican President and the Next War

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.04.2015 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

Nearly all of the Republican presidential candidates have been vociferous in their hatred of the Iran deal, and if a majority Republican Congress is elected in 2016, the Iran deal will probably have a short life -- if it has one at all.

What You Should Really Choose Between Diet And Regular Soda

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living

Artificial sweeteners are linked with cancer, right? Turns out, it's not quite that cut and dry. Most of the research into the sweetener-cancer ...

Sugary Drink Trick Helps Fight Obesity and Diabetes

Scott Alexander and Puck | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Scott Alexander and Puck

We all reach for sugary drinks from time to time. Some more than others. But who can blame us? They are discretionary calories that just taste so darn...

We're About To Know Just How Much Sugar We've Been Eating

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Big changes are coming to nutrition labels, if last week's proposal from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is turned into law. The agen...

Got A Sugar Craving? Try Looking At A Photo Of A Cockroach

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Being subjected to subliminal photos of disgusting things like insects and wounds could help curb your junk food cravings, according to a small ...

If You Bring Reusable Bags To The Grocery Store, You Might Buy More Junk Food

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Bringing your own bags to the supermarket? According to a new study, that's probably not as good for your diet as it is for the environment.  Th...

The Healthy Alternative To BBQ Sauce

OWN | Posted 07.16.2015 | OWN

You'd never think to sprinkle sugar on your chicken breast, but nutritionist LeeAnn Weintraub says that's exactly what we're doing when we baste our b...

Whole Foods Sued For Misleading Sugar Claims

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 07.10.2015 | Taste

Whole Foods is in trouble again.  The supermarket chain, still reeling from the revelation that it had systematically overcharged customer...

Eating in Echo Chambers

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

One thing is for sure: echoes make for a pernicious diet. There is greater opportunity for us all in the lasting, less aggressive truths that ride the prevailing winds, whispering beneath all of our competing noise. There are better meals out there, too.

Malnutrition Rates Are Up Worldwide. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Seventy percent of the world's population is expected to live in a city by 2050, according to a University Of Minnesota study. But with urbanization ...

Sweet Cornageddon

Donald Carr | Posted 07.08.2015 | Green
Donald Carr

The modern farm lobby has many similarities with the Republican Party like denying climate change and calling for the repeal of Obamacare in policy books. Until today...

Five Mid-Life Fantasies to Dream On About

Joey Hoffman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Parents
Joey Hoffman

Kate Hudson gave me her hand-me-downs. Or so it seems. My closet contains a half-dozen tops--size fours --though I haven't worn that size in a decade. One day I will wear it all, after I find my gym membership card.

Sugary Beverages Are Killing Us All

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Here’s today’s not-at-all-shocking-but-still-soul-crushing news: Sugary drinks kill 180,000 people per year. The high-fructose-laced find...

Lessons in Change: The Mexico Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Y. Lee

In this age of instant gratification and social media get-rich quick stories, it may be easy to forget that truly substantial changes rarely happen overnight and instead are the result of concerted efforts over time.

8 Simple Ways To Eat Less Sugar

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Eating too much sugar is bad for your health. You've heard it before. Excessive consumption can increase your risk for obesity, heart disease and a ho...

Nutrients, Nutritionism, and Historical Nuttiness

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Recommending for the intake of nuts, but against the fat content of nuts, was always just plain nutty. Failure to learn from the follies of our nutritional history would be even more so.

6 Tips for a Summertime Sugar Detox

Dr. Doni Wilson | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Doni Wilson

I am pleased to help decode how sugar impacts your health and vitality, and offer quick and easy steps to reducing sugar intake for a summertime detox that will leave you feeling strong, energetic, and balanced.

These Cocktails Have More Sugar Than A Reese's Peanut Butter Cup

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.15.2015 | Taste

There's no wrong way to eat a Reese's peanut butter cup, except maybe when you eat them six at a time. That's a lot of sugar to consume at once -- 63 ...

A Superior Kind of Food

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

Within the last month, the KIND snack company, received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At issue was the "health...

Sugar, Where Are You Hiding?

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Y. Lee

Do fashion labels matter to you? Would you recognize the difference between a Rolex and a Relax watch? Do you pay as much attention to food labels? Take a closer look at the sugar content in the labels of foods that you eat. You may be quite surprised.

The Secret Names for Sugar You Need to Know

PureWow | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living

You're a health-conscious person. You know that sugar is harmful in large quantities but OK in moderation. You also know that includes less-obvious so...

The War on Sugar and How We Can Win It

Jose Aristimuno | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
Jose Aristimuno

Today, nearly 70% of American adults are either overweight or obese. For decades, Washington has been focusing on fighting the obesity epidemic without properly picking the right battles.

Your Ketchup Addiction Is Basically A Sugar Addiction

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Almost everything tastes better with ketchup. For some, fried foods and the like are mere vessels to transport the delight that is ketchup from pla...

Food Revolution: Think Outside the (Lunch) Box

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

If we can have nut-free schools, we can have junk-free schools. Our nation's schools should be places committed to nurturing bodies and minds, and not teaching lessons destructive to building strong and healthy children.