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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 new st...

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. The stud...

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 customers for pac...

Eating in Echo Chambers

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2016 | 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 c...

Sweet Cornageddon

Donald Carr | Posted 06.30.2016 | 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 07.08.2016 | 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 07.01.2016 | 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 findings were...

Lessons in Change: The Mexico Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 07.01.2016 | 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 06.24.2016 | 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 06.17.2016 | 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 05.29.2016 | 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 "healthy"...

Sugar, Where Are You Hiding?

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 05.26.2016 | 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 05.21.2016 | 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 05.19.2016 | 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 05.14.2016 | 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.

Driving Your Life: The Shifting Paradigm in Modern Healthcare

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Morena Duwe

Raquel Baldelomar at her home in Santa Monica Like the Age of Enlightenment where intellect flourished, we have entered an Age of Awareness. With s...

The Next Big Dessert Trend Is Actually Better For Your Health

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.07.2015 | Taste

Of all the trends in the dessert world, "low sugar" doesn't sound particularly sexy. But according to some of the country's leading pastry chefs, dess...

Uncovering a Dirty Little Secret: Sugar Is Everywhere

Emily Luchetti | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Luchetti

By now we all know that Americans consume more sugar than we should. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), every American consumes 3...

What 2 Weeks of Soda Can Do to Your Heart

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Sugary drinks are linked to obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes -- and the more soda people drink the more likely these outcomes....

A Beginner's Guide To Basic French Macarons

Jessica Kelly | Posted 04.23.2015 | Taste
Jessica Kelly

Fear not, beginner bakers! I think I've found a "go to" basic macaron recipe to help you get started.