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Super Foods

Why 'Superfoods' Aren't Necessarily Super for Losing Weight

Dave Smith | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

Eating balanced meals like this will go a long way to providing your body with the nutrients and calories it needs, regardless as to whether or not you have any so-called "superfoods" on your plate.

17 Foods That Can Help You Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living

The world's oldest person, 116-year old Susannah Mushatt Jones, enjoys a hearty meal of bacon, eggs and grits most mornings. The breakfast sounds...

Purslane: Weed of Distinction

Diane Kochilas | Posted 08.10.2015 | Taste
Diane Kochilas

It is a weed that serves a higher purpose: Its deep roots help bring nutrients to the top soil, its juice leaves and stems provide moisture, and its tenacity keeps other, peskier, weeds at bay.

Kye's: The Future of Food

Ira Israel | Posted 06.18.2015 | Taste
Ira Israel

I recently watched several documentaries on GMOs and all of the chemicals - pesticides, antibiotics, hormones - that are put into foods in America so when I saw Kye's "Super Foods" restaurant opening on Montana Avenue I decided to try it out.

10 Foods That Fight Inflammation

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Chronic inflammation is a common thread among a wide spread of conditions like stroke, cancer, obesity, Alzheimer's, heart disease, arthritis and depr...

Google: The Other Superfoods Have Got Nothing On Quinoa

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.25.2014 | Taste

Sorry, Goji berries.

Wellness in Wine Country

Mary Orlin | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Orlin

Of course a little retox with a glass of wine afterwards is always allowed.

The Nutrition and Cancer Myth?

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

An article in the New York Times last Wednesday, titled "An Apple a Day, and Other Myths," is perpetuating the misconception that diet does not affect cancer risk. This article calls potential connections between high-nutrient foods and cancer "nutritional folklore," and does a great disservice to the American people, discouraging efforts toward improving one's health and quality of life.

Is This The Next 'Super Grain?'

Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.27.2014 | Taste

Move over, quinoa.

7 Superfoods That Live Up To Their Hype

JJ Virgin | Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Some time-tested, research-proven foods do earn their permanent stay at the table. They aren't miracles, but as part of a healthy diet and combined with burst training and weight resistance, they can yield impressive gains (or losses, if you will).

Yoli Ouiya

6 Super Foods You Must Have In Your House For The New Year | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

They are super because they are powerful enough to reduce your risk of high cholesterol, heart disease, cancer, diabetes and cognitive diseases. They ...

Superfood Smackdown! And The Healthiest Choices Are...

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Jessica Girdwain You already know you can't go wrong with broccoli, blueberries, and flaxseeds: These all-around great-for-you staples will ...

5 Super Foods You Should Eat Every Day

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty

While the old adage "you are what you eat" is only partially true -- you are also what your genetics predisposes you to be -- what we put into our bod...

Are 'Superfoods' Really That Super?

Christina Pirello | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

We are told by various experts that certain foods are powerful enough to have dramatic effects on the various health conditions that challenge us as a modern society. These foods, some common and some a bit more exotic, have been tapped as the answer to what ails us.

Eat Your Sun Protection

Suki Kramer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Suki Kramer

We've known forever that we can help reduce our internal risk for cancer significantly in so many ways by altering our diets, but knowing there are superfoods out there that can reduce our topical cancer risk is empowering, isn't it?

7 June Superfoods

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Healthy Living

If ever there were a time of year when it just feels right to eat well, June is it. The air is sweet and warm and there are oodles of healthy opti...

6 January Superfoods

Posted 01.05.2012 | Healthy Living

It's a new year, which for many of us means a new (or at least a renewed) focus on healthy eating. Fortunately, the drop in temps doesn't mean the fru...

The Quinoa Quandary

New York Times | SIMON ROMERO and SARA SHAHRIARI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When NASA scientists were searching decades ago for an ideal food for long-term human space missions, they came across an Andean plant called quinoa. ...

25 Super Foods For Women

Health | Laurie Herr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

You love to eat, but you also love to feel great. You can do both if you choose foods that make you smarter, leaner, stronger -- and then use them...

10 Natural Superfoods You Can Eat Every Day

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I don't want to have to remember a list of eat-this-once-a-week or once-a-month foods. So, I'm keeping it simple.

Super Foods You MUST Eat -- Really?

Ashley Koff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

Here's the thing, while many of these foods are good, even great for us, their "super-ness" doesn't hold a candle to some basic "super" nutrition concepts.

Let Food Be Thy Medicine: Top 10 Healing Foods Of The Decade

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

The past decade has presented an explosion of clinical research to show specifically what health benefits individual foods can offer, identifying the various nutrients associated with these benefits.

Running To Catch Up: Health in Our Times

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

At a holiday party a friend told me he's now working three times harder for half the pay. Welcome to 2009. People need affordable health insurance. But more desperately, they need good health.