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Vegans Have Healthier Gut Bacteria, Study Suggests

Amanda Brocket | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

Recently, more and more research is showing that having a healthy gut bacteria is key to overall health. A well-balanced microbiome can help with dige...

The Upside Of Marketing: Tricking Kids Into Eating Vegetables

Modern Farmer | Posted 07.21.2016 | Taste
Modern Farmer

Marketing food to kids is usually seen as unambiguously problematic; a majority of this advertising is for foods high in fat, sugar, or sodium.

4 Ways To Spike Up The Grill With Superfoods

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

We are halfway through the summer and at the peak of the grilling season. I am sure that we are all enjoying a great time, hitting the grill and havin...

8 Potato-Free Ways to Satisfy Your French Fry Cravings

Tasting Table | Posted 07.19.2016 | Taste
Tasting Table

A day devoted to french fries is ridiculous only in that every day is a fine day for eating fries. So use National French Fry Day as an opportunity to take the fry path less traveled, like strips of summery zucchini or polenta-like chickpea flour fries. Here are eight ways to fuel your french fry addiction without eating your weight in spuds.

Summer Challenge: Add 1 More Vegetable to Each Meal!

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

My breakfast: an egg over kale, zucchini, and a slice of ham Without being specific, it's safe to say that eating more vegetables is a good thing. An...

The Fruits And Vegetables You Should Never Store Together

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.15.2016 | Taste

As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own...

This Activist Wants You To Rethink Ugly Produce

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.11.2016 | Good News

Anti-food waste activist Jordan Figueiredo is putting a lighthearted spin on the otherwise serious issue of food waste. As part of his Ugly Fruit And ...

How To Turn Juicer Pulp Waste Into A Delicious Snack

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Taste

As part of HuffPost's “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own h...

The Psychological Reason Why We Hate Ugly Fruits

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 07.18.2016 | Science

We look for attractive people to mate with, cute animals to bring home and nice clothes to wear. So is it any wonder we judge good-looking food to be ...

9 Recipes That Celebrate Fresh Summer Produce

Jackie Ourman | Posted 06.24.2016 | Taste
Jackie Ourman

Summer is finally here and with it comes the produce we've been waiting for all year long! Whether you are shopping your local farmers market or part...

Feeding Peace: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees whose projects are bringing peace to their communities. Volunteers in Maryland engag...

Here's An Easy And Delicious Healthy Picnic Spread You Can Make For National Picnic Week!

Mira Manek | Posted 06.15.2016 | Taste
Mira Manek

When I'm invited to a picnic, I'm almost certain there won't be many options for me -- I don't eat sandwiches or crisps, I try to avoid chocolate and cakes, and so might nibble on some fruit and maybe the odd piece of chocolate if I desperately want it. Putting together a small tray of healthy options, however, need not be complex and mind-boggling.

Spaghetti Squash with Skinny Garlic Butter

Nancy Fox | Posted 06.01.2016 | Taste
Nancy Fox

A wonderfully flavorful, super rich tasting and healthy, side dish. I made it the other night and had to stop myself from eating all of it. It's that good!! You'll love how easy spaghetti squash is to cook.

Grab a Bowl of Mama Mandola's Chicken Soup!

Food Fanatic | Posted 05.24.2016 | Taste
Food Fanatic

This Sicilian chicken soup tastes JUST like Mama Mandola's soup from Carrabba's Italian Grill. Even better, you can make it in your slow cooker! W...

6 Favorite Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

The warmer weather also means the opening of farmers markets, which offer fresh, flavorful and nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables. What should you be looking out for this summer? Here are a few of my favorites that I've been waiting for all winter.

Lance Bass Sows Veggie Love

Jenifer Joy Madden | Posted 05.20.2016 | Impact
Jenifer Joy Madden

EMA plans to sponsor a total of twenty gardens across the country over the next five years in the home towns of other celebrity Board members--which include Amy Smart, Carter Oosterhouse, Daryl Hannah, and Malin Akerman.

Physical and Mental Benefits of Gardening

Jill L. Ferguson | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jill L. Ferguson

So at the end of this week on Earth Day, help celebrate the earth and your health by digging in the dirt and planting something -- whether it be an herb in a pot for your kitchen windowsill, a vegetable in a community garden, or a flower to add more color and beauty to your space.

Tackling Global Hunger With Cambodian Vegetables

Amy R. Beaudreault, PhD | Posted 04.25.2016 | Impact
Amy R. Beaudreault, PhD

A farmer and a pregnant mother, Dek Huon plants seedlings by hand as temperatures rise to 100 degrees in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Kickass Spiral Vegetable Tart

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 04.12.2016 | Taste
Janet Eve Josselyn

Easy. Healthy. Impressive. The best part is hidden under the vegetables -- a kickass blast of flavor!

Gluten-Free Stuffed Peppers

Arielle Cole | Posted 04.06.2016 | Taste
Arielle Cole

This is the perfect dinner for two.

Salad Cakes Might Be The Most Disappointing Dessert In The World

Teen Vogue | Posted 04.06.2016 | Taste
Teen Vogue

by Marissa Miller, Teen Vogue Photos: Courtesy of Vegedecosalad.com Don't let the pretty pink frosting fool you -- the next time you take a bite ou...

Videos Of Kids Eating Veggies May Entice Preschoolers To Eat More Themselves

Reuters | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.05.2016 | Parents

(Reuters Health) - Watching videos of kids eating vegetables may encourage small children to follow suit, a new study suggests. Preschoolers who watch...

The Secret Asian Superfood Way More People Should Be Eating

Thrillist | Posted 04.05.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Julie Peirano Credit: golfx/Shutterstock With all the hype that can build up the latest and greatest "superfoods," it's easy to forget tha...

My visit to The White House & the Let's Move! Event

Kiley Smith | Posted 03.21.2016 | Parents
Kiley Smith

This post is a surreal one for me to write. I am still in a utter amazement that my visit to the White House truly happened. Since I was a little girl...

I Was a Whole Foods Dumpster Diver

Thrillist | Posted 03.18.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist Most people could never imagine themselves biting into a sandwich dug out of a dumpster, but the bo...