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What Nutrition Experts Eat On Vacation

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're a healthy eater who practices portion control, you know a vacation can put a dent in your healthy lifestyle. Whether you're kicking back and...

Digesting the New Veganomic Guidelines

Melanie Young | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

As with any major proceeding there's a debate period. In this case, it's a 45-day open forum that started Feb. 19, where nutrition and health experts, food producers, commodity groups and just about anyone else with an opinion can weigh in.

We're Fat And Sick And The Broccoli Did It!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

It's no big surprise that someone untrained in research methods would tell us all what the research really means and why the scientists on this committee -- all trained to do research and interpret it -- are just a bunch of hacks. But that the New York Times would allocate its imprimatur and rarefied real estate to an infomercial masquerading as an Op-Ed is a lamentably disappointing surprise.

6 Winter Vegetable Recipes To Make Tonight

PureWow | Posted 02.23.2015 | Taste
PureWow

Any fool can make a delicious vegetable dish when the farmers' market is overflowing with bounty.

The 'Ugly' Side Of Leafy Greens You Really Should Be Eating

OWN | Posted 02.19.2015 | OWN

Crisp veggies, bold colors and fresh, leafy greens. A beautiful salad presentation is important -- after all, we eat with our eyes first, right? So it...

Food for Thought

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.18.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

According to an old saying, you are what you eat. Since I am full of baloney, I eat what I am. Unfortunately, I don't know what to eat these days -- especially bologna, which means I am out to lunch -- because I am on three different diets.

6 Veggies To Try When You're Totally Over Kale

Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living

By Beth Lipton It's OK to admit it: You're getting a little sick of kale. Or maybe you didn't like it all that much to begin with? Either way,...

The New 'It' Veggies -- And How to Eat Them

Posted 02.02.2015 | OWN

Here are the new stars of the produce aisle that you've got to try this year. By Lynn Andriani @media only screen and (min-width : 5...

Vegetarianism: Dirty Little Secrets

Lorie Eber | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

I eat mostly vegetables and fruit, some complex carbs and small amounts of fish and chicken. Ironically, I am much closer to being a true vegetarian today than I ever was when I declared myself one as a naïve teenager.

Have You Ever Been Pissed Off at a Green Bean?

Gregg McBride | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Confession time... There are some days when something as simple as a green bean can really piss me off. Sure, I'm committed to healthy eating -...

Just Beet It: Nature's 'Farmacy'

Joel Kahn, M.D. | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel Kahn, M.D.

For most of us, our daily choices for nutrition have veered so far from the farm that a connection between nature and health seem distant. Until 60 ye...

14 Recipes That Use The Whole Vegetable

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.30.2015 | Taste

Don't be afraid of those stalks and stems. EAT 'EM.

This Will Make You Rethink Every Vegetable You've Ever Cut Up And Cooked, You Monster

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.22.2015 | Comedy

And you thought onions made you cry ... It happens so naturally now you probably don't think about it anymore. After all, you've been doing it you...

Why Carrots Taste A Lot Better In The Winter

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're souring on winter, here's something to sweeten your mood: Carrots taste better in January. In a new video from Fig. 1, a University of C...

Brussels Sprouts: Hate Them No More!

Geoff Johnston | Posted 01.21.2015 | Taste
Geoff Johnston

The mere mention of the vegetable invokes a physical reaction of disgust for many people

Climate Change This Week: The Heat Is On, A Wind Power Tree, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Japan Meteorological Agency is the first of 4 major global temperature recordkee...

When the Whole Is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts: Why Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Still Beat Dietary Supplements

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Supplements can be a great gap-filler for those who find it impossible to eat a balanced diet or have certain medical conditions, but the best option for both cancer patients and healthy individuals is a diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables.

How To Cook Every Winter Vegetable

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.05.2015 | Taste

Struggling with that rutabaga? Look no further.

5 Healthy and Delicious New Year's Resolution-Worthy Dishes

Caroline Phelps | Posted 02.28.2015 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Eating well doesn't have to be an exercise in self denial. In fact, preparing and eating flavorful, satisfying food that just happens to be good for you will do more than just make you look and feel better.

5 Ways To Turn Precut Veggies Into Amazing Meals

Posted 12.16.2014 | OWN

These time-savers-in-a-bag aren't just for side dishes. Many can also serve as the building blocks for fantastic main dishes. By Lynn Andriani ...

5 Ways Children Learn To Hate Vegetables

Maryann Jacobsen | Posted 02.04.2015 | Parents
Maryann Jacobsen

Ever wonder why vegetable intake is notoriously low despite the constant news reports and advice about how much we should be eating them? Why do so many people say they don't have time to eat vegetables?

5 Easy And Delicious Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Caroline Phelps | Posted 01.24.2015 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

I've got you covered with five easy to make and tasty sides that will round out your Thanksgiving day feast!

Dressing Up Roasted Brussels Sprouts For The Thanksgiving Table

Susie Middleton | Posted 01.17.2015 | Taste
Susie Middleton

I love it because the veggies can conveniently cook after the turkey comes out of the oven and while the bird is resting.

Orthorexia Isn't Healthful; Neither Is the Standard American Diet

Andy Bellatti | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

There is a world of difference between someone who inherently fears and mistrusts food to the point where they jeopardize their health and someone who is well-informed and aware of what they put into their body.

Beyond Pumpkin: Meet Its Cousins

Susan Liang | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Liang

Squashes run the fall. While pumpkins get the most attention, its cousins are equally as tasty and versatile. The next time you're in the grocery store or at your local farmers market, branch out and try a different squash.