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Palatetraining: How to Raise a Vegetable Lover

Dr. Laura Lefkowitz | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Laura Lefkowitz

Over the past year I have been documenting my 1-year-old son's "Palatetraining" on social media as he gobbles down fresh veggies. It is possible to raise a vegetable lover, you just have to start earlier and "Palatetrain" your child from their first bite of solids.

Why One Man Has Devoted His Life To Harvesting Rainbow-Colored Vegetables

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.07.2015 | Taste

Rainbow Swiss chard, lollipop kale and so much more.

Eat Spinach Every Day, Make Your Brain 11 Years Younger

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living

While Popeye ate spinach everyday to maintain strong muscles, he was also bettering his memory, maybe without even knowing it. Consuming just a dai...

Here's Why You May Not Be Losing Weight On The Paleo Diet

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living

If you've paid attention to weight loss trends or even just the Internet over the past few years, you've probably heard of the Paleo diet. Heavy on me...

Upgrade Your Snack With These Fresh Picks

Julie Upton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

One of my nutrition "rules" I live by is to always have a serving of fruit or veggies as their snacks. My gym bag always has an apple, banana or clementines in it as I find those fruits travel well and are easy to eat when I'm time-pressed and on-the-go.

Warm Bacon-Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Nancy Fox | Posted 05.19.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

The fabulous flavors come from the sprouts being sautéed with bacon, dried cranberries and sliced almonds. Once sautéed, balsamic vinegar is added. They are so dreamy good!

If You Can Teach Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth, You Can Teach Them to Eat Vegetables

Caron Gremont | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Caron Gremont

But the truth is, we need to stop thinking that feeding our kids well is about food, because it's not. Feeding our kids well is about raising our kids well, and we do that by teaching them good habits.

Here's Another Huge Reason To Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're a vegetarian, we have some good news for you: Munching on all those plants may cut your risk for colorectal cancer -- the second leading cau...

Turns Out You Can Grow Your Vegetables In A Solo Cup, No Garden Required

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.12.2015 | Taste

Feeling turnt about this awesome gardening trick.

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 04.27.2015 | 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 04.26.2015 | 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 04.25.2015 | 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 04.20.2015 | 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 04.01.2015 | 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 03.29.2015 | 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 03.28.2015 | 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 03.23.2015 | 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 03.14.2015 | 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...