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Constipation 101, Part II: You, Improved!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Identifying a food you react to can be more challenging, since it's possible to have reactions that occur one to two days after eating something. In addition, when we eat a food frequently, we often cannot recognize the symptoms it causes, since we're too used to them to identify them.

10 Things to Do with a Can of Tomatoes

Food52 | Posted 05.13.2013 | Taste
Food52

With a can of tomatoes -- or a stack of them -- the pantry can be a place of exploration.

The Hudson Valley Seed Library: Seeds For the People, By the People!

Kerry Trueman | Posted 07.08.2013 | Green
Kerry Trueman

This unseasonably cool spring -- a by-product of global weirding -- is a perverse gift for those of us who didn't get around to planting our gardens yet. The soil's only just beginning to warm up, so now is actually a great time to get some seeds in the ground!

Come All Ye Lazy Eaters, Vegetable Haters

Nancy Deville | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

I can't say enough about the miraculous nature of nonstarchy vegetables. They contain micronutrients that work with macronutrients to rebuild and repair your body on a cellular level. The problem is cooking and then all the chewing involved in eating the ideal 12 servings a day.

Artichokes: Bake, Boil or Steam?

Amanda Greene | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste
Amanda Greene

It's peak artichoke season from March to May, so don't let this intimidating vegetable scare you away!

Peek Into This Health Activist's Fridge

Kris Carr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Kris Carr

This week, I'm opening my doors in order to give you an in-depth look at my plant-happy haul. Whether you're reaching for one of your favorite cookbooks or just winging it, do your best to keep a well-stocked arsenal of healthy ingredients at your disposal.

I Dig the Ramps

Jennifer Maffett | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
Jennifer Maffett

Unfortunately, harvesting puts the ramp's ability to multiply in jeopardy. In recent years, the enthusiasm for these wild plants has caused many patches of ramps to be completely decimated by over-zealous purveyors.

How to Make Any Puréed Vegetable Soup in 5 Steps

Food52 | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Food52

When there is no time for grocery runs and no time for recipes, make soup!

How to Roast Any Vegetable in 4 Steps

Food52 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste
Food52

Roasting vegetables is a simple pleasure. Commit these easy steps to memory, and you'll be roasting everything in sight.

The Call of the CSA

Liz Neumark | Posted 06.08.2013 | New York
Liz Neumark

Just Food has been working on New York City CSAs since 1996 -- and in that time has established over 100 CSAs throughout the city.

Pasta Primavera

Laura Kumin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Do you ever get home at night, famished, and wonder how quickly you can get food on the table before everyone starts gorging on crackers or worse? If "think fast, cook faster" is your motto, then pasta primavera is your friend.

Yes, You CAN Get Your Children to Eat Their Vegetables

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 06.02.2013 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

Is your child a picky eater? Does he or she claim they hate fruits and/or vegetables? Gardens and arboretums around the country are giving children new perspective through hands-on learning programs.

Spring Clean Your Freezer

Tracey Stewart | Posted 05.28.2013 | Parents
Tracey Stewart

Is it really cheaper to buy boxed frozen foods than to buy ingredients in bulk and prepare meals for the freezer yourself? You may pay a little more initially, but you will get more meals out of your purchase in the long run.

Why You Should Eat Like a Wild Gorilla

Tana Amen | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Tana Amen

Aping a wild gorilla's eating habits could dramatically improve your health -- or may even add years to your life, by reducing your risk for killer diseases like diabetes, heart attack, stroke and dementia.

The Art of Overdoing It With an Unpretentious Peasant Dish

The Foodcommander | Posted 03.25.2013 | Taste
The Foodcommander

The eternal lightness of being, in the kitchen, is a delightful invention of the 20th century. Every now and then, however, comes a time to overdo it.

Is There a Better Way to 5-a-Day?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Competition is usually healthy, but when it comes to salad competing against a hamburger with French fries, the competition makes the healthy choice ever so difficult.

littlefork, Hollywood's Best New Restaurant

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

As a native New Englander who lives in Los Angeles, I was excited to dine on a recent evening with a female friend. Every single item was outstandingly fresh, delicious and a menu I want to revisit again.

Conquering The Standard American Diet, Vegan Style

Anjali Sareen | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Anjali Sareen

This is what my diet started to look like after I had been vegan for about a year. Instead of trying to replace foods I remembered, like meat tacos or bologna sandwiches, I discovered a whole new array of foods that were just as delicious (if not more) and better for me in every way.

Balsamic-Glazed Roasted Beets

Jennifer Segal | Posted 05.05.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

Beets are a nutritional powerhouse -- they cleanse the body, are chock-full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and are a great source of energy.

4 Of The Most Underrated Veggies

Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kerri Gains for U.S. News These days, the fact that so many fruits and veggies are dubbed "superfoods" makes you wonder if a food that isn't con...

What To Do With Expired Food

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 04.30.2013 | Taste
Jeanette Pavini

Bananas are not the only food that can be used past their prime.

10 Ways to Get Your Kids Off Junk Food and Demanding Vegetables

Maia James | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Maia James

The snack aisle at the health food store is full of products loaded with sugar, salt and white flour -- really not health food at all!

Eat Your Veggies

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Everyone who talks, writes, or preaches about nutrition puts fruits and vegetables at the pinnacle of goodness. Most people have heard the message. But we're still not eating enough.

Get Down & Dirty With Kohlrabi

Food52 | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Food52

We might as well just say it: kohlrabi is a little weird.

50 Shades of Vegetables: Are You Having the Most Important Relationship in Your Life?

Lorraine Giordano | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Giordano

Are you resisting the rewarding relationship that vegetables can stimulate in your life and ignoring the attractive -- and possibly life-saving -- health benefits they offer? Here are some ideas to help you engage with vegetables and create a more intoxicating bond.