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Healthy Or Harmful? 5 Surprising Nutrients You Can Overdo

Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD We've all been schooled about the unhealthy things we should limit, like sugar and sodium. But there are also some healthy...

Attack of the Gluten Intolerant Sex Addicts

Mark Morford | Posted 09.30.2013 | Comedy
Mark Morford

There is some interesting news. It is very likely you are not. Gluten intolerant, that is. Few people really are, few really have full-blown celiac disease. But it sure is interesting to notice how many want to believe they are.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

How long does it really take to change a habit? I definitely don't think the 21 days my friend referenced is enough, and if my experience is any guide, the 45 days isn't long enough to really change a habit, either.

Cosmetics n' Chaos: 10 Things That'll Keep You Fresh During Summer Music Fests

Kristen Ma | Posted 08.11.2013 | Style
Kristen Ma

Anyone who has been to a music festival knows that it involves a whole lotta bodies, sweat and, if you're lucky, public urination. I get through it by keeping a stash of strategic beauty items to keep me feeling fresh and clean. Here's what's in my music festival mayhem beauty survival kit.

Try These 8 Items To Slow The Aging Process

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty

There are lots of tricks out there designed to make people look and feel younger. For example, one study showed that just the scent of grapefruit can ...

Yes, The Same Guy Made Both 'The Sunscreen Song' & 'The Great Gatsby'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment

If the name Baz Luhrmann sounds familiar and you're not a film buff, it's probably because he released "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)," a late-...

Preventing And Treating Influenza With Natural Medicines

Alan R. Gaby, M.D. | Posted 03.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Alan R. Gaby, M.D.

Vaccinations and antiviral drugs are not the only options available for preventing and treating influenza. There is some scientific evidence that that certain nutrients and herbs may also be useful.

Whatever Happened To Mandy Moore?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.08.2013 | Celebrity

You know those stars who blow up for all of about five minutes -- or five years, if they're lucky -- and then disappear into the ether? The ones whom ...

The Best Way To Fight A Cold

Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living

By Joe Donatelli for Shape.com If you smell onions in someone’s socks over the next few weeks, do not be alarmed. That person is probably just fi...

Are Vitamins Effective? From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

While you should always aim to get an adequate supply of vitamins and minerals from whole foods, health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer assured me that...

WATCH: Is There A Danger In Taking Too Many Vitamins?, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | Home

Should you be taking vitamin supplements? If so, which ones? Dr. Nancy Snyderman, health expert, joined me to discuss the benefits and potential dang...

Do You Need Vitamins And Supplements?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

A balanced diet of fresh, nutritious foods is still the ideal way to get the vitamins and minerals that your body needs. Still, millions of Americans automatically pop supplements every day, and some go so far as to take massive-dose "mega-vitamins."

7 Foods With More Vitamin C Than An Orange

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 04.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Oranges have some pretty good PR behind them -- for years, we've turned to the citrus as our go-to source for vitamin C. And while that reputation ...

Healthy Lifestyle Primer For Dummies

Penny Love | Posted 06.09.2012 | Women
Penny Love

Should you get the flu vaccine? Maybe you've been called a Cougar and are pondering Botox (Kathie Lee's looks pretty good). How about the life-lengthening benefits of drinking wine?

BUSTED: 7 Diet Half-Truths, Explained

Robert J. Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert J. Davis, Ph.D.

Hardly a day goes by without a headline trumpeting what we should or shouldn't eat. But often these snippets about diet and nutrition are only half true: They're partly supported by science, but overall they're misleading because they come with big caveats.

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: Here's the Latest!

Richard Schiffman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard Schiffman

You know that squeaky clean feeling you get after you have eaten a fresh picked apple? Your gut may be telling you something important.

What Are So-Called ‘Functional Foods’?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

You may have heard about "functional foods." Nutritionists and marketers use this term to describe foods that go beyond the basics of supplying nutrients to the body and appear to help ward off and combat certain chronic illnesses.

What Are The Nutrition Needs For Your Age?

Health.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.15.2011 | Healthy Living

As we get older, nutrition rules change -- or at least get stricter. Some vitamins, such as B12, become even more important with time. But at what age...

Emma Gray

In Season: 6 Summer Picks For Your Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 08.11.2011 | Healthy Living

The sun is blazing and farmers markets are popping up everywhere. Yes, it seems summer has arrived. Lucky for us -- and our bodies -- the early summer...

Dietary Supplements For Summertime Efficiency

Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Memorial Day weekend means that summer weather is upon us. Unlike the winter months where our bodies seem to crave hibernation, the summertime is all ...

Roast Chestnuts: A Perfect Winter Snack

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

I'm not sure what made it click, but all of a sudden I felt the visceral urge to eat these things. So I bought a bag. Turns out, making roasted chestnuts is ridiculously easy.

The Cost Of Lost Shut-Eye

menshealth.com | Heather Loeb | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Did you know that getting enough sleep can boost the effectiveness of vitamin C? Catch more zzz's and you may be able to skip that glass of orange juice.

Dubai Camel Milk Producers Hope To Export 'Camelicious' Brand

BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The camels know the drill by heart. Just after dawn, they file on their own -- always in groups of 12 -- into met...

Are You Eating Fake Mashed Potatoes?

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

A friend recently related a story how she was utterly shocked when, at age 19, for the first time in her life, she realized that mashed potatoes don't come from a box.

Six Natural Ways to Avoid the Cold and the Flu

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

Common sense practices include washing your hands frequently with soap, and wash your face at least twice a day. Here are six more natural strategies to avoid the common cold and the flu.