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What’s A Calorie? (And More Nutrition Buzzwords Defined)

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living

There are a lot of terms that get thrown around in health articles. But do most of us actually know what they mean? Of course you can use the word cal...

Could Onion Skins Be The Next Superfood?

Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

The fruits and vegetables that have been dubbed "superfoods" over the past few years have a few things in common. They're almost all dark-colored. Man...

Foods for Ageless Beauty

Renée Loux | Posted 08.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Renée Loux

Here is a look at foods that fortify and foster healthy cells to renew, repair and rejuvenate skin for lasting beauty.

Chocolate's Startling Health Benefits

John Robbins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Robbins

There is in fact a growing body of credible scientific evidence that chocolate contains a host of heart-healthy and mood-enhancing phytochemicals, with benefits to both body and mind.

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.

Antioxidant-Rich Foods (VIDEO)

Prevention Magazine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Nutritionist Cheryl Forberg reveals some surprising sources of age-defying antioxidants, and some simple swaps you can make in your daily diet to incl...

Stephen Colbert Author Interview: 'Denialism' Author Michael Specter: We're Lying To Ourselves About Vitamins, Antioxidants, And Vaccinations (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michael Specter, author of the new book "Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives," t...

Glutathione: The Mother of All Antioxidants

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

In today's blog I want to explain what glutathione is, why it's important, and give you 9 tips that will help you optimize your glutathione levels and protect help yourself from chronic illness.

Study: Fruits, Veggies Have Little Effect on Cancer

AOL News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

They're still the hallmarks of a healthy diet, but fruits and vegetables do less to prevent cancer than previously thought, according to a major new s...

Sweet! Maple Syrup May Fight Cancer, Other Diseases

AOL Health | Mallory Creveling Mar 23rd 2010 1:24PM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A University of Rhode Island study found that "real" maple syrup has a list of health benefits from certain chemicals, including disease-fighting anti...

Flame Retardants: Extinguishers of Brain Development?

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

Prenatal exposure to PBDEs interferes with neural development in experimental animals. Rats exposed to flame retardants during fetal development have a weakened ability to strengthen synaptic connections.

Kombucha Tea: Fabulous Or Just A Fad?

divinecaroline.com | Allie Firestone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new product has crop up on my health-food radar and, frankly, I'm sort of confused. It's bubbly, it's sort of bitter, and it's being heralded as the...

Can The Aging Process Be Slowed?

LiveScience | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

There's nothing that will stop aging, but you know that. The most you can hope for is longevity with health. Here are some pointers from health profes...

The 10 Things You Need To Eat: Beets

Dave Lieberman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dave Lieberman

here's a good chance that beets aren't the first things that come to mind when planning your week night meals. But there are actually endless ways to work beets into your diet without any trouble.

Heart Disease: Protect Yourself With Fresh Garlic

cnn.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Here's a new garlic discovery I hope you will make use of: researchers have discovered why freshly crushed garlic protects your heart....

How Your Diet Is Aging You

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 06.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

Dermatologists explain that our skin is a window into our overall health and can show clues of what's going on under the surface.

Let Food Be Thy Medicine: Top 10 Healing Foods Of The Decade

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

The past decade has presented an explosion of clinical research to show specifically what health benefits individual foods can offer, identifying the various nutrients associated with these benefits.

16 Antioxidant Drinks: Nutritious Or Suspicious?

Huffington Post | Michael Macher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Antioxidants are fast becoming the new superheroes of the health food movement. Everyone from scientists to spiritual gurus have taken to extolling th...

3 Nuts With Health Benefits

self.com | Posted by Merritt Watts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Dieters who ate 3 ounces of almonds every day reduced their weight and body-mass index by a solid 18 percent compared with an 11 percent drop in the ...

Sweet Potato For Clear Skin

self.com | Posted by Merritt Watts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Did you know that snacking on sweet potatoes can help your skin stay clear, smooth and young-looking? The reason: Crayola-colored orange in sweet pot...

Organic Food Is All That, and More. Just Eat It.

Timothy LaSalle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Timothy LaSalle

You can rest assured that the organic food you bought today is every bit as beneficial for you and the planet as it was three days ago, despite a new review that claims otherwise.

The Curious Case of Sumner Redstone

Jasmine Boussem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jasmine Boussem

Sumner Redstone is one of those people who have used their intellect to create clever mechanisms for believing whatever they want to, and blinding themselves to inconvenient truths.

What Makes Superfoods So Super?

About.com | Shereen Jegtvig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

How do you decide which foods you want to eat? Flavor? Texture? Convenience? Comfort? Many people choose the foods they eat based on immediate gratifi...

The Benefits Of Berries

nytimes.com | Tara Parker-Pope | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Several studies show that people who eat diets high in fruits and vegetables have lower cancer rates. Now a large body of research suggests that berri...

A Toxic World?

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeffrey McCombs

Some people think that the body is adequately equipped for detoxification, but if it were, we wouldn't have words like carcinogen, teratogens, reproductive toxicants, and endocrine disruptors.