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Thankful for Food: The Great Connector

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

While we may be far removed from the origins of our meal, food connects us in ways that we probably take for granted. While a national holiday dedicated to thankfulness is wonderful, how would our lives change if we took a few moments to express gratitude every time we ate?

This Is What A Food Coma Looks (And Feels) Like

The Huffington Post | Debra Lipson | Posted 11.28.2013 | Celebrity

Stomach growling, famished and intense feelings of hanger. We've all been there. Diets and discipline are thrown out the window in place of unbrid...

A Mother's Prayer for a Picky Eater

Anndee Hochman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Anndee Hochman

French toast can't be too eggy, yogurt can't be too watery, the milk can't be one degree away from ice-box cold.

Happy (and Healthy) Thanksgivukkah!

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

For many Jews, love is conveyed (and perceived) through food. Instead of a hug, have a hamentaschen. Instead of a kiss, have a knish. Instead of a smile, have a pickle. Instead of a snuggle, have some farfel. Or, of course, it can be a both/and proposition.

Enjoy the Turkey and All the Trimmings, Just Be Smart About It

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

I hope you spend many wonderful hours with family and friends -- catching up, sharing stories and savoring your favorite dishes and beverages. I also hope you do that last part with some moderation.

POLL: What Are You Looking Forward To The Most This Thanksgiving?

Posted 01.25.2014 | MarloThomas

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No Tray, No Salad

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Students load their trays in all-you-can-eat cafeterias with heaps of food, leading to waste and perhaps also to overeating. But what does tray disappearance do to food choices?

Fixing Food Stamps for All? Could be a SNAP

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I believe food stamps could be reimagined, and the result could be a win for all concerned. I see many more challenges in the realm of health promotion with just such win-win potential.

Does Sugar's State of Matter Really Matter?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Studies have shown that there is something distinctive about getting calories in liquid form. Solid sugars affect satiety, while studies have demonstrated that liquid sugar doesn't suppress appetite -- sugary drinks' calories are just added.

What Eating Can Tell You About The People Around You

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 11.12.2013 | Taste

Some of them are gems, some of them need to get away from you as soon as possible.

What I Eat In A Typical Day, From Dr. Oz (VIDEO)

Posted 11.11.2013 | MarloThomas

What does Dr. Oz , Daytime Emmy Award winning host of "The Dr. Oz Show," eat in a typical day? In the morning, Dr. Oz will eat 2% Fage greek yogurt. ...

Study Shows Lost Sleep May Add Weight in Kids

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What can 2.5 hours do? During the week the kids slept more they reported eating 134 fewer calories per day compared to their intake during the reduced sleep condition, and their measured weight was about half a pound less.

Where Do Your Short Ribs Come From?

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

What makes these ribs so special?

Beyond Eating, Beyond Money

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Dostoyevsky once described money as "coined liberty" (1915, 16). Indeed, money is independence. But what is money? All money is reducible to one and...

How to Eat -- and Eat Well -- After the Zombie Apocalypse

Bon Appetit | Posted 10.28.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Not only how to survive Doomsday, but how to thrive afterward.

One Bird, Nine Pieces, The Easy Way

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Butchering a whole chicken is easy with a well-placed knife and proper tension.

You Are When You Eat Just as Much as What You Eat

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Pick up some healthy snacks at the store. Stock your fridge, cupboards and office drawers at home and throw a few in your computer bag for travel or office drawers. The next time you feel yourself headed toward hangry, reach for a snack, and feel the positive energy melt it away.

Do Star Athletes Eat the Junk They Endorse?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

An athlete isn't just a celebrity. His endorsement carries with it a healthy halo, associating the food and drink he's supporting with fitness and vigor, and creating a confusing mixed message.

Are You Salting Your Tomatoes All Wrong?

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Don't get stuck with watery, mushy tomatoes.

Does It Matter Which Fruit You Eat?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Diet as a whole affects health -- profoundly -- but eating the latest fad miracle fruit, sensationalized by the media, is not likely to make much of a difference. Sorry, but shortcuts are improbable.

Yes to the Curves

Shaun Ross | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Shaun Ross

As a male model I have always wondered about the taboo of fitness that the female model Industry holds. I have always wanted to know the stories or the truths (behind the scenes drama) to a female model"s life when it comes to looking your best.

Does the Fizz in Soda Add to Our Sugar Cravings?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Adding fizz to sweet water, researchers suspected, doesn't just make soda taste good, it also might play tricks on our mind.

A Poem for (Almost) Every Meal

Food Riot | Posted 11.20.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

Here are some of my favorite food poems I've come across and the meals they go with.

WATCH: One Man VS. One Apple

Posted 09.19.2013 | Weird News

People can often surprise you with their hidden talents. Some people are born to be concert pianists. Others are incredible dancers, or painters, ...

Should Salt Shakers Be Removed From the Table?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

For me, a table is not set without a salt shaker. Salt just belongs at the table, and has been part of how we welcome guests for a very long time.