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Is Disliking Veggies in Your Kid's Genes?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

It's perhaps a relief to know that our kids have a personality and innate tendencies before they were ever exposed to our influences, and the consolation -- there's also a limit to how much damage our inevitable shortcomings may do. But when it comes to food, that doesn't put us of the hook.

6 Of America's Best Diners

Food & Wine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

These 23 spots represent a panoramic view of today's American diner.

Where to Eat and Drink in Cold NYC

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 03.30.2014 | New York
Robert Rosenthal

New Yorkers are forever promoting the fact that we enjoy four distinct seasons here. Yet that premise is at its most challenging in the dead of winter, especially when it comes to discovering warmth by means of food and drink.

5 Foods You're Eating The Wrong Way

Posted 01.28.2014 | OWN

Easier, tastier and less messy methods that will change how you consume everything from sushi to apples. By Lynn Andriani Keep in touch! Che...

7 Tips On How To Eat Slowly To Eat Less

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Is this just my subjective feeling, or is there solid evidence to back the common weight-control advice to take your time with your meal?

The Charm and Finesse of Everest's Chef Joho

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.17.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I have been interviewing chefs on The Dinner Party for over two years, so it is about time that I interview a French one. Executive Chef Jean Joho of...

Can Chocolate Make You Fit?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Can chocolate pave the way to a fitter you this year? Charles Duhigg says it can, and this isn't some miracle diet -- he provides research to back hi...

Bangkok Travel: Eating is the Entertainment

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Study the Bangkok skyline at night, and it will feel as if the city is already delivering on some futuristic promise. Eat at some of its dynamic new restaurants, and you can taste it.

You Are What Your Friends Eat

Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Why do people eat the way they do? Food choices are based on many factors, and a new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ex...

How To Keep The Peace Between You And Food This Holiday

meQuilibrium | Posted 02.13.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

We tend to think of holiday eating as having an on/off switch: Either we're going to be really good this year and not eat anything "bad," or we're going to just succumb and eat nonstop, and then live to regret it.

Crazy Diets, Silly Food Science and Absurd Food Inventions 2013

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

This year had its remarkable share of senseless diets, bizarre research and odd inventions. Here's what you might've missed.

Tiny Foragers: How Do We Know What's Safe to Eat?

Wray Herbert | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

It's the holiday season, and we'll soon be decorating our home with greenery -- holly sprigs, poinsettia, maybe a mistletoe, and of course the tree, probably some kind of spruce. What we are doing in effect is creating a treacherous world for our youngest revelers to explore.

Our Relationship With Food

Ko Im | Posted 02.02.2014 | Home
Ko Im

Food is more formative in our memories than we think. We just have to learn when to stop chomping at the bit, and when to let go and enjoy -- not to give it too much meaning, but in any case, take a more balanced yet relaxed approach to eating.

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.