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Grain-Free Pet Food Trend a Hoax?

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 06.02.2014 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Should the average, healthy pet be on a grain-free diet? Most dogs do great on dry pet foods that contain grains. In fact, some pets do better on diets with grains because of their high fiber content.

Gluten-Free Revealed

Layne Lieberman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Layne Lieberman

We are in the midst of a gluten-free fad that has become the diet narrative in America. Gluten is a protein found in food staples like pasta and bread...

Quinoa Is Weird: Here's What To Eat Instead

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 02.28.2014 | Taste

Here are 10 alternative grains to fall in love with.

Let Our Bellies Be!

Sarah Klein | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

Instead of fearing foods based on how they may or may not make my belly protrude, my belly and I prefer to focus on the very real health risks of overdoing it on the highly-processed, highly-unnatural ingredients we call food.

Is This The Next 'Super Grain?'

Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.27.2014 | Taste

Move over, quinoa.

Everything You Need To Know About Cooking Grains

Bon Appetit | Posted 03.19.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

If you can boil a pot of water, you're already there.

Ancient Grains: Everything Old Is New Again

Neil Zevnik | Posted 03.09.2014 | Taste
Neil Zevnik

The Aztecs were so reliant on chia seeds, they not only utilized them as much as corn but delivered them as tribute. And yet, as little as 10 years ago, if you had gone searching for any of these historical grains you would have been hard-pressed to locate them at all.

Scapegoats, Saints and Saturated Fats: Old Mistakes in New Directions

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Demonizing saturated fat never helped us much. Canonizing it now won't help us any either. All who share a concern for eating well and the health advances that can come from it must band together to renounce the perennial branding of this, that, or the other food component as scapegoat or saint.

These Delicious, High-Fiber Foods Will Make You Rethink Healthy

Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nick English Despite its popular association with trips to the restroom, fiber is no joke. The benefits of an efficient bowel aside, a high-fi...

Tapenade and Farro Are the Perfect Meet-Up

Zester Daily | Posted 11.18.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

Tossed together in an easy-to-prepare dish, farro and tapenade surprise with a cascade of textures and flavors.

Chopped: The Ultimate Salad Chains Showdown

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.28.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Which chopped salad reigns supreme?

A Conference for Bakers

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Sharon Kitchens

After all, just because a fast food joint sells "apple pie" doesn't mean it is the same thing as the pie your family makes at home from scratch with locally sourced apples.

How to Make a Blue Ribbon Barley Salad

Blue Apron | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
Blue Apron

With a grain as their base, these salads hit a perfect balance between being light and leaving you totally satisfied.

Foods Worth Traveling for

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.25.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Even if we don't always remember the history behind the Colosseum or who built Machu Picchu, we always remember the food.

LOOK: How To Choose The Healthiest Grains

Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

Research by Nicole McDermott; Graphic by Laura Culhane  What's your favorite healthy whole grain? Share with us in the comments below! More ...

Why Grains Are Unhealthy

Mark Sisson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Sisson

We do not need grains to survive, let alone thrive. In fact, they are naturally selected to ward off pests, whether they be insects or hominids. I suggest we take the hint and stop eating them.

Grow Your Own Heirloom Grains

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Beautiful to grow and easy to harvest grains: More and more gardeners are discovering just how...

Paleo Man Debunks the Paleo Diet

John Blumenthal | Posted 06.22.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Seriously? You've based a health diet on my eating habits? That's hilarious! Folks, a habit is something you do a lot. If I ate anything at all, it was a miracle.

Great Gifts for the Healthy Gourmet on Your List

Zoe Helene | Posted 12.24.2012 | Food
Zoe Helene

Making great food isn't magic, however. Behind every great chef is a great gadget. I sat down with Leslie recently to find out which whisks she can't live without.

Dave Jamieson

NFL Refs Return While Other Lockouts Grind On

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business

Each week in Muscatine, Iowa, Tony Newton and his friends watch the trucks haul grain out of the local corn-processing plant, trying to gauge producti...

The Great Drought: Agriculture, a Harbinger of America's Future

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.06.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Clearly, a disaster in the making. A disaster not only for food prices in the American market, but portending a food crisis worldwide. It is an act of nature that has unsheathed a fact of fundamental significance, but barely touched upon in either political nor civil discourse.

Great Grains to Include in Your Diet for Health

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

With the low-carb movement, so many clients that I counsel fear eating grains and starches altogether, and think they are better off without them. This is false! Many grains -- whole grains -- are indeed healthy and should be included as part of a healthy diet.

WATCH: Seeds And The Southern Food Renaissance

Daniel Klein | Posted 05.13.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

On our way through South Carolina, we cooked and collaborated on a multi-course dinner with Sean Brock (of Husk and McCrady's) consisting entirely of ...

Taking Breakfast Back (... And Keeping The Weight Off)

Jean Alves, MS, RD | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Alves, MS, RD

If you're ready to wake up to a better you, here's some food for thought on how to go from breakfast newbie to enjoying the breakfasts of champions.

Grain Trust: Experts Recommend Their Eco-Favorites

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.25.2012 | Food
Avital Andrews

Grain is as American as apple pie. So it's only natural that farmers who want to protect this land -- and its amber waves -- are growing it sustainably.