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Trending on Yahoo: Telling Which Supplements Are Hot and Which Are Not

Mary Bradley | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Bradley

I knew it was big news when I saw "calcium supplements" trending on my Yahoo browser. When was the last time you saw a dietary supplement up there with Kanye West and the other celebs you may or may not recognize? Not often, I bet.

Passing The Child Nutrition Bill Is A Win For Children

Penny Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Penny Lee

The measure will make more nutritious foods more accessible throughout school campuses and reduce less nutritious options. The bill's passage comes not a moment too soon.

Beware: Misleading Ingredient Names Explained

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
EatingWell

I watch out for ingredients that sound healthy but aren't, and obscure ingredients that sound scary but are basically harmless.

Back to Our Nutritional Future: Being Smarter Than the Average Bear

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

'Oer the span of human history / indulgent eating was elusive /while demands on muscle of survival / were, if anything, abusive.

The Healthy Voyager Visits Santa Barbara (VIDEO)

Carolyn Scott | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Scott

Join me on my vacation as I dine at Sojourner Cafe, Spiritland Bistro, Pizza Guru, The Natural Cafe, Backyard Bowls and CrushCakes Cupcakery.

5 Nutrition Secrets To Healthy Eating (VIDEO)

Watchmojo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Learn how you can live a healthier, happier and smarter life with five secrets from Fitness Guru Annick Robinson. WATCH: ...

Weight Loss: Why the Jenny Craig Diet Will Fail in France

Susan Yager | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Yager

Developing a fear of obesity, and setting people up to "diet" with standardized packaged meals as opposed to simply educating as to how to eat better and less is setting people up to fail.

Salt: Who's the Boss of You?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Our salt intake is courtesy of processed foods which have salt engineered into them -- not from our own salt shaker. Nearly 80 percent of the salt in a typical American diet is put there by manufacturers, not us.

Lifestyle Changes vs. Medication: When Each Is Right

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

TLC is slower in its effects than medications such as statins, or antihypertensives. But it is ultimately both safer and more potent. No single drug comes close.

I Am a Recovering Nutrition Neurotic

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

I confess -- I was 110% neurotic about nutrition. I drove my friends, my relatives, and especially myself crazy about the food we all eat. I was ...

Tosca Reno: From Overweight To Fitness Guru On GMA Health (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Talk about a radical transformation. At age 40 Tosca Reno was unfit, unhappy and unknown. Now a decade later, she's a fitness guru and author of the a...

Obesity: Overeating Is Planned and Designed Into Our Foods

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

I continue to be amazed, and outraged, that as a nation we continue to subsidize the food industry to kill us. To line our supermarket shelves with chemical food substances.

Do Multivitamins Cause Breast Cancer?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Do multivitamins cause breast cancer? An observational cohort study conducted in Sweden, recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests they may.

The Dieting Dilemma: Oprah Finally Gets It

Jane Shure | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Shure

Oprah was hooked on the fanatasy that having a different body would heal her deepest wounds and release her into a life of internal ease. In fact, years of dieting did nothing of the sort for Oprah

Real Food For Health: Change Your Life. Cook Dinner!

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

It's as though we don't even see food as food anymore, just the sum of its nutritional parts. In all this science, we lost our way to the food and our inherent wisdom about what eating means.

Weight Loss Tips -- How to Eat Dessert and Still Stay Skinny

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

Cutting processed foods and refined sugars out of your diet is arguably the most important dietary change you can make to improve health and lose weight. But will one slice of birthday cake cut your life short?