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Healthy Foods You'll Be Eating In 2013

Leslie Goldman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

I asked Chicago dietician David Grotto: What are some healthy, mainstream must-eat foods that should be on everyone's shiny new grocery list for 2013? Here are his top picks.

Want to Lose Weight? Up Your Chances of Success With These 6 Foods

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Losing weight and keeping it off has never been easy. Here are six foods that can help you to satisfy your cravings, keep you full and ultimately arm you with the tools you'll need to finally fight the biggest battle of them all!

Legumes: A Terrific Vegetarian Protein Option

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Legumes -- a class of vegetables including beans, peas, and lentils -- are terrific to include in the diet. They are rich in and fiber and chock full of vitamins and minerals, including folate, manganese, iron, potassium, magnesium, and copper.

How To Make Food Your Medicine

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 10.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Most of us are conditioned to think that taking a pill out of a bottle will make us feel better. We don't generally think that fresh vegetables and fruit count toward healing. But it's true, food is the most powerful drug we have.

Eggs: What Are You Really Getting For The Claim On Your Carton?

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

If you purchase your eggs from a local farm or farmers' market, then you have direct access to the farmer to ask questions about the eggs they sell. If you're purchasing eggs from a grocery store, you may need a bit more help. Here's my guide to some of the common terms on egg cartons.

The Truth About Eggs And Your Health

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 05.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Eggs are, in a way, the perfect food. They are full of antioxidants, protein, and nutrients vital to maintaining good health and well-being.