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Healthy Eating

Diet Derailed? How to Get Back on Track After Vacation

Jeff Hyman | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

Go ahead and enjoy that extra cocktail while on vacation. It is very important to not agonize over unhealthy choices made on summer holidays. Compassion, positive thinking and an "I can" attitude is what will ultimately act as the motivation to tip the scales back in the right direction.

My 102-Year-Old Grandma's Chicken Broth Recipe

Lee Holmes | Posted 08.21.2014 | Taste
Lee Holmes

There's no need to feel intimidated by making your own broth.

9 Great Foods For Weight Loss

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Howard | Posted 08.21.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Forget counting calories or fat grams, or filling your pantry with “diet” foods or drinks. If you want to control...

The Ingredient That Sends Your Body Into A Cycle Of Unhealthy Eating

OWN | Posted 08.20.2014 | OWN

It can happen fast. One minute, you're indulging in a small piece of chocolate; the next, you're surrounded by empty candy wrappers -- and still cravi...

4 Ways To Make Your Low-Fat Dinners Extra Flavorful

Posted 08.20.2014 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani You're already shaking sriracha sauce on practically everything...but here are four more ideas for kicking up your meals without p...

Georgia Peach Chili

Kristy Crocetto | Posted 08.19.2014 | Taste
Kristy Crocetto

GEORGIA PEACH CHILI - serves 6-8 bowls Ingredients: 2 lbs. of your favorite chili meat (turkey, beef, or veggie "meat" are all acceptable) 3 cans...

How Growing Your Own Vegetables Will Make You A Happier Person

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Jason Saltmarsh

The vegetable garden represents a small effort on the part of the gardener to be a producer and not just a consumer, to give and not take, to create something beautiful and useful where nothing existed before.

The 6 Keys to Living the Sweet Life

Chris LuVogt | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris LuVogt

Most of us want a better quality of life, happiness, and longevity. But few of us bother to really take note of how we are progressing towards these goals, and too often get caught up in the details of "life" while ignoring how well we are actually living. Luckily, there is a simple trick to help you stay on track and turn your life into a truly sweet one, and all it takes is a humble sticky note.

How I Got Healthy: Part One: Panic Attacks and a Work in Progress

Julie Sacks | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Sacks

While the anxiety attacks are gone, and I feel really great most of the time, I am still a work in progress. I am eager to embrace what's ahead for me as I continue to grow and evolve. I truly feel lucky to be happier and healthier, but always learning.

Is Your Weight Coming Back?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Take back your control. Don't be made to feel inferior by the commercialism of weight loss, the false promises, and the celebrities who are paid for their endorsements. A healthy weight loss is not a race, because there is no finish line.

3 Big Mistakes You Make When Ordering Takeout

OWN | Posted 08.18.2014 | OWN

You're tired, you're stressed, and you're hungry. After a long day, it's hard to resist the temptation of takeout. While food to-go is often high in c...

The Worst Thing Since White Bread

Ali Cherry | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

While most Americans think about eating healthy and want to make improvements, more than half say that figuring out their income taxes is easier than knowing what they should and shouldn't eat.

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Figs

SELF | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Known as the "fruit of the gods," figs are in season now, but they're nothing new. In season from from June to early Fall, the sweet fruit were used by the Greeks as signs of prosperity and for early Olympic training. For the food nerds among us, a mini fig tutorial.

Here Are 25 Simple Ways To Eat Just A Little Bit Better. All You Have To Do Is Pick One

Katie Morford | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morford

There's always room for fine tuning our eating habits. Here are 25 ideas to boost nutrients, cut empty or excess calories, eat more sustainably, or all of the above.

Don't Eat Your Stress

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

Our bodies affect our minds as much as our minds affect our bodies. To maintain good health and wellbeing, we need to realize their interdependence and take care of both. The practice of mindfulness can help to reconnect the body with the mind, and specifically, eating mindfully can help ward off some of our autopilot stress responses related to food.

4 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Shark Week

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

In truth, once you look past how they're portrayed in Jaws or Sharknado, there are many lessons we can take from the way sharks live, survive and adapt that can be applied to our everyday lives to keep us physically and emotionally fit.

Why It's So Hard to Get Healthy... and So Easy to Be Fooled

Christina Pirello | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Are you tired of being hoodwinked, misled and preyed on by misinformation, omission and deception? I know I am. We read scary statistics about the d...

Are There Other Options Besides Medications for Gout and Osteoarthritis?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Obesity and being overweight are linked to higher disease state complications and progression of both gout and osteoarthritis. So getting yourself into target weight is important for joint health.

How I Manage My Bipolar Disorder

Krystal Reddick | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Krystal Reddick

A stable life is highly doable. You have to take stock of your life and shape one you'd be proud and happy to live. It is a lot of work. But what in life isn't?

Encouraging Your Child to Appreciate Food

Katie Cavuto MS RD | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Cavuto MS RD

But, there is more to what we choose to eat than how it tastes. Having a connection with food is relative to the food choices we make. Appreciating the food we eat is the first step in bridging the gap between "tastes good" and "does a body good.

7 Healthy Tex-Mex Ideas for Your Next Summer Fiesta

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 08.07.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Since it happens to be bikini season, why not trade in the usual carne asada for a few taco fillings that are a little less, er, filling?

A Lesson From a Chihuahua About Focus

Margaret Marshall | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

The lessons animals show us about our own nature is amazing, and the way they communicate without words is brilliant and simple.

Yoga, Mindfulness and Weight Management

Kripalu | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

Mindfulness is key in healing a troubled relationship with food -- whether that involves weight loss or not.

Healthy Eating Is Not A Contest

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

I wore what I didn't eat like a badge of honor. As a certified health coach, I felt like it was important to "walk the talk" and make sure that I was taking exceptional care of myself; but like every other thing in life, you can take even good things too far!

12 Healthy Ways To Top Your Popcorn

SELF | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Possibly the perfect snack, popcorn has more antioxidants than vegetables. Here are a dozen ways to pimp it out.