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Why Do You Eat the Food You Eat?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 09.16.2014 | Food
Margaret Marshall

You can be accepted by another person's culture quickly by eating their insider food. It's as important as knowing their language and customs. This concept is invaluable in today's culture where the world is smaller and business is conducted on a global scale.

The Myth Of Comfort Food

Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By Tom Jacobs What's your favorite "comfort food"? You know you have one -- a treat you use to soothe bruised feelings following some distressing...

5 Ways You Can Help An Overweight Child

Beth Rosen | Posted 09.15.2014 | Parents
Beth Rosen

While scrolling through my timeline on Facebook last week, I came across a post about a child who had been put on a "cleanse" to lose weight. I cannot tell you how that made my blood boil!!

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy, #4: Celebrate What's Good

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

I am convinced that one of the healthiest and most revolutionary things we can do is simply find something right about ourselves, and celebrate that. Here are a few ways you can begin getting some more celebration-worthy encouragement now.

Are You Ready for Aging?

Carol E Wyer | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

It is imperative you maintain a sense of humor. That will help you hugely since after all, getting older is not for sissies.

5 Foods This Nutritionist Won't Eat

Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD for A big part of my job involves diving daily into the latest research on food. Although the internet, TV...

WATCH: Why This Actress Thinks Health Starts With 'Listening To Your Body'

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living

It can seem like everyone has an opinion about what you need to live a healthy lifestyle -- but sometimes, a healthier life is as simple as listening ...

One New Food

Kristen Hewitt | Posted 09.12.2014 | Parents
Kristen Hewitt

We are introducing one new food a week to our kids, and are insisting they try (and swallow) at least two bites.

5 Reasons You Should Break Your Own Diet Rules

Jen Picicci | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jen Picicci

You are your most valuable asset, and you're also stuck with yourself for a long, long time. With that in mind, use last night's cookie hoedown as a way to figure out the ways in which you need to take better care of yourself instead of yelling at yourself for the next three days.

10 Daily Steps to Keep Your Summer Glow

Elyssa Jakim | Posted 09.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyssa Jakim

Incorporating just one of two of these into your daily routine can add ease into your life in significant and surprising ways. Little actions such as these will smooth the stress and keep you in touch with your summer joy.

Can "Eating Like a Greek" Lead to Healthier Workplaces and Schools?

Stefanos N. Kales | Posted 09.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Stefanos N. Kales

The diet is defined by a high intake of extra virgin olive oil, fruits, vegetables, other plant proteins and fibers (nuts and legumes), unrefined whole grains, and fish.

HOW to Eat Well

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

To get to the relevance of "how," we must overcome the spurious debates about "what." You certainly can't get there from here if you can't acknowledge where "there" is. We do know, but our culture needs to admit that we know. The profitable market for pixie dust needs to disappear.

A New Take On Breakfast Yogurt, Starring Chia Seeds

Bon Appetit | Posted 09.10.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

The longer it sits, the more luxuriously creamy it gets. Win-win.

Start Your Morning With A Gingery Vegetable Smoothie

Food52 | Posted 09.10.2014 | Taste

It looks so vibrantly pink, it convinces you that it's going to taste sweet and fruity, something like raspberry sorbet.

Nutrition for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

When you think about rheumatoid arthritis, you should look at it from the perspective of what you should take in or eat and what you should remove from your life and diet in regards to helping your body become healthier.

At Home Takeout: Honey Garlic Chicken With Coconut

Food Fanatic | Posted 09.09.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

I mean, have you ever met a Styrofoam box of honey garlic chicken that you didn't like?

Yagana Shah

5 Foods That Might As Well Be The Fountain Of Youth | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.09.2014 | Fifty

Yes, we've heard the hype about various fad diets, from the gluten-free craze, to Paleo, to low fat, to no carbs. But forget waist-whittling and weigh...

Food Fantasies Can Be Fattening

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Do you ever have food fantasies? Do you know what I mean by a food fantasy? Perhaps just reading those two words together your mind started to wande...

How to Break Up With Breakfast and Flirt With New Ingredients

Lee Holmes | Posted 09.04.2014 | Taste
Lee Holmes

Take a deep breath, look that old square meal straight in the face and tell them you're shaking up your breakfast routine.

An Ounce of Prevention: Too Heavy a Lift?

Lance Henderson | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Lance Henderson

Cyndi and her daughters represent millions of kids and families struggling to be healthy against great odds.

WATCH: How Working The Overnight Shift Can Hurt Your Health

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Working the night shift doesn’t just affect your sleep cycle -- it can also take a significant toll on your overall health. Rashid Temuri, a Chic...

The Power of Aromas

Margaret Marshall | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Walk through any mall in America and you might suddenly be enticed by the smell of cinnamon buns or coffee. Sell your home and often you are advised b...

5 Nutritionist-Approved Back-To-School Tips

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

As a nutritionist counseling families and children, here are some simple tips to get you and your family off to a healthy start.

'Fast Food Nation' Author Explains Why Americans Still Aren't Eating Healthfully

Emily Tess Katz | HuffPost Live | Posted 08.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Eric Schlosser's debut book, "Fast Food Nation," made waves in 2001 with its behind-the-scenes look at the U.S. fast food industry and market. While S...

Guarding the Next Generation

Bill Couzens | Posted 08.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

If we truly are going to guard the next generation, we must engage communities to raise the bar on human health -- with a clear and specific focus on preventing cancer. If our children are going to have a healthier future, then cancer must not be an expected stage of life.