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How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Without the Weight Gain or the Guilt

Joshua Rosenthal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joshua Rosenthal

If the majority of your food is healthy and homemade, the occasional indulgence won't affect you. In addition, your immune system will be stronger and you'll avoid getting sick in the wintertime.

The End of Farmer's Market Season...Waaaaaaah!

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I realize that when I'm shopping for food from all of these hard-working, smart, and wonderful people, I'm not just getting nutritious and delicious fresh food, I'm getting a feeling of love.

Michael Pollan's 'Food Rules': Tips For Eating Healthily (VIDEO

abcnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michael Pollan, author of the popular "Omnivore's Dilemma" and more recently "In Defense of Food," has a new handbook out, "Food Rules," which is full...

How to Make Smart Food Choices When You're Confused And Overwhelmed

Joshua Rosenthal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joshua Rosenthal

The supermarket can be a daunting place. Aisles upon aisles of choices, how can anyone make up their mind? Here are a couple tips for making "truly smart food" choices in the supermarket.

Nourishing Healthy Children With a Dash of Creativity and Determination

Susan Dell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Susan Dell

Millions of kids are shortening their life expectancy every day with fast foods, sugar and the lure of video games and TV. I believe there is nothing more important than giving our children the gift of wellness.

Cook Your Way Rich and Thin in 2010!

Denise Brodey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Denise Brodey

There are two ways to survive the recession. Cook--and eat delicious healthy stuff that you can save for leftovers. Or don't cook--order out, spend your cash, watch your ass (grow).

Young People Bring New Solutions to Childhood Obesity Issue

Steven Culbertson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Steven Culbertson

As the legislative battle over health care reform continues, politicians, health insurance representatives, employers, bus drivers, and teachers debate daily about how this proposed legislation will affect them today. Yet while we "old folks" argue, young people are proactively working to reduce future health care costs by addressing childhood obesity through service-learning.

Real Food Rehab: How to Get Out Of A Salad Rut

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dana Joy Altman

This journey is about you in your kitchen without the safety net of a formal recipe, throwing together ingredients you might not ordinarily consider using or combining and seasoning them to your taste.

Eat Drink and Be Merry! How to Keep from Gaining TOO MUCH Weight Over the Holidays

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

I need to put my two cents in here. (Those of you who follow me, know that of course, I always have an opinion.) It never fails to amaze me, how, du...

15 Tips For A Healthier Thanksgiving

David Buer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Buer

Use these 15 tips to prevent your Thanksgiving from getting the best of your waistline and having you struggling to recover for days to come.

Julia Child's Cookbook Editor On Cooking For One

The Washington Post | Joe Yonan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It was the broccoli that stopped Judith Jones in her tracks at the White House farmers market, and then again at a Whole Foods Market a half-mile away...

Cure? They Don't Want No Stinking Cure!

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about organizations and corporations who prey on women when they are at their most vulnerable, when they're sick, frightened, about to lose a symbol of their womanhood. And we fall for it.

Michelle Obama On Sesame Street: Healthy Eating And Living For Kids

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The news broke yesterday that Michelle Obama would appear on the first episode of the 40th season of Sesame Street on November 10. She'll be talking a...

Michelle Obama To Promote Gardening On "Sesame Street"

Yahoo! News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is to kick off the 40th anniversary season of the children's TV show "Sesame Street" with a segment encouraging kids to...

10 Reasons To Never Eat Free Food

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

Most people's eyes light up if free food is mentioned. But using "free" as an excuse to eat junk food is nothing to be proud of.

City Plan To Add Supermarkets, Fresh Food To Poorer Areas

New York Times | DIANE CARDWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Bloomberg administration, in its ever-expanding campaign to make New Yorkers eat better, has already clamped down on trans fats, deployed fruit ve...

Tyra Banks: Tyra Show Casting - Do You Have a Body Part You Absolutely Hate?

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

Do you have a body part that you absolutely hate and sometimes feel ashamed of? Are you constantly finding ways to cover it up or hide it?

Meet Quorn: This Fungus Ain't No Portobello

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Meet Quorn-brand foods. In the 1960s, scientists and others became alarmed by the prospect of a global shortage of edible protein. In 1967, some British scientists thought they found the answer: A fungus growing in the dirt near Buckinghamshire, England.

Family Dinner: 8 Reasons To Make Time

health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Eating meals together goes beyond the opportunity for bonding and relaxing. And despite the feeling that there's no time for such luxuries, 59% of fam...

Acne May Be Helped By Changes In Diet

wellness.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers in Norway have made associations between acne, high intake of chocolate and chips and low intake of vegetables....

Oh No, Not Another Film About Climate Change

Franny Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Franny Armstrong

If you have a burning idea you need to communicate -- uncensored -- with maximum possible emotional punch and a potential audience of tens of millions, a doc's the way to go.

Mindful Eating: 4 Ways To Practice

Karen Leland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Leland

Mindful eating is important because it is a long-term approach to eating (versus dieting which is short term). Mindful eating is realistic. It doesn't cut out any foods from your diet. 

When you slow down, you think more clearly.

Mothers That Measure Their Daughters

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

I am examined, scrutinized and commented upon. "I didn't have lines like those on my lips when I was your age," my mother says in the bright lights of her marble bathroom.

Why Binging On Celebrity Weight Battles Isn't Healthy

nytimes.com | Jan Hoffman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

When Oprah Winfrey realized she was the dreaded 2-0-0, she wrote in the January issue of her magazine: I'm mad at myself. I'm embarrassed....

Hate Your Body? 3 Steps Toward Learning To Love It

Sadie Nardini | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadie Nardini

This superficially focused yet deeply-ingrained striving for some unattainable, deprivation-based goal can easily overcome a good life, and swallow it whole. And those feelings can turn deadly for some of us, or at the very least, consistently ruin our days.