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Life in the Slow Food Lane

Neil Zevnik | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

Officially begun in Italy in the 1980s as a response to "fast food" and its incursions into regional cuisine and identity, this way of looking at the world through food is much more than just a rejection of industrial food constructs -- it is a philosophy and a lifestyle.

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.

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...

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...

People Aren't the Problem

Josh Tetrick | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Josh Tetrick

When the leaders of the world's largest retailers and manufacturers do things that are seemingly out of step with your values, it's not because they don't care, it's because doing the right thing  is often expensive, inconvenient, and let's be honest, disgusting. To put it simply, you wouldn't buy it anyway. So what do you expect?

How Seaweed Became A Mainstream Snack In America

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 08.04.2014 | Taste

It was the perfect storm.

14 Reasons To Love Almond Milk

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 08.01.2014 | Taste

What's with all the hate?

These 10 Young People Are Changing The Food System In Huge Ways

EcoWatch | Posted 07.25.2014 | Impact

Innovations in agriculture don’t just come from veteran environmentalists or food industry heavyweights. In fact, many incredibly inspiring projects...

Google: The Other Superfoods Have Got Nothing On Quinoa

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.25.2014 | Taste

Sorry, Goji berries.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Or Maybe It's "Berry-ness"?

Erica Wides | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste
Erica Wides

Down here in the Foodiness Fallout Shelter, we really enjoy thrift. As an avowed thrift lover and general cheapskate, I'm always looking for free stuf...

3 Healthy Eating Tips From Google Headquarters

Katie Markey McLaughlin | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Markey McLaughlin

Staff members at Google, Inc. are known for being some of the happiest employees in the world, and the Internet giant works hard to keep them that way...

The Real Reason Quinoa Is So Popular Right Now

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.20.2014 | Taste

It's the perfect collision of three food trends.

How Do We Grow Hope? A Simple Recipe...

Gary Heine | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Gary Heine

I remember my feelings of despair. Twelve years ago. Wondering what I could possibly do to help change the world; so much was going wrong. How could...

20 Ways To Waste Less Food

Dannii Martin | Posted 07.08.2014 | Taste
Dannii Martin

It goes without saying that wasting that much food is going to put a big dent in your food budget, so if you are getting healthy on a budget, then lowering your food waste is something you should really try and focus on.

19 Healthy Essentials You Need On Your Grocery List

Kim D'Eon | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kim D'Eon

Cooking tasty and healthy meals from scratch is easy and can be super-quick if you're set up and ready to go. The key to success is having your kitchen stocked to rock.

The Case For Letting Your Child Eat Junk Food Once In A While

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.24.2014 | Parents

This mom is challenging conventional wisdom about healthy eating in a big way. Charlotte Markey, a health psychology professor at Rutgers Universi...

Does It Have to Be Hard to Be Healthy?

Christina Pirello | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

I was reading an article in Elle magazine the other day, and I came across an article that pitted two experts on obesity against each other in their o...

A Chef for Your Startup? Silicon Valley Extravagance or Sound Business Decision?

Peretz Partensky | Posted 08.16.2014 | Food
Peretz Partensky

The recipe for a successful startup soup is as follows: throw super-bright nerds in a saucepan, sprinkle liberally with enthusiasm, and heat with as much funding as you can scrape together.

Should Healthy Camp Snacks Take a Summer Vacation?

Caron Gremont | Posted 08.17.2014 | Parents
Caron Gremont

Fond memories of youth and happy times aren't reason enough to continue doing things that just aren't good for us. We learn more and we do better.

Healthy Weight, Healthy Choices

Kripalu | Posted 08.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

The good news is that when we practice mindfulness, we eventually learn that we don't need to automatically respond to every craving. We can take a breath, step back, and determine whether the craving is emotional or physical.

How To Change Your Eating Habits In Less Than A Week

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

With many of us working around the clock, taking the time to sit down for a nutritious meal oftentimes gets traded for a quick bite on the go. Even wi...

41 'Powerhouse' Fruits And Vegetables

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

Scientists say that certain "powerhouse" fruits and vegetables can help stave off chronic illnesses like cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. B...

Are You Eating in the Dark?

Brandon Drenon | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

This is not an argument for soda over juice. The point being made is that you don't really know what you're getting unless you look at the label. And without knowing, round and round we go on the hamster wheel on our futile attempts to be healthier individuals.

Your Plate Is the Answer

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.28.2014 | Food
Maria Rodale

If we limit our food purchases to things that we recognize as coming from a farm, foods that are fairly produced and are as local as possible, we will help nudge the system in the right direction, AND it might just be the weight-loss "diet" we've been looking for.

Home Ec 2.0: How Cooking Could Save Our Lives (and Jobs)

Fedele Bauccio | Posted 07.21.2014 | Education
Fedele Bauccio

So many people are struggling with their "home economics." Even though convenience foods may seem cheap, they're almost always more expensive per serving than the home-made version.