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Of Salt, Saltation and Salience: The Case for Fixing What's Broken

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The prevailing fashion in nutrition, if not all of health news, is contrarianism. Cutting back on salt was yesterday's news. If today's news were the same as yesterday's news, we might not be confused, and desperately in need of tomorrow's news to help sort it all out. We can't have that!

10 Food Hacks For Workplace Wellness

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

We hope to use this toolkit to convince HR directors, caterers, hotel chains, event planners, and some of our gracious bosses that it's easy to put together a satisfying and delicious meal or snack that won't undermine the health of their employees and guests.

Dining in Disneyland: Not the Happiest Food on Earth

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

Even though my son and I were on vacation, I continued to be a cardiologist, and the truth is, you can't really find a healthy meal at Disneyland, no matter how hard you try. Trust me, because we tried.

Top 10 Food Lies That Keep Us Sick and Fat, Part 2

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Let's examine five more food lies that keep us sick and fat. The sooner we tell the truth about these messages, the sooner we will reverse our chronic disease and obesity epidemic.

6 Popular Food Theories That Haven't Yet Been Proven

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

I steer clear of saying that eating a particular food is 100 percent guaranteed to prevent a person's risk of disease, promote weight loss or result in health ramifications. The fact is, nutrition science is always evolving, and what may appear to be good or bad today may not be the case tomorrow.

Top 10 Food Lies That Keep Us Sick and Fat, Part 1

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

When it comes to weight loss, there's a ton of advice out there. The problem is, most of it is terrible, outdated and scientifically disproven. And if you believe it, it could be getting in your way.

How To Make One Skillet Spicy Ranch Chicken

Erin Clarke | Posted 03.27.2014 | Taste
Erin Clarke

Should you choose to add sour cream and stuff the entire ordeal into a tortilla mega-burrito style, I support you.

You Won't Believe the Must-Have Item Sold at This Convenience Store

Nancy Brown | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

How did these-naturally grown items that have been around forever suddenly become "the thing" at Rozek's store? It began as a pilot program as part of the Pitt County Healthy Corner Stores Initiative, and it's still going strong nearly three years later.

6 Surprising Heart-Healthy Foods

Katherine Brooking | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Katherine Brooking

When it comes to heart health, you may be well aware that it's a good idea to cut down on butter and bacon and boost your intake of fruits, veggies and whole grains. But there are some foods that you might never expect to see on a "heart healthy" list.

So What if Processed Foods Have Slightly Fewer Calories?

Lindsay Hill | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Hill

Weight loss and health improvements will only occur when people eliminate junk food and replace it with whole, satisfying and nutrient-dense foods, some of which may (gasp!) have slightly more calories than processed foods.

Science Says... Stop Eating

Rachele M. Pojednic, Ed.M, M.S. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Comedy
Rachele M. Pojednic, Ed.M, M.S.

Based on the aggregate opinion of the experts, it has been determined that food is no longer safe to eat. It has become so manipulated, fabricated, and subjugated that there is simply nothing acceptable left for human consumption.

Smart Food Swaps for a Healthier 2014

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

What I have found in my private practice is that small action-oriented steps and simple substitutions tend to work a lot better. Here are some smart-and simple food swaps that you can actually implement and incorporate into your everyday routine to help you lead a healthier life.

14 Foods to Add to Your Diet in 2014

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

This year, we will see ongoing trends related to the local food movement, ancient grains, cooking over processed, and quality calories over quantity calories. Are you ready to get started with your 2014 diet? Here are 14 foods to stock your kitchen with today!

Chains Kick Off 2014 With Healthy Foods

BurgerBusiness | Posted 03.04.2014 | Taste
BurgerBusiness

Many Americans greet the New Year with a resolution to be more healthful, and it appears some restaurant chains are doing the same. More poultry -- especially turkey -- is coming onto menus as the calendar turns over.

The Biggest Health Trends Of 2014

Rachel Berman | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Berman

Here are some predictions for trends you may see in your gym, supermarket, or hear around the water cooler this year. Find out if they're worth incorporating into your lifestyle.

8 Ridiculously Cheap Superfoods Less Than $1 Per Serving

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

It's not just an excuse: Nutritious eats really are more expensive than food that won't do a body good. According to a new study, healthful food is...

WATCH: How 'Oil Pulling' Will Change Your Life

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.19.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Live hosts Caitlyn Becker and Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani demonstrated "oil pulling," an ancient practice said to have many health benefits. ...

Affording a Healthier Future

Laurie M. Tisch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie M. Tisch

The new mayor should continue driving the momentum we've seen to date. Only through ongoing collaboration -- especially via public-private partnerships -- can we move toward shaping a healthier future for communities throughout New York and hopefully the country.

Trying To Talk To My Family And Integrate Healthy Foods Into Our Lifestyles

Cyndi Lauper | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Cyndi Lauper

When you are a parent, you learn quickly it's all about how quick you need to move when you are maneuvering homework, travel sports and dinner. That's a complicated situation.

Frying, Buttering And More Sins Against Superfoods

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

You've probably seen some version of the cute but misguided mantra claiming chocolate is a vegetable. As much as we all wish it were true, we can't...

Why I Cried For Joy When My Daughter Ate A Chicken Nugget

Denise Henry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Denise Henry

Eventually, I'll introduce Nina and her brothers to healthier snack options such as homemade chicken nuggets, sweet potato fries, kale chips, and edamame. But for now, when Nina says, "Mama, chicken nugget is yummy," it truly fills my heart with joy.

How I Learned to Give Up Junk Food and Embrace My Kitchen

Zoe Lintzeris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Zoe Lintzeris

You name it, and I ate it. And I would like to believe by the grace of my genes and unchanging teen jeans' size, I still managed to resemble a knobby-kneed colt. Until I realized something was wrong. You see, whoever came up with that saying "you are what you eat" was right.

9 'Healthy' Alternatives That Are No Better Than The Originals

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Last week, Burger King announced that it had released a "healthier" version of its french fries. If skepticism is your immediate reaction to this stat...

Why I Gave Up Peanut Butter Cups Forever

Leo Brown | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Leo Brown

I wouldn't be here today without Western medicine, but we have a long road to the place where patients have the information they need, where doctors won't hesitate to tell it how it is, and where corporate interests have been purged from public health conversations of massive economic and social importance.

Food Judgment

Jenna Zoe Barclay | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jenna Zoe Barclay

I can totally identify with the fact that when you find a formula that makes you feel really great, you want to share it with others, shout it from the rooftops. Where it gets dangerous though, is when we start to demonize foods or become negative toward opposing approaches.