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7 Superfoods You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Taste

The next hot superfood just might be bird seed.

Look Out, Quinoa, Here Comes Teff

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste

There's a new superfood on the market.

The Sustainable Wonder Crop That's Sweeping The Nation

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green

There's a new hemp trend sweeping the nation and it has nothing to do with those beaded friendship bracelets from the '90s. Twenty-three states hav...

When Your Favorite Flavor Gets Trendy, Sometimes You Don't Want to Share It

Anneli Rufus | Posted 04.06.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

At the Winter Fancy Food Show two weeks ago, coconut was the major flavor du jour -- from coconut cheese to coconut sake to coconut chips to coconut-c...

7 Superfoods That Live Up To Their Hype

JJ Virgin | Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Some time-tested, research-proven foods do earn their permanent stay at the table. They aren't miracles, but as part of a healthy diet and combined with burst training and weight resistance, they can yield impressive gains (or losses, if you will).

A Superfood For Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

What's behind the possible benefits of kiwi to sleep? There are a couple of characteristics of the fruit that may make it a strong sleep-promoting food: its high antioxidant levels and its high serotonin levels.

Peruvian Superfoods: The Most Powerful Powders on the Planet

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Because of the microclimates and diverse topography, Peru is home to thousands of foods found nowhere else on the planet, many of which are staggering in their content of potent nutrients. These foods fit into the new class of ingredients dubbed superfoods.

7 Summer Fruits To Try Now

Julie Upton | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Eating a plant-centric diet rich in fruits and vegetables is considered the best way to reduce risk for chronic diseases, achieve and maintain a healthy weight and live a longer, healthier life. With juicy, sweet fruit in season, here are seven perfect picks that taste as great as they are for your health.

10 Uncommon "Superfoods" From the World of Ultra-Endurance

Tim Ferriss | Posted 05.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Tim Ferriss

"We've all heard of acai, goji berries and chia seeds. But I'd be willing to bet most of you are unfamiliar with more than a few of these more obscure superfoods."

A Miracle Diet That Prevents Cancer?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Health experts are unanimous about the effect our diet as a whole has on health, and on cancer risk. The World Health Organization estimates that 25 percent of death burden in developed countries is due to lifestyle -- completely up to us -- risk factors.

Miracle Foods To Add To Your Diet, From Simone De La Rue (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Celebrity fitness trainer Simone De La Rue revealed her latest miracle food obsession when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo -- kale! She also drink...

10 Great Green Superfoods

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Step away from the Shamrock Shake! This St. Patrick's Day, toast to your health with food and drink that are naturally green. Some of our favor...

Are 'Superfoods' Really That Super?

Christina Pirello | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

We are told by various experts that certain foods are powerful enough to have dramatic effects on the various health conditions that challenge us as a modern society. These foods, some common and some a bit more exotic, have been tapped as the answer to what ails us.

Supercharge Your Day With Superfoods

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

We used to think that "a calorie is a calorie" and all foods basically impacted our bodies the same way. We now know that's not true. In fact, there are some foods that are truly super -- they pack the biggest nutritional bang even in small portions and help fight diseases.

The Real Breastfeeding Scandal

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 04.19.2013 | Parents
Carolyn S. Miles

Are we supporting moms enough? In too many places, the answer is no. As moms, we all want the best for our children -- but any of us can tell you we cannot do it alone, especially right after birth.

Eat Something New: The Latest 'In Fashion' Foods

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Food and fashion aren't so different. Throughout the years, we've seen the good, the bad and the ugly. Sometimes, we look back and say to ourselves, "What was I thinking?" This year is no different. Let's take a look at healthy trends that are in and the not-so-healthy trends that I hope to see on the way out!

30 Recipes That Make Eating Superfoods Easy

Posted 04.24.2013 | Taste

You'll be healthy before you know it.

Who Needs Quinoa More Than You Do?

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.30.2013 | Food
Rozanne Gold

A guest at our Thanksgiving Leftovers Dinner raved about a quinoa stuffing she'd made for her own family's annual feast the day before. I cringed a bit because few of us comprehend the dark side of our trendy infatuation with this ancient food from high in the arid Andes.

6 November Superfoods

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.02.2012 | Healthy Living

Healthy eating in November (and December) can be a true test of willpower. First, there's leftover (and half-priced) Halloween candy to contend with. ...

In Season: 7 May Superfoods

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Now that the weather is a wee bit warmer, many of us are thinking about getting outdoors to enjoy the spring air and sunshine. May offers a welcom...

Joe Satran

The Faddish Past And Big Money Future Of Chia Seeds

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 04.17.2012 | Food

Five years ago, the word "chia" made most Americans think of one thing: Chia Pets. The association lingers. But today, chia seeds are beginning to ...

Food As Medicine: 5 Asian Superfoods

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 12.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Medicine doesn't always come in a pill. In fact, some of the most powerful medicines are delicious and can be found at your local supermarket or "farmacy."

Are You Eating These 7 Fall Superfoods?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living

Though fall is in many ways the unofficial season of gluttony (we're looking at you, Halloween and Thanksgiving), it's also a great time of year for h...

Are Edible Bugs the New Sushi? (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.13.2011 | Food
Kirsten Dirksen

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Ani Phyo launches Raw Vegan Ready Mixes!

Ani Phyo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ani Phyo

Move over Betty Crocker and Aunt Jamaima! Here comes Ani's Ready Mixes!