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Top 7 Most Addictive Unhealthy Foods

BuiltLean | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
BuiltLean

The foods on this list are calorie-dense, lack nutritional value, and can be addictive. While most of us indulge in these foods every once in a while, if you find yourself constantly craving these addictive foods, consider writing down the situations when you start craving them.

Your Plate Is the Answer

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.29.2014 | 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.

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

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 06.01.2014 | 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 The problem is, most of it is terrible, outdated and scientifically disproven.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.

The 5 Unhealthiest Hot Dunkin' Donuts Drinks

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.27.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

It doesn't seem fair, does it? When you buy a doughnut, you know you're getting yourself a little sweet treat -- a doughnut is just a bunch of fried, frosted dough on top, after all.

The Surprisingly Unhealthy Foods Olympic Athletes Eat

Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.06.2014 | Taste

They're just like us?

Foods and Drinks That Are Banned in America

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Countries all over the world have their own lists of edible items that are banned from being imported or consumed. While some of the foods banned in the U.S. may seem obvious -- like the deadly Japanese blowfish -- others might be quite surprising.

The Lessons I Learned From a Health Nut Father

Jessica Kane | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Kane

Having a mom who never said no to treats and a dad to run with allowed me to find a harmonious balance of remaining healthy while never depriving myself.

Retailer Just Says No to Exploiting Children

Michele Simon | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business
Michele Simon

I am often asked: Who in the food industry is doing it right? I am very happy to finally have an answer to that question.

Study Grades the Nutritional Quality of Fast-Food Menus

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

From a nutritional point of view, if we were to invent the worst diet ever -- one with a component list designed uniquely for unhealthy weight gain and cardiovascular and metabolic morbidity -- we'd be hard pressed to imagine one worse than the typical fast food regimen.

Foods Nutrition Experts Won't Eat

Posted 01.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Keri Gans for U.S. News As a registered dietitian, many people are interested in what foods I eat, and just as often, what would never land on m...

Beyonce's Pepsi Deal Pisses Me Off: Here's Why

Starre Vartan | Posted 02.27.2013 | Green
Starre Vartan

Not much more than a year and a half after working with Michelle Obama's anti-obesity campaign Let's Move, Beyonce has recently signed a $50 million deal with Pepsi, which already includes her parading around pantsless pushing a cart of soda cans.

Trick or Treat for Animals

Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M. | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M.

We are the only species of animal that has developed a diet that is essentially toxic for us. We are now giving this "nutrition" to our pets, livestock, and zoo animals, not realizing that we are dooming them to follow us on our path to poor health.

The Two Worst Foods in the World

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

Drop those two "foods" from your diet, and the guardian angels of your health and well-being will be sending you a heartfelt and passionate "thank you!"

How To Lose 10 Pounds, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author Dr. Oz gave me tips on losing 10 pounds without making huge lifestyle changes when he visited me...

The Hidden Costs Of Fast Food

Will Allen | Posted 07.14.2012 | Books
Will Allen

Only 2% of Americans fish or farm for a living today--down from nearly half of Americans a century ago--and hundreds of thousands of small farmers have been pushed off of their land. Most of us do not know how to provide for ourselves on the most basic level.

7 Consequences Of Fast Food

Will Allen | Posted 07.13.2012 | Books
Will Allen

Only 2% of Americans fish or farm for a living today--down from nearly half of Americans a century ago--and hundreds of thousands of small farmers have been pushed off of their land. Most of us do not know how to provide for ourselves on the most basic level.

9 Nasty Truths About Your Favorite Foods

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Martha Rosenberg

Many farmers and agricultural professionals are miffed that the days of "it's-none-of-your-business" farming are over. Once upon a time, consumers cared only about the price and wholesomeness of food and didn't worry about -- or videotape -- its origins and "disassembly."

7 Vices That Are Actually Good For You

| Posted 03.31.2012 | Books

By Daniel Lefferts for Bookish: Chocolate lovers, rejoice! A new study conducted by The University of California, San Diego suggests that eating ch...

How Did Our Food Get So Crazy?

Christina Pirello | Posted 10.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Sandwiched between each program are ads for food, all kinds of food -- bizarre food, excessive food, greasy, salty, sugary food, diet food, fast food, convenient food -- but no food that supports human health.

Seeing Through the Food Industry's "Personal Responsibility" Smoke Screen

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

"Personal responsibility" is used as a smoke screen to cover the tracks of industrial food, tracks that run roughshod over the mirage of choice and personal responsibility.

Food Companies Fight Soda Tax Proposal Despite Staggering Obesity Epidemic (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held the first ever conference on obesity titled "The Weight Of The Nation." Obesity i...

How Unhealthy Foods Hijack Our Brains

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Food hijacked Dr. David Kessler's brain. Not apples or carrots. The scientist who once led the government's attack on addictive cig...