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Whole Grains

High-Fiber? More Like Undercover Sugar!

Mike Sheridan | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

They tell us we need high-fiber whole grains to prevent cancer and heart disease with in-your-face marketing, quoting research from experiments they've funded.

Gunpowder Rye Whiskey: A Nod to the Past

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 06.03.2014 | Food
Sharon Kitchens

The Maryland-style ryes are just rye and barley, which gives them a kind of spicy character with a nice herbal quality.

Taste Test: Can Quinoa Pasta Possibly Taste Good?

Posted 02.27.2014 | Taste

Some grains are all the rage, but that doesn't mean they make good pasta.

What's Wrong With Us? Three Names, One Place, a Company and a Substance

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Instead of the unending beauty pageant, my colleagues could all rally around the fundamentals of healthful eating, which are in fact well-established. But I guess the allure of fame and fortune is just too great.

Let Our Bellies Be!

Sarah Klein | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

Instead of fearing foods based on how they may or may not make my belly protrude, my belly and I prefer to focus on the very real health risks of overdoing it on the highly-processed, highly-unnatural ingredients we call food.

Avoiding Diabetes If You Are Pre-Diabetic, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.27.2014 | MarloThomas

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, gave us a few helpful, small steps you can take if you're pre-diabetic in order to avoid devel...

The Three Ingredients To Always Keep In Your Pantry, From Ellie Krieger (VIDEO)

Posted 01.25.2014 | MarloThomas

Ellie Krieger, nutritionist and author of Weeknight Wonders has three great healthy food items she always keeps stocked in her pantry. "In my book,...

Everything You Need To Know About Cooking Grains

Bon Appetit | Posted 03.19.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

If you can boil a pot of water, you're already there.

Feeding Homo Sapiens: Are We Truly as Clueless as We Seem?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I would like to think that this is the New Year we situate ourselves sensibly among the panoply of creatures who eat as they fundamentally should. But instead, 2013 draws to a close with a whole new crop of iconoclastic dietary diatribe.

Grains of Truth

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Whether about wheat or meat, sugar or starch, calories or carbohydrates, this fat or that fat, we seem to have an insatiable appetite for mere grains of truth about diet and health, rather than the complete recipe.

Beating on Wheat and Raining on Grains: What's Really Making Us Fat and Stupid?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The reality is that we can't eat the foods our Stone Age ancestors ate, because their foods don't exist now, and our foods didn't exist then. The best we can do is approximate the native.

These Delicious, High-Fiber Foods Will Make You Rethink Healthy

Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nick English Despite its popular association with trips to the restroom, fiber is no joke. The benefits of an efficient bowel aside, a high-fi...

The Next Hot Supergrain?

Frances Largeman-Roth | Posted 11.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Frances Largeman-Roth

And if you compare the fiber content of freekeh to other grains, it blows them out of the water. And as anyone who has ever been on a diet can tell you, the more fiber you eat, the fuller you feel and the easier it is to lose weight.

How to Make a Blue Ribbon Barley Salad

Blue Apron | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
Blue Apron

With a grain as their base, these salads hit a perfect balance between being light and leaving you totally satisfied.

Think All Whole-Grain Foods Are Healthy? Think Again

| Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Melinda Wenner Moyer (Click here for the original article) Last month the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) reaffirmed in a report that fibe...

LOOK: How To Choose The Healthiest Grains

Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

Research by Nicole McDermott; Graphic by Laura Culhane  What's your favorite healthy whole grain? Share with us in the comments below! More ...

6 Ways To Introduce Whole Grains Into Your Kid's Diet

Posted 07.02.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jenni Grover: The Western diet is rich in highly processed, simple carbohydrates. White bread, white rice and whit...

5 Healthy Whole Grains To Add To Your Diet

Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kristin Kirkpatrick, R.D. for YouBeauty Whole grains took center stage a few years ago when the government recommended that Americans fill half...

Delicious Summer Sides

Liza Schoenfein | Posted 08.05.2013 | Taste
Liza Schoenfein

A farro dish with ripe tomatoes, black olives, capers and fresh herbs, and a French lentil salad make two, perfect side dishes.

Irish Brown Bread, Savory or Sweet

Loren Brill | Posted 06.30.2013 | Taste
Loren Brill

Irish Brown Bread, or traditional Irish Soda Bread is a staple of the Irish.

How to Eat Healthy Without Blowing Your Budget

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeanette Pavini

This month, many people are evaluating their eating habits and planning menus in order to eat healthier and possibly shed pounds -- but hopefully not dollars. Fortunately, it is possible to make healthy choices that also fit your financial goals.

Finally! Hello Delicious, Gluten-Free Baking

Loren Brill | Posted 12.30.2012 | Taste
Loren Brill

We have all seen the craze of gluten-free. Whether your doctor recommends you adhere to a gluten-free diet or you are simply choosing to, there are tons of great GF flours out there to play with.

9 Delicious Ways To Bake With Whole Grains

Posted 01.31.2013 | OWN

By Kim Boyce The secret to tasty muffins, cookies, and cakes made with healthy flours is not hiding their flavors. ...

Whole Wheat.. Gluten-Free.. Shirataki: Is There Such A Thing As 'Healthy' Pasta?

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 12.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Yes -- our pasta has evolved, and you can be certain that the pasta aisle in your store today has a lot more options than ever before! But new varieties bring a new level of confusion. Is your pasta really as healthy as you think it is, or are you being fooled by front-of-package claims?

Farro Recipes: 21 Ways With The Ancient Grain

Posted 10.11.2012 | Taste

These recipes give farro a new, modern twist.