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Transforming Food Deserts and Swamps to Fight Obesity

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Hopefully, as the problem of food deserts and swamps gains greater recognition, communities will implement innovative and creative solutions. The USDA's Healthy Food Financing Initiative should focus on supporting this kind of innovation in communities across the country.

A $39 Investment Puts Soccer Mom On Her Way To Making Millions

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Why Is Processed Food So Bad for You?

Michael Hobbes | Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Hobbes

Corporations won't make us healthier because capitalism makes it impossible for them to do so.

10 Ways To Ditch Your Cravings For Sugar, Salt, And Fats

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The best way to ensure you are eating the highest quality, most nutritious food possible is to prepare your own food in your own kitchen. We are all chefs. You don't have to be trained at Le Cordon Bleu to know your way around a kitchen.

10 Reasons Why Summer Is The Season For Eating Well

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

It's easy to eat fresh, locally grown food when fruits and vegetables are as abundant and available as they are during the summer months. And when food is more available, it's more affordable, too.

The 8 Worst Foods For A Good Night's Sleep

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpgSPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com | Ashley Neglia | Posted 08.07.2013 | Fifty

Sleep better and feel more energized during the day by avoiding these sleep-sabotaging foods. What Not to Eat An estimated 50 to 70 million adul...

7 Foods That Reduce Your Alzheimer's Risk

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpgSPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com | Ellen Breslau | Posted 08.06.2013 | Fifty

Keep your brain healthy with these foods that can slow down—or perhaps even help prevent—the disease. Keep Your Brain Healthy The best thing...

No One Tells Us We Can't Have the Dessert From Hell!

Mark C. Miller | Posted 09.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark C. Miller

In our society's current emphasis on health and nutrition, it's pretty much become expected that recipes offered in books, magazines, newspapers, onli...

Grilled Cauliflower With Lemon and Parmesan

Organic Authority.com | Posted 09.17.2013 | Taste
Organic Authority.com

You've had beef steaks on the grill, and you've probably had Portobello steaks, but have you had cauliflower steaks before?

How To Prepare For A Food 'Emergency'

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Here are easy-to-make or easy-to-buy foods that you can grab and go anywhere with. We all travel out of the house frequently, and with a little bit of planning and shopping, we can stay healthy and keep ourselves out of food emergencies.

Why You Should Start Eating More Of These

Posted 07.16.2013 | Fifty

The health benefits of nuts are many -- studies have attributed it to increasing weight loss, reducing stress and improving sperm quality. A new study...

Don't Shop Hungry: 6 Healthy Snacks to Eat Before Food Shopping

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 09.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

It makes sense that if you are hungry, you may pile higher calorie foods and less healthy choices into your grocery cart. And if you eat something before heading out to the market, you may make healthier selections.

4 Health Foods That Ain't Fads

Jennifer Iserloh | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Iserloh

Just like every media darling, these foods are better when paired with equally-impressive partners. These pairs have real chemistry -- a sort of molecular magic happens and their healing antioxidants become more readily absorbed or become exponentially more potent.

6 Delicious Ways To Recover Post-Split

Posted 07.07.2013 | Divorce

After a divorce, food is likely the last thing you want to think about. You may lose your appetite entirely, or make mindless choices like eating junk...

7 Healthy Foods That Are Worth The Hype

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Lindsay Brustein Rosen, MS, RD | Posted 06.29.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com These buzz-worthy foods offer a wealth of nutrition and anti-aging properties. Here, get the reasons why you should s...

Easy Does It: 7 Healthy Foods and Drinks That Can Become Unhealthy

JJ Virgin | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

These seven foods and drinks are dose-dependent: Whereas a little bit can be healthy and even pleasurable, too much can create weight gain, inflammation, liver issues, and in one case, death.

Let's Change How America Eats

Stephen Sidwell | Posted 10.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephen Sidwell

For me, the worst part about dieting is being hungry. But what I learned is that you can't exercise a weight problem away. What started with food has to end with food.

James Gandolfini Did Not Die of Natural Causes

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 08.24.2013 | Celebrity
Neal Barnard, M.D.

The idea that a heart attack is "natural" for a man of only 51 is a dangerous fallacy that medicine has tried very hard to dispel. A heart attack is a disease state caused by specific circumstances, and it needs to -- and can -- be prevented.

Why Grains Are Unhealthy

Mark Sisson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Sisson

We do not need grains to survive, let alone thrive. In fact, they are naturally selected to ward off pests, whether they be insects or hominids. I suggest we take the hint and stop eating them.

The Art of Cooking and Shopping For One

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 06.17.2013 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

How to cook for one without throwing most of your food away at the end of the week.

Tips to a Perfect (and Healthy) Father's Day

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Whether your dad's ideal day involves 18 holes on the green or a BBQ in the backyard, there is no reason why he should not keep up his healthy routine -- or -- maybe it's the perfect day to start one.

Only 25 Percent Of Adults Eat Healthy When They Go Out, Study Says

Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

A spate of new "healthy" fast food items have recently been released. Research has shown that these items may boost profits and recent sales data prov...

National Parks To Serve Healthier, More Sustainable Food

Posted 06.05.2013 | Green

No matter how hard you try, it can be really challenging to eat healthy while on vacation. Say you're visiting a national park, for example. You're st...

Jordan Schultz

Sports Pros Talk Healthy Eating

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has never lost a professional fight, holds eight world boxing titles and was just named by Forbes as the highest-paid athlete in ...

5 Food Mistakes That Derail Your Fitness Goals

Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass Whether you earn your living working up a sweat, or squeeze in workouts when you can, it's easy to fall prey to eating errors tha...