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What You Need To Know About New Dietary Guidelines

Big picture focus: This year’s update stresses “a healthy eating pattern” over the course of your life as opposed to focusing on individual nutrients or foods.

February 4, 2016

Check The Facts Before Detoxing Or Adding Supplements To Your Dietary Intake

Let’s just say it feels very good to get back on track when the holidays are over. Why else would I be checking out the detox tea in my daughter’s cabinet on New Year’s Day?

January 9, 2016

What Exactly Makes Up A Healthy Diet?

While the scientists couldn’t come to a consensus on potatoes at the recent Oldways conference, they did — finally — provide clarity overall on what we’re supposed to eat as part of a healthful diet.

December 12, 2015

Moving Made Fresh Meal Deliveries A Natural

Normal meals take a back seat during times of transition. Groceries? My refrigerator has not been this clean — or empty — in a long time.

October 17, 2015

Is Whole Milk Healthy? Don’t Raise That Glass Yet

A growing body of research suggests that saturated fat in dairy, specifically in milk, may not be as harmful to overall health as previously thought, according to an article on the research by The Washington Post.

October 16, 2015

Healthful Cooked Pumpkin Too Often Loaded With Sugar

What does the brilliant orange color of our beloved pumpkins actually tell us about their nutritional value?

October 10, 2015

Parents, Not Gadgets, Should Teach Kids How To Eat

It had to be a joke, a parody, I thought while reading of a new electronic gadget claiming to entice children to eat vegetables by rewarding them with video games.

September 10, 2015
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CDC Lauds Schools For Improving Nutrition, But Says More Can Be Done

A report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed how much school nutrition standards have changed from 2006 to 2014.

August 27, 2015

This Week In Health: Close The Fridge And Go Outside

“This Week In Health” offers some highlights from the world of health news and wellness tips that you may have missed this week.

August 12, 2015

Want To Build Lean Muscle? Eat These Foods

Seven foods to boost muscle building and take your workouts to the next level.

August 4, 2015

3 Diet Trends Explained

As American waistlines continue to expand, so does the number of diet plans promising to shrink them.

July 29, 2015

Lentils, Rich In Fiber And Protein, Great In Summer Salad

The lentil’s distinctive shape led ancient astronomers and physicists to refer to it by the Latin word for “lens.”

July 29, 2015

Want To Eat And Feel Better? Try A Farmers Market

What should you look for first whenever you’re at a farmers market?

July 22, 2015

Take Supplements Safely

While dietary supplements–products intended to add further nutritional value to the diet–may seem like a “natural” solution to health protection, you should make sure you use them safely and appropriately.

July 1, 2015

The Diet Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes, According To A Nutritionist

When it comes to the eating habits, there’s always room for improvement.

June 26, 2015

Smart Ways To Shop Organic

Organic foods cost 50-100% more than regular products. But there are smart ways to get the same results, while spending less money.

June 24, 2015

The Health Benefits Hidden In Your Spice Cabinet

Turmeric contains curcumin, a substance that has been shown to aid in weight loss, fight depression, and even treat cancer.

June 19, 2015

The Benefits Of Good Nutrition Are More Than Skin Deep

Healthy skin reflects overall health, which means it can be influenced, for better or for worse, by the nutrients in your diet.

June 17, 2015
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Sip These 3 Drinks To Help Protect Your Skin

New research suggests that these 3 beverages may deliver nutrients that protect your skin.

June 10, 2015
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You Can Buy Organic Food Without Busting Your Budget

Mention organic food to shoppers and they often respond that it’s too expensive. For the most part, they’re be right.

June 10, 2015

Plant Waters Making A Splash

With experts cautioning that sugar is a cause of obesity and chronic disease, combined with the trend toward all things “natural,” it’s no surprise that consumers are turning to plant waters as tasty refreshers.

June 10, 2015
Jesus Wept

First Quote Jesus; Then Punish the Poor

How many people in this country pray for the poor on Sunday and spend the rest of the week complaining that the government is doing something about them?

May 21, 2015
Nutrition labels can be misleading (Benjamin Lee/Flickr)

The Eight Most Important Things To Look For On Nutrition Labels

Here’s what you need to know about the stats on the back of packaged food.

March 11, 2015

Will The New Dietary Guidelines Change Absolutely Everything?

Find out what’s changed — and what hasn’t — about the guidelines for healthy eating.

February 25, 2015