Entries tagged with “Healthy Eating”
Here are some good starter questions to help you identify a responsible grower and make sure you’re only buying the freshest local produce.
Here are some affirmations to guide you on the path to mindful eating.
A low mood is more common in the winter months. But it may also signal a gap in your nutrition.
News flash: Seaweed is really good for you. Here's why—and how—you should add nutritious seaweed to your diet today.
Here are some tips for a corporeal clean sweep drawn from traditional wisdom and contemporary research.
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Try positive self-talk to eat better, feel stronger, and rejuvenate your body.
Here are five health benefits of pumpkins so you'll feel a little bit less guilty when reaching for that second slice of pumpkin pie.
We all have our favorite food, but what if those foods are not the healthiest options? Here are some great recipes of some favorite dishes that will having you thanking your lucky stars you found.
Reduce inflammation and increase your brain’s natural power
Olives are full of healthy fats that improve heart health and antioxidants that combat inflammation.
Keep the sniffles at bay with these surprising immune boosters.
With these easy recipes, you’ll be on the road to better health. Drink juices as soon as possible after they’re prepared. (For more on the health benefits of fresh-made juice, see …
As the days get shorter, some people also transition into Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a form of depression that may affect as many as seven out of ten Americans. Believ…
This Ayurvedic recipe takes just minutes to prepare, is substantial enough for a meal, yet feels refreshing and light for warm weather.
Rich in lauric acid, this super food snack is so healthy that is great as an anti-fungul, anti-bacteria, and healthy for your immune system. It's chocolatey with raw caca…
This tiny root veggie is believed to make up 80% of our paleo ancestors’ diet and was even found in the tombs of the ancient Egyptians. It’s slowly making it’s way back into the superfood spotlight.
Dining out increases overall exposure to potentially harmful chemicals.
Most of us eat too much, and many of us eat healthy, so… Why take extra anything?
Simple changes to your diet can reduce the effect of acid-forming foods.
An excerpt from The Good Karma Diet: Eat Gently, Feel Amazing, Age in Slow Motion by Victoria Moran
Learn a fascinating, new way of approaching food and find a healthy balance in mindful eating.
The world of food has gotten so complicated these days. Should you stick to the Mediterranean diet or give Whole30 a go? Is veganism better than vegetarianism? Should you fast intermittently, track your macros, or try carb cycling? Wait, what is carb cycling? These two books cut through the clutter and provide nutritional clarity.
On this episode, Susan Barocas, the founding director of the Jewish Food Experience, inspires us to celebrate Hannukah through spiritually symbolic Jewish cuisine. By showing …
Do your body a great kindness by adding more colors to your diet.
Prepare for success by turning your refrigerator into a lean, mean, clean machine.
A new study suggests that humans naturally choose red foods over other colors of foods.
Get the most lutein by juicing this green super vegetable.
I've already started to notice the daylight hours shifting and the days becoming shorter. Luckily, August is a beautiful time of year in Washington, so we still enjoy warm, sunny d…
Part of the cruciferous family, radishes are in season in the early spring and early fall. Victoria Shanta Retelny, author of The Essential Guide to Healthy Healing Foods,&nbs…
Excerpts from Eat with Intention by Cassandra Bodzak
When temperatures rise, it's the perfect time to turn off the oven and prepare a healthy, no cook meal like this raw vegan chili recipe. With a thick and creamy texture made fresh …
Its healthful benefits, from allergy aid to antioxidant superhero (plus recipes).
Intuitive eating might seem like a passing trend, but it is a concept worth taking seriously.
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Distilling data from more than 600 scientific studies, Jo Robinson shares how to pick and prepare foods for maximum health benefits.
I’m hearing about more and more people getting vitamin B injections, but then I read that this is appropriate only for people with a deficiency. What’s your advice? Vitamin B12 wo…
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Get the stats, the recipes—and the all-important incentive—from these entertaining experts.
Here are some visual guides that can help demystify what constitutes moderate portions for nutritious foods, before the concept of serving sizes becomes even more abstract.
For the perfect late-summer dish, try this Lentil Pate recipe from Mindi K. Counts’ Everyday Chinese Medicine.
This delicious dish from Jamie Oliver blends green pesto with olive tapenade , creamy mozzarella, and basil.
A recipe from Make Your Own Rules Cookbook by Tara Stiles
A growing number of American farmers are sharpening their plant research and botany skills in an attempt to resurrect long-lost vegetable and fruit varieties. All of which is excit…
Not hungry in the morning? Here is what Ayurveda tells us about eating breakfast.
Knobby, ribbed or smooth? Pale and muted or dark jewel colors? Winter squash come in so many visual varieties, they are a feast for the eyes every time you spot one. Each has an in…
It’s still the Wild West in a bottle. Here’s how to be a smart consumer.
Excerpted from Ocean Greens: Explore the World of Edible Seaweed and Sea Vegetables by Lisette Kreischer and Marcel Schuttelaar.
Move over, acai berries—these six unusual ingredients pack a powerful nutritional punch.
What's really in your chocolate?
If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, most likely your doctor has told you to lower your salt intake. New science is showing that this recommendation may be backfiring for patients.
Brussels sprouts are the wonderful yet deeply misunderstood little green warriors of the vegetable world. If they are overcooked, they can taste slightly bitter, and this can sadly…
For a tired brain, the judicious answer is probably “no.”
Eating Fish Instead of Meat Could Reduce the Risk of DiabetesResearchers in Spain report that the consumption of foods from the healthy Mediterranean diet — olive oil, fresh vegeta…
Excerpted from The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook
Tofu and mushrooms seem to work their way into a whole lot of vegetarian main course options. They're hearty, have a certain heft to them in terms of texture and flavor profile, an…
What you need to know about cholesterol and the foods that can keep it in check.
Moosewood Cookbook—that cozy, hand-lettered, and charmingly illustrated collection of vegetarian recipes—is one of the 10 best-selling cookbooks of all time. But more than being a …
This delicious beet salad is a crowd pleaser and a great accompaniment to any dish.
I have a confession to make. For years my mom has been showing me how to make bone broth, although until recently, I didn’t understand why I should. After Thanksgiving, she would h…
Tuning in to your body’s cues when it comes to eating is easier said than done. But with practice and patience, intuitive eating is a great way to figure out what your body really needs.
Next time you hit the grocery store, look out for the real stuff in your tea.
Richard Wrangham knows something about how human diets evolved. He’s a Harvard professor of anthropology, the curator of primate behavior biology at the Peabody Museum, director of…
Getting to know natto, a sticky, stinky, superfood rich in probiotics.
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