Healthy Eating

Questioning The Paleo Diet?

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl | Posted 07.16.2013
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

Are we "meant" to drink milk? No other mammal, after all, drinks milk after infancy, and certainly not another species' milk. Are we "meant" to eat cake? Bonobos and chimpanzees don't eat cake, and they're our nearest living relatives. But we are not bonobos nor, for that matter, any other mammal.

How To Kick That Midnight Snacking Habit: 6 Simple Tricks To Ease Your Cravings

Posted 04.16.2013

As the moon rises, so can our tendency to grab less-than-nutritious snacks in out-of-control portions. What sorts of reasons has Cynthia Sass, a T...

Spring Slimdown: Your Two-Week, Veggie-Packed Meal Plan (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 03.29.2013

Spring is officially here and summer is right around the corner. Are you, too, feeling the need to get rid of the winter "fluff" and get ready for swi...

Are You An Emotional Eater? (QUIZ)

Posted 03.12.2013

We celebrate with family feasts. We bring casseroles to console. We even hover around hors d’oeuvres during awkward social events. It’s natural to...

Snack Attack: 35 Genius Mini-Meals With 100 Calories Or Less

Posted 07.26.2013

Despite our best intentions to eat three hearty and healthy meals each day so we won’t be tempted to snack, we often end up in need of a between-mea...

INFOGRAPHIC: Which Chocolate Is Best for You?

Posted 02.19.2013

So chocolate is good for you, potentially helping to lower blood pressure and risk of heart disease. We’re jazzed about the emerging science, too. B...

Why Health Food Gets A Bad Rap

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl | Posted 02.06.2013
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

The world is overflowing with great, healthy food, and unappetizing hippie gruel just makes convincing people to try it unnecessarily difficult.

These Unexpected Household Objects Can Actually Help With Portion Control

Posted 01.17.2013

Do you ever wonder what portion size actually means? It varies among food groups and is usually a lesser amount than we tend to eat. Watch the video a...

When And Why To Throw Portion Control Out The Window

Posted 10.11.2012

We hear it over and over: portion control, portion control, portion control if you want to lose weight. And it's true: As a general rule, the more foo...

Bacon, Chocolate And 7 More Super-Decadent Foods You Can Actually Eat

Posted 07.26.2013

Watching your weight? Quit depriving yourself! Even if you’re trying to shed a few pounds, it's not about off-limits foods — just preparations. ...

When Hunger Strikes: The 10 Most Filling Foods (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 10.09.2012

By Madeline Vann, MPH Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Even for the healthiest of eaters, good intentions can fly out the window wh...

11 New Ways To Use Fresh-Picked Apples

Posted 10.02.2012

‘Tis the season… for apple picking! From apple pancakes to apples on the grill, to apple butter, you won't believe all the ways you can use Americ...

Pop Science And Your Heart: A Reality Check

Posted 07.26.2013

Dark chocolate, red wine, green tea, black coffee... some of life's most flavorful pleasures have been recently touted in the media as heart-healthy c...

What’s Your Healthy Weight? Why Your “Magic Number” May Surprise You

Posted 09.19.2012

Most people put on some pounds as they get older. Heredity, hormones, metabolism, declining muscle mass, and a more sedentary lifestyle are a few of t...

10 Resolutions To Make This Fall

Posted 09.17.2012

Whether you describe your summer as lazy or adventurous (or a combination of both), one thing’s for certain: we all stray from our regular routines....

WATCH: Your Restaurant Visit, Healthified

Posted 01.17.2013

Dining out: delightful for your tastebuds, fun for your family, and potentially devastating for your waistline. While eating in a restaurant can turn ...

Featured Video