Browsing the "Nutrition" Category

5 Best Foods to Prevent Wrinkles

October 31st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Food alone can't prevent wrinkles, but a diet rich in certain nutrients can help your skin bounce back from sun- and age-related damage. These five foods are high in wrinkle-preventing vitamins and minerals


7 Ways to Get Your Kids Eating Healthy Food

October 27th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Getting your kids eating healthy can seem daunting, whether you're a new parent or you've got older kids. Here are some simple tips to help encourage your kiddos to eat those veggies!


Are we eating too much protein?

October 22nd, 2014 | by Scott Cooney

A growing body of science seems to indicate that not only is there such a thing as too much protein, but that the health effects are showing up everywhere - from cancer to heart disease to diabetes to obesity and much more


Healthy Eating for Kids: Brussels Sprouts are My Daughter’s Favorite Food (Really!)

October 18th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

How a tragedy helped my daughter develop healthy eating habits early on. When it was discovered at my daughter’s 3-month check-up that she was losing weight because I actually had a very low breast milk supply, I was about as devastated as I’d ever been in my life. “You have to add formula” the doctor insisted. I refused. We hired multiple lactation consultants and tried everything to get my body to make more milk. I was taking so much fenugreek that it sent my hormones into batshit crazy mode. I couldn’t sleep. I was feverish and sweating constantly. Crying all the time. And after six weeks of herbs, breast compressions, round the clock feeding and pumping, it still didn’t give me the boost I needed to properly feed my daughter. Already back at work (home-based), I was completely overwhelmed.


The Rise of Bitter Foods: New Book Explores the Underappreciated Flavor

September 21st, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Bitter: it’s the flavor we equate with being, well, the opposite of flavor. The puckering not-quite-sour bite of bitterness in foods is what we tell our children is an acquired taste they’ll “grow to love.” But the truth is, many people don’t ever develop a fondness for bitter; they prefer instead the sweetness of sugar or the savory depth of salt and umami. Well, a new book aims to change all that.


My Month Without Eating Kale

August 29th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

I haven’t eaten kale in just about a month. It’s not that there’s a kale shortage (there really isn’t). It’s just that, well, I usually eat A LOT of kale. So I decided to see what would happen if I gave eating kale a break



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