Entries tagged with “Diet”

"Planeat": Making the Case for an Earth-Conscious Diet

The Latin origin of the word “companion” literally means “one who eats bread with another,” and anyone who has ever walked past a bustling restaurant on a Friday night and listened…

#MooToo: Why We Should Rethink Drinking Cow’s Milk

Joaquin Phoenix very publicly pointed the spotlight on inter-species entitlement. Here's why, and how to do something about shifting our perceptions.

10 Days on a Grain Brain Diet

One woman reports healthy appetite shifts and a clearer head after trying the low-carb, low-sugar regimen.

11 Tasty Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

As a vegan, there's nothing worse than showing up to holiday dinner hungry and discovering that every side dish, entrée, and dessert is made with meat, dairy, or chicken broth. For…

3 Simple Rules to Maintain a Healthy Weight, Digest Better, and Heal Your Relationship with Food

Follow these simple rules (and a secret fourth) and change how you eat.

4 Signs You Might Have Damaged Your Metabolism

Discover the symptoms of a damaged or broken metabolism.

5 Free Apps for Creating Healthier Habits

Turn your smartphone into a tiny health coach with these apps for better nutrition, mindfulness, and gratitude.

5 Reasons to Eat Lentils

Take your (edible) pulses.

5 Recipes to Inspire Healthy Cooking

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.

7 Ways to Truly Trust Your Gut

With its trillions of microbes working to regulate the immune system, produce vitamins and hormones, and communicate with the brain, the gut may just be the best advice-giver around, if you know how to listen.

A Bad Night’s Sleep Is As Dangerous As a Poor Diet

A new study found that one night of sleep deprivation and six months consuming a high-fat diet had similar effects on the body's insulin sensitivity.

A Diet for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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. Believed to…

A Paleo Guide to Hormone Replacement

Men produce reproductive hormones as they age. Why not women?

Ancient Superfood Spotlight: Tigernuts

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.

Are Dietary Supplements Really Necessary?

Most of us eat too much, and many of us eat healthy, so… Why take extra anything?

Before You Feed Yourself, Nourish Yourself

An excerpt from The Good Karma Diet: Eat Gently, Feel Amazing, Age in Slow Motion by Victoria Moran

Being "The Vegan" Aboard an Aircraft Carrier

I didn’t expect the Navy would change its meal system for me.

Body Image And Self-Respect

Learn a fascinating, new way of approaching food and find a healthy balance in mindful eating.

Book Review: Brain Maker

Brain MakerThe Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain—For LifeBy David Perlmutter, MDLITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANYThe gut houses an internal compass, but could it also h…

Book Review: Vitamania

VitamaniaOur Obsessive Quest for Nutritional PerfectionBy Catherine PricePENGUIN PRESSThere are 85,000 dietary supplements on the market, and more than 50 percent of Americans take…