Entries tagged with “Food”

"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…

10 Best Foods For Eye Health

Though lifestyle and genetics play a role in our overall health, when it comes to our precious eyes, seeing clearly is important and it turns out that certain foods can support and improve your eyes’ overall health.

11 Foods to Support Your Immune System

Add these foods to your diet during times of high stress. They can help keep your immune system functioning optimally so you can stay healthy and fight off illness.

3 Compelling Reasons to Rethink How You Use Eggs

Springtime practices for decreasing health risks and increasing spiritual connections.

3 Recipes for Sexual Vitality

Eager to rev up your libido? Try these recipes.

4 Great Apps for Healthier Eating

Need a little extra nudge when it comes to eating well? Look no further than your smartphone. We love the following apps, which were designed to help people eat healthier and light…

4 Herbal Cures for Christmas Crises

These simple herbal remedies help treat over-indulgence, anxiety, tension, and lowered immune systems, all in time for the holidays.

5 Surprising Foods That Spark Passion + Recipes

Tired of oysters, chocolates, and strawberries? Try one of these five unique libido-boosting foods to help get your partner in the mood this Valentine’s Day.

6 Fruits and Vegetables to Eat This Winter

Here six fruits and vegetables that really shine when the temperatures drop.

8 Health-Boosting Drink Ingredients for Spring Lockdown

So you need a drink? Here are eight healthful ingredients you likely already have in your home or garden that give maximum boost with minimum thinking time—no recipe required.

8 Surprising Foods for a Healthier Sex Life

Hungry for more? Foods to boost your sexual vitality (Maca Brazil Truffles, anyone?).

A Cornucopia for Sleep: Figs, Tofu, and ZZZs

Include these foods in your dinner banquet, and you'll find that your winter's rest is a little bit sweeter.

An Oasis in the Food Desert

While it seems you can’t walk down the street these days without running into a community garden, many low-income neighborhoods still lack access to healthy and affordable food. Th…

Artisanal Gluten Free Cooking: Bonus Recipes

Dig into these web-exclusive recipes from Artisanal Gluten Free Cooking:Grilled Pizza1 recipe Pizza Dough (recipe follows)Olive oilCornmeal1 cup crushed San Marzano tomatoes (about…

Banishing the Binge

“A new study published this spring in the Journal of Eating Disorders took it one step further, recommending that binge eating be tackled as a public health issue, similar to the way seatbelt campaigns, water fluoridation and anti-smoking programs were successfully implemented to improve the wellbeing of the whole population.”

Bloody Mary Salad

We always plant too many tomatoes. Every summer, we wait and watch the little green orbs start to blush, and then we savor the sweet juiciness of them all. That first taste of summ…

Book Review: Go Wild

Go WildFree Your Body and Mind From the Afflictions of CivilizationBy John J. Ratey, MD, and Richard ManningLittle, Brown and CompanyWe’ve seen a great a rise in diabetes, asthma, …

Book Review: The Gut-Immune Connection

How do we protect our immune systems? During the COVID pandemic, we’ve been washing our hands, wearing masks, and getting vaccinated. But our bodies have been under siege for much longer.

Bringing Food: Making a Gift of Comfort More Meaningful

By Michelle Smith When we hear of a death in our family or community we feel a powerful urge to offer comfort—and so, we bring food. In almost any culture bringing food to t…

Build Community with Meal Swapping

Here's how to start a healthy meal swap.