| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:47 AM
It’s been nearly three weeks since I began following a vegan diet, and I can honestly write that I haven’t knowingly cheated.
I use the word knowingly, since while I’ve been pretty good at checking food labels of products I wasn’t...
| Apr 21, 2011
Would adopting the diet our caveman ancestors supposedly ate allow modern-day Americans live longer, healthier lives?
Proponents of the Paleo diet (for Paleolithic) say that meals packed with fresh fruits and vegetables and heavy doses of lean...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Do you see what I see?
If the answer to your eye doctor's question is no, it's probably time for stronger glasses.
Or maybe the problem is something more serious.
By age 65, one in three people has some form of vision-impairing eye disease, says the...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:39 AM
U.S. News and World Reports, which regularly ranks best colleges, hospitals and cities, released its list of the best diets on June 7.According to it, the top diet is the DASH, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, which contains...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:00 PM
As part of my job, I feel I have an obligation to help reconnect the general public with the food system they impact and shape by their choices.
Yet many have little knowledge of farming. I look at my own family as an example. My mother-in-law was...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:43 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Carrying extra pounds doesn't necessarily mean your heart is ailing, according to Greek researchers.
They found less than 10 percent of healthy obese people in their 50s and 60s without risk factors for heart disease went on...
| Oct 5, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Jetting to the sunny climes of the Mediterranean couldn't hurt if you feel a bout of depression settling in. But a new study in the Archives of General Psychiatry finds that if your aim is to minimize your risk of......
| Mar 25, 2009
Chefs often work grueling hours in the kitchen under extremely stressful conditions, tasting much of the food they cook. It's not easy to stay slim under such circumstances -- but not necessarily for the reasons you might suspect.
True, some chefs are...
| Sep 17, 2009
People may be able to reduce their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to two recently published studies that are the latest in a long line of research. But does that hold for everyone? And by how much can you lower the risk? Here's a look...
| Jul 30, 2009
For a better way to eat, think Mediterranean.
Nicci Micco, a nutrition editor at Eating Well magazine, says the common sense (and delicious) Mediterranean diet not only is packed with healthy nutrients, but also is great for your waistline.
| Aug 17, 2009
If you want to live longer -- avoid heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer -- then pick and choose your foods with care to quiet down parts of your immune system.
That's the principle promoted by the founders and followers of anti-inflammatory...