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There is such a thing as a free lunch! We have only to look in our backyards and parks to find the free, nutritious greens and berries an arm’s reach away.
Adding raw, organic herbs to summer fare both cools us down and provides us with nutrients that can lower blood pressure and boost energy.
Reishi, lion’s mane, cordyceps and other types of mushrooms have powerful compounds that protect cognition, boost immunity and lower stress – and that’s just for starters.
Fight and prevent cataracts and macular degeneration with two key nutrients found particularly in colorful fruits and veggies.
Using phone apps as well as workplace and neighborhood contacts, friends and strangers are coming together to share healthy, home-cooked meals.
Instead of discarding skins, cores and rinds, creative chefs are using their distinctive flavors and nutrients to make intriguing entrees and desserts.
As the Earth starts re-greening this season, it’s a natural time to rethink our eating habits–and here are some nourishing ways to feed body and soul.
Low-fat, plant-based recipes make for a heart-healthy meal so delicious that non-vegetarians won’t even miss the meat.
The way we think about the food on our plate can impact our body’s ability to absorb nutrients from a meal.
Preparing a meal for a hungry holiday crowd can be as simple as arranging protein and vegetables in a baking sheet, seasoning them and popping them in the oven.
Yum! Plant-based pies—think pumpkin, sweet potato, and chocolate—will please guests no matter what their dietary restrictions.
As the numbers of vegetarians and vegans rocket nationwide, supermarkets, restaurants and even hospitals are offering a wider range of plant-based foods.
A surprising list of nutrient-dense superfoods aids us in eating well and avoiding the systemic inflammation that underlies many chronic diseases.
Minerals cannot be produced by the body but are integral to our health, and the latest guidelines show us which minerals we need and how to get them.
Across the country, farmers are experimenting with new ways to grow food having higher nutritional content and a positive environmental impact.
When inflammation becomes a chronic condition—a common state today—certain foods can lower its disease-causing potential.
Rather than popping a pill, eating certain foods can kick-start hormones that help us get a long, deep night’s sleep.
By foregoing grocery-store condiments for homemade ones, we improve both the flavor of our dishes and our diet.
A new word in the food vocabulary—climatarian—points to rising global interest in eating in ways that reduce the impact of our diet on our beleaguered planet.
Step aside, pizza and chop suey! These five authentic ethnic cuisines offer the real thing— traditional food that’s healthy, tasty and easy to prepare in our own kitchen.
These sensational spices not only give oomph to our food but also reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure and soothe upset stomachs.
Yum! The perfect Valentine Day’s meal can easily include the healthiest foods for our hearts—starting with dark chocolate!
For the three in four Americans that suffer digestive distress, straightforward strategies—including eating whole wheat and grains—will rekindle normal digestive function and even restore full liver and gall bladder function.
Oranges, limes, lemons and grapefruit boost our immune system, improve our cholesterol, and guard against cancer—and that’s just for starters.