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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.
Instead of discarding skins, cores and rinds, creative chefs are using their distinctive flavors and nutrients to make intriguing entrees and desserts.
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.
The time-honored Thanksgiving dish is evolving to include healthy ingredients such as black rice, cauliflower, chestnuts and pecans, sometimes stuffed in an apple or squash.
Chutneys, kombucha, kimchee, yogurt—adding small quantities of fermented foods like these to meals makes for a happy gut.
Tailgating, fangating, homegating—whatever you call it, getting together with friends and family to chow down before the big game doesn’t mean you can’t eat well.
What better way to eat organic than by sitting at a table on the farm, eating just-picked produce prepared by creative local chefs?
For vegan travelers, eating on the road means everything from Chipotle’s veggie choices to Thai restaurants to cooking a DIY tortilla using a hotel iron.