healthy eating

8 NBA Players Team With Celebrity Chefs To Shot-Block Bad Eating Habits

The NBA FIT Live Healthy Week is here
Jan 6, 2014 3:00 pm

The holidays have left everybody a little sluggish. We’re all feeling it at the Food Republic office today and did shots of wheatgrass during our morning meeting. Not really, but we probably should have. Anyways, our friends at the NBA realize that early January is a great time to get healthy, which is why they have organized the NBA FIT Live Healthy Week — running now through January 10.

Infographic: Check Out How People Eat Breakfast Differently Around The World

Examining breakfast's health benefits and variety
Oct 22, 2013 9:00 am

How do people around the world eat breakfast? Let's take a look — in infographic form!

Food News: Frappuccinos And School Snacks Get A Calorie Evaluation

Plus, could Bobby Flay be making a run for mayor?
Jun 28, 2013 9:01 am
Starbucks

The USDA and Starbucks hone in on calories, Paula Deen's continues to lose sponsors, Bobby Flay may be eyeing City Hall and The New York Times warns that  you may not be eating what you think you're eating. 

Taco Bell To Health-Conscious Dudes: We Got Your Back With Our Protein Menu

Trial to begin on July 25 in Dayton, Ohio
Jun 25, 2013 1:31 pm

The Chipotle effect is in full effect. In what we can only assume is a response to the burrito roller’s sweeping popularity, Taco Bell has announced that they are testing a health-conscious “Power Protein” menu. Nation’s Restaurant News reports that the trials begin on July 25 at an incredible 40 locations in Dayton, Ohio. There are 40 Taco Bells in Dayton, Ohio — population 142,000? Good lord. Here are the details.

What Is MSG And Is It Bad For You?

Here's the story behind "No MSG" labels
Apr 24, 2013 1:31 pm

You’ve definitely seen the labels, from soy sauce packets at your local Chinese takeout spot to that large sign at the airport Panda Express you hit up just before your red-eye flight (never a good idea). “No MSG,” they proudly proclaim. But what exactly are they talking about and why should we care? What is MSG and is it actually bad for you?

Chart Proves There Are Way More Purple Fruits And Vegetables Than We Imagined

Color blocking fruits and vegetables
Apr 22, 2013 1:01 pm
Photo: Russell van Kraayenburg

Searching for a simple way to categorize fruits and vegetables based on various nutrients? Look no further than this helpful infographic from the good folks over at Chasing Delicious, who sort produce entirely by color, and include the types of vitamins found in each category and their reported health benefits. Check it out, after the jump.

The Biggest Challenge Facing Politicians Is...Glazed Donuts?

There's a link between campaigning and weight gain
Mar 20, 2013 1:01 pm

It is no secret that countless hours on the campaign trail bring about enormous amounts of stress for politicians. With little sleep to recover from continuous appearances in the public eye, many are bound to make their fair share of mistakes. But could one of the biggest problems facing these figures lie in their actual diets while on the campaign trail? Read on.

6 Restaurant Certifications To Help Guide You To Healthier Eating

Eating healthier? Seek out the six safest seals.
Mar 6, 2013 10:02 am

Clean Plates, the email and restaurant review guide whose mission is to take the grunt work out of eating healthier, has an intensive process of vetting restaurants for a Clean Plates Seal of Approval. Here are 6 healthy restaurant certifications, and what each one actually certifies.

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