Healthy Living

There's Hope Yet: Study Shows Junk Food Cravings Are Reversible.

Quinoa salad, greens are the new hot dogs, burgers
Sep 2, 2014 2:00 pm

Do you find yourself constantly craving what can best be described as “junk food”? You know exactly what we mean: Cupcakes, French fries, bacon, bacon, more bacon. You’re not alone here. The good news is that there’s hope on the horizon for those hoping to cease having these common cravings and it comes from a new brain scan study. Read on.

24 Epic Leafy Green Vegetable Side Dishes

Zest up your health kick with these delicious sides
Aug 28, 2014 12:00 pm

You know you want to eat that huge bunch of kale, Swiss chard, spinach, collards, mustard greens, whatever that huge pile of greenery taking up most of a shelf/an entire drawer in your fridge. You just need a little inspiration. Thankfully, leafy green recipes are generally pretty easy to crank out (but we included a few challenging ones in there if you want to be healthy and make a point). Peruse this large handful of dishes and feel great about dinner.

Grassmilk Is A Thing. But, The Next Big Thing?

It's gone mainstream at Whole Foods
Jul 31, 2014 10:00 am

Sure, you’ve heard of grass-fed beef. And organic milk is certainly nothing new. But what about organic, grass-fed milk? That’s right, organic, grass-fed milk: two big buzz words in just one product. And Whole Foods is taking notice. Read on.

Superfood Of Summer: 9 Healthy Quinoa Recipes

Added bonus: quinoa is also super...delicious!
Jul 9, 2014 1:00 pm

They're those lovable little seeds with awesome little tails you see cropping up in everything from tabouli to fritters. It's quinoa, and we eat this versatile superfood every chance we get. Check out 9 of our favorite summer recipes for quinoa from sweet supercharged breakfast bars to ultra-nutritious savory mushroom quinotto (think lightened-up risotto).

 

Side Dish: 14 Great Grains To Serve With Dinner

Couscous, rice, farro, barley, rice and more!
Jun 19, 2014 2:30 pm

Mashed potatoes won't save you when the weather's hot, no matter how rad you make 'em. You need a nice healthy side featuring healthy grains...but we stuck some nice cheesy grits and creamy barley risotto in there just in case a nice healthy side is not what you need. Otherwise, peruse hand-picked recipes for light, delicious couscous (both regular and Israeli), rice, corn and quinoa (a seed, not a grain, but still perfect for healthy sides).

Cup That Tracks What You're Drinking Might Help You Lose Weight, Stay Fit

The Vessyl counts calories, fat, even caffeine
Jun 17, 2014 11:00 am

This 13-ounce spill-proof cup not only identifies the beverage that you pour into it, but it also measures the amount and nutritional makeup, including calories, fat, sugar, protein, even caffeine. Now, every sip can inspire additional workout time. You're welcome!

Watercress Is The Healthiest Vegetable? Carrot is #26? Here’s A Chart To Memorize.

Somebody calculated the most nutrient-rich veg
Jun 10, 2014 4:00 pm

The Center For Disease Control is not only tasked with preventing Ebola outbreaks, and serving as a backdrop for The Walking Dead episodes. The federal agency is tasked with teaching us about healthy living, including defining so-called Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables. Here is a list of the most Powerhouse-like fruits and vegetables.

Smoky Kale Salad With Toasted Almonds And Egg Recipe

Kick up your kale salad with hearty add-ins
May 28, 2014 12:00 pm

Calling the world's healthiest vegetables! Oh here they are, in author Laura B. Russell's new cookbook, Brassicas: Cooking The World's Healthiest Vegetables. Fans of broccoli, cauliflowers, Brussels sprouts, and yes, of course our darling kale should be very excited. First up, a hearty kale salad that will leave you entirely satisfied. Guaranteed.

 
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