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4-Step Strategy to Feast on Vacation

The subject of eating well while on vacation is one that most people find challenging. After all, we are on holiday to enjoy ourselves, but we don’t...

Raquel W. Jadeja
August 6 2012

Why America Is Obese (Infographic)

More than 1/3 of Americans are obese, and obesity is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide. Part of the problem is diet, but also a huge...

July 18 2012

Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot on Yoga, Surfing & Living with Diabetes

Author and celebrity chef Sam Talbot has a new book out: The Sweet Life - Diabetes without Boundaries. The Sweet Life is chock full of fresh, vibrant...

Edie Summers
July 13 2012

Is Your Wine Bringing You Joy?

Alcohol has always been my drug of choice. I’m not going to deny it. I love a rich, smoky, complex glass of red wine. I enjoy a creative cocktail. I...

Sarah Sturgis
June 29 2012

5 Tools for Drinking Less (Or Quitting Altogether)

As I share with folks that I have recently stopped drinking, many have expressed a desire to either reduce their consumption or quit altogether,...

Jennifer Warden
June 28 2012

Vegans Beware: 6 Common Foods That May Contain Animal Ingredients

So you’re already savvy to that supposed “vegan” cheese that actually contains casein (a milk protein). Good for you. But if you’re trying to go vegan...

Mara Tyler
June 26 2012

10 Tips for Going Vegan, Staying Vegan & Thriving

Veganism is about opening your heart and mind to care more for animals, the environment and your own body. But how do you get there? How do you make...

Katie Gillespie
June 13 2012

The Truth About Salt: 5 Tips to Create a Low-Sodium Lifestyle

Benicar, Cozaar, Diovan: Sitting in our physician’s sterile office, we were told to pick our poison. At only 32-years-old, my otherwise healthy surfer...

Mandy Burstein
June 8 2012

5 Reasons to Eat Local, Organic & Seasonal

I recently had the pleasure of dining at two farm-to-table restaurants that focus on local, organic and sustainable food. Although I highly recommend...

Abby Phon
June 4 2012

Food Portion Size Is Ridiculous (Infographic)

Did you know that the average restaurant meal is more than four times larger than it was in the 1950s! Check out this mind-blowing infographic on...

Jason Wachob
May 31 2012

NYC's Mayor Bloomberg to Ban Big Sugary Drinks

Did you know that more than half of adults living in New York City are obese?! Mayor Bloomberg is taking action, as he plans to ban the sale of large...

Jason Wachob
May 31 2012

Sugar Can Make You Dumb

In addition to these mind-blowing facts about sugar, a new study says that sugar can make you dumb.

Jason Wachob
May 16 2012

The Most Inspirational Bathroom Ever

Colleen and I had an incredible dinner last night at NeMesis Urban Bistro in Miami. In addition to yummy organic food, they also have the most...

Jason Wachob
May 6 2012

8 Quick Tips for Ordering Healthy in a Restaurant

Eating healthy when you're out at a restaurant is actually easier than you think. Here are eight quick tips to help:

Dana Palumbo
April 30 2012

5 Tips for Ordering Vegan at a Restaurant

Oh, the joys of being a “special” eater. Shopping for groceries as a vegan is one thing, but try ordering something at a restaurant that’s not cooked...

Mara Tyler
April 27 2012

How to Eat All the Junk Food You Want!

Let’s face it, most of us crave junk food at some time or another. I LOVE treats. I make no apologies or secrets about it! I also believe life is...

Abby Phon
April 25 2012

26 American Hospitals Have McDonald's - WTF?!

Hospitals are supposed to help people get healthier, not make them worse!

Jason Wachob
April 17 2012

10 Unexpected Gluten Culprits

Gluten hides in a lot of very common foods in the Standard American Diet. In addition to avoiding the gluten containing grains like wheat, spelt, rye,...

Katrine van Wyk
April 11 2012

Disturbing Facts About Happy Meals (Infographic)

Maybe reach for some vegetables instead.

February 28 2012

15 Healthiest Airports in America

Eating healthy when you're traveling isn't always easy. But it's getting easier at airports across the country. Can you guess which airport is the...

January 6 2012