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Exercise Plus Regular Movement Best for Reducing Health Risks

Over the past several years, researchers have reported on the negative impacts of extended periods of sitting on health and mortality. Some ...

“When clients go on vacation, do you send them with ‘homework’ so they can maintain their diet and fitness program?”

I always do what is best for my clients. As a result, the majority of the time I do not send them on vacation with exercise homework. The only time I do this is when it is truly what’s best for ...

Question of the Month

Last year during the presidential campaign, The New York Times reported that then candidate Donald J. Trump, a junk food aficionado of sorts...

Recipe for Health: Cauliflower Couscous With Black Lentils and Heirloom Greens

Using a food processor to grind cauliflower into tiny “grains” makes a couscous alternative that’s perfect for gluten- or ...

Black Children Are Exposed to Junk Food Ads Much More Often Than White Kids

A study reported last December by the University of Connecticut’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity found that while all kids ar...

The Shelf Life of Olive Oil

A delicious and sometimes pricey cornerstone to healthy Mediterranean-style diets, olive oil is delicate stuff and can only be fully enjoyed...

Don’t Worry, Be Healthy

New research highlights the power of the mind and the influence of our perceptions on disease chances. Healthy people who worry about having...

Ask the RD

Question: There are so many choices of pasta in the supermarket now—whole wheat, bean pasta, gluten free and vegetable pasta. How do t...

Sustainability Important For Gym-Goers, Says Survey

When it comes to exercise, people might give greater effort if there’s more at stake than calories or improved performance. A recent survey suggests that gym-goers might be motivated to work har...

Cool Ingredient to Try: Benne Seeds

Unless you’ve actually eaten heirloom benne seeds, you would probably lump them in with run-of-the-mill sesame. It can be argued they ...

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