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Serve Yourself for Health

We already know that regular physical activity is linked to overall better health. Now, research from the University of Southern California&...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Food Waste Not, Helps Earth a Lot

If you knew that throwing away food was increasing greenhouse gas emissions or negatively affecting the earth, would it change your behavior...

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