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7 Superfoods You Can Swap Into Your Next Dessert

Luckily for, um, all of us, sweet treats aren't completely off limits for the health-minded. And no, we're not talking fruit salad.<p>Brownies, cookies, cakes, puddings -- these can all be made a little bit lighter with some sneaky baking swaps. Check out some of the most surprising below, then let us …

Outsmart Food Labels

Words like “all natural,” “multigrain” and “0 grams trans fat” automatically catch our eyes when we’re scanning the grocery store shelves. But just …

Aspartame and GMOs: What You Really Need to Know About the Science and Health Risks

In response to a plunge in sales of artificially sweetened sodas last week, Coca-Cola announced plans to roll out an ad campaign to win back popular …

Diabetes

Too much of a good thing: Study reveals 1 in 20 Canadians is a 'food addict'

Forget hockey or excessive politeness. The new great Canadian pastime is overeating, according to a new study that classifies 1 in 20 Canadians as a certified "food addict."<p>Compiled by a research team from Newfoundland's Memorial University, the study claims that 7 per cent of woman and 3 per cent …

The Science Behind Honey's Long Shelf-Life / The ReadyBlog

In 2003, Georgian construction workers were building an oil pipeline from the Caspian Sea to the Mediterranean. While they were hard at work, they …

University of California

The Future of Science in Australia

Good evening.<p>It is an honour to have been invited to deliver this inaugural lecture, organised through the Rio Tinto/University of Western Australia …

Hearst Magazines

Cocktail Science: Does Your Cocktail Need Salt?

Salt—it's not just for margaritas any more. Bartenders have long understood that a few drops of bitters go a long way toward 'rounding out' the rough edges of a drink, and now they've figured out that a tiny amount of salt can create the same magic. Today, we look at some of the hows and whys as we …

Protein-enhanced food: the latest health craze

Can you hear that strange whirring sound – like a food processor getting to work on a pile of woodchips? That's Stanley Green (aka the Protein Man) spinning in his grave. For the uninitiated, Green spent a quarter of a century pacing up and down Oxford Street in London, extolling the evils of one …

Cashew Ambrosia Salad

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Healthy Lunch Idea: Grilled Cheese, Basil, and Pear Sandwiches

1. Lay four slices of bread on a flat surface. Using a knife, spread honey onto two slices to cover the surface.<p>2. Lay two slices of cheese on two slices of bread, then lay pear slices and basil on top.<p>3. Top the cheese and pear halves with remaining bread slices.<p>4. Heat one tablespoon of butter in …

4 Healthy Snack Upgrades

With back to school in mind we’re focusing on common snacks like ants on a log, cheese and crackers, and mini toaster pizzas, but making them just a little bit healthier. We have four different ideas for you, and we’d love to hear what your favorite, healthy afternoon snack is. Looking for more …

High-Fat Foods That Are Great For Your Waistline (Really!)

<i>Dr. Frank Lipman is an integrative and functional medicine physician and the founder of Eleven Eleven Wellness in NYC. In his monthly column for R29,</i> …

Thug Kitchen Offers Recipes with a Heavy Dose of Hip-Hop

Thug Kitchen launched in 2012 as a domain “to inspire the shit out of some motherfuckers to eat<p><i>Thug Kitchen</i> launched in 2012 as a domain “to inspire …

Green Tea Noodles

<b>Green Tea Noodles with Edamame</b><p>Green tea, with its powerful theaflavins, is a strong antioxidant with vigorous anti-inflammatory properties a …

Antiinflammatory

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RECIPE: Kale Chips

I know this recipe is an easy one – like posting directions on how to make ice cubes – but they were just so tasty, I had to share.<p>Confession: I have …

Healthy Eating

7 of Our Favorite Healthy Recipes to Make on the Grill (Plus: How to Make the Perfect Hot Dog)

Do your Memorial Day plans include a cookout? If so, here are some delish recipes to throw on the grill—they're super easy, and all are healthier than some of the usual barbecue suspects.<p><b>Grilled Turkey and Vegetable Burgers With Balsamic Glaze:</b> These are made with lean turkey, zucchini, and …

14 Quinoa Recipes for Healthy Salads, Cereal, Risotto, Cookies, and Meatloaf

Yeah, we know: Quinoa can be a bit of a punchline. But it tastes great, it's good for you, and we've got 14 amazing recipes for it, from breakfast to dessert<p><i>(Credit: Christopher Testani)</i><p><i>(Credit: Christina Holmes)</i><p><i>(Credit: Maria del Mar Sacasa)</i><p><i>(Credit: Maria del Mar Sacasa)</i><p><i>(Credit: Romulo</i> …

The best healthy packed lunch recipes

Packed lunches are coming in for a hard time. Proposals for the new school food plan even suggest banning them completely to encourage takeup of school dinners. Sure, they can be unhealthy, all too often comprising a few sandwiches, crisps and chocolate treat, with an apple thrown in. But we all …

2013 Food Trends Get Technical, Sustainable & Healthy

Every year, Food+Tech Connect looks at the trends that are transforming the future of how food is produced, sold and consumed. We always pay particular attention to Phil Lempert’s, CEO of The Lempert Report and author of SupermarketGuru.com, foresights. This year, Lempert’s predictions touch on …

The Science of Junk Food Addiction and How to Break the Cycle

<i>by Isaac Eliaz, MD, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer</i><p>Overindulgence usually starts small: a potato chip, a dab of ranch dip. You fill out the plate with raw carrots and cherry tomatoes, but that chip tasted so good. Pretty soon you have another, and then another. Later, you may feel anxious about …

Only 25 Percent Of Adults Eat Healthy When They Go Out, Study Says

A spate of new "healthy" fast food items have recently been released. Research has shown that these items may boost profits and recent sales data proves that more people are purchasing healthier items. But how much is this increase exactly? A new study by The NPD Group, a market research firm, …

The 5 Best Foods For Speeding Up Your Metabolism

"Metabolism is the process of transforming food into energy for the body," says Heather Bauer, R.D., C.D.N., and founder of Bestowed, a subscription service that introduces consumers to healthy foods. "It's directly related to weight gain and weight loss and therefore to overall health."<p>Some people …

Nutrition

7 Foods That Reduce Stress

Most people struggle with balancing life demands with work commitments. But for entrepreneurs, finding balance can seem near impossible. The pressure of getting everything done can be overwhelming. And, if left unchecked, that stress can lead to other issues, including high blood pressure and …