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New Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Watch your sugar, but enjoy the eggs and coffee

For all you health-conscious eaters who have your eggs and coffee with a side order of guilt, get ready to celebrate the latest government advice: It's OK to eat foods rich in cholesterol, drink as many as five cups of joe daily and enjoy a range of long-disparaged fats.<p>That pronouncement is part …

Nutrition

Ex-POM exec: Coffee fruit is the next big thing in functional foods, beverages

Speaking on a call with analysts last week, Kyle Redfield – the former POM Wonderful general manager who joined KonaRed in August – predicted that</i> …

America might finally be ready to kick its junk food habit

US food firms and restaurant chains have been lining up to banish items perceived as unhealthy or unethical -- from additive-laden snacks to industrially-farmed meats -- in what experts see as a powerful trend.<p>"It's kind of like a whole bunch of things happening, snowballing," said Penny …

How ‘Healthy Foods’ Are Killing You

Professor Laura A. Schmidt of UC San Francisco’s School of Medicine writes about the perils of sugar—explored in the documentary That Sugar Film, in …

French Bistros Battle Over Secret Sauce

Steak-frites can make or break restaurants; key to ‘dominance of French cuisine’<p>BORDEAUX—Marc Vanhove grew tight-lipped as he entered his laboratory and approached a 130-gallon steel vat designed to house a secret weapon in a long-running culinary conflict: steak sauce.<p>“I am the only one who knows …

Bistros

'I had to lose weight for anorexia treatment'

<b>Too many people with eating disorders feel they are being forced to lose weight so their BMI is low enough to qualify for treatment, the UK's biggest eating disorder charity, Beat, has told the Victoria Derbyshire programme. Here's one woman's story.</b><p>One day, when Jo was 11, she started to turn blue …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

Retro trailer accommodations and Oregon wines? It's a vintage vacation

You can enjoy a vintage Oregon wine inside a vintage, cozy, trailer.<p>The Willamette Valley’s most unusual accommodations just may be the Vintages Trailer Resort, which has recently added three new but retro trailers.<p>The collection, which you’ll find in Dayton, about 35 miles southwest of Portland, …

Scientists have found yet another reason we should all be napping at work

In past studies naps have been shown to improve immune health, energy and mood, and cognitive function. Now a new study from the University of Michigan links naps during typical waking hours to improved emotional control.<p>Sleep deprivation has been linked to increased impulsive responses to …

How to Fix an Oily Face

<i>Image: Think Stock</i><p><b>Burning Beauty Question: How do you keep shine in-check throughout the day, without removing makeup by using a blotting paper? – Avi</b><p>…

Table Talk: Brussels sprouts meet kale, and a trend is born

A new vegetable has appeared in Montreal stores after bursting onto produce counters in the U.S. last October. Called kalettes, they are a baby …

Foods For Brain: 8 Essential Nutrients For An Aging Brain

Warding off cognitive decline as we age could be a question of getting enough of eight nutrients that Linda Milo Ohr, contributing editor of the …

Eating Out At Restaurants: The Ultimate Guide To Spending Less

Eating out is great isn’t it?<p>No cooking, no cleaning, no groceries, and no hassle -- what’s not to love?<p>There’s just one problem: eating out is …

Recipe: Soto Ayam (Indonesian Chicken Soup)

Heat the oil for the shallots in a pot or wok until a drop of water sizzles immediately in it. Fry the shallots in batches if needed, stirring constantly for 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Cool.<p>Discard outer …

The rise of the flexitarian

When Annabelle Randles’s friends throw dinner parties, they’re unsure whether to invite her. When she attends vegan trade shows to represent By …

Sleep Loss Linked to 'Massive Brain Damage'

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Could poor sleeping habits cause brain damage and even accelerate onset of Alzheimer's disease? According to recent research, the …

Robin Danielson Act Calls for Independent Testing on Tampons, Femine Hygiene Products

American women spend over $2 billion a year on feminine hygiene products—which makes sense, when you consider that there are roughly 67 million women of reproductive age living in the U.S. And since at least half of those women use tampons, it would also make a whole lot of sense for tampons and …

Eating Insects Isn't as Eco-Friendly As People Say

Crickets are often trumpeted as the future of food, an edible, eco-friendly solution to a some-day protein shortage that livestock just can’t fix. …

Why Your Brain Doesn't Want You to Keep Weight Off—and How to Fight It

Put an end to your noggin's trickery to maintain your new physique.<p>There’s nothing quite like the rush of seeing the number on the scale drop. When you’ve been pouring effort into living a healthy life, results are just the push you need to stick to your habits. But that weight-loss high is a major …

Fitness

Why You’re Always Waking Up to Pee—and How to Make It Stop

“But just because something is common doesn’t mean it’s normal,” says Lauren Streicher, M.D., a clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and author of <i>Sex Rx</i>. That’s because not only is having to pee during the night super …

Here's How Rich You'd Be if You Stopped Drinking Expensive Coffee

Last week I was in Starbucks, and found they now have a list of enticing new lattes. One was <i>tiramisu</i>! Starbucks will be glad to know that the …

Would you pre-pay to book a table at a restaurant?

London's Clove Club is the first British restaurant to demand customers pay for their meal before arrival. Game-changer or the latest indignity for diners, says Chloe Scott-Moncrieff<p>Restaurants, it seems, are becoming less straightforward to get into. There are the “no reservations” establishments, …

Hospitality

For Better Sleep, Establish a Sleep Ritual [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s Monday, which means you likely would rather have stayed home and done nothing with your life today (much like every Monday), and I’m sure that …

10 Packaged Foods That Are Surprisingly Healthy

<i>If you're looking for an easy snack that's also healthy, take this advice from Shape on store-bought snacks to stock your kitchen with.</i><p>Food shopping can make your head spin, especially when it comes to packaged foods: What's healthy and what's not? For example, recently, Kraft Singles gained a seal …

Weight Loss