Health Blog http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1190/node/node/8932 en Bobbi Brown's Top 10 Superfoods for Beauty and the Fun Way She Eats Them http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/bobbi_browns_top_10_superfoods_for_beauty_and_the_fun_way_she_eats_them <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/bobbi_browns_top_10_superfoods_for_beauty_and_the_fun_way_she_eats_them" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/" alt="Bobbi Brown&amp;#039;s Top 10 Superfoods for Beauty and the Fun Way She Eats Them Blog Post" title="Bobbi Brown&amp;#039;s Top 10 Superfoods for Beauty and the Fun Way She Eats Them Blog Post" border="0"/></a></div> <div><p> <img width="100%" src="http://www.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/images/mv10205_elliot_960.jpg" alt="Basic Beauty Bowl" title="Basic Beauty Bowl" style="background-color: initial;" /> </p> <p> <strong>Pictured:</strong> <A href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/258322/basic-beauty-bowl/ ">Basic Beauty Bowl</a> </p> <p> I have always believed that beauty starts from the inside out. Your health shows on your face, in your skin, in how you move your body and how your mind feels. When you feel good, you look good and are more confident in your own skin. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/bobbi_browns_top_10_superfoods_for_beauty_and_the_fun_way_she_eats_them#comments Bobbi Brown Health Blog Wed, 24 May 2017 15:29:04 +0000 kurtschulitz 290323 at http://www.eatingwell.com Crack into This: How Much Sugar Is in Your Favorite Easter Candy? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/crack_into_this_how_much_sugar_is_in_your_favorite_easter_candy <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/crack_into_this_how_much_sugar_is_in_your_favorite_easter_candy" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/" alt="Crack into This: How Much Sugar Is in Your Favorite Easter Candy? Blog Post" title="Crack into This: How Much Sugar Is in Your Favorite Easter Candy? Blog Post" border="0"/></a></div> <div> <p><img src="http://www.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/images/SugarEaster_630px.jpg" width="100%" title="Easter Candy" alt="Easter Candy" /></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/crack_into_this_how_much_sugar_is_in_your_favorite_easter_candy#comments Charlotte Fisher Health Blog Recipes & Menus Health Holidays Nutrition Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:17:36 +0000 kurtschulitz 290128 at http://www.eatingwell.com This Is How Much Exercise You Need to Undo Sitting All Day http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/this_is_how_much_exercise_you_need_to_undo_sitting_all_day <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/this_is_how_much_exercise_you_need_to_undo_sitting_all_day" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/GettyImages-501787264.png" alt="This Is How Much Exercise You Need to Undo Sitting All Day Blog Post" title="This Is How Much Exercise You Need to Undo Sitting All Day Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p> You've seen the headline: "Sitting is the new smoking." Study after study on sitting habits had linked sitting too long with earlier death—<em>­regardless of exercise</em>. So what can you do if you sit for too long? New research from the University of Cambridge changes the story. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/this_is_how_much_exercise_you_need_to_undo_sitting_all_day#comments Health Blog Lindsay Westley Diet, Nutrition & Health Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:00:35 +0000 kurtschulitz 289778 at http://www.eatingwell.com What Exactly Does "Healthy" Mean? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/what_exactly_does_healthy_mean <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/what_exactly_does_healthy_mean" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/4293504.jpg" alt="What Exactly Does &amp;quot;Healthy&amp;quot; Mean? Blog Post" title="What Exactly Does &amp;quot;Healthy&amp;quot; Mean? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p> After a bit of "KIND" nudging (via a citizens' petition filed a year ago by KIND snacks), the FDA is redefining the criteria foods must meet to use "healthy" on a label, and is seeking suggestions. Here are mine. </p><p><strong>Featured recipe:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/256493/shrimp-pad-thai-salad/">Shrimp Pad Thai Salad</a></p> <p> <h3>1. Healthy food promotes health.</h3></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/what_exactly_does_healthy_mean#comments David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM Health Blog Diet, Nutrition & Health Thu, 05 Jan 2017 19:42:16 +0000 kurtschulitz 289744 at http://www.eatingwell.com 4 Really Cool (and Surprising) Benefits of Peppermint http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/4_really_cool_and_surprising_benefits_of_peppermint <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/4_really_cool_and_surprising_benefits_of_peppermint" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/102814822_960_3.png" alt="4 Really Cool (and Surprising) Benefits of Peppermint Blog Post" title="4 Really Cool (and Surprising) Benefits of Peppermint Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p> 'Tis the season for all things peppermint—whether it's hot cocoa spiked with minty flavor, candy canes being hung on a tree or smashed on top of chocolate bark (like in this <a target="_blank" href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/250869/peppermint-mocha-chocolate-bark">Peppermint Mocha Chocolate Bark recipe</a>). And there are plenty of reasons to love mint, beyond the icy cool flavor. Here are four unique and somewhat surprising health benefits to this often overlooked herb. </p> <p> <h3>Boost Your Memory</h3> </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/4_really_cool_and_surprising_benefits_of_peppermint#comments Health Blog Karen Asp Recipes & Menus Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:51:16 +0000 kurtschulitz 289578 at http://www.eatingwell.com Cranberry Coconut Salt Scrub from Kale & Caramel http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/cranberry_coconut_salt_scrub_from_kale_caramel <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/cranberry_coconut_salt_scrub_from_kale_caramel" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/102814128.jpg" alt="Cranberry Coconut Salt Scrub from Kale &amp;amp; Caramel Blog Post" title="Cranberry Coconut Salt Scrub from Kale &amp;amp; Caramel Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p> Whether you need a homemade gift idea or you're looking for more natural skincare products this Cranberry Coconut Salt Scrub is the perfect thing to whip up. The recipe comes from Lily Diamond, of the popular L.A.-based food and lifestyle blog <a href="http://www.kaleandcaramel.com/">kaleandcaramel.com</a>. Growing up, Lily Diamond worked alongside her mother, a developer of all-natural massage oils for spas across Maui, Hawaii. Her mother's love for plants struck a chord. "I understood how important it was for what I put on my body to be as pure as what I ate," she says. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/cranberry_coconut_salt_scrub_from_kale_caramel#comments Health Blog Jessica Demarest Recipes & Menus Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:45:23 +0000 kurtschulitz 289517 at http://www.eatingwell.com 3 Ways Instagram is Changing the Way We Eat http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/3_ways_instagram_is_changing_the_way_we_eat <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/3_ways_instagram_is_changing_the_way_we_eat" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/womantakingaphotoofbreak_355369_650.jpg" alt="3 Ways Instagram is Changing the Way We Eat Blog Post" title="3 Ways Instagram is Changing the Way We Eat Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><script async type="text/javascript" src="//tracking.skyword.com/tracker.js?contentId=281474979584243"></script><p> If your Instagram feed is anything like mine then it's pretty saturated with food photos (with some cute babies, wedding pics and celebs thrown in). Those yummy snaps of kale salads, overflowing smoothie bowls or gooey chocolate brownies are more than just eye candy—they may actually change your diet choices, inspiring you to eat better (or worse). Now, new research is coming out showing some pretty good reasons to up to your Instagram game.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/3_ways_instagram_is_changing_the_way_we_eat#comments Health Blog Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Food News & Origins Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:57:21 +0000 kurtschulitz 289456 at http://www.eatingwell.com 4 Healthy Reasons to Eat Avocados http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/4_healthy_reasons_to_eat_avocados <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/4_healthy_reasons_to_eat_avocados" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/3758871.jpg" alt="4 Healthy Reasons to Eat Avocados Blog Post" title="4 Healthy Reasons to Eat Avocados Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><script async type="text/javascript" src="//tracking.skyword.com/tracker.js?contentId=281474979585055"></script><p> Avocados are not only delicious, they're super satisfying and help keep your body healthy too. Just in case you need even more encouragement to eat your avocados (c'mon guacamole isn't reason enough?) here are 4 healthy reasons avocados are so good for you. </p><p> <strong>Get It:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19192/ingredients/fruits/avocado/?sort=Newest" target="_blank">Healthy Avocado Recipes We Love</a> </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/4_healthy_reasons_to_eat_avocados#comments Health Blog Michele Rinck Diet, Nutrition & Health Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:31:49 +0000 kurtschulitz 289454 at http://www.eatingwell.com Are These Nutrition Rumors Real or Fake? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/are_these_nutrition_rumors_real_or_fake <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/are_these_nutrition_rumors_real_or_fake" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MCL_garlic_101819021_Blaine_Moats_0.jpg" alt="Are These Nutrition Rumors Real or Fake? Blog Post" title="Are These Nutrition Rumors Real or Fake? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div> <script async type="text/javascript" src="//tracking.skyword.com/tracker.js?contentId=281474979581180"></script> <p> Sometimes you read about a hot new food trend or a friend emails you saying that you have to try adding <em>this</em> to your morning coffee to solve all your ailments. But a lot of nutrition information floating around out there is either too good to be true or perpetuates nonsense about perfectly healthy foods. We took a harder look at some of the topics floating around the nutrition "rumor mill" and what the science said. See if some of these myths tricked you. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/are_these_nutrition_rumors_real_or_fake#comments Health Blog Marissa Donovan, R.D. Good choices Food News & Origins Wed, 12 Oct 2016 18:32:19 +0000 kurtschulitz 289354 at http://www.eatingwell.com Should I Drink Turmeric Tea? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/should_i_drink_turmeric_tea <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/should_i_drink_turmeric_tea" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/turmericwithmilkdrinksgo_344886_500.jpg" alt="Should I Drink Turmeric Tea? Blog Post" title="Should I Drink Turmeric Tea? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><script async type="text/javascript" src="//tracking.skyword.com/tracker.js?contentId=281474979576091"></script><p> The same golden-hued spice added to <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/249615/basmati-rice-curry-casserole-chana-aur-sarson-ka-saag-biryani" target="_blank">curries</a> and in mustard is now making waves as turmeric tea. Deservedly so: turmeric seems to boast a slew of benefits. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/should_i_drink_turmeric_tea#comments Health Blog Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D. Health Diet, Nutrition & Health Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:29:05 +0000 kurtschulitz 289301 at http://www.eatingwell.com Mercury in Fish: What You Need to Know http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/mercury_in_fish_what_you_need_to_know <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/mercury_in_fish_what_you_need_to_know" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/3757859.jpg" alt="Mercury in Fish: What You Need to Know Blog Post" title="Mercury in Fish: What You Need to Know Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p> If you eat a lot of fish should you worry about mercury? High levels of mercury can cause tingling or numbness in fingers and toes and vision problems. It affects infant brain development. Even consistent, low-level mercury exposure can leave you fatigued or make concentrating difficult. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/mercury_in_fish_what_you_need_to_know#comments Health Blog Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D. Diet Food & health news Diet, Nutrition & Health Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:58:47 +0000 kurtschulitz 289223 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Fuel Up Naturally for Your Active Lifestyle http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_fuel_up_naturally_for_your_active_lifestyle <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_fuel_up_naturally_for_your_active_lifestyle" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/3833448.jpg" alt="How to Fuel Up Naturally for Your Active Lifestyle Blog Post" title="How to Fuel Up Naturally for Your Active Lifestyle Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p> Despite the fact that most of us aren't professional athletes, it's still a good idea to fuel your body when you're active. Buying sports drinks, gummies, gels and bars can get expensive—not to mention, they can have some questionable ingredients. So it's a good thing recent studies have shown that foods you probably already have in your pantry can work just as well. Whether you're training for a marathon or just lacing up for the first time, here are some simple sports nutrition tips on how you can feed your inner athlete naturally. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_fuel_up_naturally_for_your_active_lifestyle#comments Health Blog Diet Fitness Health Lindsay Westley Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:43:51 +0000 kurtschulitz 289208 at http://www.eatingwell.com Is BPA-Free Plastic Safe? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/is_bpa_free_plastic_safe <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/is_bpa_free_plastic_safe" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/102213711_BPA_960.jpg" alt="Is BPA-Free Plastic Safe? Blog Post" title="Is BPA-Free Plastic Safe? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p> "BPA-free" is the buzzword of choice for water bottles and plastic packaging. Bisphenol A (BPA)—the chemical that hardens plastic food containers and is in the lining of metal cans to prevent corrosion—has gotten bad press for having a harmful estrogen-mimicking effect, which may cause early puberty and lower sperm counts, even raise your risk of obesity, diabetes and some cancers (breast, ovarian, testicular, prostate). </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/is_bpa_free_plastic_safe#comments Health Blog Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D. Food News & Origins Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:12:36 +0000 kurtschulitz 288846 at http://www.eatingwell.com How Long Can Picnic Food Stay Unrefrigerated? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_long_can_picnic_food_stay_unrefrigerated <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_long_can_picnic_food_stay_unrefrigerated" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/102737130_960.jpg" alt="How Long Can Picnic Food Stay Unrefrigerated? Blog Post" title="How Long Can Picnic Food Stay Unrefrigerated? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>When enjoying meals outdoors, here’s what you need to know to about food safety: </p> <p><strong>Related: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/our_top_50_recipes_for_summer">Our Top 50 Recipes for Summer </a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_long_can_picnic_food_stay_unrefrigerated#comments Health Blog Stacy Fraser Diet, Nutrition & Health Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:27:29 +0000 kurtschulitz 288832 at http://www.eatingwell.com Are There Any DIY Cleaning Solutions That Will Sanitize Kitchen Surfaces? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/are_there_any_diy_cleaning_solutions_that_will_sanitize_kitchen_surfaces <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/are_there_any_diy_cleaning_solutions_that_will_sanitize_kitchen_surfaces" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/101231406_960.jpg" alt="Are There Any DIY Cleaning Solutions That Will Sanitize Kitchen Surfaces? Blog Post" title="Are There Any DIY Cleaning Solutions That Will Sanitize Kitchen Surfaces? Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Warm, soapy water plus some elbow grease is technically the only DIY cleaning solution you need to prevent the growth of most illness-causing bacteria on kitchen surfaces. Before and after food preparation, simply scrub counters, sinks and cutting boards with hot, sudsy water for at least 20 seconds, then rinse well. Wipe dry with a clean towel or let air-dry. </p> <p><strong>Related: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/organic_natural/15_simple_ways_to_clean_up_your_kitchen">15 Simple Ways To Clean Up Your Kitchen </a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/are_there_any_diy_cleaning_solutions_that_will_sanitize_kitchen_surfaces#comments Health Blog Stacy Fraser Diet, Nutrition & Health Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:09:48 +0000 kurtschulitz 288825 at http://www.eatingwell.com