Why You Need To Stop Being Afraid To Eat Fat

When the first ever set of U.S. Dietary Guidelines was introduced in the late 70s, fat was the ultimate villain. Americans were told to eat more fruits, veggies, whole grains, complex carbs and “naturally occurring sugars,” and … read more

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Get Your Omega-3s

You know that omega-3 essential fatty acids can do your heart and brain a world of good. But new research suggests that a high intake may be linked to an increased risk of diabetes. So what does that mean, exactly?… read more

Indian entrepreneur sells ‘untouchable’ foods to challenge caste bias


MUMBAI: A former rebel fighter and member of India’s “untouchable” caste is taking on caste-based discrimination with packaged foods that would have been regarded as impure just decades ago.

Chandra Bhan Prasad (58) was … read more

7 Sneaky Calorie-Cutting Tricks R.D.s Love

Cutting down on calories is an easy idea that’s hard to practice. Sure, you can say that you’re going to eat smaller meals, ditch the creamer in your coffee, and skip dessert, but when push comes to shove, making these

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Is It Tasty?: Avocado Brownies Taste Test

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6 Iron-Rich Food Combos

Getting enough iron in your diet can be tough, especially if you’re on a meat-free meal plan. Though plant foods can contain the important mineral, the body can’t absorb it as easily from vegetables as it can from meat. Why … read more