Date night just got easier with this list of five local theaters that serve more than just popcorn and Junior Mints.
An expert panel says white potatoes “contribute useful quantities of potassium and fiber” to our diets. Reversing itself, the panel says spuds should be included in WIC, a food aid program.
Juice and smoothies can be a convenient way to get more servings of fruits and vegetables. So what’s the better gadget between a blender and juicer if you want to get more beneficial nutrients?
Lawyers may tell you not to compare apples with oranges. But Google’s new tool allows you to compare the nutrition of any food in a huge government database. You might even learn something surprising.
As we all hit the gym and the trails, aiming to get fit and lose weight in the new year, it’s important to know what to eat before, during and after exercise. Follow these simple tips to stay healthy.
A trip to the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin for a Mindful Eating retreat can help retrain the brain to be a willing partner in living with greater consciousness.
Tulane medical students are trading in their scrubs for chefs whites. They’ve teamed up with culinary students at Johnson & Wales University as part of an innovative new program designed to teach both groups how good nutrition can help stave off lifestyle diseases.
Tomatoes grown on organic farms contained significantly higher levels of vitamin C, sugar and lycopene than their conventionally grown counterparts, a study finds. Turns out, organic farming techniques “stress out” the plants in ways that make them more nutrient dense.
One in three adults in the U.S. is obese, and that doesn’t account for the simply overweight. But many people still don’t know what’s actually making people fat. KQED Forum talks with nutrition and food expert Marion Nestle about her new book, “Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics.”
Teaching kids to eat and drink healthfully requires much more than admonitions. After carting away the vending machines and abolishing the Big Gulps, we can’t leave the kids empty-handed. Rachelle Boucher from Generation Chefs is working hard to fill the void. From the popular Pizza Smack-Downs at COPIA to her weekly cooking classes (free to […]
We’ve all heard the latest health advice: Avoid transfats. Eat more fruits and vegetables. You may notice those changes on grocery store shelves, but for many school children, their cafeteria lunch menus haven’t caught up. This year, an effort to get healthy foods to the school lunch table is tied up in a much larger […]