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Woman picking out produce at a farmers' market.
By Joseph Hart
Reaching out to local farmers and producers for your sustenance may be easier than you thought. Here’s a 5-step guide to finding, eating and savoring the local foods that nourish you, your community and the planet we all call home.
family cooking
By Helen Cordes
Cooking at home is one of the most reliable ways to shift your life in a healthier direction. But where does a busy person find the time? Here’s how you can make good food, fast.
By Catherine Guthrie
For years, sophisticated consumers have relied on the latest clinical trials to guide their health choices, but exactly how reliable are these studies? If you're depending solely on scientific evidence for your health solutions, your assumptions about what's right might well be wrong.
By Courtney Helgoe
Feeling confused about what to eat? Unsure about which foods are safest, best for you, and best for the environment? Join the club — then join the ranks of a new group of informed eaters and good-food advocates who are bringing a variety of better, clearer, more satisfying choices into view — and within reach.
By Jack Challem
Yes, your eating habits play a big role in determining your disease risks. But did you know that they also have a huge effect on your state of mind?
By Angela Pirisi
Looking to improve the palatability of your fitness routine? Maybe you need a side of social interaction — and a standing date for dinner.
Thanksgiving stuffing
By Andrew Zimmern
Forget the cream of mushroom soup and onion crisps. These rustic dishes will jazz up your main course and have guests coming back for guilt-free seconds.
By Catherine Guthrie
Some aging factors are beyond our control, but one of the biggest — inflammation — needn't be. Here's how you can extinguish the flames of chronic inflammation before they ignite.
a person seasons filleted salmon
By Andrew Zimmern
Which is better – wild caught or farm raised? Explore the pros and cons of America's favorite fish.
a pan with a whole roasted chicken and green beans being pulled from an oven
By Andrew Zimmern
Pumped with chemicals and raised in cramped quarters, most supermarket chickens these days are a sad joke. But don't despair! You can still rustle up an old-fashioned chicken dinner that is delicious, nutritious and totally satisfying!
Healing Foods
By Dennis Cass
Look closely into the complex implications of making the world your supermarket, and you'll likely gain a new appreciation for the advantages of eating closer to home.
By Heidi Losleben
The social equivalent of soul food, cozy home gatherings and small-group entertainments are drawing us closer - to simple pleasures and to each other.
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