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By Karen Asp
The success of your fitness goals depends, in large part, on the soundness of your fitness strategy. You do have a fitness plan, don't you? Here's how to get one, fast — or how to make your current plan even better.
By Experience Life Staff
Until recently, consumers had no way of knowing precisely how much trans fat lurked in their favorite foods. But now, a new food-labeling regulation gives us all a better shot at eliminating this danger from our diets.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
The perfect dish for your holiday event? Nutritious, tasty, satisfying nuts.
a heart shaped bowl with heart friendly foods
By Matt Fitzgerald
Cholesterol may be the most vilified — and misunderstood — nutrient in our food. Here's how to unravel the myths.
Beets and Their Greens
By Tricia Cornell
During the convenience-driven, newfangled-food frenzy of the past half-century, many nourishing essentials like bone broths, legumes, root vegetables, and sprouted grains all but disappeared from American plates. Now they're coming back — and starting a contemporary legacy of their own.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Tyler Florence want to make your yummy, easy home cooking more delicious than a kitchenful of $50,000 cabinets.
Drink green tea. Live forever.
By Ann Bauer
Praises abound for this unassuming, down-to-earth beverage: Experts tell us it helps prevent cancer, diabetes, heart disease, maybe even wrinkles. And it's not all hype, either – tea really is a nutritional powerhouse.
Sweet Potato and Collard Greens Salad
By Frank Clancy
Food makers are adding vitamins, minerals and other beneficial ingredients to conventional foods, but the value of such enhanced products is still a matter of debate.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
You want fast, easy way to get more fresh, nutrient-pack foods into your kids' diets. Blueberries may be the path of least resistance.
By Linda Knittel
Dairy-industry growth hormones boost milk production, but raise questions - like, what if they wind up in the milk we drink? Here's what you should know about the research into possible risks, including early-onset puberty and antibiotic resistance.
Heritage wheat bread loaf
By Jeanne Mettner
Did you give up on grains entirely when you cut down on carbs? Or are you a white-bread and refined-flour junkie? Either way, it might be time to take a closer look at the value of whole-grain goods.
By Erika Rasmusson Janes
Tired of feeling blue, or just so-so? Positive psychology pioneer Martin Seligman, PhD, believes you can mentally exercise your way to greater happiness.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
For most of us, comfort food translates to heavy, fattening, regret-it-later fare. An accomplished Italian chef explains how it can take on an entirely different meaning.
woman reaching for donut
By Suzannah Olivier
When reality bites, eating right becomes essential. Stress and worry deplete your nutritional stores, destabilize your blood sugar, and reduce your stamina. Here's what you need to know about building and maintaining a well-rounded diet that can withstand the pressure.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Behind that old saying my eyes were bigger than my stomach stands a basic food truth: Visual appeal counts for a lot.
By Victoria Freeman
The nutritional value of your fruits and veggies depends on how they've been handled - from the field to the fridge.     
a woman wearing glasses smiles
By Gary Legwold
Most of us take our eyesight for granted. But without proper care, nutrition, and protection, our eyes are vulnerable to damage and degeneration. Find out what you can do to keep your vision crisp, even as you age.
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.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
One of America's most celebrated chefs gives credit where credit is due - to the growers of high-quality food, to the land that gave it life and to the myriad efforts that bring it to our table.
By Linda Knittel
Do you look to sugar and caffeine for a lift? Need 'em to get through the day? Here's why these well-known stimulants may be more than your system can handle.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Star chef Anthony Bourdain on why the power lunch of yesterday is dead, and why a more satisfying and expressive dining trend deserves to live.
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