Posts Tagged ‘Food Traditions’

What Should I Eat? – Video with Emily Rosen

When it comes to the information people are most hungry for about food and health, perhaps the number one most often asked and important nutritional question of our times is this one: “What should I eat?” After all, given the endless amount of nutrition information that’s available to us and given the fantastic number of […]

Body Image Around the Globe

To many of us, it may seem that certain standards of beauty – like thinness, for example – reflect an objective reality. We’ve heard it so often that it just feels true – being thin is absolutely better than the alternative. But this is not the case. Cultural standards of beauty are arbitrary, and are […]

Nutrition that Boosts Immunity

There’s a reason why Grandma brewed a hot cup of echinacea tea and lemon for us at the first sign of a cold: what we consume directly correlates to our body’s capabilities to heal itself. We naturally think of immunity during cold and flu season, but did you know that boosting your immunity year-round can […]

How to Stop Overeating: 6 Great Tips

You know what it feels like when you overeat—you’re stuffed, sluggish, and you probably didn’t even enjoy the meal all that much. But you keep doing it anyway. Why is that, and what can you do to stop overeating? Here are six tips to get you going in the right direction. 1- Slow down when […]

Exactly What Is a Healthy Body Image?

There is a lot of talk these days about a healthy body image, and how important it is to have a healthy relationship with your body. More and more, we’re seeing conversations in the media begin to focus on how to promote confidence and self-love among both men and women, rather than constantly barraging us […]

A Woman’s Way to Weight Loss

Arbitrary standards of beauty negatively impact both women and men. But there is something particularly insidious in the way we teach women and girls that their value as human beings is connected, in no small part, to their perceived physical attractiveness. Even female politicians are routinely criticized about their appearances. It’s no wonder, then, that […]

A Secret to Weight Loss

These days, weight loss plans are a dime a dozen, and every nutrition “expert” has another magical elixir that will supposedly make you eternally beautiful and skinny. But many of us have tried them all—we’ve done the low-carb thing, we’ve tried low-fat, we’ve cut out gluten—and nothing seems to work.  So what’s truly the secret […]