Topics :: healthy eating

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Classes Aim to Promote Healthy Eating Through Ethnic Cuisine

By Jay Reeves | Monday Jul 28, 2014
Aimed at blacks but open to anyone, the "Taste of African Heritage" classes are sponsored by the Boston-based nonprofit Oldways, which promotes healthier eating through traditional foods.

For Optimum Health, Eat, Sleep, Relax and Have Great Sex

By Stephen Mosher | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Fitness writer Stephen Mosher expounds on the best way to keep yourself healthy: get enough sleep, eat healthy, relax and recharge your batteries with good sex.

Drinking Linked to Faster Mental Decline in Men

By Malcolm Ritter | Friday Jan 17, 2014
Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they’ve been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests.

The Unconscious Eaters Playbook

By Blake Beckcom | Sunday Nov 17, 2013
The kickoff to holiday season consumption has begun: All the Halloween candy is gone and now we face the daunting task of managing intake at both Thanksgiving and Christmas. Beware of mindless eating!

Social Media Fuels Dangerous Weight-Loss Goal

By Jim Salter | Saturday Oct 5, 2013
Experts in eating disorders are concerned about an Internet-fueled trend in which teenage girls and young women pursue an elusive and possibly dangerous weight-loss goal: to become so slender that their thighs don’t touch.

Poop Pills Cure Serious Gut Infections

By Marilynn Marchione | Friday Oct 4, 2013
Studies have shown that fecal transplants -- giving infected people stool from a healthy donor -- can help cure some of America’s half million annual Clostridium difficile, or C-diff, infections.

Tax $$ At Work: Federal Agency Asks Why Lesbians Are Obese

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Mar 14, 2013
The National Institutes of Health is spending $1.5 million on a study that examines why lesbians and straight men are more likely to be obese than gay men.

Sweet or Salty? Neither in NYC

By Jennifer Peltz | Wednesday Feb 20, 2013
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s lastest healthy-eating initiative takes aim at high sodium foods including hot dogs, soup and popcorn.

Super Bowl Without the Super Calories

By Matthew Wexler | Wednesday Jan 30, 2013
The Super Bowl is the ultimate excuse to pig out for an entire afternoon on junk food. EDGE offers healthy alternatives (and a bit of BeyoncĂ©) for a touchdown-worthy party that won’t pack on the pounds.
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