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Avoid the afternoon stress-eating bingeupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 09:55:00

That foods can soothe, reduce anxiety and boost your mood is well known to anyone who has kept a vise grip on a pint of Chunky Monkey at midnight or dived into the deep end of a party pack of chips at the end of a day gone awry.

Why blogger ate student lunchesupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 13:51:00

Sarah Wu blogged anonymously for years showing what students are served for lunch.

USDA issues new rules for school mealsupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 13:51:00

School meals will have to offer fruits and vegetables to students every day under standards issued by the United States Department of Agriculture on Wednesday.

When eating healthy turns obsessiveupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 07:28:00

In a vegan café in New York City, Nisha Moodley pushes a glass crusted with the remnants of a berry-açai-almond milk smoothie across the table and begins listing the foods she excised from her diet six years ago.

Help me balance career, new baby, weight lossupdated: Fri Aug 05 2011 13:17:00

Since I had a baby at 44 after several years of fertility treatment, I personally have been struggling with addressing all that with the "no time" problem of new motherhood, career balance, etc, and yes, an extra 20 pounds gained pre-pregnancy due to fertility treatments. I bet there are LOTS of women out there who could benefit from some of your no-nonsense information and guidance on this issue, regardless of what point and circumstances they became new mothers. Any tips?

Plate icon to guide Americans to healthier eatingupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 14:33:00

The food pyramid has been dismantled in favor of a simple plate icon that urges Americans to eat a more plant-based diet.

Goodbye food pyramid, hello plateupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 14:33:00

Michelle Obama unveils the replacement for the food pyramid, a plate that aims to help people make better food choices.

How can I stop being hungry?updated: Fri May 13 2011 07:39:00

Losing weight has always been tough for me. It's even tougher for me now that I'm in my 40s. However, I made a resolution for 2010, and with diet and exercise, I've managed to lose 35 pounds. I've managed to lose weight through grit and determination. The problem is, I am always hungry and my appetite is ravenous, difficult to satisfy. I want to eat until I'm full EVERY TIME I eat. If it wasn't for force of will, I would continue to eat and pack the pounds back on. Is there anything I can do to fight the hunger? I try to snack on things that are healthy, but it seems no matter what I snack on, I get penalized with putting weight back on. I worry that if the only thing I have going for me is grit and determination, that might not be enough to stay in the fight.

How to build a healthy PB&Jupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 08:33:00

My daughters ask for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for breakfast several times a week, instead of the whole-grain cereal we offer them. This seems awfully sugary to me. Is this nutritionally OK?

How can I eat healthy if I have to buy in bulk?updated: Fri Mar 18 2011 07:19:00

I live in a very remote location: Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park. I have a hard time buying groceries that are healthy. There is no way I could get to the store even once a week. I end up buying in bulk: frozen (limited space), cans, dry just-add-water type stuff. Any suggestions for better eating?

How can I stop being hungry?updated: Fri Mar 04 2011 10:24:00

Losing weight has always been tough for me. It's even tougher for me now that I'm in my 40s. However, I made a resolution for 2010, and with diet and exercise, I've managed to lose 35 pounds.

What should I eat if I have diabetes?updated: Fri Jan 14 2011 13:52:00

I am type 2 diabetic trying to create a daily diet, and snacks, food program that I can use to prevent getting the terrible sick feeling that comes when my sugar goes too low. I would like to store these foods and snacks in my home so that I can reach them when necessary. Please name the foods, and snacks, as well as the proper times to consume them. Also when is the time to take Metformin even if your readings are regular and you feel OK? Thank you for your answer to these questions.

America's healthiest mall foodupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 08:07:00

After zooming from one end of the mall to the other, don't you deserve a quick bite? Of course.

Four steps to reduce diabetes riskupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 12:40:00

Half of all Americans may be diabetic or prediabetic by 2020, a report from an insurance company warned Tuesday. That's an even bleaker projection than the Centers for Disease Control's recent estimate that one in three Americans would have diabetes by 2050.

How can I eat right on a business trip?updated: Fri Oct 15 2010 08:55:00

Hi. I am being sent away for travel for two weeks. How do I eat healthy, knowing I will be eating out every meal?

What are healthy options to frozen entrees?updated: Fri Sep 03 2010 08:58:00

My husband, who is 50, learned he had type 2 diabetes in March 2008. He also has hypertension. Are there any healthy alternatives to the processed frozen entrees we find in the grocery stores? I am trying to make him healthy foods but it is difficult.

Is 9 daily servings of veggies (not fruits) OK?updated: Fri Jul 16 2010 08:22:00

The USDA recommends nine servings of "fruit and vegetables" per day as part of a healthy diet. What am I missing if I get my nine servings by eating only vegetables and no fruits? Are there other things I can eat to specifically make up for the lack of fruits in my diet? I eat an otherwise healthy diet full of lean protein, veggies, legumes, and whole grains, but I am allergic to many fruits.

Is quick brown rice as healthy as regular?updated: Fri Jun 25 2010 13:36:00

Do quick-cooking brown rice and regular brown rice have the same health benefits? Or is the quick-cooking brown rice no better than white?

Brown rice instead of white may lower diabetes riskupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 16:20:00

The next time you order Chinese food or need a side dish to serve with dinner, you're better off choosing brown rice instead of white. Eating more brown rice and cutting back on white rice may reduce your risk of diabetes, a new study reports.

What's a healthy breakfast for a picky 6-year-old?updated: Fri Apr 02 2010 09:10:00

What kind of breakfast can I prepare for a 6-year-old who doesn't like cereal, oatmeal or eggs? I want to make sure she gets a healthy breakfast but without the eggs and cereal it is kind of impossible. Thanks

Weight loss may reverse artery clogging, study suggestsupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 14:25:00

Eating the wrong food and gaining too much weight can clog arteries with fatty deposits, potentially leading to life-threatening heart attacks and strokes.

Foods that are good for youupdated: Mon Jan 04 2010 09:03:00

HLN's Suan Hendricks reports on five foods you can add to your diet to live a healthier life.

Five 'eating better' foods to slip into your diet in '10updated: Mon Jan 04 2010 09:03:00

A new year has arrived, and with it, a new list of resolutions. If "eating better" is on your list, experts say, there are a few items you can slip into to your diet that can improve your health and help you ward off certain diseases in 2010.

What can I eat for a really healthy breakfast?updated: Fri Dec 18 2009 13:53:00

What are my options for a nutritious breakfast? Cereal doesn't feel healthy any more, and neither does a "bacon, egg and cheese." What should I eat to stay healthy and fit ?

The truth about diabetic dietsupdated: Mon Dec 14 2009 14:39:00

Having diabetes doesn't mean having to eat a spartan diet of bland, tasteless foods. But it does mean you have to pay close attention to portion control. Learn why some of the common myths about diabetic diets are not exactly true and what steps you can take to control diabetes.

Replenish your energy with the right carbohydratesupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 11:43:00

Everyone needs carbohydrates, the body's preferred energy source. If you get regular cardiovascular exercise or train for an endurance sport, you need more daily carbs to fuel your workouts and replenish your energy stores.

What are some healthy snacks to keep in the dorm?updated: Fri Oct 09 2009 10:05:00

What are some healthy snack choices that college students can store in their dorm room?

The 10 most important nutrition stories of the last two decadesupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 13:47:00

America's relationship to food and health has certainly changed in the 20 years since Cooking Light debuted. Some of those changes may seem discouraging: Rates of obesity and diabetes have risen, food-borne illnesses frequently make headlines, and more people eat meals -- often fast food -- away from home than ever before.

Can eating too much fruit keep me from losing weight?updated: Fri Aug 28 2009 09:43:00

Can eating too much fruit keep me from losing weight? Am I consuming too much sugar?

How to avoid gaining the Freshman 15updated: Wed Aug 26 2009 09:24:00

So many first-year college students gain unwanted pounds that the so-called Freshman 15 is the subject of a new MTV reality show. (They're auditioning now.)

Heart group urges daily limit on added sugarupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 10:27:00

If you're like most Americans, you will consume 22 teaspoons, or 355 calories, of added sugar today. Now, the American Heart Association would like you to cut back dramatically.

Fewer calories equals a longer life -- At least in monkeysupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 18:04:00

Cutting daily calorie intake by 30 percent may put the brakes on the aging process, have beneficial effects on the brain, and result in a longer life span, according to a new 20-year study of monkeys published in the journal Science.

Is instant oatmeal just as healthy as traditional?updated: Fri Jun 26 2009 09:36:00

I recently learned that my total cholesterol and triglycerides are very high, and my doctor recommended oatmeal, which I do not like. I did find a way to make it palatable, though. It's such a pain to make it every day. My question is this: If I make a large batch of it at once, will it lose its benefits by reheating? And what about instant oatmeal? Are the benefits the same?

Is it OK to eat the same foods every day?updated: Fri Jun 12 2009 09:27:00

Is it OK to eat the same thing over and over, day after day? As an example - eating grilled chicken, green beans, and rice, whites of eggs, and berries. Are there any significant health risks to such monatany?

How do I prepare quick and nutritious meals?updated: Mon Jun 08 2009 15:14:00

I am a single woman who works full time and goes to school part time. How do I prepare nutritious meals when I barely have time to go through an unhealthy drive-thru joint? Any suggestions on what kinds of foods are good for packing in the a.m. and then eating later? I would love to start cooking for myself, but it just seems like such a waste if it's only me that's eating. Thanks!

7 low-cost gifts to keep Mom healthy on Mother's Dayupdated: Mon May 18 2009 12:21:00

This Mother's Day, skip the flowers and forget the chocolate (unless it's dark)! Give your mom something she really needs -- the gift of good health.

Get the biggest bang for your calorie with nutrient-dense foodupdated: Tue May 05 2009 10:41:00

In 2005, the government's revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans introduced the term "nutrient density," which sounds complicated but simply refers to how much nutrition a food provides.

Which starches are beneficial? Which should I avoid?updated: Fri Apr 17 2009 09:44:00

I love baked potatoes but because of the starch, I don't eat them often. Do you have a list of starches to avoid and which are beneficial in the daily diet?

Don't be afraid of the dark -- whole grains explainedupdated: Tue Apr 14 2009 11:13:00

Whole grains are in the midst of a renaissance. Since their 1970s heyday, the findings from scientific research have expanded on these fiber-rich foods' abilities to help protect against heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. Such results led the government to urge us all, in its 2005 dietary guidelines, to eat at least three servings of whole grains daily.

What you eat can improve your health, mind, and appearanceupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 09:22:00

For many, springtime means revamping exercise regimens, improving appearance, reading more books, taking on a new hobby, and improving dietary habits.

Make nutritious snacking choices on the goupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 09:41:00

Make smart food choices in an airport, at a rest stop and from a vending machine.

Eating his way to a six-pack with 16 eggs a dayupdated: Tue Mar 31 2009 15:47:00

Every day, Jason Dinant chows down 16 hard-boiled egg whites, one and a quarter pound of meat and four cups of vegetables, sprinkled with an occasional carbohydrate.

What are good snacks for diabetics?updated: Fri Jan 23 2009 10:20:00

What are good snacks for diabetics to eat during the day?

Nine Nutrition Essentials for 2009updated: Wed Jan 14 2009 11:16:00

You have access to more nutrition information than ever -- from magazines like Cooking Light to the Internet, newspapers, and television. When you add to that the hype about fad diets, the resulting information overload creates more confusion than clarity.

The top 10 healthiest diets in Americaupdated: Mon Dec 29 2008 09:16:00

If losing weight is at the top of your resolution list, you're not alone. An estimated 80 million Americans go on diets every year, spending more than $30 billion annually on programs and products.

Good nutrition is always in seasonupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 09:07:00

It's no secret that cold and flu season peaks in winter. And if you're looking for ways to stay well, one priority, say experts, is simple: Follow a wholesome diet, just as you should any time of year. But that can be a tall order during the busy holiday season, when hectic social schedules and family commitments often interfere with regular meals.

Celebrity diet tricks that work (and two that you should avoid)updated: Thu Dec 11 2008 11:09:00

When you see photos of Cameron Diaz's slim silhouette or Jessica Alba's flat post-pregnancy tummy, you probably wonder just how Hollywood stars stay so lean or snap back into shape so quickly. While many swear their svelte bods come from eating right and exercising round the clock, the truth is that some celebs may go to strange and interesting lengths to get or stay pin thin. Here, the skinny on exactly what the big names do to get red-carpet ready -- from the healthy strategies you'll want to steal to the just plain wacky ideas you'll want to avoid.

Red meat linked to higher metabolic syndrome riskupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 21:51:00

A study says eating too much red meat can increase your chance of getting conditions that lead to heart disease and diabetes. Middle-aged people who ate at least two servings of meat per day increased their risk of metabolic syndrome by 26 percent. The research was published in the January 22, 2008, issue of Circulation.

Red meat linked to metabolic syndromeupdated: Tue Nov 25 2008 14:07:00

A study says eating too much red meat can increase your chance of getting conditions that lead to heart disease and diabetes. Middle-aged people who ate at least two servings of meat per day increased their risk of metabolic syndrome by 26 percent. The research was published in the January 22, 2008, issue of Circulation.

America's healthiest grocery storesupdated: Tue Nov 11 2008 10:04:00

Let's face it: Your weekly (or daily!) run to the grocery store is the foundation for your good health. So it's thrilling news that the supermarket industry is on a health kick -- these days you'll most likely find organic produce and "natural" packaged foods at almost any store you go to. But which chains are outdoing themselves to deliver the freshest and healthiest foods to you? And which ones provide the best tools to help you make smart choices? We asked six prominent health experts to help us pick the top 10 healthiest grocery stores out of the nation's largest chains. Health.com: Meet our judges

How to be sodium savvyupdated: Tue Oct 14 2008 12:07:00

"Enough salt already," sighed Theo Hodge on a recent evening as I added more salt to a plat de resistance I was preparing for us. Considering that he was my doctor, the scolding came as no surprise. But as a chef and food writer, I know sodium chloride salt is an important ingredient in many recipes. Both professional and home cooks equate salt with flavor.

Get more flavor, nutrition from produce with the right prepupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 13:17:00

Fresh fruits and vegetables are among the most nutritious foods you can choose. They're low in calories yet rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. That's why produce, along with whole grains, forms the basis of a healthful diet. What's more, the way you store, prepare, and cook these foods can magnify (or preserve) their already healthful properties.

Coax flavor, nutrition from produce with proper care, handlingupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 13:15:00

Fresh fruits and vegetables are among the most nutritious foods you can choose. They're low in calories yet rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. That's why produce, along with whole grains, forms the basis of a healthful diet. What's more, the way you store, prepare, and cook these foods can magnify (or preserve) their already healthful properties.

Eating Healthily on the Cheapupdated: Mon May 19 2008 12:21:00

Eating healthily on the cheap is easy if you know what to look for as Judy Fortin reports in this Health Minute.

Healthiest restaurantsupdated: Sun Apr 27 2008 23:28:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reviews Health magazine's list of healthy eat-out options.

Health magazine names top chain restaurant fareupdated: Sun Apr 27 2008 23:28:00

If you're like us, you eat out more than ever -- and, as nice as it is to not have to cook, those meals out can actually feel like work. How do you navigate the minefields of huge portions, hidden fats, and sky-high sodium levels?

Smart tips to pack extra nutrition into every biteupdated: Wed Apr 23 2008 10:06:00

In 2005, the government's revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans introduced the term "nutrient density," which sounds complicated but simply refers to how much nutrition a food provides. For example, a slice of 100 percent whole-grain bread is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, while a slice of regular white bread is lower in all three.

Bad foods that are actually great for your waistupdated: Wed Jan 09 2008 16:05:00

If you've been avoiding burgers, ice cream, and pizza thinking you're doing your waistline a favor, don't. They can actually help you lose weight -- and keep it off, too. Here are the hidden slim-down perks of five foods that get a bad rap and the best way to add each one back into your diet.

Diet Tricks of the Stars updated: Thu Nov 15 2007 08:54:00

You don't have to deprive yourself of what you love. Hollywood celebrities reveal their best tricks for how to drop pounds, conquer cravings, and have your bagel and eat it too

Follow this eat-right plan to fortify your immune systemupdated: Wed Nov 14 2007 10:12:00

When cold and flu season comes around, many people head to their medicine cabinets in search of relief. But a trip to the kitchen may be the smarter move.

Strategies to curb your hunger while you loseupdated: Fri Nov 09 2007 10:16:00

It's 9 p.m. and you know just where that bag of peanut M&Ms is -- it's stashed in the pantry behind the ultravirtuous oatmeal and seriously fortified cereal. Out of sight, but not out of mind.

It's not about dieting, it's about enjoyingupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 18:16:00

As a trained chef, restaurant owner, healthy-cookbook author, and confirmed food lover, I absolutely refuse to let the word diet hijack my life -- and I don't think you should, either. Smart eating is not about settling for less; it's about heaping more good stuff on your plate.

Healthful breakfast tips to keep you fueled all day updated: Tue Oct 16 2007 09:54:00

More than any other meal, breakfast is an investment in good health. Eating in the morning helps you stay focused and energized through busy days. Breakfast increases the likelihood of meeting recommended daily doses for essential vitamins and minerals that help prevent disease. And recent research makes the idea of a morning meal even more appetizing. A study in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that individuals who eat breakfast are less likely to be overweight -- and more likely to exercise -- than non-breakfast eaters.

Health for Her: Ovarian cancerupdated: Fri Oct 12 2007 11:35:00

A new study found that a low fat diet can reduce a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer. CNN's Judy Fortin reports.

5 healthy food trends worth followingupdated: Tue Oct 02 2007 10:25:00

If you want to know where American food traditions are headed, look back. Many of today's most healthful eating trends bear a strong resemblance to yesterday's: Nearby farms offering nutritious, peak-of-season produce; slow-cooked dinners that foster leisurely family meals; an emphasis on meatless dishes and minimally processed foods.

Going Vegetarianupdated: Mon Oct 01 2007 18:57:00

A balanced diet is important to people who eat meatless meals as Judy Fortin reports in this Health Minute.

Protein a key concern for vegetariansupdated: Mon Oct 01 2007 18:57:00

It's lunchtime at Café Sunflower in Atlanta, Georgia. The kitchen is humming as the chef prepares the most popular item on the menu: sesame chicken. That's not what you'd expect at a vegetarian restaurant. But the so-called chicken is actually a seasoned soy product made to taste like the real thing. "It's a treat for vegetarians who miss meat," says restaurant owner Edward Sun.

5 nutritious habits of the planet's healthiest countriesupdated: Thu Sep 13 2007 08:56:00

If you've vacationed in an international destination, you know that learning about its food is one of the best ways to become familiar with a new culture. But lately, Americans have also taken greater interest in global cuisine because of health benefits attributed to certain styles of eating.

CNNMoney: Burger King pledges healthier menu for kidsupdated: Wed Sep 12 2007 06:36:00

Burger King pledged Wednesday to offer healthier fast-food items for children under 12, with plans to sell and market flame-broiled Chicken Tenders and apples cut to resemble thick-cut french fries.

CNNMoney: Does God want you to be slim?updated: Wed Sep 12 2007 06:36:00

Does God want you to be slim?

What men should eat every dayupdated: Sun Aug 26 2007 21:52:00

Typically, men think about their health at one time -- during a crisis. But the problem with that wait-and-treat approach is that men are constantly responding to health emergencies rather than preventing them.

Snack strategies: 4 cases where eating between meals can workupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 23:48:00

When you snack, you can fill in nutritional gaps, boost your intake of fruits and vegetables, keep your mood on an even keel, and help with appetite and weight control.

Heart-healthy foods keep your ticker in top shapeupdated: Mon Jul 23 2007 04:09:00

Creating custom food plans for patients isn't the hard part of Bethany Thayer's job. For the Michigan-based registered dietitian and spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, one of the most difficult aspects of her work is helping patients interpret the often-contradictory health news they hear each day.

Psssst ... Thin people secretsupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 05:16:00

Here are some secrets on how some people get thin and stay thin.

Time.com: Fruits, Veggies Don't Stop Cancer Returnupdated: Wed Jul 18 2007 04:45:00

Hopes that a diet low in fat and chock-full of fruits and vegetables could prevent the return of breast cancer were dashed Tuesday by a large, seven-year experiment in more than 3,000 women

Vitamins a good insurance policyupdated: Mon Jun 25 2007 09:58:00

It's estimated that half of all American adults take a daily vitamin supplement. Yet, in spite of the popularity of the pills, many wonder whether they're good for our health.

Pack extra nutrition into every bite with these expert tipsupdated: Tue May 15 2007 11:44:00

In 2005, the government's revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans introduced the term "nutrient density," which sounds complicated but simply refers to how much nutrition a food provides. For example, a slice of 100 percent whole-grain bread is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, while a slice of regular white bread is lower in all three.

Eat Smart: Five important goals to improve your dietupdated: Mon Feb 12 2007 09:50:00

After a serious health scare requiring surgery in 2004, Kathy Carlson decided she needed to make serious changes to her lifestyle.

Energy zapped? Try these tips to help you pick up the paceupdated: Mon Nov 13 2006 18:34:00

Tired of being tired? Jessica Postigo was. After switching careers, going from on-the-go film producer to the more-sedentary role of screenwriter, the 36-year-old from Los Angeles began to feel lethargic. "I knew I needed to do something," she says. "I wanted my energy back."

Too busy to cook? Not so fastupdated: Thu Sep 07 2006 15:36:00

A busy life can put the squeeze on healthy eating. But that doesn't have to be the case, according to Billy Strynkowski, executive chef of Cooking Light magazine. He says cooking healthy, tasty meals at home can be done in 20 minutes or less.

Get the right fuel for your workoutupdated: Fri Jul 14 2006 18:42:00

Chances are you're not training for the Olympics, but if you exercise regularly, take a cue from elite and professional athletes regarding how to eat to gain the most from every workout. Sports nutritionists encourage the following strategies for eating before and after exercise depending on when -- morning, noon, or after work -- you exercise.

Teamwork is key to military couple's successupdated: Tue Mar 07 2006 09:09:00

An air traffic controller in the Wyoming Air National Guard, Pedro Rampolla says he hopes to guide his family to better health.

Chef motivates kids to eat healthyupdated: Mon Feb 27 2006 15:48:00

An air traffic controller in the Wyoming Air National Guard, Pedro Rampolla says he hopes to guide his family to better health.

Big effort goes into small portionsupdated: Tue Feb 21 2006 08:44:00

An air traffic controller in the Wyoming Air National Guard, Pedro Rampolla says he hopes to guide his family to better health.

Compliments to the nutritionistupdated: Tue Nov 15 2005 15:44:00

Hospital food, like airline food, rarely rates rave reviews, but the cuisine at USC's University Hospital is an exception. Here, patients regularly send their compliments to the chef, which makes Fatima Cabral's day.

New diet squeezes in on weight-loss sceneupdated: Fri Nov 19 2004 15:44:00

A new eating-by-numbers method has arrived on the diet scene, and it's not Weight Watchers.

CNNMoney: Whole wheat white bread on way?updated: Mon Aug 09 2004 08:05:00

A new flour is about to be unveiled that its creators say will allow bakers to make bread with the taste and appearance of more popular white bread, but with the improved nutritional benefits of whole wheat breads.

What's behind the curb-your-carbs craze?updated: Wed Jun 16 2004 09:25:00

The latest diet dictionary spells evil "C-A-R-B."

New Year's resolutions a month laterupdated: Mon Feb 02 2004 10:20:00

Lose weight. Exercise every day. Eat fruits and vegetables. If you're like many Americans, health goals topped your New Year's resolutions. But a month into 2004, how many are sticking to their resolutions?

Pam Kirkbride's journalupdated: Mon Jan 12 2004 14:11:00

During the eight weeks of the New You Resolution program, participants are keeping a journal. Experts recommend journal-keeping in helping to set goals and implement action for change. Below are excerpts from participant Pam Kirkbride's journal from the past week, with the most current at the top.

Simple choices can boost nutrition in 2004updated: Thu Jan 01 2004 08:10:00

Instead of making a New Year's resolution for a diet overhaul, how about making some simple eating choices that improve health in the long run?

Fortune: We've Got To Stop Eating Like This If food companies are to grow, so must we, it seems. What would transform our updated: Mon Feb 03 2003 00:01:00

And how is the food at the Calhoun School in Manhattan this year, now that Chef Bobo is in charge?

Fortune: Is Fat The Next Tobacco? For Big Food, the supersizing of America is becoming a big headache.updated: Mon Feb 03 2003 00:01:00

On August 3, 2000, the parody newspaper The Onion ran a joke article under the headline HERSHEY'S ORDERED TO PAY OBESE AMERICANS $135 BILLION. The hypothesized class-action lawsuit said that Hershe...

Fortune: Fad Diets: All Protein, No Proofupdated: Mon May 15 2000 00:01:00

Stress is a popular topic. So's prostate cancer. But the thing most of my patients want to talk about is diet. They've all got friends who've lost 20 pounds in two weeks on a steak and bacon-and-eg...

Fortune: Engineering the Future of Food A revolutionary blurring of foods and drugs is transforming the industries that make them and proupdated: Mon Sep 28 1998 00:01:00

A few months before Charles "Chad" Holliday was installed as Du Pont's CEO last January, he spearheaded a bold stroke: his company's $1.5 billion acquisition of an obscure Ralston Purina unit calle...

Money Magazine: MONEY's 1993 Store of the Year Riding the crest of eco-consciousness, Fresh Fields serves up ''good for you'' foods and productsupdated: Tue Dec 01 1992 00:01:00

Steer your cart down the immaculate aisles of Fresh Fields' new 30,000-square- foot market in Alexandria, Va. for the first time and, while everything looks familiar, you sense the landscape is sub...

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