Diet

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) may be getting ready to shift its dietary guidelines.

The USDA updates the guidelines every five years. In preparation for issuing new guidelines later in 2015, the Dietary Guidelines...

Omega: You are in your mid-70s and very healthy. Do you think there's a way to feel your age, or even feel old, while maintaining a sense of grace and vitality?

Mimi: We hope to have grace and vitality all...

You’ve stocked up on lemons, and you’ve hidden your coffeemaker from sight. Whether it’s your first time around or you’re a seasoned pro, you know that a cleanse takes determination, action, and the ability to stick with it.

The rules of...

If you’re interested in lessening your environmental impact and trying to live more sustainably, knowing where to begin can feel overwhelming. Over the past several years countless lists of green steps to take and green product comparisions have...

In the search for a long, healthy life, we come across many creams, tonics, and workout classes promising to keep us toned and feeling good. Some say it’s just a matter of good genes, yet more...

Nick Oddo grew up in a big Italian family eating a lot of bread and pasta. He also experienced some level of depression and mood swings for most of his life. But in the late 1990s, it got worse and he felt out of control. His dad, who was a baker...

For some the answer is clear: Eat less meat and more vegetables. Eat organic and locally sourced whole foods whenever possible. And if you can grow your own food, even better.

But questions remain. Should we be exclusively vegetarian or...

Your immune system is vast and complex. It is designed to detoxify your body as well as protect your body from illness and foreign invaders.

Harmful bacteria,...

Traditionally, yogis consumed sattvic foods that nourish the body and support a peaceful state, enabling the practitioner to function at maximum potential. Sattvic foods include nuts, fruits, vegetables, seeds, and legumes. Yogis were encouraged...

Geneen Roth reminds us to give thanks to the body we’re in right now.

People usually come to my workshops because they want to lose weight. They want to stop...

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