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Oatmeal is–as we’ve discussed before–one of the healthiest, most satisfying breakfasts you can ever eat.  Plus, it’s sweet!  But how is it sweetened?  What a delicious topic.  I like to use natural sweeteners — plural — that give the cereal …Read More

Just the other day I wrote about the latest “most important foods to eat organic” lists–the “Dirty Dozen and the “Clean 15.” Well now the My Paper Crane blog has gone and made a free printable PDF, the most adorable way ever to …Read More

If you haven’t heard about the “Dirty Dozen” or “Clean 15”–lists of which kinds of produce are best to buy organic–or not buy at all–check out this video from Dr. Andrew Weil. He goes over EWG’s genius “Shopper’s Guides to …Read More

How gorgeous are these?  And on Earth Day, what could be more appropriately delicious than sinking into a soft, sweet taste of heaven like these Earth Day cupcakes? I found them over at the lovely food blog Annie’s Eats (tagline: …Read More

Today, Fresh Living gets schooled with a thought-provoking guest post from our intrepid and talented intern, Tufts University student Marysa Sheren.  Marysa is walking a path I know I wasn’t mature enough to attempt at her age–she’s learning to shape …Read More

Friday is D-day at my house, vitamin D-day, that is.  I’m still working my way back from an alarmingly low blood level a few months back, so I take a cheerfully green, 50,000 IU gelcap with my lunch each Friday …Read More

Today, a guest post from friend-of-Beliefnet Erin O’Donnell (check out her migraine control tips and nutrition quiz!).  Erin spotted this juicy news item about what researchers are learning about the history of portion sizes by looking at paintings of the …Read More

Good morning. I heart hard boiled eggs for breakfast. They’re packed with protein, tasty, and portable. But I haaaate peeling them. You too? Check out this handy-dandy tip from Tim Ferriss. So great, must try. My friend swears it works. …Read More

I was lucky enough to chat with Natalie Coughlin–the swimmer who won a gold, 2 silvers, and 3 bronze medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics–about how healthy eating drives both her physical performance and emotional well-being.

This week, I had the chance to chat with Natalie Coughlin, the 6-time medalist in swimming from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Stay tuned for my interview with her on food, healthy eating, and what keeps her motivated.  But meantime, check …Read More