Be mindful about what goes in your body–not just to lose weight, but for better health. These pantry items, from brown rice to gluten-free bread to chicken stock, are a great start. From The Immune System Recovery Plan, by Susan Blum, M.D.
This list of the worst culprits in our food (mainly junk food—just one more reason to avoid it) can help you make better choices while grocery shopping. From Unjunk Your Junk Food by Andrea Donsky and Randy Boyer.
Eating your fruits and veggies may not be as simple as you think, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group. Warning consumers against the “dirty dozen” — fruits and vegetables most likely to be contaminated with pesticides — it’s an eye-opening study that highlights what really goes into the production of food, and what it means for your family’s health.
Saving money and eating right don’t always go hand in hand, but with these 11 quick tips you can get a nutritious bang for your buck. Easy swaps like canned salmon and homemade kale chips pack in calcium (to see just how much, check out our list of 14 Calcium-Rich Foods You Need to Eat Right Now).
How can you live green but stay within your means? Get started by following these tips for eating organic on a budget from Sloan Barnett, a Today show regular and the author of Green Goes With Everything: Simple Steps to a Healthier Life and a Cleaner Planet.