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Healthy lifestyle can help fight inherited heart disease

Where heart disease is inherited, and is a product of genetics, leading a healthy lifestyle and making appropriate lifestyle changes can help to combat the condition, according to new research.

Best diet for the brain revealed, but will it work?

Diets that are good for the heart and general health are commonplace these days (irrespective of how well they actually work). What about diets intended to benefit the brain?

Is deep fried water set to be the next big thing?

Despite fried food not being high up on the healthy eating charts, many consumers still pursue food stuff battered and fried in oil. One man has invented ‘deep fried water.’ Will it catch on?

Making sure organic food is legitimate

European regulators are proposing a series of new measures to check that food being marketed as "organic" actually meets the criteria for organic food.

Consumers unsure about food labeling and information

Despite food labeling reforms, from levels of fats to salts or whether something is gluten free, labels are still causing confusion among consumers according to a new study.

Dairy Queen to nix pop from kid's menu

Fast food giant Dairy Queen will cease prominently displaying soda pop as part of its available kid's menu options, in a move announced earlier this week.

Health food fanatics may suffer from new type of eating disorder

You, or someone you know, could be suffering from an eating disorder called orthorexia nervosa. The condition arises when someone becomes obsessed with eating healthy food or zealously following a particular health regime.

Op-Ed: Gadgets to make reaching healthy New Year's resolutions easier

Many over the holidays will be over indulging resulting in resolutions for the New Year to commit to getting healthy by feeding the body better options. Kitchen gadgets can make getting on a healthy track easier and habit forming for the entire household.

America Cooks with Chefs reveals its new contestants

Health and wellness body “America Cooks with Chefs” has announced the six contestants who will be paired with professional chefs to participate in a challenge to create the best delicious and healthy dish - the 800 calorie challenge.

Woman bites into maggots in Kashi bar

Indianapolis - Maggots were recently discovered in a Kashi bar after an unsuspecting woman bit into the protein snack and received a mouthful of the unappetizing critters.

NC Gov signs bill to protect fast food from lawsuits & soda bans

As cities like NYC are working to increase people’s access to healthy foods and discourage the consumption of unhealthy foods, North Carolina policy-makers have shown they have a different priority—protecting the fast food industry and its profits.

Starbucks to sell exclusive Dannon Greek yogurt in 2014

Seattle - The movement to get healthy doesn’t appear to be just a passing fad in the country; it’s developing into a legitimate lifestyle change for many people.

7-Eleven aiming to stock shelves with healthier food options

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is looking towards restocking its shelves with healthier options for customers. The company's goal is to sell more fresh foods in the U.S. and Canada.

Scientists engineer ‘healthy’ potatoes for the U.S.

Potatoes with much higher levels of carotenoids have been created through U.S. Department of Agriculture studies. Carotenoids are powerful antioxidants that can help prevent some forms of cancer and heart disease.

Chinese consumers consider McDonald's healthy food

Beijing - Americans do not consider McDonald's food healthy, but in China, McDonald's is the epitome of health food and the Chinese have a big appetite for it.

Restaurant survey: Americans opting for healthier salads, soups

Could the American aversion to healthy restaurant meal choices be turning? A new survey indicates soups and salads are gaining in popularity as more consumers order them occasionally in a quest for a healthy option.

Nebraska LB 1123 helps choose healthy food over obesity

With an adult obesity rate of 24.6%, causing massive issues of Diabetes Type 2 and heart disease, Nebraska is doing something about it. They are attempting to pass Legislative Bill (LB) 1123 in the Nebraska Agriculture Committee this coming Tuesday.

Doctors roast Jamie Oliver's latest cook book

A team of physicians has slammed Jamie Oliver's latest cook book, claiming the notorious Big Mac is a healthier option than some of the Naked Chef's creations.

Whole Life Expo takes place this weekend in Toronto Special

Toronto - This weekend the Whole Life Expo 2011 will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Throughout the weekend 75 speakers will share their ideas with visitors.

Toronto's My Little Meat Market the place for healthy meat Special

Toronto - Jason Stanton is the owner of My Little Meat Market, a new store at the Live Local Marketplace at Scadding Court Community Centre in Toronto. His store is offering some of Toronto's healthiest meat at a price every family can afford.

Tim Hortons to stop serving baked goods in Nova Scotia hospitals

Nova Scotia's Capital Health program is banning some Tim Hortons baked goods starting this October. According to Capital Health’s healthy food guidelines some of the Canadian coffee chain's donuts and muffins aren't up to snuff.

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An assortment of berries at a farmers' market
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Healthy seaweed salad
Healthy seaweed salad
A young coconut  ready to drink  as sold in Pangandaran  Indonesia.
A young coconut, ready to drink, as sold in Pangandaran, Indonesia.
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All-Natural SURF Cuisine Cookbook was released on Amazon.
All-Natural SURF Cuisine Cookbook was released on Amazon.

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