Health & Fitness

Get Sugar Smart

by guest blogger Anne Alexander, editorial director, Prevention Over the past couple of years, I have developed a food obsession. Not as in “I am obsessed with grape tomatoes or mint chocolate,” which I am. No, I’ve set my sights on sugar. Woe is the person who mentions the American diet or diabetes or processed […]

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Living in the Raw: An Interview with Brad Gruno

by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen I’ve been a fan of Brad’s Raw Foods for a while now, and have been known to nibble on my fair share of their various kale chips. So it came as a surprise to me when I found out that Brad’s Raw Foods […]

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How to Get Rid of Secrets? Tell Them

by guest blogger Cristina Negrón I never wanted to sign up for Facebook. All of the friending friends, unfriending friends, poking friends, tagging friends…it sounded like a lot of work to me. I wanted to hang out with my friends; I didn’t want to manage them. Nor did I want to disclose lots of personal […]

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The Time Is NOW

 by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition How many times have you cried in desperation, “I’ve just got to change! I can’t stand the way things are!” But then, over time this cry becomes a whisper and nothing is done. Frustrated, you wonder why you keep […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Outdoor Running

Yes, it’s cold out there! Actually, it’s really cold—but that’s no excuse not to go running! I still gear up and go out, even if it’s in the single digits outside, and even if there’s a ton of snow on the ground. Luckily, you can gear up too, thanks to Rodale’s. They have everything you […]

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High Net-Gain Nutrition

by guest blogger Brendan Brazier, athlete, author, and creator of Vega and Thrive Forward My nutrition philosophy, summarized in the Thrive book series, is not based around calories, but focuses instead on what I like to call high net-gain nutrition. By eating foods that are easy to digest and contain the greatest amount of each […]

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Coming Soon to a Stove Near You: Radioactive Gas

by guest blogger Harriet Shugarman, executive director and founder of ClimateMama and a mentor and climate leader for the Climate Reality Project In the waning months of 2013, the Spectra Gas Pipeline came “online” in New York City, with scant media coverage. This pipeline has the capability to deliver radioactive gas to the city’s buildings […]

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5 Ways To Stop Climate Chaos Now

Let’s face it: Climate change, global warming, whatever you call it—but one thing it is for sure is climate chaos—seems so overwhelming that most of us simply shut down emotionally and mentally when we see another headline that says the world is ending sooner rather than later. Even I shut down occasionally! OK, more than […]

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