Our relationship with food is broken – here’s how to fix it

The most common dietary concerns among parents of toddlers relate to quantity and quality: they fear that their children are not either eating enough or are eating the wrong things, says Sarah Almond Bushell. “Sometimes it’s volume, other times it’s variety. Some children have a limited range of accepted food and parents worry they won’t … Read more

How to Eat Like the Mediterranean Diet With Other Cuisines

The Mediterranean diet consistently ranks at the top of US News & World Report’s list of Best Diets because it’s healthy, sustainable and a flavorful way to eat. But not everyone likes olives, feta and other staples of what’s typically thought of as the hallmark foods and flavors of the Mediterranean diet. (Getty Images) If … Read more

US News & World Report Diets: Leek Soup Diet | Diet & Fitness

Though leeks are a national emblem of Wales, it was the French who made them into a diet fad. (Getty Images) These tall, white and green plants are a root vegetable in the allium family (which includes garlic, chives and onions). Leeks contain lots of organosulfur compounds, which are organic molecules containing sulfur. These compounds … Read more

Leek Soup Diet: Meal Plan, Food List & Tips | Best Diets | Diet & Fitness

Though leeks are a national emblem of Wales, it was the French who made them into a diet fad. (Getty Images) These tall, white and green plants are a root vegetable in the allium family (which includes garlic, chives and onions). Leeks contain lots of organosulfur compounds, which are organic molecules containing sulfur. These compounds … Read more

Is a 1,200-Calorie a Day Meal Plan Right for You | US News | Food

When it comes to losing weight, it can seem like 1,200 is the magic number. Practically every weight-loss website out there has at least one (or one dozen) 1,200-calorie-a-day diet options. Even the National Institutes of Health has published a 1,200 calorie a day meal plan. (Getty Images) What’s so special about consuming 1,200 calories? … Read more

Next-gen diet pills and hormones help the rich lose weight

When Fabiana Saba was a young model, the 5-foot, 10-inch, 100-pound stunner graced the covers of Elle and Marie Claire in her native Brazil, shared a magazine spread with Gisele Bündchen and walked the runways at fashion week in New York, Paris, Milan, Tokyo and St. Paolo with the likes of Alessandra Ambrosio — all … Read more

The everyday foods sneaking salt into your diet – and 11 easy ways to cut down

So what went wrong, and how can we fix it? In the early Noughties, a nationwide program to slowly reduce the salt content in pre-prepared food sought to gradually wean us off our insatiable taste for sodium. And it worked. The Food Standards Agency had instructed the industry to cut the amount of salt they … Read more

Three easy ways to eat for a longer life

Living to a ripe old age is all well and good, but what we really want is to increase our healthy years, not just our lifespan. In a new review by the University of Southern California, scientists have outlined what they are calling the “longevity diet”. These are the three key findings from the study, … Read more