If you want to indulge during the dog days of summer, or the winter holidays, that’s okay. But you’re going to have to work your ass off to shed that extra weight.You can get back on track and strip away those extra pounds with this easy-to-follow meal plan. And if you’re tryingContinue Reading

Not long ago the idea of following a strict vegan diet ­was considered extreme and impractical. A vegan does not eat any animal products — no meat, fish, fowl, eggs, dairy or honey. Yet interest has grown lately: witness the slew of successful vegan cookbooks (Da Capo Press has 20 vegan cookbooksContinue Reading

s the new year begins, millions of people are vowing to shape up their eating habits. This usually involves dividing foods into moralistic categories: good/bad, healthy/unhealthy, nutritious/indulgent, slimming/fattening — but which foods belong where depends on whom you ask. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recently released its latest guidelines, which define a healthy diet asContinue Reading