Good Gourd Almighty

There are few things that signal the change of seasons like the leaves turning colors and winter squash. The most visible symbol is the pumpkin; introduced to early settlers by the Native Americans, they probably helped prevent our forefathers from starving to death.

Calling a Truce on Forbidden Foods

Bingeing leads to guilt, which can lead to more binge eating. How can a dieter get off of this restraint/binge cycle? By making peace with food. This article is part of a series detailing the science-based approach to healthfully nourishing ourselves known as Intuitive Eating and the sensible approach to good health described by Health at Every Size.

Coffee Conundrums

A large amount of coffee research is happening right now. Scientists are looking at everything from the cancer-protective properties of coffee to its effect on bone mass and cholesterol levels to its potentially beneficial plant compounds called phytochemicals.