07 Nov '11, 4pm

Cheapest, Most-Nutritious Vegetable? | Care2 Healthy Living

Cheapest, Most-Nutritious Vegetable? | Care2 Healthy Living

One of the problems with the American diet seems to be that fresh, nutritious produce is unaffordable or not easily accessible to many segments of the population. However, research presented recently at the American Dietetic Association’s Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo demonstrates that one of the best nutritional values in the produce department, providing significantly better nutritional value per dollar than most other raw vegetables–is one that is easily accesible, practical, and loved by most: The white potato. Per serving, white potatoes were the largest and most affordable source of potassium of any vegetable or fruit. Dr. Adam Drewnowski and colleagues from the University of Washington complied nutrient data from the USDA Food and Nutrition Database for Dietary Studies with the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion national food prices database. Th...

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National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

care2.com 08 Nov '11, 12am

November 6 – 12 is National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. On Tuesday, November 8th, the People Saving Pets ™ social mo...

Can Spontaneity Be Scheduled? | Care2 Healthy Living: Hold your head up, you silly girl, look what you've done.

Can Spontaneity Be Scheduled? | Care2 Healthy L...

care2.com 06 Nov '11, 4pm

“Hold your head up, you silly girl, look what you’ve done. When you find yourself in the thick of it, help yourself to a b...

Green Festival San Francisco (Gift Giveaway!) | Care2 Healthy Living

Green Festival San Francisco (Gift Giveaway!) |...

care2.com 06 Nov '11, 7pm

Green Festival is the nation’s largest green living event, which is celebrating its 10 year milestone in San Francisco Nov...

Kindle the Spark: An Interview With EcoWatch | Care2 Healthy Living

Kindle the Spark: An Interview With EcoWatch | ...

care2.com 05 Nov '11, 6pm

By Jill Miller Zimon, Moms Clean Air Force Stefanie Penn Spear is a small business owner, mother of three and Founder and ...

Food Justice and the Occupy Movement | Care2 Healthy Living

Food Justice and the Occupy Movement | Care2 He...

care2.com 08 Nov '11, 8pm

Last week, I attended Occupy Oakland’s general strike. It was a very positive experience for me. Although the movement is ...

How to Start a School Lunch Revolution - Book Giveaway! | Care2 Healthy Living

How to Start a School Lunch Revolution - Book G...

care2.com 05 Nov '11, 12pm

We are giving away a copy of Lunch Wars : How to Start a Food Revolution and Win the Battle for Our Children’s Health by A...

How Scary is Moldy Food? | Care2 Healthy Living

How Scary is Moldy Food? | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 31 Oct '11, 10pm

Whether it is nature or conditioning, most humans are repelled by mold, especially on their food. We have all shared the u...

The Political is Personal | Care2 Healthy Living: When it comes to food access, it is largely low-income people

The Political is Personal | Care2 Healthy Livin...

care2.com 30 Oct '11, 3pm

On Monday, I had a fascinating conversation with two women who are starting a website about women and politics. But it’s n...

Make Healthy Japanese Food at Home | Care2 Healthy Living

Make Healthy Japanese Food at Home | Care2 Heal...

care2.com 10 Nov '11, 11pm

When you think of “Japanese food ” does it include a heaping platter of sushi? While there are plenty of healthy (and unhe...

Pizza is a Vegetable. Really Congress? | Care2 Healthy Living

Pizza is a Vegetable. Really Congress? | Care2 ...

care2.com 18 Nov '11, 7am

Shame on Congress. Those of us who still doubted it now have irrevocable proof: this country is a corporate tyranny that o...

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care2.com 16 Nov '11, 5pm

Here is one holiday vegan meal that is healthy, and delicious! It is balanced, and filled with powerfoods ! Everyone will ...

What Does Love Mean to You? | Care2 Healthy Living: That love is all there is, is all we know of love, said Emil...

What Does Love Mean to You? | Care2 Healthy Liv...

care2.com 11 Nov '11, 8pm

My friend taught me what real love is - to be there for the person you love no matter what, even if they disappeared from ...

Double the Dachshund (Video) | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 30 Oct '11, 7pm

Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy Living. She is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living...

Your Daily Chill Out | Care2 Healthy Living: Ch...

care2.com 13 Nov '11, 4pm

Chillout: We usually think that the ability to walk on water is miraculous. But the real wonder is to walk with joy and aw...

8 Healthy Eating Myths Debunked | Care2 Healthy Living

8 Healthy Eating Myths Debunked | Care2 Healthy...

care2.com 15 Nov '11, 1am

1. Myth: Eating at night makes you fat. Truth: There’s no proof for this myth! Scientists at Oregon Health & Science Unive...