Michael Pollan, author of "The Omnivore's Dilemma" and the standard-bearer of the local food movement, has been promoting his new book lately, "Cooked." The basic premise, he told Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report" this week, is this: "The most important thing about your diet is not a nutrient, but an activity: cooking."
Though I normally seethe silently at the sight of a brand-new mommy with a slammin’ post-baby body, I can’t hate on Amber Owens. She got back into great shape when her daughter was still teeny-weeny, and she earned her physique.Here, the Atlanta-based trainer, fitness instructor and mother of an almost-two-year-old shares her tips on addressing two tough trouble spots: armpit squish and back fat.
Kristina Lewis, a medical researcher with Kaiser Permanente of Georgia, snagged one of the inaugural awards from the New York Academy of Sciences’ Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science.
To beloved local cocinero Eddie Hernandez of Taqueria del Sol, too many local restaurants contribute to a prevailing misconception of Mexican fare as greasy, mystery-meat-stuffed calorie bombs with a side of rice and beans—dishes that are nowhere to be found in Mexico. He has curated a few of his favorite recipes for the masses and given us a fresh take on Mexican cuisine. And guess what: All of it is healthy.