Fitness / Nutrition


Yoga: Take a deep breath

Yoga is an ancient discipline that combines meditation with certain positions called asanas. Yoga has been found to improve physical health, and studies now suggest that it can improve mental health as well.

Exercise for mental health

It is well established that exercise improves health and can lower the risk of several chronic illnesses. Exercise can also prevent or help control depression.

Szechuan stir-fry

This recipe contains low-fat protein, fiber and complex carbohydrates, all of which can benefit mental health.

The link between healthy eating and mental health

Research is showing that healthy eating, such as the Mediterranean Diet, are good for the body as well as the mind.

Enjoy a sweet treat with an American classic

Apples, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar, topped with breadcrumbs, walnuts and butter — what’s not to like?

The facts behind processed meats

Processed meats are red meats and poultry that are preserved by smoking, curing, salting or addition of any chemical preservatives.

Summer bread salad surprise

"Bread salads” may sound a bit odd, but they couldn’t make more sense.

Mamma mia! Italian polenta with tomato sauce is a versatile dinner option

When tomatoes are at their peak, make a delicious garden tomato sauce to serve over pasta or polenta (stone-ground cornmeal). Polenta is super-easy to prepare: just bring water and milk to a boil, stir in the cornmeal and whisk like ...

Piled high spicy shrimp nachos

Shrimp are ideal for the dog days of summer. They require a nanosecond of cooking and are great served chilled. Here, they elevate spicy nachos to dinner-course level, providing simple and refreshing nourishment.

What school? There’s still time to enjoy safe summer fun

School vacations are almost over, but there is still time to enjoy some summer fun with your family. Weekend getaways, days at the beach, and long lazy days by a pool can be entertaining for the kids, and hopefully relaxing ...

Partners HealthCare and Project Bread work together to fight hunger during the summer months

The support of Project Bread and Partners HealthCare is essential for filling the meal gap many children are at risk of experiencing during the summer months.

Feeling peachy with peach melba

Here’s a takeoff on Peach Melba, the ice cream dessert that Auguste Escoffier, chef at the Savoy Hotel in London, created for Australian soprano Dame Nellie Melba.

Summer corn chowder

Our Corn Chowder is just the thing for summer, when corn is at its best. In this version, we sautéed the sweet kernels from Peaches-and-Cream corn and some chopped potatoes in bacon drippings.

Berry yogurt popsicles

Popsicles are a favorite summer treat. This recipe from the American Institute for Cancer Research combines fruit and yogurt for a healthier version of popsicle.

Healthy gratin

“Gratin” or “au gratin” refers to a dish that has been sprinkled with bread crumbs or grated cheese and browned. In this casserole, a layer of sliced tomatoes is arranged over the top before it’s sprinkled with mild Muenster cheese. ...