May-June 2014

The New Lean for Life

June 30, 2014 Sonya Angelone

The New Lean for Life weight-loss program claims to retrain brain, body and gut to "think and act lean." Built around the principles of a ketogenic plan that is very low in carbohydrates, the diet

May-June 2014

Aegis Shield (5.2.2.0)

May 5, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Free (in- app purchases); Android, Apple, Windows RDN Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Aegis Shield is designed to help "keep athletes clean and in the game." The app

May-June 2014

Fitness Buddy Free

May 5, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Free: Apple Android RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Fitness Buddy Free is a mobile fitness journal that provides animated strength training exercise tutorials and tailored workouts. Pros

May-June 2014

Happier (2.9.2)

May 5, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Free: Apple RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Marketed as a social gratitude journal surrounded by a positive community, the Happier app encourages you to find and share

May-June 2014

TasteMade (1.2.1)

May 5, 2014 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Free. Apple and Android RD Score 5 out of 5 Synopsis of the App This app promises to turn visits to your favorite food and drink spots into mini movies. Tastemade was

May-June 2014

The Walk (1.2)

Synopsis of the App Part activity tracker, part story, part game, The Walk app is not just a pedometer it's an interactive adventure. Platform and Price $2.99. Apple, Android RD Score 4 out of 5

May-June 2014

All-In Yoga (1.2)

May 5, 2014 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App All-In Yoga is a mobile yoga studio that can be accessed on demand from a tablet or phone. Platform and Price $4.99: Apple, Android, Windows RD Score 3 out of 5

May-June 2014

Zombies, Run! (2.5.3)

May 5, 2014 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App With over 800,000 participating runners, Zombies, Run! is an immersive running game that puts you in the middle of a zombie adventure. Platform and Price $3.99: Apple, Android Rating 12+ RD

May-June 2014

Ballet’s Power on Pointe

Ballet's emphasis on litheness stems from aesthetics and practicality; long limb extensions and overhead lifts are intrinsic to classical ballet. The archetypal image of a thin ballerina with long limbs, a short torso, narrow hips

May-June 2014

Berries: The Perfect Pick

May 5, 2014 Kerry Neville

Sweet-tart berries deliver fiber, vitamin C and a delightful taste of summer. Berries are an important source of phytochemicals including anthocyanins and ellagic acid, which may help defend against heart disease and cancer. Though berries

May-June 2014

Viva Sous Vide!

May 5, 2014 Catharine Powers

French for "under pressure," sous vide is a method of cooking in vacuum-sealed pouches at precise temperatures. While sous vide cooking has been around since the late 1960s, it has gained popularity over the last

May-June 2014

Why Goat Could be Coming to Table Near You

May 5, 2014 Betsy Hornick

Considered one of the earliest domesticated animals, goat is consumed by more than 70 percent of the world's population, especially in many North African and Middle Eastern nations as well as in the Caribbean, Southeast

May-June 2014

When Fitness Turns Into Exercise Addiction

May 5, 2014 Heather Mangieri

What distinguishes a competitive athlete or exercise enthusiast from an individual who may be harboring unhealthy compulsions? Exercise addiction, also referred to as “exercise dependence,” “exercise compulsion” and, in athletes, “obligatory exercise,” indeed can be

May-June 2014

Get Saucy Series: Excellent Egg Sauces

May 5, 2014 Jill Melton

Scrambled eggs may be the simplest of dishes to make, but that belies the alchemy the egg possesses when whisked into a frenzy with fat to create an emulsion. That’s the versatility of the egg.