Maggie Fazeli Fard

For Maggie Fazeli Fard's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

'Eat This Much' plays part of virtual nutritionist

Sep 9, 2013

'Eat This Much' plays part of virtual nutritionist

Two years ago, when Los Angeles’ Louis DeMenthon was trying to bulk up, he encountered the ubiquitous challenge faced by those seeking physique changes: meal planning. In vain, DeMenthon searched for an online planner that would tell him exactly what foods to eat in ...

Home sweet boat: enjoying views, commutes, camaraderie

Sep 3, 2013

Home sweet boat: enjoying views, commutes, camaraderie

The view from David Murray’s home in Washington, D.C., is among the best in the city, a panorama of the Washington Channel bookended by the army’s Fort McNair and the Washington Monument. “What more could I ask for?” asks Murray, surveying his surroundings as ...

Party hale and hearty and don't feel guilty

Jun 4, 2013

Party hale and hearty and don't feel guilty

What’s the secret to hosting a memorable dinner party? For 29-year-old Sarah Waybright, it’s a trifecta of good company, good food and good wine — plus a menu that won’t leave guests feeling sick, stuffed or guilt-ridden. “When you think about ‘treating’ yourself, it’s ...

Feb 26, 2013

Tips on 'eating clean': Going from fast food to healthful meals

Writer and former fast-food junkie Maggie Fazeli Fard gave an online Q&A with her readers about the journey to healthful eating. Here is an edited excerpt. “Eating clean” usually means avoiding processed food, but there can be different understandings of the term. What do ...