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Juicing isn't actually good for you and your diet is probably dumb

And you should probably cut back on coconut oil<p>Full disclosure: I don't really <i>get</i> juicing. Don't get me wrong, I've slurped down some delicious veggie and ginger concoctions and done my fair share of shots of lemon and turmeric. But spending 10 bucks on—or trying to replace breakfast with—a …

How gut health impacts body weight — and the top foods to eat

If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve likely thought of your belly as a target area for slashing fat.<p>But it turns out that what’s underneath your gut may be the key not only to your dream body — but also, lasting health.<p>A 2014 study published in the journal <i>Pediatric Research</i>, for example, …

Nutrition

5 Non-GMO 'Frankenfoods' We Eat Every Day

One of the most common food myths of our time is that GMOs are “frankenfoods” while heirloom or organic varieties are natural, the way that Mother Earth created them. In reality, GMO-as-unnatural and organic-as-natural is a false dichotomy. A term inextricably embedded in the public lexicon, and …

Agriculture

Every Way to Make Banana Bread

These inventive twists on the classic (including gluten-free and fruit-sweetened versions) will keep you in quick breads for weeks.<p>Our Essential …

Breakfast

The Pantry Staples That Improve Your Gut, Liver, and Hormone Health

Raise your hand if your bathroom cupboard is brimming with creams, potions, elixirs, and tinctures that promise to deliver healthy, stress-free skin? …

The Only 3 Oatmeal Brands a Nutritionist Will Eat

Oatmeal is a wintertime go-to that manages to be both filling and nutritious (if you know what to look for). But like many foods lining our …

Do Not Eat Your Yogurt on the Subway

Or anything, really<p>There are a few things all New Yorkers can agree on. Tourists walk too slowly. That’s one. We have the best pizza, and any …

Try This Coconut Oil Detoxifying Green Smoothie For Glowing Skin

Spring is almost here. Along with the warmer weather and greener landscape comes a shift in our diets, where we begin to crave lighter and brighter foods. We replace our warming soups and stews with cooling and detoxifying juices, smoothies, and salads. While whole and natural raw produce is one of …

Tip: 10 Supplements for Overall Health & Longevity

Feel better, fight off disease, live longer. Add a few of these to your arsenal.<p>There are plenty of good supplements for building muscle, but what …

When it comes to nut milk, what’s the most sustainable option?

You know a health-food trend has gone mainstream the second it winds up on a Starbucks menu. But when it comes to finding a dairy substitute that’s …

Sustainability

6 unhealthy foods you might be craving for breakfast and what you should try instead

Eating a healthy breakfast packed with nutrients sets you up for a good day.<p>But it's not uncommon to wake up hungry, and craving something that's not good for you— like a doughnut or a bagel.<p>Luckily, there are plenty of healthy breakfast foods you can swap out for the unhealthy ones. You'll get a …

Nutrition

Yes, There Is Arsenic In Your Rice. Here's What You Need To Know

Yes, there is arsenic in your rice.<p>Yes, arsenic is toxic. And it has been associated with lung, skin and bladder cancer, among other health concerns.<p>And yes, even though it contains arsenic, you can still eat rice.<p>But before you freak out about what this means, you need to know what arsenic …

These 3 Foods Are the Key to Staying Full Between Meals

When we think about healthy eating, we often consider what we should cut out, reduce, and avoid. However, a large component of bettering our bodies …

Seeds are nutritional powerhouses: Just a small pinch of them is packed with vitamins, minerals, and essential nutrients. They also happen to be incredibly easy to introduce into any diet, says Lori Zanini, RD, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Instead of telling clients to …

Surprising 'natural' ingredients in your food you've probably been eating without knowing it

We've looked around for some of the most common and least inviting ingredients used in food products today, some of which you've probably been eating your whole life.<p>Maybe don't read on if you have a weak stomach.

Ice Cream

What’s the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder? | MyRecipes

If you’ve ever tried substituting baking powder for baking soda (or vice versa), you’ve discovered that you can’t use the two interchangeably. We’ve …

Breakfast

Nutrition Myths You Need to Stop Believing | Poliquin Article

To many people, the subject of good nutrition is a maze of conflicting advice. Low carb vs. high carb, low fat vs. high fat, unsaturated fat vs. …

Nutrition

How to Keep Your Gut Healthy While Traveling

Don't forget to hydrate.<p>When you're rushing through airport security, eating plastic-wrapped airplane meals, and grabbing fast food on layovers, it’s …

Love fries and potato chips? A potential health danger lurks inside

That brown crust on fried potatoes or dark color of burnt toast signals the presence of a chemical that could be bad for your health.<p>It’s enough of a concern that Britain’s Food Standards Agency this week began urging people to minimize their exposure to acrylamide, a contaminant produced in …