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Hack the Keto Diet and Lose Weight Safely With This Simple Trick From a Doctor

A casual scroll through Instagram, a flip through your favorite health and wellness magazine, or a conversation with friends have likely brought up the ketogenic diet at some point. The low-carb, high-fat diet causes the body to go into a metabolic state called ketosis. The keto diet has been …

Diabetes

How Exercise Makes Us Feel | Mark's Daily Apple

September 11, 2014<p>By Mark Sisson<p>How did you feel after your last workout? (Apply as many adjectives as fit the occasion.) Now think about how others …

Exercise Boosts Brain Power

Everyone knows that exercise – pretty much any kind – is good for the body. And, most people agree that it is good for the soul and improves overall …

10 reasons your belly fat isn’t going away

A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but healthy. Extra fat cells deep in your abdomen (aka visceral fat) generate adipose hormones and adipokines—chemical troublemakers that travel to your …

7 TED-Ed Lessons for a healthier you

How do carbohydrates impact your health? What would happen if you didn’t sleep? How does sugar affect your brain? In honor of World Health Day, here …

Teens

You Asked: Should I Exercise When I'm Sick?

If you want to protect yourself from colds and flu, regular exercise may be the ultimate immunity-booster. Studies have shown that moderate aerobic …

Exercise

What's the story with drinking vinegar?

If better gut health is your aim, read on.<p>Fermented foods are great for your gut health. They're full of probiotics, the good (sometimes called …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A Real-Life Look At Today's Packed School Lunches

If your idea of a school lunch is still a peanut butter and jelly sandwich packaged in a brown paper bag, you are behind the times. Sure, that may have been the norm in the ’80s and ’90s, but today’s packed lunches are getting a makeover.<p>The modern school lunch has gotten a serious upgrade, thanks …

Healthy Eating

Curious About the Ayurvedic Diet? Here's the Full Rundown

One thing you learn early on as you're nailing down your personal health and fitness routine is that whatever diet worked for your best friend or mom might not be the best choice for you. Luckily, there are many diets out there to choose from, whether it's vegan, Paleo, or Weight Watchers.<p>The …

Alternative Medicine

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Our Mediterranean diet guide for beginners has everything you need to know about this heart-healthy and totally delicious way to eat and live. Find …

Nutrition

7 Delicious Chicken Wraps That Deserve a Place on Your Lunch Menu

Eating a healthy lunch during the busy workweek can be challenging, especially when it seems like you're always eating the same thing. Tasty …

Healthy Eating
Nutrition

The Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb Diet Debate Has a New Answer

If there’s one message that most people get about their diet, it’s to cut back on fat. Too much fat, especially the saturated fat and cholesterol …

Holistic Medicine

A 30-Minute Yoga-Pilates Sequence to Ease Tension in Your Back

Whether you've been crushing your workouts at the gym or putting out fires all day at your desk job, strenuous or stressful situations can cause a …

5 Types of Intermittent Fasting (and the 1 a Dietitian Recommends)

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Diet Tips<p>What Is Intermittent Fasting?<p>5 Types of Intermittent Fasting (and the 1 a Dietitian Recommends)<p>Shares<p>You've tried …

Holistic Medicine

Ultimate Guide to Gym Supplements

<b>You’ve conquered your way around the gym and have found a routine that works for you,</b> kudos. A combination of cardio, strength training and a great …

Exercise

Canadian kids get D- in physical activity, study finds

It's well-established that Canadian children are not as active as they could be. Now a new study suggests they may be among the least active kids in the world.<p>In June, the annual ParticipAction report card gave Canadian kids a D- for their level of physical activity, the fourth year in a row they …

Research

The Hard Truths of Improving Physique and Fitness

We've come a long way in terms of nutrition knowledge and exercise protocols for achieving a better physique and improved fitness. <b>Plenty of</b> …

Exercise Science: Connecting the Dots With Your Certification (Part 1)

As study coaches, we know how intimidating <i>ACE’s Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals</i> can be. While it is so important that …

Exercise

Everything you should eat when you’re sick to feel better ASAP

The medicine cabinet can provide quick relief when you’re suddenly slammed with a nasty cold or a pounding headache, but healing and long-term health …

Exercise may slow brain aging by 10 years for older people

MINNEAPOLIS - Exercise in older people is associated with a slower rate of decline in thinking skills that occurs with aging. People who reported …

Exercise May Help Young People with Severe Mental Health Disorders

For young adults who have experienced severe mental health disorders, exercise may help reduce the severity of their symptoms, a new, small study …

Twitter Video

Scientists Discover Why High Intensity Interval Training Can Match Endurance Training

Scientists have always struggled to understand exactly how a few short minutes, intense interval exercises can produce similar effects to much more …

17 Food Questions You Didn't Know You Needed An Answer To

"BuzzFeed Science still considers eggs to be un-un-boilable at this moment."

"Natural" Is A Totally Meaningless Label On Foods

There are no rules on what foods can be labeled "natural," even though many people are willing to pay more for so-called natural products.<p>Many shoppers are willing to pay more for "all natural foods." And, according to a new report by Consumer Reports, they're all suckers.<p>Unlike such claims as …

Pro's and Con's of GMO's