Kevyn Jefferson

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Fighting social injustice as important as fighting abortion: pope

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Monday that Catholics should not give “excessive importance” to certain Church rules while disregarding others, urging opponents of abortion to show equal passion for the lives of the poor and oppressed.<p>The pope made his appeal in a major document known …

Pope Francis

Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and over and over)? I hear you. When you're trying to shed pounds, it's easy to fall into a healthy …

Belly bloat: Foods to avoid and what to eat - TODAY.com

We all have our own unique eating styles and food preferences, but most of us have a strong dislike for bloat. Agree with me? I thought so! As a nutritionist, I hear this complaint frequently from my clients. If you feel bloated more often than you’d like, here is a simple guide I created to help …

Want to Lose Weight Walking? Do This One Thing

No, we're not going to tell you to start running.<p>Maybe you got a fitness tracker for the holidays and are feeling inspired to log a few extra miles a …

Fitness

These Sheet Pan Garlic Mushrooms Are Side Dish Goals

We often see mushrooms as a welcome addition to an already tasty side dish or protein on a menu, but we forget they are delicious all on their own. …

Healthy Dips You Can Make with Basically Any Vegetable

Your Super Bowl snack plan is here.<p>Super Bowl Sunday definitely doesn't need to be a day for healthy eating, but we can still add a few more veggies to the spread. The best place to sneak them in? A couple healthy dips. There's a lot to love about this easy roasted vegetable dip recipe: the …

11 Bakery Favorites You Can Make at Home

Breakfast lovers, listen up. We’ve figured out a way for you to enjoy show-stopping scones, sticky buns, Bundt cakes, and pastries without ever …

Breakfast

Smoothie Kits Are Your Answer to an Easier Breakfast Routine

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

Dining Out? Here Are 9 Ways to Eat More Veggies

If you have a hard time sticking to your fruit- and vegetable-eating goals when dining out, our dietitian is here to help with simple tips.<p>Now more …

These 30 Vegan Meal-Prep Ideas Make Healthy Eating Look So Frickin' Good

You made a promise to yourself to eat healthier, and here are two things you can do to make that happen: prep your meals in advance and eat more veggies. You're in luck, because here's some inspiration for delicious, satisfying, plant-based meal-prep ideas. From soup to curry to protein balls, …

Healthy Eating

What to Eat for Dinner If You're Trying to Lose Weight, According to a Nutritionist

These quick and nourishing meal ideas will help you avoid takeout and endless noshing.<p>Many of my clients tell me they eat pretty healthfully ... …

Food

Incredible One Bowl Meals

One bowl, zero hassle.<p>One bowl meals seem to be on every menu now, and we understand why. Filled with grains or noodles, veggies, and protein, one …

Cooking

35 Quick-and-Easy Fat-Burning Recipes

From turkey burgers to banana smoothies, these simple calorie-burning recipes will help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

Tua Tagovailoa wins national title for Alabama, but Jalen Hurts remains a winner, too

ATLANTA — Because this is the heart of SEC country, where the two athletic seasons are "football" and "spring football," it is the one place in the nation where, a half hour after the national championship game, it might be wholly appropriate to ask the winning coach about, say, his depth chart at …

College Football

Georgia survives Oklahoma in classic, back-and-forth Rose Bowl in double overtime

PASADENA, Calif. – Georgia blocked Oklahoma’s shot for victory.<p>Lorenzo Carter leaped high to deflect Austin Seibert’s 27-yard field-goal attempt in the second overtime, and Sony Michel took a direct snap and raced 27 yards for the winning touchdown two plays later, sending the Bulldogs into the …

College Football

Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Doug Jones, a Democratic former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic Senate campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy S. Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against …

Republicans

Doug Jones declared victor in Alabama race for Senate; Roy Moore may seek recount

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — In a stunning setback for the Republican Party, Democrat Doug Jones was elected Alabama's next senator Tuesday, flipping a deeply red state after a campaign that showcased the increasing power of sexual misconduct allegations and the limits of President Trump's political …

Government

Georgia gets its revenge on Auburn and likely books a trip to the playoff

ATLANTA -- So this is why Georgia fired Mark Richt.<p>When the title-starved Bulldogs unceremoniously dumped Richt two years ago, many criticized them …

Weight-loss tips for every day of the week

When it comes to weight loss, every day of the week brings unique opportunities and challenges.<p>How do you boost your chances for slimming down as some of the biggest eating holidays of the year approach? TODAY asked Isabel Maples, a registered dietitian nutritionist and spokeswoman for the Academy …

Weight Loss

20 Vegetarian Dinners You'll Love This Fall

It's hard to be sad about summer's departure when fall favorites like pumpkin, butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, apples, and more are rolling into …

15 Healthy Food Swaps I Learned From Being Diabetic

Healthy and delicious.<p>September 11, 2017<p>As a person with diabetes, I have to pay close attention to what I eat and how it affects my body. Doing this …

Healthy Eating

9 High-Protein Smoothies With No Added Sugar

Truth be told, I'm not much of a smoothie person. Even the most delicious smoothies often leave me wanting, and, well...I like meals that I can …

Nutrition

12 Meal Prep Ideas For Eating All Week

If you think of meal prep as another begrudged Sunday activity (perhaps somewhere between folding laundry and balancing your checkbook), we get it. …

Healthy Eating

10 Easy One-Pot Vegetarian Dinners for Fall

When you start with a single Dutch oven or skillet, adding a meat-free night to your meal plan couldn't be easier. These warming dinners embrace all …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

The Type of Exercise That Helps You Live Longer

Any type of exercise is good for your health. But in a recent study, researchers found that a specific type called high-intensity interval training …

Exercise

Does Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar Help You Lose Weight? A Dietitian's Response

You've been taking shots of apple cider vinegar (ACV), adding it to your morning glass of water, or making ACV smoothies because you heard it helps …

My 10 Favorite Healthy Comfort Food Recipes

A healthy dinner means different things to different people. For me it means using as many "real food" ingredients as possible. I lean hard on fresh …

8 small summer diet swaps that can add years to your life

A recent study found that making micro-changes to your menu significantly reduces the risk of early death.<p>I’m drawn to the idea of micro-changes — taking small, doable steps that can make a dramatic impact in the long run. Breaking a large goal — say, losing 40 pounds or eating more healthfully — …

Nutrition