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These 10 Superfoods Can Help Balance Your Hormones and Reduce Inflammation

Hormonal imbalances and inflammation are common conditions in the U.S. They are often the culprit behind symptoms such as joint pain, fatigue, high …

Wellness

Is Coconut Oil Healthier Than Other Cooking Oils? | Men's Health

<b>What Is Coconut Oil?</b><p>To create coconut oil, food manufacturers remove the “meat,” or white stuff, from a matured coconut and use machines to press the liquid from the meat, says Wesley Delbridge, R.D., spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.<p>That liquid, also known as coconut oil, is …

Are Nuts Actually Good For You?

<i>In our monthly series called, “Ask a Nutritionist,” we harass McKel Hill of Nutrition Stripped, an internationally-known Registered Dietitian</i> …

Nutrition

11 Make-Ahead Snacks for Planes, Trains, and Really Long Car Rides

Travel snacks are not known for their elegance. They are sturdy, stoic, and dependable foods that rarely surpass anything more than sheer sustenance. But we all know a miniature bag of peanuts is not enough to get you through that 6-hour flight to your parents' place. Nor should gas station pork …

5 Healthy Food Trends That Will Rule 2016 | Women's Health

Shutterstock<p><b>1. Everyone Will Be Eating Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Out of a Bowl</b><br>It all started with smoothie bowls. You know, the ridiculously photogenic ones that populate your Instagram feed every morning? But now bowls are branching out to claim lunch and dinner, too, and they’re making a …

When Do Your Leftovers REALLY Need to Be Tossed? | Women's Health

While leftovers make dinner so much simpler and we’re all about #mealprep, using the wrong containers or leaving food in the fridge for too long can either land you on the porcelain throne or in the hospital. So how do you know when you're safe to get your grub on?<p>Regardless of what kind of …

What Nutritionists Eat for Every Kind of Ailment | Women's Health

<b>A Headache</b><br>“When I have a headache, it’s usually because I’ve done a poor job hydrating or I skipped my morning coffee,” says Pamela Bede, M.S., R.D., a sports dietitian with Abbott EAS Sports Nutrition. “That means that I will be reaching for water first and, if that doesn’t work, adding in some …

17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy

Everything you need to know from cutting out sugar to building a salad that doesn't suck.

11 Macro Bowl Recipes That’ll Make You Want to Eat Healthy

Macro bowls are the “choose your own adventure” of healthy and delicious eating. Similar to a rice bowl and a simplified form of balanced eating, they’re typically comprised of a grain base, raw or cooked veggies, a protein of your choice and a healthy fat like avocado, hummus or a tasty homemade …

Healthy Eating

10 Multipurpose Ingredients to Keep in the Office for Better Lunches

Sometimes life—and lunch—doesn't go as planned: You made a tray of broccoli in hopes of saving half for lunch tomorrow, then couldn't resist the fresh-out-of-the-oven florets; you left your salad on the countertop; your sandwich took a leap out of your bag and onto the subway platform; your soup …

'The Lego Backpacker' Instagrams The World, One Country At A Time

For such a little guy, the world must be an enormous place. But "The Lego Backpacker” appears determined to see as much of it as possible.<p>The miniature plastic figure is currently on an epic tour, in which he's visited more than 20 countries in the last six months.<p>And his envy-inducing adventures …

Northern Lights
Dessert

No fizzy drinks, no juice: here's what to drink to be healthy

A report claims that sugary drinks are responsible for 8,000 new cases of diabetes a year. What should you sip instead?<p>We all know that fizzy drinks are bad for our health, but the latest research proves just how terrible they are. News that sugary sodas cause 8,000 diabetes cases each year follows …

10 One-Pot Recipes to Make Before Summer Ends

As we’re counting down the precious days of summer, the last thing we want to be doing is washing dishes. Now’s the time to maximize our time with friends, summer projects and yes, even our Netflix queue. But we also take dinnertime very seriously, so even those simple recipes better be delicious …

Cooking

5 health foods that aren't worth the money

There's a special kind of pain you feel when you turn over a bag of kale chips at the health food store and realize that they cost <i>ten dollars</i>. I mean, we all want to eat better, but ten bucks for a 2-oz bag of dehydrated cabbage? It's enough to make you choke on your veganic carrots.<p>I had a feeling …

New York City

15 Healthy, One-Pot Meals

There are fast meals, and then there are one-dish meals. Most people love eating, quite a few enjoy cooking, but almost nobody gets their kicks from washing a tower of dirty dishes.<p>To make prioritizing healthy eating at home that much easier, here are a whole slew of healthy recipes for breakfast, …

Breakfast