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Whole Foods' efforts to drop prices are culminating in a disappointing defeat

Whole Foods' promise to lower prices has yielded disappointing results.<p>Business Insider compared prices on 29 items at a Whole Foods store in Richmond, Virginia, to prices on those same items in November 2015.<p><b>The total basket today cost $147.77, just $2.26 less than the total cost in 2015.</b><p>Whole …

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Artificial Sweeteners Are Linked to Weight Gain—Not Weight Loss

Artificial sweeteners might seem like a low- or no-calorie way to enjoy sweet food and not gain weight. But a new study links them to the opposite.<p>In …

The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

If You're Trying to Lose Weight, Don't Make These 10 Breakfast Mistakes

Many experts hail breakfast as "the most important meal of the day" for weight loss because it jump starts your metabolism, gives you energy for workouts, and prevents that famished feeling that can make you overeat calories later in the day. Before spooning, biting, or sipping that a.m. meal, …

Nutrition

The Healthiest Way to Make Your Morning Juice—Hold the Sugar

Pineapple and watermelon—beloved seasonal staples immortalized as pool floats—are refreshing at daybreak, yet the effect can be as fleeting as a summer fling. Climbing mercury and dehydration are often blamed for the mid-day burn out, but crashing insulin levels are the real culprit, says holistic …

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Yet Another Important Reason to Eat More Healthy Fats

Your body needs those good fats to absorb a whole slew of healthy vitamins. Otherwise, you could be missing out.<p>Nuts, seeds, and avocados are great …

Nutrition

100 of the Healthiest Foods, Ranked by Protein Content

Many fit guys look at food and see one thing: protein count. And in a way, that makes sense—your muscles need protein to build and deliver those …

5 Nutrition Tips for Building Lean Muscle

Never too late to start.<p>Summer is firmly upon us, which means that all those hours you put in at the gym this winter is about to pay off in a major way. It’s time for you, a dedicated lifter of all manner of heavy objects, to break out your finest thigh-exposing shorts, dust off your favorite …

Some food choices (chocolate!) really may help you age better

Would you rather add years to your life or life to your years? Smart food choices may help you do both.<p>Diet appears to play a role in free-radical damage (which alters cells’ functioning), inflammation and gut bacteria. Diet also affects the length of telomeres — protective caps at the end of …

7 ways to follow a low-carb diet the right way

Feeling "hangry," the combination of hungry and angry, is what I hear a lot from patients who believe all carbs are evil, and that if you want to control your blood sugar or lose weight, they all have to go.<p>Strong studies point to carbohydrate restriction as a main treatment for type 2 diabetes, …

6 Low-Sugar Summer Fruits You Should be Snacking On

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Calories In Fruit<p>Fruit with Low Sugar Content<p>6 Low-Sugar Summer Fruits You Should be Snacking On<p>Shares<p>Sticking to healthy …

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4-Ingredient Breakfast Recipes All Under 400 Calories

While grabbing a bagel with cream cheese or a scone with your morning coffee might be easy, those refined carbs aren't going to fill you up or give you energy to make it to lunch. Aside from following the breakfast formula for weight loss, with a little prep, these hearty breakfasts will keep your …

23 High-Fiber Lunches That'll Keep You Full 'Til Dinner

We all know that 3 p.m. slump far too well. Lunch was a quick piece of pizza because we were too busy to grab or prep a salad. Now we're starving …

Healthy Eating

Olive Oil: Its Health Benefits and How Much to Consume

<b>Olive oil was Athena's gift to the ancient Greeks,</b> but it's only more recently that the full value of this precious gift has been understood. It …

The best and worst booze to drink if you want to lose weight

The best and worst booze to drink if you want to lose weight<p>Alcohol can either give you a beer belly or help you uncover your abs. After all, while …

20 Summer Superfoods You Need to Try Right Now

Watch the health perks appear like magic.<p>When the temperature rises, you're craving lighter, crisper, fresher fare. We tapped Good Housekeeping Institute's Nutrition Director for boost-your-health, good-for-you, yummy picks that'll make this season your best.

Science Says Eating Chocolate Every Day Is Good for Your Brain

Now this is research we can get behind.<p>Forget about an apple a day. If you <i>really</i> want to keep the doctor away, try a piece of chocolate instead. Regularly snacking on cocoa-flavored treats can help protect your brain from cognitive decline, according to a new review from the University of L'Aquila …

An Idiot's Guide to Post Workout Recovery Drinks

<b>Ever since man stopped struggling to survive and got to the point where there was enough leisure time in the day to play games, man has been trying</b> …

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Easy ways to add fiber to your diet

Most Americans don't get enough fiber to keep their digestive systems functioning smoothly, but that can be solved with these easy fixes.

Nutrition

This Is What Fitness Influencers Eat for Breakfast

The Phit Kitties let us into their kitchen.<p>By ·<p><i>We don’t need to tell you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In this series, we’re</i> …

Here’s How Josh Brolin Got Bigger Than Ryan Reynolds for ‘Deadpool 2’

Josh Brolin has always been a cut dude onscreen, especially in recent films like <i>Everest</i> and <i>Sicario</i>. But the 49-year-old’s latest role has steeper …

Feeling euphoric on a low-carb diet? The effect on your brain is similar to an illicit drug

Some people on very low-carb diets say they feel euphoric, have clear minds and lose their appetite.<p>Going low-carb might even mimic the effects of …

6 Meal Prep Products to Help You Eat Successfully Through the Week

Weekly meal prepping does not have to be a daunting task. Victory starts in the kitchen each week with a few tools that can help ease the load.<p>Sunday …

3 Sneaky Habits That Slow Your Metabolism Down (and How to Change Them)

Exercise and dietary "quick fixes" might seem enticing, but in the long-run, they could wreak havoc with your metabolism. Lyn-Genet Recitas, …