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5 Foods with More Potassium Than a Banana

Turns out it isn't the only food packed with this powerful nutrient.<p>Potassium is a crucial nutrient, playing key roles in muscle strength, nerve function and heart health. And if you don't get enough—4,700 mg a day—it could lead to a deficiency, complete with fatigue, muscle cramps, heart …

3 Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas You'll Love

A.K.A., proof that gluten- and grain-free breakfasts can still be delicious<p>Toast. Cereal. Pancakes. Waffles. What do these all have in common? 1) They're breakfast foods. 2) They're loaded with carbs. But your first meal of the day doesn't have to be so heavy. In <i>Good Morning Paleo</i>, chef Jane …

Why Frequent Small Meals Can Stall Fast, Lasting Fat Loss

A study recently published in the journal <i>Hepatology</i> increased caloric intake of 36 lean, healthy men a whopping 40 percent for six weeks.<p>These men received those increased calories through meal size or meal frequency. In other words, some men ate bigger meals, and others got those excess calories …

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential

Nutrition

5 Foods with More Saturated Fat Than a Pat of Butter

Don't let butter's bad reputation distract you from these other fatty foods.<p>Butter is perhaps the most vilified of condiments: With 2.6 grams of saturated fat per one-inch square—that's almost 25 calories just from the bad-for-you fat—butter isn't exactly the most calorie-conservative way to top …

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom and lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.

5 'Healthy' Snacks That Are Keeping You From Losing Weight

How many are part of your eating plan?<p>Snacking definitely isn't out of the question if you're trying to lose weight. But, unfortunately, many of the snacks lining your supermarket's health-food shelves are probably working against your goal to lose a couple of inches from your waistline. Check out …

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

8 Perfect Fitness Foods

Chow down on these 8 power foods before and after your workouts, and you'll see results in no time

12 Foods To Keep You Fuller, Longer

<i>By Carey Rossi</i><p>When you're trying to lose weight, cutting back on the amount you eat is a given -- but feeling hungry all the time is one of the major reasons why most diets fail within a week. Still, you can silence your grumbling stomach without consuming extra calories. In fact, eating certain …