Nicole Ottaviano

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9 Celebrity Nutritionist–Approved Ways to Beat Your Sugar Cravings

As I sit here writing this, I'm munching on a pink Himalayan–salted dark chocolate caramel bar. I don't even like dark chocolate, but this particular …

10 Food Choices That Will Change Your LIFE

With this call to action, you can change your waistline—and the world<p>Our flawed food system has led to dual epidemics: hunger and obesity. In the past 30 years, we've seen the repercussions of global changes, and they aren't pretty. We're closing in on 1 billion people going hungry—and an even …

Agriculture

7 Facts About Cellulite You Need to Know

How common it is, how it happens... and how to banish it, as well as you can<p>Ah, cellulite. Like your nosy aunt, it's annoying—but also a nearly unavoidable part of life. Anybody can develop this pesky skin situation: It appears when collagen fibers that bind fat to the skin stretch and tear, …

Skin Care

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

Nutrition

4 Ways to Torch More Fat with Cardio

The secret to getting speedy results<p>"Cardio is all about moving your muscles—your metabolic engines—and the more you do, the more calories you burn," says Powell. Mix these workouts into your routine two to five times a week, whether you're running, biking, swimming, or rowing.<p><b>Interval</b>Alternating …

Exercise

6 Desserts You Can Grill

<i>Get the recipe at Scarletta Bakes.</i><p><b>Grilled Berry Dessert Pizza</b><br>What's better than berries and chocolate? Berries and chocolate (and marshmallow fluff!) drizzled on a grilled pizza. You can adjust the ratio of crust to chocolate to marshmallow to suit your taste.<p><i>Get the recipe at Just a Sliver.</i><p><b>Grilled</b> …

We Need More Innovations In Finance And Investing, Not Just Startups

Currently, over 565,000 startups are launched each month in the U.S. They raise an average of $78,406, which translates to over $531 billion per year. Yet, less than 1% ($42 billion) of that is from venture capital and angel investors, and over 95% from friends and family or personal savings and …

Half Marathon Training for Beginners

If you can run three miles, you can train for 13.1. Really!<p>Believe it or not, if your long runs are up to three miles, you're ready to train for a half marathon. Running 13.1 miles might seem impossible now, but you will make it, as long as you take it one week—and one mile—at a time. With a …