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Weight Loss Smoothie Recipes?

If you want to lose some weight, whether you just need to drop five to ten pounds or you have quite a bit to lose, weight loss smoothie recipes can …

10 Diet Hacks You Need Now

Cutting calories. Lowering your risk of disease. Stabilizing your blood sugar. They all sound like herculean tasks when you think of them as general …

The Vegan Experience: Welcome to Year 4

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Welcome to the fourth year of The Vegan Experience! All month we're exploring the vegan lifestyle, from dining out to eating in, developing a slew of delicious recipes for vegan appetizers, snacks, and entrees along the way. For more posts and recipes in the series, check here!<p>I …

Report Naija • News For A Reason

Actress Ruth Kadiri Shows Off Her Beautiful Mother (Photos)<p>Church Member Gives Nigeria’s Old £1 Note Used Between 1907-1973 As Offering<p>Beautiful …

Top 8 Brain-Boosting Fitness Foods

Have you ever shown up at the gym and pondered what to do that day? If so, maybe it's time to fortify your diet with an arsenal of foods with proven …

A Stretching Routine to Prevent Injuries

No matter the intensity of your workouts, it's important to stretch after a training session. Try this stretching routine to ease muscle soreness, …

What Happens to Our Brains When We Exercise and How It Makes Us Happier

Exercise has been touted to be a cure for nearly everything in life, from depression, to memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s and more. At …

5 Reasons to Love Bananas

You may already know that bananas are stocked with potassium—a medium one has 422 milligrams of the mineral or 12% of the recommended daily value, …

5 Burritos That Won't Leave You Stuffed

Skip the football-sized, calorie-loaded wraps and roll up one of these balanced, delicious meals that satisfy on a lighter note<p>Burritos have become a …

The Power of Sleep

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7 Delicious Fall Foods That Are Great for Weight Loss

An R.D. breaks down what you should load up on at the farmers market right now.<p>Candied sweet potatoes. Mashed potatoes. Apple crumble. They're pretty much synonymous with autumn—but they're not exactly waistline-friendly. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to prepare fall produce that actually help …

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 …

Nutrition

The 8 Best Bedtime Snacks for Weight Loss

Food that helps you sleep like a baby...without making you bloated in the a.m.<p>When it comes to snacking within an hour or two of your bedtime, there's a few things to consider: First, research does link late-night calories to the potential for weight gain. One study found that eating right before …

Nutrition

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Protein

Find out if your body's telling you it's time to up your intake.<p>The Paleo Diet. Protein powder. Half-pound burgers. In case you haven't noticed, our culture has become obsessed with consuming protein—which means few of us are skimping on the stuff. "We aren't known as a country that's low in …

Nutrition

10 Healthy Breakfast Recipes For More Energetic Mornings

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day (no, really it is) is often the most neglected… and we kind of get that. Sacrificing cereal and milk for an extra 15 minutes of sleep seems like a wise decision when the alarm goes off, but that’s only because you’ve been eating Boresville bran flakes. …

Breakfast

21 Healthier Breakfasts You'll Want To Wake Up With

Nobody should have to start the day with deprivation.

7 High-Protein Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

Eat up to slim down.<p>You know that a food's protein content helps determine how satisfying it is—and now a new study published in <i>Nutrition Journal</i> suggests that snacks rich in the nutrient may help decrease hunger levels and cause you to consume fewer calories when you sit down to dinner. …

The Fat-Burning Food That Works for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Fuel your workweek with this easy and versatile ingredient.<p><i>Michele Promaulayko is the former editor-in-chief of</i> Women's Health <i>and author of</i> 20 Pounds Younger.<p>By now, we've all heard about—and maybe even tried—the exalted quinoa grain. But until I started tapping into the great minds of …

Healthy Eating

The One Thing Top Nutrition Experts Do to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Pecan pie! Honey-glazed ham! Candy cane truffles! Holiday food can inspire anxiety or ecstasy—or both—depending on your mind-set. Here’s the good …

8 Signs You Need To Be Getting More Vitamin D

This nutrient is notoriously hard to get from food—so you need to be extra vigilant and keep an eye out for these clues you may not be getting enough<p>The benefits of vitamin D, backed up by tons of research, ring loud and clear: strong bones, improved mood, even more efficient weight loss. But signs …

Weight Loss

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

Read this if you've taken a fitness hiatus.<p>Even when you have the best of intentions, life sometimes gets in the way of a fitness routine. And whatever the reason behind it, the absence of workouts will cause your body to lose some of the progress it had made. Here’s how an exercise hiatus impacts …

Exercise

Recipe: Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies (Gluten-Free)

It’s that time of year again when there seem to be cookies everywhere one turns. Although it’s fun to participate in holiday baking traditions, it …

Energy Cookies (Gluten Free)

We really wanted a healthier cookie recipe, something besides an old standby apple or boring string cheese to grab when we're looking for a snack. …

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

Five Ways to Slow Aging

Do this now to be healthier when you’re older.<p>The other day I was listening to the Money Girl podcast. On her show, guest host Andrew Horowitz was …

26 Best Healthy Snacks

Fill up and get in shape with healthy snacks that taste great. Because you can only eat so much chicken and broccoli.<p>Whether you want to build muscle …

10 Guilt-Free Summer Snacks

Don't derail your summer diet by snacking mindlessly between meals. With these healthy suggestions from Melissa O'Shea, Exhale Spa's national nutrition director, you can stay satisfied all season long without having to fret about counting calories.<p>Don't derail your summer diet by snacking …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

6 Essentials for Your Vegan Kitchen

There are many myths out there surrounding vegan eating. People think vegan food is bland, strange, lacking protein, difficult to find, and on and on. Now, Green Monsters, the time has come to dispel these myths. The good news is that so many vegan products are on supermarket shelves these days …