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What's Actually in Protein Powder? | MyRecipes

A common post-workout breakfast is often a protein shake or bar, tasting of chalk and chocolate or berry. That vaguely dusty flavor in these meals …

4 Ketogenic Foods You Should Eat For Inflammation, According To Nutritionists

Diet fads come and go, but the Ketogenic diet is one weight loss and health plan that has an intriguing name, but is actually as simple as it …

The 19 Best Foods for Health and Happiness

If a single food was guaranteed to make you instantly slim or happy, or end your allergy woes, stores would have to fight back the feverish shoppers. …

Nutrition

The Best Foods for Eye Health, Especially If You Stare at a Screen All Day

We live in a world where we stare at a screen for a majority of our day, and we all know that cannot be good for our eyesight. A lot of things can …

2 Experts Explain Why You Must Eat After a Workout (and What Happens If You Don't)

If you've just worked out, don't even think about skipping out on food. "During a workout, especially one involving strength training, you are breaking down muscle and creating small micro tears," Rebecca Gahan, certified personal trainer and owner and founder of Kick@55 Fitness in Chicago, told …

Nutrition

How to get enough vitamin D in autumn and winter

As delightful as crunchy leaves, conkers and crumbles are, one downside of autumn is the shortening of the days.<p>And with that, for many of us, comes …

Wellness

These Are The Best Supplements For Your Hair Skin & Nails, According To A Beauty Expert

Now that fall is here, it's time to up your hair, skin, and nails game. The colder months can really wreak havoc on your hair, skin, and nails by …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More Of

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered …

Women's Health

12 Things That Interfere With Male Sex Drive & Performance

There's a silent epidemic going on that rarely gets discussed, and shame and isolation keep this health problem in the dark. Millions of men struggle …

5 Herbal Supplements You Probably Have Never Heard Of But Should Be Taking

Anyone fancy some funky supplements?<p>October 11, 2017<p>Supplements are much like religion. We have the believers and the non-believers. They are taboo, …

13 Vegetables That Will Make You Gassy

It's not an issue we frequently discuss, and yet everyone has this problem at some point in their lives: gas. It's a fact that everyone has gas in …

Wellness

Is it actually healthy to stop eating red meat?

You'll have some vital nutrients to replace.<p>We all hear about how bad red meat is for both the planet’s health and our own. Planet-wise, there’s no argument: The detrimental effects of greenhouse gases from livestock production on the earth’s atmosphere can’t be overlooked. So, for the month of …

Nutrition

4 Vitamins Doctors Swear By To Speed Up Your Metabolism

When you burn more calories it’s easier to lose weight. You can get the job done with a sensible diet, consistent exercise and giving your metabolism …

The diet swaps to make for cholesterol, blood pressure and thyroid issues

A healthy lifestyle can help you not just to get rid of excess kilos but is actually the most efficient tool in preventing or sometimes postpone …

What Are the Health Benefits of Kombucha? | MyRecipes

If celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna are to be believed, kombucha can relieve almost any symptom that might ail you, from poor digestion …

Wellness

10 Ways Your Body Is Telling You You’re Running Low on Key Vitamins

Your body gives you a lot of information, including what's going on inside that you may not be able to see. The key is to pay attention to …

Wellness

10 essential supplements and why you should take them

I’m often asked by clients and readers of this column whether they should be taking supplements to help achieve their training goals. My answer is that for general training goals, supplements probably aren't necessary. With a practical training plan and careful diet, you should be able to achieve …

7 Signs you're eating too much sugar

Sugar and refined carbohydrates are considered 'empty calories', mainly because they don't contain any useful nutrients. Some foods high in sugar are …

Wellness

The 10 Best Foods to Eat If You Have Arthritis

If you have arthritis, you know just how devastating this condition can be.<p>Arthritis is a term for a class of diseases that cause pain, swelling and …

Lose 13 Pounds With a Carb-Friendly Diet That Works Like Gastric Bypass

If you hate extreme diets but love extreme results, a resistant starch diet may be right for you. Created by the authors of the bestselling <i>The Carb</i> …

Side-by-side photos show which 'healthy' foods actually contain more sugar than junk food

It's a well-known fact that's worth repeating: Eating too much sugar can do some serious damage to your body. But cutting down on obvious sugar-laden treats, like candy and confections, is only step one. It turns out some of your favorite "healthy" foods have more sugar than you …

Artificial Sweeteners

Signs Of B12 Deficiency In Women

Did you know that a woman’s ability to absorb vitamin B12 slows down with age? In fact, 4 out of every 100 women ages 40 and older suffer from …

Wellness

The One Probiotic You Should Eat To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To Nutritionists

One thing's for sure, we understand just how difficult the weight loss process can be. Luckily, you can rely on some extra help-- you definitely …

The 10 Best Green Supplements & Their Benefits

After 30 years of advising patients of the health benefits of a plant-based diet, I still worry that they may choose a junk food route that may leave …

Here's What Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Potassium

In the U.S., the recommended daily intake of potassium is a minimum of 3500mg, but according to a 2012 CDC National Health and Nutrition Examination …

Giving up: How going low carb for six weeks changed my body

<b>I decided to give up carbs for two weeks six weeks ago.</b><p>Of course, you can’t completely give up carbs unless you want to become malnourished – I mean, …

What to Eat to Boost Immunity

A strong immune system is the foundation of good health, warding off infections and allowing you to bounce back more quickly if you do get sick. …

Wellness

Your complete guide to skin vitamins and what they really do

In today’s world, we have managed to harness every vitamin into our skincare routine. There’s vitamin A or retinol, which literally is the only …

4 Vitamins You Should Try This Week To Speed Up Your Metabolism

The wise Ferris Bueller once said: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Now if only your …

Vitamin B6 and B12 Supplements Appear to Cause Cancer in Men

A newly discovered risk associated with common energy and metabolism pills<p>Energy. If you’re not taking vitamin B12, forget about having energy. As <i>The Dr. Oz Show</i> has recommended, “End your energy crisis with Vitamin B12.” The nice thing about sublingual pills is “you don’t need a doctor, you don’t …

Cancer