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What Is Kefir? What to Know About This Fermented Drink

Yogurt, you've met your match.<p>April 13, 2018<p>Trying kefir for the first time was a weird experience. I was still in high school, no part of me cared …

What’s the Deal With Complete and Incomplete Protein—and Does It Even Matter?

Good news: you (probably) don't need to stress about eating complete protein foods.<p>If you’re a big fan of quinoa<b>,</b> or chia seeds, you may have heard …

You're Basically Wasting Money on Flax Seeds If You Don't Take This Extra Step

If you're stressed for time, you can pay a little extra for the best kind of flaxseed for you.<p>If you've been shelling out dough for flax seed-laden …

7 Foods With The Highest Iron Content Ever

Spinach may not give you the anchor-like strong arms like Popeye for fighting villains like Bluto. But there is one thing it surely can give you and …

6 Impressive Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Photo: Shutterstock<p>1. Chia Seeds Control Appetite<p>Chia seeds contain 11 grams of fibre per ounce—that’s 42 per cent of your recommended daily value in …

Top 15 sources of plant-based protein

More and more people are interested in following vegetarian or vegan diets or reducing their use of animal products. A shift away from animal …

Will Eating Fruit Make You Gain Weight? These Experts Set the Record Straight

Because of the low-carb craze, fruit has gotten a bad reputation. Workout fanatic and meal prep queen Amanda Meixner, known as meowmeix on Instagram, is here to set the record straight.<p>She said that if someone is telling you that eating fruit is the reason you're gaining weight, to "slap a banana …

Nutrition

Nutrition to Reverse High Blood Pressure

Keeping your blood pressure at a normal level is key to maintaining good health. If you happen to have high blood pressure, also known as …

10 Foods Filled With Probiotics

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing Foods<i>, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at</i> …

Nutrition

What’s in This?: Cold-Pressed Juice

A dietician explains why you’re better off eating a salad, rather than drinking one<p>We’re often told that you should never eat anything (or put …

Nutrition

6 Ways to Stop Your Child From Becoming a Picky Eater

My first child is the very picture of the perfect pint-size eater. Now 7 years old, she's always loved healthy foods, truly gets excited when I place a bowl of peas or a plate of broccoli in front of her for dinner, and seems to eat her weight in fruit weekly. She also isn't afraid to try new …

Nutrition

Everything You've Ever Wondered About Coconut Oil, Explained

Our nutritionist answers your top questions.<p>If you’ve been following the news about coconut oil, you might be a little confused: Is it a miracle …

Nutrition

The key to a long life is to slowly stop eating food altogether

Good news for those who want to live a long life devoid of the pleasures of food: A new study finds that sharply reducing calorie intake, even among …

4 Fantastic Foods You Can Eat in Bigger Portions

1. Berries<p>Berries contain an amazing amount of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals — all in a tiny, power-packed package. These sweet or tart treats …

Nutrition

Why Prebiotics Are as Important as Probiotics

Good gut health requires more than consuming enough probiotics.<p>Probiotics are living microorganisms that contribute to a healthy digestive …

Wellness

Bananas Could Replace Painkillers and Gatorade

The fruit may prove even more beneficial to athletes than we thought<p>When looking for a post-workout snack, a banana is hard to beat. Rich in …

Hunger may increase as the pounds decrease. Here are tactics to tame it.

When you’re trying to lose weight, it’s easy to assume that as the number on the scale goes down, other issues associated with weight will be resolved. For example, if weight gain was due to overeating, as it often is, it’s understandable to expect that hunger and cravings would decrease along with …

Nutrition

The 13 Best Foods for Vitamin D

Add a little sunshine to your plate.<p>1 Cod Liver Oil<p>This nutrient-dense oil that's packed with omega-3 fatty acids tops the food list as the best …

Nutrition

Watermelons For Weight Loss: 3 Reasons To Load Up On The Summer Fruit

It seems as if summer has arrived early this year. For nothing else can explain the sudden surge in temperatures. But, being the eternal optimists …

Nutrition

What Is Whey? Here's What You Need to Know

Once strictly in the realm of bodybuilders and hard-core health enthusiasts, whey has become a buzzword among individuals at all levels of health, …

5 stress-busting foods to improve your mood

Have you ever had your mood magically lifted by eating certain foods? That’s because the foods we eat day to day can have a huge impact on our mood …

Nutrition

Parental feeding styles can have consequences for kids. Which type is yours?

Yes, feeding children can be challenging. They can be picky eaters. They may start rejecting foods they once loved or feel too afraid to try new ones. They may refuse vegetables and insist that ketchup top everything. All these behaviors are normal, yet as parents, there are right ways and wrong …

Parenting

Your kid’s Easter basket likely packs over a month’s worth of sugar

Dear parents, your child’s Easter basket likely contains more than a month’s worth of recommended sugar intake.<p>A basket with a small hollow chocolate …

Dessert

Is Our Diet Sexist?

Notions of masculinity and femininity are so embedded in how we are socialized that virtually any behavior can (and often is) interpreted through the …

4 Ways to Control Your Appetite

One night of poor sleep can cause ghrelin to increase, triggering hunger, according to a study from the University of Chicago. You may not always be …

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What to eat before a workout – and foods to avoid

Looking to feel good or increase your energy during your workout? What you eat before you head to the gym could make all the difference.<p>Coach and …

A High Fiber Diet May Help Those With Type 2 Diabetes

A study has shown that a diet high in fiber may help control blood sugar for those with Type 2 Diabetes.<p>The study, published in the journal Science, …

Diabetes

Eating Right: Crack into a pistachio today

There’s no denying the call of the pistachio. That smooth, beige shell, with the crunchy green prize tucked within is irresistible.<p><b>The folklore</b><p>A …

Food