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This ranking shows which British sandwiches and salads have MORE calories than McDonald's

Consumer watchdog Which? has just revealed that some sandwiches and salads that can be bought from high street coffee shops or supermarkets can contain more calories and fat than burgers and fries from fast food outlets.<p>The daily nutrient guidelines for an average adult man to maintain his current …

11 Foods You Love—But Used to Think Were NASTY

No offense to the past version of you, but you had no taste when you were a child.<p>Ever think back on the junk you used to inhale before you gave your lifestyle a healthy makeover and wonder what you even liked about it in the first place? We bet you can't remember why you used to hate some of your …

Healthy Eating

The 7 best things to eat and drink after a workout

Hitting the gym is just half the battle. Can't seem to put on more muscle? Too exhausted to come back the next day? Chances are, the problem isn't your fitness routine— it's what's on your plate. Below, seven powerhouse foods to make your workout count.<p><b>Whey</b><p><i>In Brief:</i> Fat-torching, energy-restoring …

50 Foods with Superpowers

You can get most, if not all, of the nutrients essential to good health by selecting the right combination of foods<p>Alaskan King Crab<p><b>Bone Builder</b>High in protein and low in fat, the sweet flesh of the king crab is spiked with zinc—a whopping 7 milligrams per 3.5-ounce serving. "Zinc is an …

Nutrition

How to Eat Whatever You Want Without Worrying About It

It can be done! (Now pass the fries.)<p>There could be a way to protect your body from fatty foods before you even eat them, according to new research recently published in <i>American Journal of Physiology — Heart and Circulatory Physiology</i>: Just schedule a quick, hard-core workout an hour before digging …

How To: Fall Asleep in Less Than 1 Minute

It can be pretty tough to fall asleep when your brain is thinking nonstop or anxiety has gotten the best of you, and it seems to only get harder when …