Amanda Greenly

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5 Fatty Foods That Make You Skinny

These foods are packed with GOOD fat that can help you lose weight<p>You are NOT what you eat.<p>If we were what we ate, then people who ate lots of hot dogs and pork chops would be solid walls of muscle. People who ate lots of pasta would be stringy and fat-free. People who ate lots of pecan pie would …

Nutrition

How Attached Are You to Your Pet?

As adults, we lean on supportive friends, a spouse, and sometimes siblings to provide support and reassurance. Based on their results, study author Sigal Zilcha-Mano and his colleagues believe pets can serve the same function.<p>A research team from the School of Psychology, Interdisciplinary Center …

Pets

Dare to Be 100: Obesity Is Not a Disease

Thirty years ago I was a member of the House of Delegates of the AMA. I am certain, in retrospect, that we passed some resolutions that were wrong. But nothing like the one that they passed in June. All newspapers headlined, "AMA declares obesity a disease." Translated, that means about 100 million …

Weight Loss

Apigenin, Found In Celery, Has Cancer-Killing Powers In Lab Setting

Two phytonutrients found in foods like celery and artichokes could someday play a powerful role against cancer.<p>Researchers from the University of Illinois found that apigenin and luteolin, which are flavonoids found in these vegetables as well as some herbs (such as Mexican oregano), seem to have …

Nutrition Myths

I will attempt to reveal eight nutrition myths that may not only surprise you, but may allow you incorporate the facts into your life to make more informed decisions towards a healthier lifestyle.<p>There are countless nutrition myths in the health industry. The unfortunate truth is that once a theory …

Weight Loss

The Best And Worst Exercises To Do When You Have A Cold

If you're feeling under the weather, exercise may be the last thing you feel like doing -- and it's true that when your body's already under a lot of stress, making it do more work isn't always a good idea. But in some cases, light to moderate activity may actually help you feel better, says …

6 Truths About Exercise That Nobody Wants to Believe

What got you here won't get you there. If you want to see different results, you have to do something different. If you want to see progress each week, then you have to progress each week.<p>Success in the gym, as with most things in life, comes down to mastering the basics.<p>With that in mind, here are …

How Do You Celebrate When You Reach A Fitness Goal?

It can be tricky to commemorate reaching a health or fitness goal when you're used to using food as a reward. If your usual fete includes baked goods or a fancy dinner out, how do you celebrate your success without undoing all your hard work?<p>We asked our Facebook and Twitter pals exactly that -- …

Positive Attitudes Toward Healthy Eating Linked To Diet Quality

<i>By Chioma Ihekweazu</i><p>Never underestimate the power of positive thinking, especially when it comes to your diet. In fact, having a positive attitude about healthy eating may be more important for your diet quality than where you do your grocery shopping.<p>A recent study found that shoppers with a …

Lake Louise 晨光

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The Things That Dogs Teach Us (VIDEO)

Owning a dog teaches responsibility -- from training, to cleaning up, to tending to another being's every need.<p>But anyone who's actually had a canine companion knows that the lessons go beyond the mundane tasks.<p>This sweet video from HooplaHa combines corgis, dalmatians, pugs, and more to remind us …

21 Reasons A Dog Is The Best Investment You Will Ever Make (PHOTOS)

Are you tired of being let down by life?<p>We feel your pain.<p>There is one thing in life, though, that will never disappoint you.<p>A dog.<p>1. Imagine being greeted by this when you come home. <i>EVERY</i> DAY.<p>2. Imagine never feeling unloved again.<p>3. Making people happy makes dogs happy. It's like having your own …

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Buying Guides

Buying Guides

A family took in a orphan deer whose mother was killed. The family dog hasn't left her side.