Food and Fitness

By artfling | Whole food nutrition, especially plant based, and fitness which focuses on cost effective solutions like body weight workouts and walking.

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

• <b>Aerobic exercise provides a ton of benefits, from a lift in mood to more toned muscles.</b>• <b><br>Some of the benefits can emerge within minutes, while others might take several days or weeks to crop up.</b>• <b><br>A new study suggests that aerobic exercise also changes the makeup of the microbes in our gut.</b><p>Aerobic …

Aerobic

Doing This Twice a Week Doubles Your Chances of Dying

We all have a weakness, but this one just might kill you.<p>I don't often cover health news in writing about innovation, but one recent clinical study was, ahem, near and dear to my heart.<p>Several years ago, I had an anomaly show up in a routine cardiac stress test. Being healthy in every other …

Health

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

• <b>Dozens of scientific studies suggest that eating fat isn't linked to weight gain.</b>• <b><br>Aaron Carroll, a pediatrician and professor of pediatrics, says it's perfectly ok to eat butter, cream, nuts, and avocados.</b>• <b><br>Instead of eating low-fat products, Carroll encourages people to eat less sugar, which studies</b> …

Nutrition

This Is Your Body On Intermittent Fasting

intermittent fasting [19]weight loss [20]diet [21]<p><b>Links:</b><br>[1] https://www.prevention.com/weight-loss/facts-about-fasting-diets<br>[2] https://www.prevention.com/weight-loss/reasons-try-intermittent-fasting<br>[3] https://www.menshealth.com/weight-loss/intermittent-fasting-for-weight-loss<br>[4] …

Diets

Fasting for Three Days Can Regenerate Entire Immune System, Study Finds

Even though fasting is nothing new, its properties to boost the immune system were unknown until recently. Apparently, it removes the obstacles to …

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Americans take their coffee many ways: hot, poured over ice, cold-brewed overnight, and even infused with nitrogen.<p>Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling …

Here are all the alcohols that are gluten-free

Peter Green, the director of Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University and the Phyllis and Ivan Seidenberg Professor of Medicine at Columbia University, explained to us what alcohol you can drink that are gluten-free.<p><b>Peter Green:</b> Gluten is a term for the storage protein component of the cereal …

Gluten

This Science Just In Says You Should Eat These 6 Foods More Often

Recent research finds new benefits for a handful of foods that can help you live longer, stronger and smarter.<p>It can be exhausting trying to keep up with all the new research coming out each week telling you what (or what not) to eat. To streamline the process of sifting the science, here's a …

Nutrition

20-Minute Chicken Pho

I’ve made no secret of my love for pho. Exhibit A: the painstakingly researched recipe for a traditional beef-based pho that I posted over two years …

Chicken Recipes

Diet Sodas May Raise Risk of Dementia and Stroke, Study Finds

People who drink diet sodas daily have three times the risk of stroke and dementia compared to people who rarely drink them, researchers reported Thursday.<p>It’s yet another piece of evidence that diet drinks are not a healthy alternative to sugary drinks, and suggests that people need to limit both, …

Sugar

I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine that's going viral, and it actually works

When I first heard about the 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, I thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, the app, well, works you out.<p>I tried it for the first time last year, and I'm still hooked, so I …

8 Simple Tips to Live Longer and Healthier

Over the past few years, there has been an ever-increasing obsession with biohacking and life extension: FDA-approved studies to see if metformin, a drug historically used to treat Type 2 diabetes, can slow aging. A supplement called Basis, which purports to extend life and is backed by multiple …

Longevity

Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian Pyramid

Dr. Fuhrman’s Nutritarian food pyramid is based on the principles of high nutrient eating as illustrated by his Health Equation:<p><b>Health = Nutrients /</b> …

Nutrition

The Healthiest Foods To Eat For Lunch, According To Dietitians

It can be difficult to find a great tasting meal that won’t go straight to your gut during lunch hour at work. It’s easy to just run and grab …

Eating

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

Mountaineering

The Dirty Dozen 2017: The fruits and veggies with the most pesticides

On Wednesday, the Environmental Working Group released its latest "Dirty Dozen" list. The list reveals the fruits and vegetables that have the …

1,460 Days of Exercise Taught Me These 5 Powerful Lessons

Hundreds of workouts in, here's what I've learned.<p>When I first resolved to exercise every day, I mainly just wanted to fit into my pants. I wanted to be healthy. I wanted to set an example for my kids.<p>It's been more than four years since I made that resolution, and I'm proud to say, I've kept it. …

Fitness

To Lose Weight, Eating Less Is Far More Important Than Exercising More

There is no question that engaging in a regular exercise regimen affords innumerable health benefits. From cardiovascular strength to staving off …

Grow your own green smoothie garden!

Hey there! I’m Jen. I blog over at Plain Vanilla Mom and I am so excited to be here writing my first post for KSW. Stacy is amazing, as are all the …

Smoothies

Why Screening and Corrective Exercise Should Be the Foundation of Every Exercise Program

<b>Functional exercise, prehabilitation, and corrective exercises are growing exponentially and being addressed in everything from Runner’s World, Men’s</b> …

11 healthy lunches you can make in less than 10 minutes

If you’re trying to eat healthy, coming up with easy meals that will actually satisfy your cravings can be hard. These 11 recipes are exactly what you’ve been looking for since they’re fast, delicious, and totally healthy.<p>Preparing these meals in the morning and digging in at lunch will help you …

Individual Seven-Layer Dip Recipe

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>In a small bowl mix taco seasoning with refried beans. Some people prefer to mix their taco seasoning with the sour cream layer but I …

Java Jack's Holiday Blend, 2016

Why title it “Holiday Blend, 2016?” <br>Because here’s the coolness of it; the Java Jack’s Holiday Blend is different every single year. <br>As the holidays …

Looking to Purify Your Home? These Are the Best Indoor Plants

Plants bring a new dimension of liveliness into the home, varying in their beauty, adding much-needed color, and interplaying beautifully with the …

Plants

9 Simple Healthy Eating Rules for Busy People

Our modern lifestyle, with all its good sides, also has brought disorder in our eating and sleeping patterns, as well as a decrease in physical …

Eating

It Doesn't Matter When You Eat

There are so many myths and strangely specific rules about <i>when</i> to eat to lose weight, but alone they do nothing to help. <i>Eat a hearty breakfast and</i> …

Weight Loss

17 Vegetarian Slow Cooker Meals to Make Your #MeatlessMonday a Breeze

Between evening classes, appointments, social commitments and your fave TV series starting up again this fall, finding the time to cook a wholesome meal after a hard day of work can be <i>tough</i>. You *could* always go the one-pot pasta route — but wouldn’t it be nice to come home to a dinner that’s …

Cooking

20 Fun Ways To Exercise If You Hate The Gym

Going to the gym and doing the same routine day after day can become very boring. Before you know it, you are less motivated, you have a negative attitude and achieving your goals just isn’t a priority anymore.<p>Exercise is crucial for your overall health and well-being. It improves your mood, fights …

Fitness

Get a Complete Strength Workout in Two Moves

Looking to simplify your routine at the gym? Try these workouts that require just two moves. Besides streamlining your strength session, these moves …