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.

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 …

Exercise

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 …

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> …

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 …

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 that inspired it) prove you can get in a great workout with very little time and equipment.<p>But one issue with relying on body weight as resistance is …

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 …

Weight Loss

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 …

Healthy Recipes

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 …

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 …

Science Says That This 10 Minute Workout Is Just As Effective As 45 Minutes Of Running

on 26 September, 2016 at 5:26 pm<p>Instagram @pumatraining<p>So you’re trying to get fit, but you find yourself running short on time. What do you do? You …

7 Healthy Cooking Tips from a Master Chef Anyone Can Do

If you've ever looked at your plate of chicken, quinoa and steamed broccoli and thought, "This <i>again</i>..." you're not alone. While there are tons of …

Weight Loss

85 Hearty Vegetarian Meals Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

Trust us, you won't even miss the meat.<p>These filling meatless dishes, sides, and snacks are sure to satisfy vegetarians and meat-lovers alike. Plus, …

More Exercise Needed to Experience Health Benefits, Says New Study

With all that’s going on in our crazy-busy lives, getting more exercise than we'd anticipated each week is always a huge moment of celebration. But a new study suggests even your most successful workout weeks might not be cutting it.<p>According to a recent review of research published in <i>The BMJ</i>, you …

Wellness

Is cocoa good for you? New study may settle it

Even scientific research can be full of chocolatey goodness. Scientists are recruiting older men and women to take part in a large, nationwide cocoa …

It’s easy to become obese in America. These 7 charts explain why.

It’s no secret that Americans have gotten much, much bigger over the past few decades. The signs are all around us, from XXXL clothing sizes to supersize movie seats and even coffins.<p>According to the latest analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average American man now …

Obesity

9 Better Ways to Do a Push-Up

The standard push-up is one of the most essential strength moves you can master. It works your chest, arms, abs, glutes, and even your upper back. …

6 Things I've Learned in 6 Weeks of Healthy Living

Six weeks ago I wrote about my decision not to have weight loss surgery, and the response was, in a word, overwhelming. I heard from people all over the country about their struggles and why they decided to have or not to have weight loss surgery, too. Some letters made me laugh, others made me …

Weight Loss