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By Dave Marain | As most readers, I tend to take all these Top 10 articles with a grain of sea salt! However I do read them thoroughly and leave it to the readers to judge for themselves...

10 Smoothies With More Protein Than Two Eggs

1 of 11<p>mama mia/shutterstock<p>When you think high-protein breakfasts, you inevitably think eggs. But two eggs pack only about 13 grams of protein, and there are plenty of simpler morning meals delivering way more of this hunger-quashing nutrient. Each of the following 10 delicious smoothies contains …

Healthy Eating

4 Cups a Day: 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking That Much Coffee

Two cups aren't enough, says science.<p>Coffee doesn’t have the best reputation as a healthy beverage, despite several studies that suggest the …

Holistic Medicine

A color-coded guide to vaginal discharge

It is common to wonder whether the color or consistency of vaginal discharge is normal or needs to be checked out. Vaginal discharge can be many …

Women's Health

This One Specific Kind of Carb Will Slow Down Your Metabolism

We strongly believe that carbs aren't the enemy. How could they be when pizza, pasta, and bagels all belong to that food group? With that said, …

Nutrition

What are the signs of early-onset Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia typically associated with older adults. However, early-onset Alzheimer's disease occurs before the age of …

Dementia

20 Doctor-Recommended Natural Remedies For Everyday Ailments

The latest surveys show that about a third of Americans now use natural or complementary medicine, and the number is growing. Fish oil is the most common natural product used for health—nearly 8% of adults take it preventively for heart health. Next in popularity are glucosamine/chondroitin, …

Health

The 50 Best Dinner Ideas for Stressed-Out People

Whether you’re always running a mile a minute or are just having a rough week, it’s time to slow down, take a deep breath and whatever you do, don’t …

Cooking

What Cinnamon Actually Is

Barking up the right tree<p>If you're looking for an excuse to eat cinnamon, you <i>could</i> just go ahead and eat cinnamon like the free-willed, grown-ass …

Food

Plank

<b>Plank</b> may refer to:<p>Plank (wood)<br>• Plank (exercise), an isometric exercise for the abdominal muscles<br>• Plank, Kentucky• <i><br>The Plank</i> (1967 film), a British …

10 things nobody tells you about trying to get a flat belly after 40​

But these easy tips from nutritionists should help you succeed...<p>Maybe you’ve mastered making healthier Italian food, or tackled the fine art of …

Nutrition

Which Patients Should Undergo Genetic Testing? – Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

New research from the Mayo Clinic, published in JAMA, suggests similar rates of mutations in cancer predisposition genes in pancreatic cancer …

Cancer

Long-awaited report on water contaminants released by HHS

<b>(CNN) —</b> A long-awaited government study on the toxicity levels chemicals commonly used in manufacturing was made public on Wednesday, months after a White House official warned that it could be a "potential public relations nightmare."<p>The 800-plus-page draft report from the Agency for Toxic …

Pollution

New Research Finds the Humble Lentil Lowers Blood Sugar an Astounding Amount

Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, explains why everyone should be stocking their pantries with pulses.<p>A new study suggests that swapping potatoes, rice, or …

Nutrition

The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods, According to Science

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …

Nutrition

This Balsamic Chicken Cobb Salad Is Perfect for Summer — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Everything You Need to Know About Protein for Men

There are all sorts of articles out there ranting about how the average American’s diet is insufficient in protein. Others claim many of us get too …

Nutrition

7 Healthy Bedtime Snacks Nutritionists Love

Watermelon with salt. Who knew?!<p>Yes, it's okay to eat before bed. "Enjoying a small and nutritious snack could help you fall and stay asleep by …

Nutrition

This Healthy Grocery List Can Be Used Week After Week

Grocery stores don't have to be overwhelming.<p>June 18, 2018<p>I'll be the first to admit that I am a total mom when it comes to grocery shopping. I look …

Sweet Potatoes

Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO | Reuters

LONDON - Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children’s ‘screen time’ - addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organization as a mental health disorder.<p>FILE PHOTO: An attendee plays a video game at E3, the world's largest …

Mental Health

5 Best Ways to Win Your Battle With Weight Loss

If you’re struggling to lose weight, Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, has five tips to help you achieve success.1. Don’t skip breakfast, and get at …

Nutrition

Why Breakfast Isn't Optional If Your Day Contains This 1 Bad Habit

If you're too busy for lunch, then stuffing your face in the morning absolutely has to be a priority.<p>One of the biggest common threads among successful business leaders is starting the day early. We're talking almost middle of the night early. The thought personally makes me want to eat glass due …

Nutrition

Carb and fat combo makes food extra irresistible - Futurity

It's no secret that foods like French fries, cookies, and donuts can be hard to avoid. New research may have figured out one reason why.

Nutrition

5 Carbs That Will Help You Burn Fat Quicker, According To Nutritionists

Carbs can and should be your friends. In fact, you need them to help shed belly fat. Everyone needs carbohydrates in their diets and the right ones …

Nutrition

Exciting insight into role gut bacteria play in obesity-related depression and anxiety

A compelling new study from researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has shed more light on the mysterious connection between our diet, gut bacteria and …

Microbiology

He's dying of cancer. Now, he's the first patient to go to trial to argue Roundup made him sick

<b>(CNN) —</b> On bad days, Dewayne Johnson is too crippled to speak. Lesions often cover as much as 80% of his body.<p>Doctors have said they didn't expect him to live to see this day. But Monday marks a milestone: Johnson, 46, is the first of hundreds of cancer patients to see his case against agrochemical …

Glyphosate

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Try To Blast Belly Fat

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You might think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can …

Nutrition

Step away from the Twinkie: These 7 healthy foods will *actually* help reduce your PMS symptoms

You’re probably familiar with this scenario: A few days before your period, mood swings, headaches, and bloating come calling—often along with fierce …

Wellness

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

Carbohydrates

Is Stevia Safer or Healthier Than Artificial Sweeteners?

Stevia is a plant-based sweetener—but is it bad for you? A nutritionist has the verdict on this controversial ingredient.<p>The rainbow of sugar …

Nutrition