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7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

Getting Started on a Ketogenic Diet

A ketogenic diet is a type of very low carbohydrate diet designed to force your body to burn fat instead of glucose for energy. This process produces …

Werner Herzog's Paralyzing Case Against Texting While Driving

"He looked like he was asleep, until we rolled him over."<p>Bavarian polymath Werner Herzog's just-released film, <i>From One Second to the Next</i> (below), is 35 minutes of excruciating testimonials by people on the spectrum from affected to devastated by texting and driving. It's part of a campaign by AT&T …

Is the Alkaline Diet Really Healthy or Just a Fad?

So you spent the weekend gorging on burgers and funnel cake (it’s summer, after all) only to find yourself reaching for the antacid on Sunday …

Nutrition

How to Cope With Boredom Eating

On a recent Am I Hungry? Facebook poll, I asked: "What are your top three triggers for overeating?" Tied for first place were boredom and stress, which ironically, are opposites: too much and not enough. I covered stress in a previous post. Let's explore boredom eating.<p><b>Eating Cures Boredom</b><p>The …

Will Power