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Sweet Tooth Gone Bad: Why 22 Teaspoons Of Sugar Per Day Is Risky

We've written lots lately about the potentially addictive qualities of sugar and the public policy efforts to limit consumption.<p>Now comes a new study, published in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine,</i> which finds that Americans who consumed the most sugar — about a quarter of their daily calories — were twice as …

Beef and Couscous Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers

A colorful appetizer for any occasion. Tiny peppers packed with Ground Beef, spinach and couscous, sprinkled with reduced-fat cheese.<p>A colorful …

25 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Sweet potatoes are so good for your health. Need ideas for cooking them? These recipes should help.

Healthy Eating

Broccoli and Cheese Mini Egg Omelets Recipe

2k<p>9Ingredients<p>┅Calories<p>40Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>servings:<p>USMETRIC<p>4 cups broccoli florets<p>4 whole large eggs<p>1 cup egg whites<p>1/4 cup shredded reduced fat …

12 Ways You'll Actually Enjoy Eating More Greens In 2014

With a spoonful of pancetta, the medicine goes down.

The 6 Right Snacks to Eat at 11 a.m.

Oh no, another hour or more to go before lunch? Relax, there's an easy food fix for every midmorning mood.<p>When You Need the Most Bang Per Calorie...

Nutrition

How to Read Nutrition Labels

So reading nutrition labels can be scary, its ok to admit it. Half the time all I see when I pick up a product I have never heard of it looks like …

How to Curb Sugar and Carb Cravings

<b>Stock Healthy Alternatives</b><br>When you have plenty of tasty, nutritious snacks on-hand (like apples and nut butter), junk food is out of sight, out of mind—and out of your stomach, says Sanfilippo. Want more low-cal ideas? Load up on these yummy healthy snacks.<p><b>Get More Sleep</b><br>When you don’t sleep well, …

Will Going Vegetarian Really Help Me Lose Weight?

<b>The answer</b>: There are some definite advantages to eating more fruits and vegetables. You’ll get more healthy nutrients like fiber, antioxidants, and carbs—and less saturated fat, which can be found in a variety of meats. And when it comes to weight loss in particular, your diet will naturally …

Nutrition

What Happens if You Severely Limit Your Intake of Carbs? | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

Limiting your intake of carbohydrates restricts the majority of your diet to protein and fat. Low-carb diets can result in weight loss, and they might reduce the risk of life-threatening conditions such as cancer, according to a study published in "Cancer Research" in 2011. However, severely …

Tilapia Tots

Fish haters everywhere! You gotta gotta gotta try this recipe. Tilapia was never this fun to eat! Who knew? These amazing little balls are filled …

The 7 Best Exercises For Killer Leg Workouts | Women's Health

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs<p>Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the</i> …

11 Low-Calorie Snacks You Haven’t Thought Of

Surprisingly healthy snacks you NEED to try<p>It’s easy to get sick of your go-to snacks, especially if you eat the same things every day. These new snacks will add variety to your munchies to keep you feeling satisfied (and never bored). And you’d never guess that each clocks in under 200 calories.<p>1 …

The Best Weight-Loss Tips

The 9 Best Weight-Loss Tips Ever!<p>Those extra pounds will vanish in no time<p>We rounded up the best weight-loss tips we’ve ever published and put them all in one convenient spot. Click through to jumpstart your weight-loss goals now!<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Don’t Forget to Eat Right<p>Hit the gym all you …

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 …

3-Step Plan To Lose Weight After 40

How to Eat More Veggies

7 Ways to Eat More Veggies<p>You’ll get MORE than your five a day with these tips—and that’s a very good thing<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Struggling to eat your five servings of vegetables a day? The first step is making sure you have plenty of veggies readily available, says Rachel Berman, R.D., health …

Weight Loss Secrets from Around the World

We took a look at how other (slimmer) cultures eat and enjoy their food.<p>Brazil: They eat a superfood side dish almost every day.<p>India: Their curries …

Questions To Ask Yourself Every Day If You Want To Be Healthier

Profound success is the result of small, smart choices completed consistently over time—and it applies to every area of your life, whether it’s your …

more-u-know: Every nutritious food contains...

Every nutritious food contains vitamins, but certain foods are known for high concentrations of certain vitamins. This infographic identifies the …

Simple Springtime Dishes

25 Clean Eating Recipes for Weeknights

Clean eating recipes may sound like a fad diet or foodie trend, but it's so much more than that. These clean eating recipes come together in less …

Cooking

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …

29 Ways To Eat More Veggies For Breakfast

You should eat about 3 cups of vegetables every day. Better start early!

Breakfast