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Is Organic Food REALLY Better for You?

If you're trying to get both your weight and your health on track, you've probably heard the arguments both for and against seeking out organic foods. Some studies and institutions recommend that you buy organic or else, while others say that there's no real scientific basis that …

What Healthy People Eat For Breakfast

Nothing fancy here.<p>Despite the popularity of cold cereal, an estimated 31 <i>million</i> Americans don't eat breakfast regularly. But there's new research to suggest that eating a healthful breakfast may be one of the reasons that thin people are able to stay that way.<p>In a study of nearly 150 people who …

Want to lose weight in 2016? Experts say start right now

Do it. Now.<p>If you're like most of us, you want to lose weight in 2016. The experts we spoke to suggest that you start now.<p>As in, today.<p>"There's no need to wait for January 1st," said Jocelyn Shaw, a Weight Watchers personal coach and leader. "The very next decision you make can turn it around and …

10 Things Personal Trainers Want You To Know

In this day and age a people should consider themselves lucky if they don’t get sucked into a life of ordering takeout and binge-watching half a …

Amelia Freer: 'Make fat your friend' and 9 other secrets to better health

<i>Nutritional therapist Amelia Freer has helped many people get healthy and change their lifestyle for the better. The author of the new book "Eat. Nourish. Glow." is behind the dramatic slim down of</i> <i>singer Sam Smith, who famously thanked her on Instagram.</i><p><i>Freer shares her food philosophy and her 10</i> …

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The Secret to Making Great Curry | Back to Basics

<i>The complex flavours of curries are governed by just three things: generous spicing; onion, ginger and garlic done just right; and something to give</i> …

Thousands of Vegan Food Photos Shared a Week Into #EatForThePlanet, But Who’s Missing?

It has officially been one week since we launched the #EatForThePlanet campaign in honor of Earth Day and the response has been incredible! At a time …

Easy 3-Ingredient Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it can also be the most difficult to make time for. In fact, despite 93% of Americans …

The Biggest SPF Myths, Debunked

The latest excuse for not wearing sunscreen? Fear of sunscreen itself. We pored over the data to separate fact from fiction.<p><b>Don't I need to get vitamin D from the sun?</b><p>No. In fact, Dr. Herbert Holman, a dermatologist in Castro Valley, California, notes that the dietary recommendations for vitamin D …

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Essential Oils: Big Benefits in Small Bottles

Blog: Whole StoryThey may come in tiny bottles, but essential oils pack a big punch. A few drops of these potent powerhouses can have benefits for …

5 Awesome Milkshake Recipes You Wish You Thought of Sooner

Finals are coming and that means one thing: stress eating. Make sure you're fully prepared for a hell of a week of snacking with one of these bad boys. I promise they'll help relieve the finals stress and get you through that last week.<p><b>S'mores Milkshake</b><p><b>Prep Time:</b> 2 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b> 1 minute<p><b>Total</b> …

What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Junk Food?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you overdo it on pizza, macaroni and cheese, chips, and ice cream, you might worry about what it's going to do to your thighs or …

Sure, that food has the government’s organic label. But that doesn’t mean it was made without man-made chemicals.

You might think the USDA "organic" label is reserved for foods produced without any man-made chemicals. But under government rules, "organic" food may be grown or processed with the aid of scores of synthetic substances, as long as those chemicals have been deemed essential.<p>Exactly which chemicals …

Agriculture

Carol Alt Reveals Anti-Aging Beauty and Fitness Secrets: Her Raw Food Diet and Yoga Tips

Supermodel Carol Alt shares her age-defying diet, workout and health secrets in her new book, ‘A Healthy You.’<p>Supermodel Carol Alt is 54 and …

Fish on the Menu Helps Scale Back Calories

Now that Spring has arrived, I've had calls from several clients and organizations asking me to share information to help them shape up for events on …

5 Healing, Natural Remedies to Care for Your Liver

The term “detox your liver” is as common today as “take care of your heart.” While the body efficiently detoxifies itself on its own, there are some …

The Truth About Coconut Oil: 10 Facts You Need To Know

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

Secret weapon to a healthy weight: A shopping list

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget fancy diets and expensive exercise programs. Fighting fat and keeping a healthy weight may be as easy as food shopping with a grocery list.<p>People who said they always used a list when they shopped had a healthier weight, even in neighborhoods where there were a variety of obstacles …

Nutrition

Regular Coffee Drinkers Have Cleaner Arteries

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in America, with more daily devotees than even soda. According to the National Coffee Association (NCA), …

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Bottled Water

Bottled water has become a $4-billion-a-year industry in the U.S., according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The organization estimates that people spend 240 to 10,000 times more per gallon of bottled water than tap. Dietician Robin Kaiden says many in the medical community …

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Making Small Changes To Your Diet Could Help Save The Environment

Eating a diet heavy in fruits, vegetables, and cereals isn’t just healthy for you — it’s also good for the environment, according to a recent study …

Organic Food: Why the Price Tag & Is It Worth It? - Robyn O'Brien

Recently, I shared a video out of Sweden that went viral. It highlighted what happened to a family of five when they were taken off of conventional …

Vitamin D Supplements May Aid Weight Loss For Obese And Overweight People, Study Finds

If you're trying to kickstart weight loss, getting a healthy dose of vitamin D could help.<p>That's according to a new study that has found taking …

Holistic Medicine

20 Tips to Shed Body Fat for Good

1 of 20<p>Edgar Artiga<p>1. Change Your Lifestyle<p>When you go on a "program" to lose body fat, you may set yourself up for failure. A program implies an end …

Nutrition

Taking too many vitamins and food supplements 'can give you cancer', warns new study

People do not need to take vitamin supplements, new research has found, since they do "more harm than good" and could increase the risk of cancer and …