Nikhil Mozika

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10 Super Gut-Soothing Foods This Nutritionist Eats

A balanced gut microbiome is essential for optimal digestion, absorption of nutrients, and elimination. It also supports a healthy inflammatory …

Wellness

The 10 Things You Need to Lose Weight and Get Lean, According to a Fat-Loss Coach

Breaking down what you need to do to lose fat and gain muscle is pretty simple. "Losing fat, building muscle, getting & staying lean . . . all you really need are these 10 things," fat-loss coach Carter Good wrote in an Instagram post.<p>"Choosing to focus on what's most important for getting results …

Fitness

14 Healthy Breakfast Foods That Help You Lose Weight

When you’re trying to lose weight, breakfast can set the tone for the rest of your day.<p>Consuming the wrong foods can amplify your cravings and set …

Nutrition

This Is the Right Amount of Carbs to Eat for a Longer Life

Eating everything in moderation won’t just keep your taste buds happy—it will keep you healthy, too!<p>There’s some good news for people who love carbs! …

Nutrition

Is Cheese Good For Your Health? It’s Better For Your Body Than You Think, Study Shows

You may remember one of the great moments from <i>30 Rock</i> when Liz Lemon, played by Tina Fey, is lying on her couch and singing about "workin' on my …

Nutrition

The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phones

Neutralising the safety issue has opened the door to the biggest prize of all: the Internet of Things<p>On 28 March this year, the scientific peer review of a landmark United States government study concluded that there is “clear evidence” that radiation from mobile phones causes cancer, specifically, …

Public Health

I Drank Lemon Water Every Day For a Week, and This Is What Noticeably Changed

With perks like digestion aid, weight loss, and kidney-stone prevention, lemon water sounds like a miracle elixir. So when I found out that the benefits of lemon water actually weren't all hype, I knew I had to put it to the test myself. For one whole week, I added half a lemon sliced (any less …

Weight Loss

How controlling your gut bacteria could help you avoid a host of illnesses from diabetes to Parkinson's

Ever had a funny feeling in your stomach that tells you something is wrong? Or butterflies in your tummy when nervous? What about that bout of …

Why Fasting Is The Best Way To Lose Weight

5 Scientifically-Backed Reasons Fasting Helps Effortlessly Burn Fat Without Wasting Money on Gym Memberships, Supplements, or Expensive Equipment<p>“The …

Timing your meals may help with weight loss. That’s what it seems to do in mice.

By David Kohn<p>This is a story about the importance of good timing.<p>Two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. This excess weight contributes to a variety of health problems. Despite enormous effort over decades, the problem has proved extremely difficult to solve. Biologist Satchin Panda thinks …

Weight Loss

The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

Why You Need To Eat Fat In Order To Lose Weight

Our quality of life is determined by the quality of our thoughts, how we choose to fuel our bodies, and how well we move. Yet we are a society filled …

A Neuroscientist Explains What Cutting Carbs Can Do to Your Brain

With each passing month, certain foods and fad diets come in and out of favor. One food that's been on the "bad" list for a while is bread—more …

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

10 surprising ways your body is telling you to drink more water

Dehydration shows itself in a variety of ways: headache, constipation, dizziness and muscle cramps, just to name a few.<p>It can also send you to the hospital.<p>"We commonly ignore the early warning signs of dehydration, but it's something to take seriously because it can affect the whole body," Grace …

Elasticity

What the Heck Do I Eat to Stay Healthy? Advice Straight From the Doctor

It feels like every other week there's a new diet trend or a buzzy new superfood that needs to make it into our morning power smoothie. Should we eat more fat or is a low-fat diet still optimal? Should we go keto or Paleo, and what the heck is the difference? These questions plague us daily, which …

Diets

What is the average weight for women?

Knowing if your weight is within a healthy range can be beneficial. This is particularly so in the United States, where obesity is a significant …

Body Fat

A new study found it may not matter whether you cut fat or carbs to lose weight — and it proves what dieters have known all along

• <b>A new study didn't find much of a difference between healthy low-fat and low-carb diets.</b>• <b><br>People on the two diets lost about the same amount of excess weight.</b>• <b><br>Participants were encouraged not just to go for low-carb or low-fat options but to look for healthy, nutritious replacements.</b>• <b><br>After the study,</b> …

Low Fat

9 Foods Proven to Help You Sleep Better Naturally

Snack on these sleep-promoting foods if you’re having trouble getting the Z’s you need.<p>Tired and stressed? Join the club. As many as 40% of Americans report having symptoms of insomnia at some point within a given year, according to the National Sleep Foundation.<p>It doesn’t matter whether your …

Add These 10 Protein-Packed Veggies to Any Meal to Feel Fuller Longer

Did you know that on any given day, there are over 500 types of vegetables that you can find at the grocery store? So it makes sense if you get to the produce aisle and feel overwhelmed about which vegetables to grab. Selecting vegetables that contain the most protein is a great strategy for …

Vegetables

How to get children to eat greens: Use more stick and less carrot, study finds

Parents should not reward their children for eating greens, researchers said after discovering that youngsters who are not praised for trying vegetables are more likely to eat them eventually.<p>The best way to get children to eat food they do not like is simply to give them repeated exposure to it, …

Low-fat and low-carb diets are equally effective, according to the latest science

In recent decades, as obesity and its associated maladies like heart disease and cancer have become a global epidemic, a cottage industry has arose to hawk supposedly clear paths for people aiming to shed excess weight. These have included dieting fads (paywall) like intense calorie counting and …

How Much Exercise to Burn off Your Favorite Foods?

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits--to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life

Read an Excerpt<p>A NOTE TO THE READER<br>But that observation just raises another question: <i>Okay, then, how do we change our habits</i>? That’s what this book …

10 Efficient Workout Tips for 2016

Jenna Anderson<p>Read full profile<p>The New Year is just around the corner, and with obesity rates at an all time high in the United States, it’s no …

How Much Exercise Is Needed To Burn Off Junk Food Including A Big Mac, KFC Chicken And Fries

Pizza, fries and burgers might taste like heaven on earth, but there's a whole load of calories in them, which means a shed load of exercise is …

Every Change Weight Watchers Just Made: Explained

Weight Watchers revamped its program with a plan that shifts the focus away from weight loss as the ultimate goal.<p>The new program, called “Beyond the …