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4 Times It's Better to Go with the Full-Fat Version

Your health (and your waistline!) will thank you<p>It's basically a healthy-eating truism: If you want to avoid gaining weight, you should stick with low- or no-fat dairy products, right? New research says the statement might not be as obvious—or as accurate—as previously thought: In a new study out …

Nutrition

8 Foods With Awesome Mood-Boosting Benefits

Prepare to rethink everything you thought about “comfort food.”<p>Who hasn’t craved something sweet or fried while seriously stressed out? The problem is, these comfort foods are not your salvation…actually, quite the opposite. These foods can make you fatigued and raise your blood sugar so you …

Nutrition

5 Foods to Keep at Work for Healthy Last-Minute Lunches

Get a tasty—and filling—meal even if you don't have time to leave the office.<p>A lot can happen between breakfast and dinner—like back-to-back meetings or an insane to-do list—which makes your midday meal all the more important for your sanity (and your overall health). Instead of hitting up the …

Healthy Eating

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru

4 Nutritional Powerhouses You're Already Eating

By Jessica Girdwain<p>Lately there's been so much focus on newcomers like acai and kale that less glamorous fruits and vegetables are sometimes treated like second-class citizens. But researchers are discovering new reasons to get excited about the old standbys.<p><b>Celery</b><p>A fixture on the oft-ignored …

The 42 Healthiest Portable Snacks

Fight fruit fatigue with creative new ways to refuel on the go. (No fridge required!)<p><i>By Tara Fuller for Greatist</i><p>It can be tough to make healthy choices between meals—especially if you're out and about when hunger strikes. But despite the convenience of pre-packaged goodies like chips, many are …

Healthy Eating

The Best Desserts for Weight Loss

Go ahead and have some! These won’t make the number on the scale move in the wrong direction<p>Sometimes you just want dessert. Simple as that. But since giving in to your craving for triple-scoop chocolate chip cookie ice cream every day isn’t the smartest strategy for weight loss, we asked Keri …

Dessert

5 Sneaky Health Foods That Make You Feel Bloated

Even healthy foods can blow you up. Nix these culprits (just for now!) to flatten out

Nutrition

20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck

Seriously!<p><i>By Kissairis Munoz for Greatist</i><p>What do mac and cheese, stacks of pancakes, and bowls of pasta all have in common? If you answered, "Umm, they're delicious," you'd be right. But they're also heavy in carbs and can leave you feeling tired and annoyed. And while a diet rich in healthy …

Healthy Eating

Berry infused chocolate cupcakes. [recipe soon!]

Salted Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Chip Cookies

5<p>5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Salted Peanut Cup Chocolate Chip Cookies<p><b>Yield:</b> 30 to 32 cookies<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>24 hours<p>A peanut …

Chocolate Doughnut Cake

Things to be happy about:<p>1. <b>I am so happy because:</b> tomorrow I’m getting on a plane and flying to Rome. I’ve never been outside of the country (except …

Oreo White Chocolate Fudge

Cold Oven Pound Cake

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A pound cake that goes rogue in all the right places.</i><p>Who isn’t a fan of pound cake? It is unapologetic in its density, and expects that you will consider it a meal. …