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Want a healthy gut? Reach for the kimchi, sauerkraut, artichokes, coffee and chocolate. But watch out – one category of food will make your microbes wither<p>Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the …

Microbiology

5 truths about gluten everyone should know

Scientists say many people avoid gluten when they don't have to.<p>Gluten is a hot topic. You'll hear it dropped in reference to celiac disease, …

Don't Underestimate the Power of Zinc

<b>Zinc is one of the most underrated of the minerals</b>. We always hear about sodium and potassium, the electrolytes that control water retention; iron, …

Anti-Inflammatory Foods That Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease

Did you know that anti-inflammatory foods can help you stop the sneakiest heart disease risks? Although our bodies rely on inflammation to help fight …

Antiinflammatory

The Health Benefits of Garlic

From reducing blood pressure to improving circulation and immune function, garlic has much more to offer than just flavor. If your kitchen is not …

How to boost your gut health (no probiotics necessary)

Conventional wisdom says that if you’re dealing with a touchy gut, you should just start taking probiotics and eating more yogurt and sauerkraut. But …

The One Thing You Should Eat In The Morning For Inflammation

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make it right! Eating the wrong foods, like dairy and fats, can cause inflammation. This may not …

Wellness

The real reason you should eat breakfast, according to a nutritionist

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>No matter if you're a morning person or not, you should still be finding time to eat breakfast.<p>According to nutritionist Dr. Lisa Young, skipping a morning meal often leads to overeating later in the day, as well as eating more unhealthy foods.<p>That's because of both …

Craving Sugar? Try These Substitutes Instead

One minute we’re told sugar is bad for us and the next minute, we’re told some of its substitutes, such as aspartame and sucralose, are just as bad, …

Losing weight won’t make you happier—but eating a balanced diet will

Step away from the scales—it may not be the key to improving your mental health.<p>Despite the message that the happiest you is just 10 pounds away, new research suggests that improving the quality of your diet may be the recipe to protecting and even improving your mental health, not losing …

29 Things We Bet You Didn't Know You Could Make in the Slow Cooker

Go beyond slurp-worthy soups and stews with these unexpected slow-cooker recipes.<p>No offense to soups and stews, but your slow cooker is capable of so …

Can Magnesium Help Me Sleep?

Like many people I know, I’ve had a lot of anxiety over the past couple of months, and it’s been affecting my sleep. Instead of passing out as soon …

If You're Eating Protein to Lose Weight, This Is How Much You Need Per Meal

Experts are pushing the protein when it comes to weight loss, and for good reason, because it regulates your appetite and satiates hunger. But if loading up on tons of protein is your main focus at mealtimes, you might be getting more than you need.<p>Certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, …

Nutrition

11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The term "clean eating" has become very popular among the health conscious.<p>Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on …

The Easiest, Best Dishes to Lose Weight at Every Meal

The best recipes to lose weight should be both healthy and delicious—so who says you can't have both? When it comes to taking care of your body and …

Healthy Eating

Popular cholesterol meds may protect against Alzheimer’s

The question<p>Why some people get Alzheimer’s disease and others do not remains largely a mystery. One theory ties high cholesterol to the development of the plaque deposits in the brain that are a hallmark of the memory-destroying disease. In line with that theory, then, might lowering cholesterol …

Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is So Good For You

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even …

Flexitarianism predicted as key food trend for 2017

We all know that eating less meat is good for the planet and good for our health, and it seems more and more of us are consciously making an effort …

Jamie Oliver

A handful of nuts a day may keep the grim reaper away

Nuts have long been the poster food for heart health, but are they just as effective at reducing the risk of diseases such as cancer and stroke? …

Why your diet should include more fat

Think back to the '80s and '90s when buying anything that didn't don a low-fat label was simply taboo. Back then, butter and egg yolks topped the "do not eat" list, while refined carbs and packaged foods weren't given a second thought. But times have definitely changed.<p>These days, experts tout fat …

Nutrition

Why Yo-Yo Dieting Leads to Long-Term Weight Gain

You’ve probably heard that yo-yo dieting can backfire. Now we have some idea why: Scientists say that intense food restriction teaches the body to …

5 tricks to stop belly bloating now

Have you been groaning about your belly bloating? It’s the same story every time: you start eating healthy again after a weekend of questionable food choices and BOOM! the bloat begins. Every Monday doesn’t have to start with unbuttoned pants. Here are a few tips to decrease your bloat and get your …

The real health benefits of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff. Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

How to eat breakfast like an adventure athlete

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Photo: Chantz2007/Twenty20If you want to perform like an athlete (and really, who …

How to Build a Healthy Meal That Actually Keeps You Full

Do you ever eat a healthy lunch only to find yourself <i>starving</i> by 3 p.m.? You’re not alone. This a common frustration I hear from my clients, and in …

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<i>Written by Paula Martinac; Updated August 08, 2017</i><p>If your blood glucose levels are higher than normal, your body is telling you to adjust your diet. When you’re prediabetic, you can bring those numbers down through a diet of fresh, whole foods. Steer clear of processed foods, which often contain …

A Super-Early Dinner Can Burn More Fat, Study Finds

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Eating all your meals within a six-hour window sounds like some sort of fad diet (and a recipe for …