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Foods You Should Eat Instead of Taking Vitamins

If you're eating a healthy diet, you shouldn't need all those bottles of vitamins

The supplement chain GNC announced on Monday that it plans to overhaul its quality control systems with new high-tech testing. The move comes after an investigation by the New York Attorney General that revealed the …

Healthy Eating

Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories

Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations' cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world. In Asia, where an estimated 90 percent of all …

Food Science

Here’s why occasional fasting can help you live longer

Intermittent fasting (also called alternate day fasting) has become a popular diet. In most versions of intermittent fasting, people fast or eat very little a few days each week and then eat normal amounts during the remaining days.

Fasting is something that human beings have practiced throughout …


56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Ways to Lose Weight Fast

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.

This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.

Losing weight …


Exactly What to Eat for Dinner to Lose the Most Weight

weight loss dinners

Nutritionists share the formula for slim-down success.

This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from


The Top Foods People Who've Lost More Than 10 Pounds Eat for Breakfast

Breakfast Foods for Weight Loss

Add them to your a.m. meal to start your own slimdown.

Trying to drop a few pounds? Before you totally overhaul your …


10 Reasons Your Belly Fat Isn’t Going Away

The choices you make every day can supercharge your ability to burn belly fat

A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but healthy. Extra fat cells deep in your abdomen (aka visceral fat) …

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12 Tasty Substitutions When Cutting Carbs

"The best way to cut carbs from your diet is to make creative substitutions," says Arthur Agatston, M.D., author of The South Beach Diet. "That way you can still eat the foods you love, without busting your diet."

Dr. Agatston told us how to make cauliflower taste like mashed potatoes. Other …


The Best Time to Consume Most of Your Calories If You're Trying to Lose Weight

Best Time to Eat

Should you frontload your calorie intake? Or make dinner the heartiest meal of the day?

In completely obvious news, eating …


Orlando Attempt to Fine Couple $500 a Day for Vegetable Garden

Lisa Fanfa • March 10, 2015 • 0 Comments

Jason and Jennifer Helvenston of Orlando, Florida decided to plant a vegetable garden, on their own private …


60 Science-Backed Diet Tips To Help You Automatically Lose Weight Faster

Healthy habits can quickly go out the window when we’ve got a tight deadline, no time for the gym, and few options but takeout food. Losing weight is …

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7 Ways Nutritionists Deal When They Get Cravings for Unhealthy Foods

Because having an R.D. doesn't mean you never jones for something sweet or fatty



10 Super Healthy Foods You’ve Never Heard Of

Move over, kale

Healthy eating should be simple. But since we know it can be hard to keep up with what you should be eating now, we created a list of the 50 Healthiest Foods of All Time (With Recipes).That list, comprehensive as it was, skewed toward foods you already know about. But we also came …

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4 Healthy, Easy-To-Prepare Dinner Meals For Weight Loss

If you've done your bit of research on methods to lose weight fast and easy, you must know by now that food is the secret to a lean and toned figure. …


That Sugar Film: how 60 days of eating ‘health food’ led to fatty liver disease

Actor Damon Gameau strapped drugs to Matthew Newton’s stomach in Underbelly and received an AFI nomination for playing hard-nosed news reporter Greg Shackleton in Balibo. But his latest film uses a little more method than he’s used to.

“Not even Daniel Day-Lewis could act fatty liver disease,” says …


4 Ways to Eat More and Still Lose Weight

No need to go hungry even if you're on a diet

I love to eat. And I’m lucky: As a food editor, it’s my job. So I always wonder about weight-loss advice that says to eat less and move more.

Be more active: Sure, that’s always good. But eat less? Hmm. I have a hard time wrapping my head around the idea. …


The Many Health Benefits of Avocado

By Dr. Mercola

You probably know that avocados are an excellent source of healthful fats, but this whole food may also have other unique health …

20 Negative Calorie Foods to Help You Lose Weight Quickly

The theory behind zero calorie or negative calorie foods is that they contain such a scant amount of calories that the energy you expend eating them …

How to Lose Weight Fast Without Exercise : A Proven 3-Step Plan To Become a Fat Burning Beast

There are many ways to lose a lot of weight in a short amount of time.

However, most of them require you to be hungry and unsatisfied.

If you don’t …

Weight Loss Tips: 67 Science-Backed Tricks on Dieting and Excercising for Automatic Weight Loss

Healthy habits can quickly go out the window when we’ve got a tight deadline, no time for the gym, and few options but takeout food. Losing weight is …


5 ways to beat winter weight gain

Don’t let winter doldrums send your diet off the rails. These simple tips can help you keep your diet on track:

Don’t skimp on breakfast

Skip breakfast and you may actually gain weight because starting the day hungry sets you up to overeat later. Studies have shown that people who skip meals – …

What 200 Calories Look Like in Different Foods

WiseGEEK conducted a very visual and informative study and presented a photo series, which compares what 200 calories actually look like in different …


15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods


The Food That Tons of Slim People Eat at Least Twice a Day

Calcium and Weight Loss

And no, it's not something leafy or green.

Your mother probably told you to drink a glass of milk a day—but we're guessing it …

Flat Belly Diet: 25 Ultimate Healthy Foods To Lose Weight Fast

When you’re trying to lose weight the first step is most often altering your diet but it can be hard to know what foods will help you shed the pounds …

How to Approach a Low Carb, Low Fat Diet

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The Best and Worst Vegetables for a Low-Carb Diet

List of low-carb vegetables, as well as ones to avoid on low-carb diets.


7 Eating Habits You Should Drop Now

In my one-on-one work with clients there is a dual focus: I help them adopt a healthy new eating regimen, but in order for new patterns to stick, we also have to zero in on unhealthy habits that tend to keep them stuck. If you've ever uttered the phrase, "I know what I need to do, but I just can't …

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10-Minute Yoga Sequence To Feel Refreshed

This is one of my favorite go-to sequences. It gets into all those places and spaces that tend to want a little extra love and leaves me feeling …