Healthy Eating

9 Surprisingly Unhealthy Eating Habits You Probably Didn't Know About

Just because something sounds healthy doesn't mean it is. Here are mistakes you don't want to make.<p>Healthy eating is a major concern now more than ever. There is a lot of conflicting information out there, and many struggle to feel confident that they are making the right choices. Science in …

Eating

5 ‘Healthy’ Foods Nutritionists Say Are a Waste of Money

Think twice about these grocery staples.<p><i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>You can probably guess that bagels, soda, candy, and potato chips …

Eating

5 Best Sprouted Grain Breads (And Why You Should Eat Them In The First Place)

Forget whole grain—sprouted is the new buzzword in healthy bread.<p>As a food writer, I knew sprouted grain bread was a growing trend, but never had it …

Eating

Here's How Much Sodium And Additives Are In Pre-Cooked Hams

Yikes.<p>After Christmas, Easter is the biggest time of year for ham. A look at the increased number of giant hams at the supermarket is a testament to this fact. If you’re planning on buying a ham this year, there’s something you should think about first: what exactly is in that pre-cooked, …

Eating

This won’t be sweet news, but this is what happens to your body when you eat sugar

We all know to go easy on the sweet stuff, but what actually happens to your system when you indulge? Here, eight ways sugar affects your body.<p>Your …

Eating

Do These 3 Things Before Breakfast to Encourage Weight Loss

If losing weight and getting healthier are on your mind, here are three things you can (and should!) do early in the morning before eating breakfast to help reach your goals.<p><b>Sip on this:</b> While drinking down a glass of water is a great way to detox the body and get your digestive juices flowing, if …

Diets

6 Super Greens And Their Benefits

<i>Leafy greens are chock full of essential vitamins and nutrients—that’s a no-brainer—but you might be surprised by how tasty they can also be with</i> …

Nutrition

How to quit sugar for good

Ever wonder why everyone’s all heart-eyed about sugar? The reason is simple: It tastes good. “It’s a comfort flavor for human beings,” Karmeen Kulkarni, director of global scientific affairs in diabetes care for Abbott, told Fox News. But beyond making your taste buds go wild, it doesn’t do much …

Eating

Your Favorite Drink Is Probably Making You Bloated

LaCroix is certainly having a moment in the spotlight, but as it turns out, there may be a downside to that #LaCroixLife: bloating. Yep — all health benefits of hydration aside, sipping on sparkling water all day long might not be doing your bod any favors. If you’ve been eating a healthy diet, …

Eating

Tip: Avoid These Organic Foods

Some organic foods are worth the extra money... and some definitely aren't. Here's what you need to know.<p>A Common Misconception<p>One of the biggest …

Eating

Vicki Gunvalson, Tori Spelling, and More Celebrities Who've Gone on Extreme Diets to Lose Weight

Next<p>1 / 12<p>Share Tweet Pin it<p>Vicki Gunvalson lost 22 lbs. in three months by eating just 500 calories a day.<p>Today at 10:57 am<p><b>Losing weight</b> isn't easy, …

Diets

Meal Prep: Get Through The Week With A Magic Green Sauce

It's going to be a delicious week.<p><i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good balance of</i> …

Diets

Woman With Endometriosis Says She No Longer Needs a Hysterectomy After Changing Her Diet

<i>This article originally appeared on People.com.</i><p>Jessica Murnane suffers from stage four endometriosis, and was told at the age of 33 that she would …

Diets

Chris Pratt Spent a Week Parodying Celebrity Diets (While Dieting)

Making a grueling part of the job funny.<p><b>Chris Pratt</b> is on a diet. He's been here before, having posted the gym-selfie-seen-round-the-world when he first bulked up for <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>, and since then kept up that buff bod for the sequel and, now, <i>Jurassic World 2</i>. All his food comes in …

Hollywood

Mama June Size 4 In 2017 Update: Why Is 'Honey Boo Boo' Star Upset Despite Getting 'Revenge Body'?

Former “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” star Mama June Shannon may have achieved some dramatic weight loss goals, but she is upset for not meeting her …

Diets

11 Things You Might Think Are Terrible for Your Diet That Actually Aren't

Let's live a little.<p>I'm used to the shaming look I get from my peers when I crack open a can of sugar-free Red Bull. The questions - and judgment - …

Artificial Sweeteners

Please, Please Stop Juicing Your Vegetables

Juicing vegetables has become an all-out nutrition craze, claiming to “detox,” “cleanse,” or restore your body and digestive organs while pretending to give you all the same benefits of their whole food counterparts in a drinkable, on-the-go package. Sound too good to be true? It is! Whether it’s …

Diets

Carbohydrates Are Not Your Enemy During Weight Loss

Somewhere along the line, we got it in our heads that carbohydrates are ‘bad.’ It’s actually a huge diet myth and one that Kimberly Gomer MS, RD, …

Weight Loss

Improving Your Recovery With Magnesium

Magnesium deficiencies can be fixed through proper nutrition. Grains, more common in the western diet, are not a good source of magnesium, whereas …

Vitamins

5 Tasty Ways To Eat The Seed That Packs 10 Grams Of Protein Per Serving

You've probably seen bags of hemp hearts at Whole Foods and passed them up for more approachable flax or chia seeds. But you should definitely …

Nutrition

Top Tips On Producing A Dietary Plan For Those Living With Dementia

On a daily basis, I work with care and dining teams to promote high-quality, nutritious ingredients and develop innovations in nutrition and hydration. When creating menus and nutritional programmes, taste always comes first, and the food is then tailored to nutritional needs. Coming from a …

Diets

Why does spicy food make your poo burn?

Here's an explainer ahead of your takeout order later<p>You can't beat a tikka masala on a Friday night, right? But while many of us are curry lovers, …

Eating

We should never have told people to start taking vitamins

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and, of course, take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research has failed to find substantial evidence that vitamins and supplements do any significant good.<p>Nevertheless, several shiny new pills and powders have …

Nutrition

The Gluten-Free Diet Mistake That's Slowing Your Weight Loss, According To A Nutrition Expert

If you've been diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten intolerance and have made the switch to gluten-free foods, you may be one of many people who …

Diets

Kids get cravings, too. Parents should share their nutrition know-how.

My children recently found themselves “craving” ice cream sundaes. After dinner one night, they mobilized outside the kitchen, whispered for a few minutes, then approached me with the following argument: “Mom, you always encourage us to listen to our bodies, and our bodies are begging us to eat …

Eating

Inventure Foods pops after shedding some weight

Inventure Foods (SNAK +11.1%) shoots higher after the company announces an asset sale of $23M and tips a shareholder-friendly strategy moving …

Diets

Changing the way you eat: 12-step guide to good habits!

They say that the road to hell is paved with good intentions, but we want to help you turn those intentions into good, healthy habits that will allow …

Eating

5 Ways To Make Sure You Stay Healthy, No Matter Where You Eat

It’s hard to eat healthy when traveling.<p>Whether it be to your parents’ house for the weekend or a week-long business trip, health food stores and …

Diets

9 things that zap your confidence - and what to do about them

Handy tips for an instant confidence boost<p>You're getting on with your life when suddenly you have a crisis of confidence and your hopes and dreams …

Body Language

Why you should be adding dandelion greens to your healthy meal planning | Cooking

One day while walking our dogs at Parc de Saint-Cloud outside of Paris, my friend Catherine told me about a simple salad that her father always made …

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