Healthy Eating

Health effects of fish oil: Where do we stand?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Study after study will say adding fish to your diet is a healthy move.<p>Fish oil supplements, though, are a more complicated story.<p>The federal advisory committee that wrote the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 advises adults to eat about 8 ounces of a variety of seafood each and …

Vitamins

For an Honest Take on Dieting, Look to...Oprah?

I struggle with my weight. There, this food editor said it. There are ups and downs, literally. It’s a daily, pervasive sort of thing, especially when, as Ruby Tandoh put it in the New York Times, “diet culture [is] creeping into general food writing.”<p>And after years of disordered eating and paging …

Weight Loss

Find Out Exactly How Many Grams of Protein You Need to Lose Weight

We know that protein helps with weight loss and that you need more of it to shed pounds . . . but how much exactly?<p>We asked Alexandra Miller, RDN, …

Weight Loss

9 Upgraded Buddha Bowls That Are So 2017

We’ve said it before: Bowl food rocks. Seriously, mounds of veg, protein, and greens, usually drizzled with some delightfully creamy sauce... how could you not be about that? And while some of you have been eating Buddha bowls for years, we’re already seeing how popular they’re going to be in 2017. …

Food & Dining

11 fitness 'truths' that are doing more harm than good

Whether you want to tone up, slim down, or give yourself a mood boost, you've likely taken a stab at tweaking your fitness routine.<p>Unfortunately, there's a lot of "fitness" advice out there that won't help you meet your goals and could actually be doing you more harm than good.<p>For example, which …

Weight Loss

This Woman Responded To An Ex’s Comment About Her Weight By Getting Into Ridiculous Shape

https://www.instagram.com/p/9jeYc3nSXK/<p>We’re almost through the first month of the year, which means that the resolution you made to get fit is either going really well or, more likely, not at all. And if you’re sitting here, thinking “man, I really need to get ahold of myself” and looking for a …

Fitness

10 Ways to Snack Smarter

If you have these strategies in place, you can keep snacking (and its side effects) to a minimum<p>Snacking has become something of a great American pastime. It is something we all like to do. But when you think snacks, what comes to mind? A pork chop, a salad, and a baked potato? I didn't think so. …

Diets

5 foods to help you deal with menstrual cramps

Health & Wellness<p>The cold that won’t go away can be a drag on your work and social life, but the cramps that come every month, and I mean <i>every</i> month, well, those can be a flat out disruption to life.<p>If you suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) cramps and have tried all remedies, you may want to …

Nutrition

17 Healthy One-Dish Recipes Under 500 Calories

Low-maintenance and packed with all the good stuff.<p>At the end of a long day, it’s hard to convince yourself to cook, especially when it means having to do a BILLION dishes when it’s all done.<p>So we rounded up some delicious recipes under 500 calories that have a great balance of protein, carbs, …

Cookbooks

Is Intermittent Fasting Worth It?

After a lifetime of resisting calorie-counting and meal-skipping, food writer Laurie Woolever dips a toe into the "intermittent fasting" trend. Read …

Weight Loss

As more Latin Americans eat processed food, obesity rates surge

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Latin America, once plagued by malnutrition, now faces a different type of public health crisis as processed food increasingly replaces traditionally prepared dishes, leading to a surge in obesity rates, a United Nations report showed on Thursday.<p>Nearly 58 percent of the …

Processed Food

'Clean eating' was invented so dull people can feel special

What on earth is going on with our relationship to food? This week alone, we’ve read damning reports about chronic overeating and obsessional undereating, clean eating (which is bad), protein shakes (which are worse), and how children should be denied second helpings and bribed with hard cash to …

Diets

My journey to Miss Bikini Body: The vegan meal prep food I’m eating to get stage-ready

<b>Two weeks down, ten to go, and I’m only half a kilo down – eek!</b><p>In order for me to reach my goal weight I need to be losing half a kilo each week, so …

Diets

What's in a jar of Nutella? A viral image shows the hazelnut spread is mostly sugar.

Nutella, the chocolate and hazelnut spread adored by many, lathered on toast and eaten by the spoonful, contains a literal mountain of sugar.<p>Just how …

Eating

Healthy Portland Restaurant Plates That Won't Make You Hate Life - Eater Portland

Let's get something out of the way: Eating healthy doesn't have to be boring. In Portland, the idea of poached chicken over rice with sauteed "seasonal" vegetables turns the stomachs of chefs just like it does eaters. And those chefs care whether said poached chicken is raised on antibiotics or …

Food & Dining

40 Days of Clean Eating: Korean Meatballs

This clean eating recipe is great for guests or the whole family.read more

Food & Dining

'My 600-lb Life' Recap: Patient Loses 156 Pounds But Calls the Process 'Bulls--t,' Refuses Therapy

It was a rough road for Cynthia Wells on <i>My 600-lb Life</i>'s Wednesday, January 18, episode, as she ignored her doctor’s orders to visit a therapist …

Diets

How To Lose Weight Before An Event, According To The Kardashians' Dietitian

Whether it's for a wedding or beach vacation, you likely make a crazy-ambitious plan to lose weight and look your best. Right? Well, it's a lot …

Diets

Could Flexible Dieting Lead to Greater Fat Loss?

Simply eating healthy can often help you lose fat, build muscle, and get healthy.<p>Making smarter food choices can lead to consuming less calories. But …

Weight Loss

3 Snacks to Eat When You're Feeling Unfocused (Instead of Chugging Coffee)

As Thursday rolls around in all of its end-of-week glory, your brain is ready for the weekend break ahead. Unfortunately, the neverending to-do list …

Wellness

Why America Is Growing The Most Sweet Potatoes Since WWII

Sweet potatoes are undergoing a modern renaissance in this country.<p>While they have always made special appearances on many American tables around the holidays, year-round demand for the root vegetables has grown. In 2015, farmers produced more sweet potatoes than in any year since World War II.<p><b>War</b> …

Agriculture

Melissa McCarthy Weight Loss: The Actress Shows Off Her Figure at the People's Choice Awards!

<b>Melissa McCarthy</b> is flaunting her <b>weight loss</b> all over town!<p>The actress showed off her slimmed down figure at the <b>People’s Choice Awards</b> on Wednesday, …

Hollywood

An Instagram fitness star has revealed the huge downside to her weight loss

While diet brands and weight loss gurus often advertise their products or programmes with the message that inner confidence and happiness will be …

Weight Loss

3 Healthy Snack-Time Upgrades

We’ve all been there: Three o’clock rolls around and despite your best intentions, you find yourself reaching for a cookie, bag of pretzels, donut… …

Eating

Feeling Down? These 5 Foods Are Natural Mood-Boosters

It can be tough to maintain your normally sunny disposition during the winter months. Seasonal Affect Disorder, a type of depression that's caused by …

Nutrition

Beyoncé Reveals The First Thing She Eats Every Morning

We all know it's important to eat breakfast. But do we necessarily do it? Debateable. But what if we told you the first thing Beyoncé eats every …

Diets

Clean eating's dirty side has been revealed

But should we rejoice in the takedown of so-called wellness gurus? Ian Marber isn't so sure<p>It's getting ugly out there. Worse than that, this clean …

Eating

A weight-loss expert changes his tune: Focus on enjoyment, not perfection

In years past, many nutrition and weight-loss experts gave their patients rigid guidelines to follow. They often counseled eating less, switching to low-fat foods, carrying sliced celery in a plastic bag for snack time, and eating high-volume, modest-calorie foods like salads.<p>This approach proved …

Weight Loss

10 Small Things You Can Do to Have a Healthier Day

Getting fit and sloughing off unwanted habits isn't exactly a one stop shop—at least, not in my experience. Instead, I've learned improving your …

Wellness

We Have a Plan That Will Teach You How to Eat Clean and Love It

Eating clean is easy when you have a plan and all the ingredients on hand. If you're ready to clean up your eating habits, we've created an easy-to-follow two-week plan with recipes, printable shopping lists, and weekly rundowns of what to make, prep, and save. The plan, created by the registered …

Diets