Nutrition

Make a Buttermilk Substitute and Never Worry About Running Out of Buttermilk Again

Buttermilk is one of those tricky ingredients that's <i>always</i> sitting in the fridge in abundance when you don't actually need it. But the second you …

Breakfast

The Definitive Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogentic diet is all about one thing: fat. By eating almost nothing else, your body shifts fuel sources from glucose to fat-generated ketone bodies, says Dominic D’Agostino, an associate professor at the University of South Florida’s Morsani College of Medicine and research scientist at the …

Ketogenic Diet

20 Protein-Packed Snack Recipes

The afternoon slump is a real-life problem we all face — lunch feels like forever ago, your stomach is begging for something, and dinner is hours …

Healthy Eating

What Halle Berry Does to Make 50 Look Like 30

We'll have what she's having.<p>Back in March, Halle Berry posted an Instagram of herself with her arms spread wide and this caption: "Me when someone says 'I'm coming over and I've got snacks.'"<p>Almost immediately, fans lost their minds over the fact that the actress is not only a snack fan, but also …

Diets

Drop 10 TODAY: Joy Bauer's healthy breakfast recipes

Looking to drop 10 pounds by summer? This plan is the perfect guide: It contains delicious meals with the right balance of lean proteins, high-quality carbs and healthy fats to give you fast and effective results. Plus, each tasty option has plenty of nutrient-packed and fiber-filled produce, …

Healthy Eating

John Cena deadlifts 602 pounds: What fuels the WWE superstar at 40? Diet plan and workout routine

WWE superstar John Cena turned 40 on Sunday, April 23, and he made sure starting the day doing what he does the best...lifting heavy in the gym! The American pro wrestler and Hollywood personality, whose billed weight is over 250 pounds, has been seen in a video deadlifting 602 pounds.<p>Cena is one …

Weight Training

The Worst Fruits That Are Slowing Your Metabolism, According To Nutritionists

Fruits are an essential part of our diet. Each fruit is unique in their benefits, and they contain all the nutritional value needed to live a healthy …

Metabolism

12 Cucumber Recipes That Keep You Cool at Dinner on Meatless Monday

Now that the warm days are *finally* outweighing the chilly ones, outdoor plans and projects are a go. And what do we need after a few productive hours spent outside in the heat (besides the obvious cocktails)? A light and nourishing pick-me-up, like chilled pasta salad or refreshing spring rolls. …

Healthy Eating

We Quit Sugar for 10 Days and This Is What Happened

I've never had the biggest sweet tooth, so when I heard that our next challenge for "We Tried It" was to give up added sugar for ten days, I thought it would be a piece of cake (ahem).<p>Much to my surprise, I was very wrong. I knew that unhealthy foods such as cupcakes, cookies and soda were filled …

Diets

Study Challenges Popular Thinking on Cholesterol and Heart Attacks

Researchers reinforce 2013 guidelines to assess heart attack risks on overall issues, not just cholesterol.<p>Does having high cholesterol mean a heart …

Cholesterol

8 Women Share What Helped Them Survive The Whole30

We've got the insider tips to help you succeed.<p>Make no mistake about it: Whole30 is not for the faint of heart. The plan cuts added sugar (even natural sugar in honey and fake sugar like Stevia are out), alcohol, grains, legumes, dairy, and processed foods for 30 days. That leaves you with meat, …

Diets

Eggs to Waffles: How Much Protein Is in Your Favorite Breakfast Foods?

To understand the power of protein, try eating nothing but a croissant for breakfast on your way to the office, and see what happens at 10 a.m. Most …

Eating

Why Buying Frozen Produce Doesn't Sacrifice Nutrition

Should you buy your fruits and veggies frozen? This question's been debated many times over, with studies that have disproven the working assumption that fresh produce beats its frozen analog. Yet there are still those who remain skeptical.<p>The results of yet another study in the upcoming June issue …

Food

Hungry Girl: 5 Healthy Food Products That Will Save You Time in the Kitchen

<i>Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and , featuring smart, funny advice on guilt-free eating. She is also the , six of</i> …

Healthy Eating

65% of dieters lose weight when they eat this for breakfast

Bonus: It's probably already in your fridge.<p>When you're wanting to lose weight, breakfast always feels like the best place to start reexamining your …

Weight Loss

The One Ingredient That's Standing in Your Way to a Flatter Stomach

Sugar has been in the diet spotlight for years as an ingredient that's linked to a torrent of health issues, but new research suggests that another …

Eating

Be skeptical of immune-system 'boosts,' doctor warns

Not having enough vitamin D can affect bone development and muscle growth in children. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story. Buzz60<p>The phrase alone rankles Dr. Rajat Dhar.<p>“Boosting the immune system?” Dhar said. “You want the immune system to function at its optimal level. The last thing I …

Vitamins

12 Healthy Food Swaps For Your Favorite Refined Carbs

Make no mistake: Carbohydrates are essential—they're the body's main energy source. But the more refined a carb is, the worse it is for you: "Refined …

Healthy Eating

Drinking diet (or regular) soda may damage your brain

With all the recent studies showing that artificial sweeteners in diet soda could potentially derail your weight loss goals, increase your risk of …

Eating

The person behind the viral 7-minute workout shares the trick he uses to avoid overeating

You could say Chris Jordan eats with his hands.<p>As the director of exercise physiology at the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute and the person behind the popular 7-Minute Workout, Jordan is known for his health and nutrition prowess.<p>One aspect of eating right, Jordan says, is eating the</i> …

Diets

Top 5 conditions that shorten lives — and are preventable

More bad news for plus-sized Americans: Obesity is the leading cause of preventable life-years lost in the nation, a new study finds.<p>Obesity steals more years than diabetes, tobacco, high blood pressure and high cholesterol — the other top preventable health problems that cut Americans' lives …

Obesity

Side-by-Side Instagram Shows Why We Should Indulge Cravings

Food should never make you feel guilty.<p>Vacations don't always make it easy to follow the same eating habits and workout routines that you follow at home, and one blogger, Sara Puhto, wants to make sure everyone knows that that is <i>totally</i> OK.<p>In a recent Instagram post, the body-positive blogger …

Diets

Join the Drop 10 TODAY Challenge!

Summer is fast approaching and instead of crash dieting or working out like a maniac — think about joining Joy Bauer's Drop 10 TODAY plan! With Joy's meal plans and tips you'll be feeling great and ready for summer in no time!<p>Here are all of the recipes you'll need to follow along — and we'd love …

Diets

There Are New 'Rules' Regarding Carbs For Runners

Go Beyond All-Or-Nothing<p>It’s time for the running community to come together. We must bridge the contentious carbohydrate divide that currently …

Carbohydrates

'How Can I Get Rid Of My Armpit Fat?'

It's complicated.<p>If you’ve ever put on a bra and noticed an extra fold of skin between your arm and your boob (a.k.a your armpit), you’re not alone. Armpit fat is common—and nothing to feel bad about.<p>In fact, you might want to embrace it, because, annoyingly, there’s no simple solution to …

Weight Loss

Kim Kardashian's Butt Is Bigger Than Ever Despite Weight Loss — See the Pic!

Mama got back!<p>Kim Kardashian — aka the reigning queen of the belfie — took to Snapchat today to flaunt her new-and-improved assets. The 36-year-old …

Pop Culture

4 Ways to Switch Up Your Daily Routine For More Energy and a Better Mood

Ditching some of your favorite and most-shared habits just might be the key to feeling and performing significantly better.<p>Oprah. Steve Jobs. Tony Robbins. They couldn't be more different people. But they--and dozens of other successful leaders like them--all emphasize the importance of positive …

Well-being

The Next Gluten

Plant proteins called lectins are an emerging source of confusion and fear.<p>Two weeks ago, a publicist sent me an early copy of a book that claimed it would change everything I thought I knew about food.<p>That happens a lot. This one caught my eye because it warned of the “hidden dangers lurking in my …

Dystopia

Sugary Drinks Tied to Accelerated Brain Aging

Drinking sugary beverages is associated with markers of accelerated aging and early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study reports.<p>Researchers used data on more than 4,000 people over 30, examining their brains with M.R.I. and measuring memory with psychological tests. All completed …

Longevity

The One Food a Doctor Eats to Banish Inflammation and Brighten Skin

If our interest in food as medicine is any indication, we believe that food should do more than just taste good. From skincare to gut health, almost …

Superfoods