Nutrition

Clean Eating Dessert Recipes

Who says desserts can't be healthy? By utilizing ingredients like fresh fruit, dark chocolate, and dairy, you can create clean eating desserts that …

Dessert

The Author Of ‘The Case Against Sugar’ Unpacks His Hatred For The Sweet Stuff

Gary Taubes has studied nutrition for 28 years and he’s come to one conclusion: If you want to get thin and stay healthy, then you need to cut out carbs and sugar from your diet. Completely.<p>He’s written a new book on the subject called, The Case Against Sugar — in which he asserts that diabetes and …

Eating

5 everyday foods to stave off colds and flu

January: The month where mentally debilitating seasonal depression collides with physically debilitating temperatures. But if the dark days and cold nights aren’t enough of a downer, remember that it’s <i>also</i> cold and flu season.<p>Abrupt changes in temperature (chilly nights and the occasional …

Wellness

3 Ways to Lose Weight That Have Nothing To Do With Dieting

Time to stop beating yourself up about food.<p>When you set out to get in amazing shape this year, you probably thought (see: obsessed) over what you would and wouldn't eat. But tweaking your diet really isn't all that it takes to get your body on fleek. That misconception makes it easy to believe …

Weight Loss

The Case Against ‘Whole Wheat’ and ‘Whole Grain’ Bread

So you’re ready to include more whole grains in your diet, and you reasonably want to start with your daily bread (and crackers, and granola bars, …

Food

3 Overeating Pitfalls (And How to Avoid Them)

It's easy to stumble off your diet plan, but avoiding these three common scenarios is a great way to ensure you stay the course<p>If you think you crave chocolate because you have a magnesium deficiency, think again. Cravings are normal, and a combination of brain want and body desire. This one-two …

Diets

‘I’ve Helped Thousands Of People Get In Shape—This Is The Fastest Way To See Results’

Hint: There are no shortcuts.<p><i>The article</i> "I've Helped Thousands Of People Get In Shape. Here's the Fastest Way to See Results" <i>originally appeared on</i> MensHealth.com<i>.</i><p>As a society, we’ve been conditioned to think that getting fit not only doesn’t take much time, but is also incredibly easy. You’re …

Fitness

9 Healthy (and Easy) Dessert Recipes That Won't Kill Your Diet

Despite all our best efforts to keep the wellness resolutions in tact, sometimes our sweet tooth has other ideas. It's not that we don't want to be …

Dessert

Can burnt toast and roasted potatoes cause cancer?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Food Standards Agency in the UK launched a campaign Monday to warn about cancer risks linked to eating burnt toast, over-roasted potatoes and other starchy foods cooked at high temperatures.<p>The campaign is based on longstanding evidence from animal studies in 2002, but the link is yet …

Cancer

How to not let an injury (or your weight) stop you from working out

“Life goes on and on, even in pain.” When Mumbai-based trainer Tehsin Ratna talks to you about working out while in agony, you listen. With a career …

Exercise

6 Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Protein

Our bodies need protein for pretty much everything. It’s the building block of all the cells in our bodies—skin, muscles, bones, cartilage, hair, you …

Eating

The Bachelor Contestants’ Food Sitch While in the Mansion Is Not at All What You’d Expect

The action on <i>The Bachelor</i> may spark romantic appetites, but what about appetites for, ya know, food? You may have noticed over the many seasons, that unless the contestants are nibbling on something for a sensual or quirky reason (e.g. Corinne’s whipped cream), they rarely eat on the show. Copious …

Diets

Anna Jones’s recipe for home-made energy bars

For those of us who need a little snacking support between our three square meals a day, these chocolate chip bites, sesame and green olive bars and brownie energy bites offer a powerful pick-me-up without the sugar rush – and crash<p>I am something of a snacker. I marvel at people who stop at three …

Dessert

This Is Your Body On Spicy Foods

Dare to kick it up a notch?<p>While some of us avoid restaurant meal descriptions including words like cayenne, chili, and habanero, others jump on board. And new research suggests there might be a heart-healthy benefit to eating spicy foods.<p>A large study recently published in the journal PLOS One …

Eating

11 Paleo-Friendly Apps That Aren't Just Celery Sticks and Mixed Nuts

When you’re following a Paleo diet, game day (or any party for that matter) can get a little tricky. Jalapeño poppers, chicken tenders, and fried everything just seems like part of the package, right? You’re not wrong… but lucky for you, we’ve found Paleo-approved substitutes for just about all the …

Healthy Eating

Caffeine Intake Is Associated With Longevity, Say Stanford Researchers

Americans are coffee addicts, and perhaps more so nowadays, now that we’re working longer hours and getting less sleep than decades past. 50% of …

Longevity

The 7 Best Health and Wellness Books of 2017

You’ve decided to take action and find your path to good health this year, so what better way to boost your motivation and commitment to that change …

Wellness

Bad fad – Ruby Tandoh on how clean eating turned toxic

The backlash against a ‘wellness’ diet is in full swing – and leading chefs and writers associated with it are doing their best to ditch the term. It’s time we called it what it is<p>‘I think we have an obsession with diets. With fad diets.” This was Ella Mills, the food writer behind Deliciously Ella …

Diets

This super-simple saute of greens and beans can be a side dish, lunch or dinner

Garlicky Rainbow Chard and Cannellinis. (Deb Lindsey /For The Washington Post)<p>Here’s another beans-and-greens treatment for those of you who collect them the way I do. It’s a stripped-down saute of rainbow chard, garlic and white beans, plus a little salt and pepper. And it might not seem like …

Healthy Eating

The Best New Beauty Products You Need In 2017

It looks like 2017 is going to be very good to our hair, skin and makeup bag. Check out (and shop!) the best new beauty launches this year so …

Skin Care

Food Trends 2017: What a Nutritionist Sees and Hopes You'll See

By Keith-Thomas Ayoob, ED.D.<p>A new year brings an opportunity to reflect on and reevaluate our lives. When you're a registered dietitian/nutritionist, it's also time to review food trends for 2017. That's why I look forward to the annual "What's Trending in Nutrition," a survey from Pollack …

Superfoods

8 delicious foods that contain NO calories at all

These guilt-free gems contain less calories than it takes you to chew and digest them.<p>Celery is perhaps one of the best known examples of a …

Food

Do You Really Need To Worry About Burnt Toast Giving You Cancer?

Breakfast lovers of the world woke up to a troubling message this morning: The U.K.'s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has joined the FDA in advising against toasting your bread <i>too much</i> due to a potentially increased risk for cancer. But how much do you actually need to worry if you (like this author) …

Lifestyle

How to eat healthily on a student budget

Student budgets limit your meals out - no student worth their salt wants to be spending their spare cash on expensive (albeit delicious) Marks and …

Diets

Where to Buy Skirts and Dresses With Pockets

For diabetic women who wear an insulin pump, pockets are non-negotiable.<p>As you may have heard, the pocketlessness of modern womenswear is rooted in sexism, and the inconvenience of this serves only to spawn further inconveniences (we’re looking at you, clutches). However, for some women, the …

Clothing

7 Things Keeping You From Packing Your Lunch Every Day

Let's be honest—nobody likes to eat a sad desk lunch. Going out to a nearby deli or restaurant to grab a meal on your lunch break is always a more …

Hacking

Research Suggests Canned Tuna Might Not Be Safe to Eat

I know it seems like nowadays nothing is safe. Your Netflix is getting hacked, the earth is melting into a giant puddle, and Chipotle has yet to …

Food

In Primates, Calorie Restricted Diets Prevent Disease, Improve Longevity

One of the most significant aspects of the modern world is that food scarcity is at its lowest point in human history. Tens of millions over the past …

Longevity

Former alcoholic Courtney Maguire managed to lose 11 stone after quitting alcohol

The change is staggering.<p>As much as we'd like to believe that the calories in alcohol are <i>so</i> invisible they're actually non-existent, that's sadly not …

Weight Loss

Dressing Diabetes

When dresses and insulin pumps collide.<p>You’ve probably seen an insulin pump, even if you didn’t realize it. Most of them look like clunky pagers, connected by medical tubing to an injection where the insulin is delivered. Another kind is “wireless,” and looks like a little pod which is controlled …

Diabetes