This calculator is for informational purposes only. You should consult a healthcare provider before making any health decisions: Whether you’re hoping to maintain your current weight, or to lose or gain weight, knowing the amount of calories to consume each … Continue reading Calorie Calculator: What Are Your Daily Caloric Needs?
A new study from the American College of Physicians found that taking low-dose aspirin on a daily basis may improve pregnancy outcomes for people who previously experienced pregnancy loss. The report, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on Monday, … Continue reading Low-Dose Aspirin May Help People With History of Pregnancy Loss
In the United States, the herb’s extracts are used to make weight loss supplements. What does the research suggest about C. fimbriata, and is it safe for consumption? What Is Caralluma Fimbriata? Caralluma fimbriata is an edible succulent cacti that … Continue reading Caralluma Fimbriata Uses, Potential Benefits and Side Effects
The recipes are similar but the amount of sweeteners used are slightly different. Pepsi Max has a different carbonation as well, with smaller bubbles to give the drinker the feel for a smoother fizziness which the brain will also associate … Continue reading Is Pepsi Max Better Than Coke Zero?
At his heaviest, Andrew weighed 540 pounds. It was only when he had a seizure, caused by a health issue he was born with, that he decided he needed to make some serious changes. “I was too large to get … Continue reading This Guy Lost 270 Pounds After a Seizure Almost Killed Him
When providing running tips for beginners, one of the questions they’ll ask is how much to run. Truthfully, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced pro, all runners — or those thinking about taking up running — wonder, “How many … Continue reading How Many Miles a Week Should I Run?
ENVY THEM you may, but there are plenty of men who find it difficult to gain weight. But just because they have an easy time staying lean doesn’t mean it’s any either for them to add muscle. Also known as … Continue reading How Men Can Gain Weight Fast – Power, Strength, Muscle Plan
A new study found “whole grain” labels on cereal, bread, and crackers can be confusing for people trying to make smarter food choices. To have a “whole grain” label, only 51 percent of a product has to contain whole grains. … Continue reading Whole Grain Labels Confuse People Trying to Pick Healthy Options
Belly fat is an especially tough opponent. But there are actually a number of foods that are great for your taste buds and your waistline. They … Continue reading Eight Delicious Foods That Help Fight Belly Fat
Let’s face it: Dieting is hard. But if you believe proponents of the If it Fits Your Macros (or IIFYM) Diet (also known as “flexible dieting“), you can eat anything you want and still lose weight — without counting calories. … Continue reading What Is the Macro Diet – How to Count Macros for Weight Loss
Losing weight is a battle, meaning victory is not always linear. At first, you might lose weight every time you step on the scale. Then, the numbers start to slow before staying completely stagnant. When this happens you’ve hit the … Continue reading 12 Ways to Lose Weight When You’ve Plateaued
While regular exercise has a ton of proven benefits — lowering stress levels, giving you more energy, better managing your weight and improving heart health — this doesn’t mean that overtraining can’t cause the opposite types of effects. Despite what … Continue reading Is Less More When Exercising? 8 Risks of Overtraining
Despite what bright new food packaging might lead you to believe, humans have known about the power of protein since at least the early 19th century. That’s when a Swedish chemist named the molecules using a word from the Greek, … Continue reading Here’s How Much Protein You Need for Weight Loss and Muscle Gain
Intermittent fasting is among the trendiest diet plans of the moment, evangelized by Hollywood celebs, Silicon Valley execs and Instagram influencers alike. Its followers forego food … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting: Side Effects, Health Benefits and Risks
High blood pressure is a dangerous condition that can damage your heart. It affects one in three people in the US and 1 billion people worldwide (1, 2). If left uncontrolled, it raises your risk of heart disease and stroke. … Continue reading 15 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure
Omega-3s are “essential” fatty acids because the body isn’t capable of producing them on its own. Therefore, we must rely on omega-3 foods in our diets to supply these extremely beneficial compounds. There are actually three different types of “omega-3s”: … Continue reading Omega-3 Foods: Top 15 Plus Recommended Recipes
Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 16 hours 40 minutes Serves: 6–8 Meal Type: Gluten-Free, Paleo, Snacks, Vegan Diet Type: Gluten-Free, Ketogenic, Low-Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian … Continue reading Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is currently the leading cause of death among adults in the U.S. — and according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it has maintained this ranking as the No. 1 killer since 1921. … Continue reading Coronary Heart Disease: Symptoms + Natural Remedies
A slow-and-steady approach to fitness and weight loss is generally your best course of action. No death-march cardio. No extreme, ultra-rigid diets. Enjoy some fro-yo once in awhile—it won’t kill ya. A four-pack and a little fun beats the hell … Continue reading Extreme Weight Loss Journey Tips. You Can Do It!
Summer is coming. And you know what that means. Beach season is here, and that means shirts are optional. If you’ve been putting in your gym work throughout the winter and early spring, you just may be all ready to … Continue reading Get Summer Body Ready Using These Workouts and Exercises
Name: Ben Jernigan Age: 34 Occupation: Insurance adjuster Hometown: Seguin, Texas Start Weight: 420 pounds End Weight: 295 pounds Time Cycling: 6 years At my heaviest weight, I was 420 pounds. I’ve always been a pretty hefty guy. In my … Continue reading Once 420 Pounds, This Man Now Crushes 150-Mile Weekend Rides
Losing weight is a battle: And like any good fight, you don’t always come out on top. At first, you were dominating, dropping weight every time you stepped on the scale. Then, the numbers began to slow, and now they’re … Continue reading 11 Ways to Lose Weight When You’ve Plateaued
Originally designed to control inflammation by switching up your meal plan, the Zone Diet is a popular fad diet that claims to help slow aging, reverse disease and bump up fat-burning. Like similar weight loss regimens, it involves changing the … Continue reading The Zone Diet: Meal Plans, Benefits, Risks and Review
When you’re aiming to give up added sugars, cravings can be strong. Sweet foods are tempting us at every turn, and for many of us, consuming those foods is a longtime habit that we associate with comfort or celebration. And … Continue reading How to Stop Sugar Cravings – Avoid Cravings When Giving Up Sugar
I’ve been pregnant off and on for the past seven years. I’m a runner and I ran through all of my pregnancies, but…that’s basically all I’ve been doing for the past seven years. I go out for a comfortable run, … Continue reading 30-Day Fitness Challenge 2020 Review: ‘I Tried A 30 Day Challenge’
Going vegan—whether it’s for the planet, your health, or both—is a little different than deciding to do keto, try intermittent fasting, or (for some reason) go carnivore. While most people follow a vegan diet out of a combination of environmental, … Continue reading Vegan Diet and Losing Weight
We’ve all heard stories about the guy who stops drinking soda and quickly drops 10 pounds in a few months. Although the results may seem too good to be true, small lifestyle changes can result in big-time fat loss. When … Continue reading 25 Weight Loss Tips for Men – How Men Can Lose Weight
Poll the dietitian community about their oatmeal-eating habits and you might think that eating the whole grain is a requirement for the letters “R.D.” after your name. Me included. I make my oatmeal with milk, raisins, banana, hemp seed, and … Continue reading Is Oatmeal Good for Weight Loss – Can Oats Help You Lose Fat
The keto diet boasts a ton of transformation stories—even celebs like Jenna Jameson, Al Roker, and Vanessa Hudgens have dabbled in it (and have the before-and-after photos to prove it). But um, it’s still hard work—revamping your diet by almost … Continue reading Should You Use Keto Supplements? – Exogenous Ketones On Keto Diet
Dreading going on a restrictive eating plan to lose the weight that somehow showed up over the past few months? (Years?) Don’t do it! Instead, lose the obsession with food and start using these other strategies to let the pounds … Continue reading How to Lose Weight Without Dieting – Weight Loss Tips
Almonds are totally getting all the love lately. You’ve probably got little packets of almond butter sitting at the bottom of all your purses (thanks, Justin’s) and can we take a minute to talk about the genius that is Skinny … Continue reading 7 Healthiest Nuts To Eat, According to Nutritionists
It’s fairly well-established that not every weight loss plan works for everyone. In fact, whether or not you can successfully lose weight depends on many factors, from your gender to your metabolism to your genes. But what if we told … Continue reading Ayurvedic Diet for Weight Loss
Let’s face it: dieting is hard. But if you believe proponents of the If it Fits Your Macros (or IIFYM) eating plan (also known as “flexible dieting“), you can eat anything you want and still lose weight — without counting calories. … Continue reading What Is the Macro Diet – How to Count Macros for Weight Loss
Next to back pain, knee pain is one of the most common complaints among both older adults and younger athletes. Knee injuries are one common cause … Continue reading Knee Pain Relief: 6 Natural Treatments, Including Exercises
There’s a lot you can accomplish in three weeks. You can binge watch a few seasons of your favorite show on Netflix. You can even break in new running shoes. Something that’s not as easy to do in 21 days? … Continue reading The 3 Week Diet Says It’ll Help You Lose 12+ Lbs
Drop 10 pounds, just by sipping your favorite java! Research shows that drinking eight ounces of coffee (for reference, a Starbucks tall is 12 ounces) can rev your metabolism by as much as 4 percent over two and a half … Continue reading How Coffee Can Help You Lose 10 Pounds Per Year
If you’ve ever tried to shed excess pounds, you know that losing weight can be a complicated (and frustrating) process. Not all foods—or calories, for that matter—are created equal, and just as some foods can expedite your weight loss journey, … Continue reading 6 Foods That May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals
Obesity in America is on the rise. In fact, more than 20 percent of adults in every state are affected by this epidemic. And while there are many reasons why this may be — genetics, eating too much fast food … Continue reading Obesity Study – If Your Neighbors Are Obese, It Could Be Contagious
If you’ve dedicated 2018 to cooking and eating healthier, you’re going to need to stockpile accessible and easy recipes to keep you going. To help you out, we compiled a list of 13 impressive cookbooks that primarily focus on healthy … Continue reading 13 Delicious And Healthy Cookbooks We Can’t Cook Without
Not all diets are created equal, and some are frankly straight-up B.S. (ahem, alkaline diet). Luckily, research can help us sort through the snake oil and pinpoint the eating plans that are actually healthy. So just in time for a … Continue reading U.S. News Reveals Best Diets Rankings for 2018
Is sugar bad for you? While natural sugars are necessary, it’s no secret that excess sugar is detrimental to health. In fact, a high-sugar diet has been associated with a slew of health conditions, from diabetes to heart disease and … Continue reading Sugar Withdrawal Symptoms + How to Reduce Sugar Cravings
Scientific American asked the question back in 2015 if non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) was America’s greatest health risk of the times. In that year, the American Liver Foundation estimated that up to 25 percent of Americans were living with … Continue reading Are You One of the Many Women at Risk for Fatty Liver Disease?
What if you heard of a way to eat your favorite fried foods that made them taste just as delicious—with half of the calories and fat? You’d be totally game, right? Well, this isn’t just the stuff of legend. It’s … Continue reading Are Air-Fryers Healthy?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than a third of American adults are obese, which means that they have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive … Continue reading Weight-Loss Surgery: What Women Need to Know
Dr. Sylvia Tara became fascinated with fat because she has always gained weight easier than everyone else. After trying several diets unsuccessfully, she wanted to understand more. Because she’s a biochemist by training, Dr. Tara had the tools to conduct … Continue reading Knowledge is Power: How Fat Can Work For You
Can you have your carbs and eat them too if you’re trying to lose weight? Continue reading 5 Carbohydrate Myths Against Your Weight Loss
People are confused about fats, and it’s pretty understandable on some level. Continue reading The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About Eating Fat
Going after weight gain by going on a diet is like walking into a gunfight with a sharp stick. Continue reading 6 Quick And Easy Ways To Lose Fat Fast—Without Dieting