If you’ve ever snacked your way through a jar of peanut butter in a day, you’re probably pretty damn convinced that snacking is your worst enemy when it comes to weight loss. But yeah, no. Snacks (you know, the healthy, … Continue reading 5 Best Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss
My weight gain started while still on active duty in the Marine Corps, after a surgery put me on convalescent leave for a long period of time, which led me to getting out of shape and gaining weight. I left … Continue reading Paleo Helped Former Marine Lose 130 Pounds
Beer and wine both have a lot of different effects on the body, both positive and negative. On the positive side, a lot of research on red wine (and some on beer and white wine) indicates that one drink a … Continue reading The Best Beer to Drink on a Diet
Surprisingly, most people tend to focus on doing a liver cleanse and/or a colon cleanse, while ignoring a kidney cleanse. Those two cleanses are very important, but probably just as important, and one of the top three cleanses people should be doing on … Continue reading Kidney Cleanse Diet & Protocol
Fact: Gluten-free pastas have a bad reputation, and a lot of that has to do with their history. Way back when they first landed on plates, many gluten-free pastas had a definite cardboard vibe going on. Luckily, especially for people … Continue reading The 9 Best Gluten-Free Pastas And Noodles Of 2020
If you are sitting down and reading this article right now, you should stop! Okay, well don’t stop reading, but you might want to stand up to finish it. I will make sure to give you some exercises to do … Continue reading 20 Exercises to Do at Your Desk — Get Fit at Work?!
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
Bicarbonate is a major element in our body. Secreted by the stomach, it is necessary for digestion. When ingested, for example, with mineral water, it helps buffer lactic acid generated during exercise and also reduces the acidity of dietary components. … Continue reading Bicarbonate’s Importance to Human Health
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
Do you feel guilty after adding mayonnaise to your favorite sandwich or dip? If so, you’re not alone. There’s plenty of curiosity about whether or not mayonnaise nutrition is bad for health, but it’s still the best-selling condiment in the … Continue reading Is Mayonnaise Nutrition Really as Unhealthy as You Think?
Magnesium plays a central role in just about every bodily process, from the synthesis of DNA to the metabolism of insulin. Low levels of this crucial mineral have even been tied to an entire laundry list of chronic conditions — … Continue reading Top 20 Magnesium-Rich Foods, Benefits, Supplements, Dosage
We all know that we should drink “enough water” — but what are the benefits of drinking water exactly? Staying hydrated is important for electrolyte balance, supports digestion, allows our bodies to disperse nutrients, and helps maintain normal functioning of … Continue reading Benefits of Drinking Water for Skin, Digestion, Weight and More
Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation of the digestive tract, can lead to loads of discomfort: abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss, even malnutrition. Worse, it can be tough to pinpoint how to make the … Continue reading 5 Smart Diet Changes to Optimize Gut Health and Manage Crohn’s Symptoms
Total Time: 40 minutes Serves: Makes 1 loaf of bread (20 slices) Meal Type: Breads & Muffins, Breakfasts, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Side Dishes & Soups Diet Type: Gluten-Free, Ketogenic, Low-Carb, Paleo, Vegetarian Ingredients: 1½ cups almond flour 6 egg whites (NOTE: … Continue reading Keto Bread: A Low-Carb Bread Recipe With Almond Flour
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
Ingredients 1 tbsp. oil 2 1/2 c. chickpea flour 2 c. warm water 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 1 bunch of kale Directions Make em’ Heat oven to 400°F. Rub 2 rimmed baking sheets with 1 Tbsp oil each. … Continue reading Crispy Kale Chip-Chickpea Flour Recipe, With Variations
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
Jennifer Lopez’s personal chef just revealed the two foods she’ll never eat. In an interview with Us Weekly, Kelvin Fernandez said she stays away from salmon … Continue reading Jennifer Lopez, Age 50, Never Eats These 2 Foods
Yoga for lymph flow isn’t a common topic, but with so many superbugs and contagious diseases floating around these days, it’s pretty astounding that one of the most critical components of our immune system — the lymphatic system — is … Continue reading Yoga for Lymph Flow: A Gentle, Immune-Supporting Practice
Ingredients: one 8-ounce cup of organic black coffee 1 scoop collagen powder made from bone broth 1 scoop beef gelatin (optional) 1 tablespoon grass-fed butter 1 … Continue reading Keto Coffee Recipe … or Butter Coffee
Coconut oil can be thought of as the do-everything oil with next-to-zero downside. Use it in your food, on your hair, skin, nails — you name it! It’s no wonder that many beauty care products on the market today are … Continue reading Coconut Oil for Skin: 23 Uses and DIYs
Zinc is what you would call a “micronutrient.” But just because it’s not a macronutrient like protein, fat, or carbohydrates doesn’t mean it’s not important. Science shows that zinc can help support a healthy immune system, assist in the healing … Continue reading 7 Foods High in Zinc – Their Outstanding Benefits
You’ve likely seen the term “plant-based” popping up everywhere. In the marketing of Impossible Foods products. All over the snack world. In one-sided films posing as documentaries. But what, exactly, does “plant-based” mean? That’s unclear at this point, as there … Continue reading Plant-Based vs Vegan Diet – What’s the Difference?
While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has halted the cadence of everyday life for just about everyone, the world is now beginning to adjust. We’re all handling the challenges of social distancing and self-isolation differently—but that doesn’t mean that we have … Continue reading Dan Giordano Shares Home Lower Back Mobility Flow Session
I’ve always hated running. Though the idea of it, being outside and disconnected from my phone, seems nice, it’s being immersed in nothing but my own … Continue reading How the Coronavirus Forced Me to Start Enjoy Running
At first glance, working remotely may seem pretty appealing. Answering emails and tuning into a conference in pajamas? All-day access to your own kitchen, bathroom and couch, all while getting paid to work may sound like a win-win. But the … Continue reading Working from Home: 8 Tips for Being Productive
Fasting was easy for our ancient ancestors. There were no all-night diners or frozen pizzas to tempt them. They had no choice but to ignore that gnawing emptiness in their stomachs until they happened upon a bush of ripe berries … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting Eating Window – IF Weight Loss Tips
The ketogenic diet has been touted as a major weight loss program, where Instagrammers have documented their keto weight loss success stories to encourage others to join in on the craze and tackle their health and fitness goals. And the … Continue reading Why Am I Not Losing Weight on Keto?
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
At this point, you’ve probably heard a lot of people raving about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. The goal of the eating plan is to get your body into a state called ketosis, where it’s burning fat, instead of carbohydrates, … Continue reading 7 Best Keto Diet Apps to Track Carbs and Lose Weight
Collagen and gelatin have become two of the hottest supplements in the health world. Not only do both boast a long list of health benefits, but they can also each be used in a variety of recipes, ranging from soups … Continue reading Collagen vs. Gelatin: Differences, Benefits and How to Use
For those looking to lose weight fast, the HCG diet plan may sound like a pretty appealing option. In fact, many turned to the HCG diet … Continue reading HCG Diet: Effective for Weight Loss or Dangerous Fad Diet?
It sounds like a beginning of a bad joke: A bodybuilder walks into a juice shop and asks to try a 48-hour juice cleanse… For YouTuber and bodybuilder Will Tennyson, the suggestion is an unfortunate reality. Tennyson tried a juice … Continue reading What Happened When a Bodybuilder Tried a 48-Hour Juice Cleanse
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’
Tofu, also called bean curd, has gained popularity over the years, especially as a vegetarian- and vegan-approved source of protein. However, it’s also a highly controversial ingredient; while some praise it as a health-promoting superfood, others claim that soy products … Continue reading Is Tofu Good for You? Health Benefits and Nutrtion Facts
It looks like America is getting the memo: The benefits of yoga are well worth it. A 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) concluded that almost 10 percent of all Americans, or over 21 million people, now regularly practice yoga … Continue reading Yoga Benefits, Types and Precautions
Has the low-carb movement made you question just about every food in your diet? Just me? Thanks to keto and paleo, I’ve even wondered whether yogurt is considered a low-carb food—and whether I can still nosh on parfaits while keeping … Continue reading Best Yogurt For A Low-Carb Diet
Over the last few decades, we’ve seen a measurable increase in chronic lower back pain in the U.S. It is estimated that at some point in our lives, 80 percent of Americans will experience back pain. This has led to … Continue reading Lower Back Exercises & Stretches for a Strong, Pain-Free Back
It’s pretty common for people to think that airplane food isn’t good quality or good for you. But a new rating shows that one Canadian airline is doing pretty well when it comes to in-flight food. Air Canada food is … Continue reading Air Canada Food Is Actually The Healthiest Of 11 Major North American Airlines
In September, the fast-food chain Subway introduced new mini sandwiches to its menu at participating restaurants nationwide. Called Subway Sliders, these sandwiches come in four varieties (Ham and Jack, Italian Spice, Little Cheesesteak, and Little Turkey) and each resembles a … Continue reading Review: Half Of Subways Sliders Are Better Than The Original Footlongs
The first thing you’d notice if you were to walk into the Women’s Health test kitchen is the view (when you’re on the 29th floor overlooking Central Park, it’s hard not to). But the second thing you’d notice is the … Continue reading Top 10 Healthy Snack Trends Of 2019
Since we last ranked New York’s best places to eat vegan food, the field has become even more crowded. The East Village is now a hotly contested culinary territory, with empire-builders Matthew Kenney and Ravi DeRossi engaged in some sort … Continue reading The Absolute Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in NYC
Mercifully, Pollock Communications and Today’s Dietitian have pulled through and offered up a report entitled What’s Trending in Nutrition that features “The 10 Superfoods for 2020.” (No word yet on their plans to address your other two questions.) AND THERE … Continue reading Are Superfoods Real – The Healthiest Foods
The ketogenic diet is super popular these days, but following it can be challenging. The plan requires a lot of diligence, as eating too many carbohydrates can knock you out of fat-burning mode, also known as ketosis. Keto dieters eat … Continue reading 10 Best Low-Carb Nuts and Seeds for Your Keto Diet
Without a doubt, soy is one of the most controversial products on the planet. In fact, ask a handful of health experts “is soy bad for you?” and you’re likely to get a dozen different responses. While some claim that … Continue reading Is Soy Bad for You? Or Is It Good for You?