Many of our friends and family members have been duped into believing that artificial sweeteners like Splenda® are saviors to prevent diabetes and obesity. However, the health risks associated with the ingredients in Splenda, or sucralose, are extensive and downright … Continue reading Is Sucralose Bad? 5 Reasons to Avoid This Artificial Sweetener
What Is Stevia? Stevia is a sugar substitute made from the leaves of the stevia plant. It’s about 100 to 300 times sweeter than table sugar, but it has no carbohydrates, calories, or artificial ingredients. Not everyone likes the way … Continue reading Stevia: Health Benefits and Risks
Anyone who’s worn a diabetes device stuck to their body knows that some type of skin issues with the adhesives are pretty much inevitable. Typical scenarios include: an infusion set or sensor gets bumped on a wall or door jamb, … Continue reading The Sticky Truth About Diabetes Device Adhesives
This especially trendy probiotic is known for supporting overall digestion, promoting healthy blood sugar, and even helping your body avoid yeast infections, says Dewsnap. Bonus: Since L. acidophilus also produces the enzyme lactase, yogurts containing it may be easier for … Continue reading 5 Best Probiotic Yogurts, According To Nutritionists
Prior to the pandemic, my diet was generally quite healthy, but without a normal routine, it worsened significantly. I found it much harder to avoid pizza, pasta and unhealthy snacking, all of which contributed to feeling worse. After six months … Continue reading The Diet and Workout That Gave Me Shredded Abs in 11 Weeks
It’s not that we didn’t ever eat fish—we actually ate a fair amount—but when you’re eating more fish, well, you have to explore uncharted waters. This would mean that my wife and I would have to change up our meal … Continue reading What Is the Pescatarian Diet and Is It Healthy?
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?
According to the 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report, over 30 million people living in the United States have diabetes. That’s almost 10 percent of the U.S. population. And diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, … Continue reading How to Reverse Diabetes Naturally and Treatments
Coke Zero, which has recently been rebranded as Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, is marketed as a healthier version of the original sugar-sweetened beverage, Coca-Cola Classic. It contains zero calories and sugar while providing the signature Coca-Cola flavor, making it an appealing … Continue reading Is Coke Zero (Coca-Cola Without Sugar) Healthy?
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
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
Perhaps you’ve already cut out processed sugars, but didn’t realize how much sugar is contained in fruit. Or maybe you live with diabetes and want to know which fruits will have the least impact on your blood sugar. While fruit … Continue reading Low Sugar Fruits: For Diabetes and Health
Some mottos persist because they are undeniably true. “Hard work pays off” and “abs are made in the kitchen” are prime examples of this in the fitness world. In his latest video, Athlean-X founder Jeff Cavaliere, C.S.C.S. shows how these … Continue reading Athlean-X’s Nutrition and Workout Tips for Getting Shredded Abs
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
Ingredients: 1-1½ pounds sweet potatoes ¼ cup coconut oil ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon cinnamon or dill Directions: Preheat oven to 425 … Continue reading Sweet Potato Fries Recipe
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?
It’s not easy to build muscle. Every guy knows that. Yes, you go into the gym, and you lift weights, and you may seem some gains. … Continue reading 10 Muscle-Building Fundamentals You Need to Learn
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
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
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
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?
At some point in your life, you may have tried to drop a few pounds but noticed your bod isn’t changing in spite of all your hard weight-loss efforts. I’m eating healthy! I’m not snacking on chips! I walked three … Continue reading 20 Reasons Why You’re Just Not Losing Weight
Satisfying your sweet tooth without actual sugar has never been easier. (TYSM, keto!) I mean, have you taken a stroll down the freezer aisle at the supermarket lately? Sugar-free and no-sugar-added ice creams practically outnumber the regular stuff. Thankfully, gone … Continue reading The 5 Best Sugar-Free Ice Creams, According To Nutritionists
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?
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’
There’s no doubt that food plays a key role in the health of children. In fact, ensuring the best nutrition for kids can help promote growth and development, support immune function and set long-term healthy eating habits. Conversely, a diet … Continue reading Best Nutrition for Kids: Guidelines, Foods and Vitamins
If you’re a regular coffee drinker (and rely on the stuff to help you get off the struggle bus in the morning), you’ve probably wondered why anyone, ever would want to drink decaf. I mean, what’s coffee without the buzz? … Continue reading Is Decaf Coffee Good Or Bad, And How Much Caffeine Is In It?
It’s not easy to go to a fast food place and find something healthy. But today, fast food restaurants are becoming more aware of nutrition and making changes to offer healthier menu options. We picked out the healthiest and unhealthiest … Continue reading The Healthiest (and Unhealthiest) Things You Can Order at Burger King
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
Coconut water is basically nature’s Gatorade. It’s a great way to rehydrate after a stomach bug, night out, or tough gym session, thanks to the electrolytes … Continue reading 9 Best Coconut Water Brands Of 2020, According To Nutritionists
Sometimes you just need a nice pretzel amiright? But as you’re chowing away on your salty snack or biting into that chewy doughy goodness of a soft pretzel, you may ask yourself: Are pretzels actually healthy? How are pretzels made, … Continue reading Are Pretzels Healthy? Nutritionists Weigh In
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
Guar gum beans which have uses spanning several industries are grown all over the world for food, household and industrial/manufacturing applications. Today it’s estimated that food-industry applications account for the vast majority (more than 70 percent) of the world’s supply … Continue reading Guar Gum: Healthy or Unhealthy Food Additive?
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
Thankfully, coffee is one of the things you don’t have to give up on the high-fat keto diet–if you drink it the right way. If your daily cup is topped with whipped cream or contains flavored syrups or sugary creamers, … Continue reading Low-Carb Keto-Friendly Coffee Creamers
Tracking down a healthy way to sweeten up your coffee or baked goods can feel like mission impossible. You know that piling on tons of granulated sugar isn’t exactly an A+ idea for your health, but what about all those … Continue reading Agave Vs. Honey: Which Is Healthier, According To Nutritionists
Surveys show that the consumption of sugary drinks has increased in the last several decades on a global scale, up approximately 40 percent from 1990 to 2016. When health authorities warn against consuming “sugary drinks,” they are usually referring to those … Continue reading Do Sugary Drinks Raise the Risk of Cancer?
There’s a lot of debate regarding the tenets of a healthy diet. Vegans believe forgoing animal products is best, while keto enthusiasts just want to eat all the fat. But there’s one food people of nearly every dietary preference aim … Continue reading What Happens When You Stop Eating All Sugar
Learning the nuances of any new diet is confusing, particularly if you’re following a plan with complicated rules or a lot of restrictions. The popular Ketogenic diet can be tricky for beginners who are trying out the high-fat, low-carb lifestyle. … Continue reading Are Cherries Keto? Eating Fruit on the Keto Diet
Oh, to be a celebrity—fame, fortune, and the ability to have personal trainers and nutritionists on speed dial when you want to lose a few pounds. For mere mortals, however, weight loss isn’t quite so easy. (Actually, that’s generous—losing weight … Continue reading What Is Noom and Can the Diet Help You Lose Weight? Nutritionists Answer
If you were invited to a vegan potluck tomorrow, what would you bring? Tofu cubes? Carrots? Uhh…plain lettuce? Important PSA: You don’t need to resort to sad, lackluster options to satisfy a plant-based diet. There are countless inventive, delicious dishes … Continue reading ‘Eat Clean, Play Dirty’ Sakara Life Cookbook – Plant-Based Recipes
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
• People often rely on soda and candy bars for a jolt of energy. • A new study says the idea of a “sugar rush” is a myth. • Researchers found that people who ate sugar actually felt more fatigued … Continue reading Why the ‘Sugar Rush’ is a Myth and Makes You Feel Worse: Study
There are a few agreed-upon pleasures in life: Food is definitely one of them, coffee’s a close second, followed by photos of Chris Evans doing literally anything. Intermittent fasting—while, yeah, can help with weight loss—takes away one of those pleasures … Continue reading Can You Have Black Coffee While Intermittent Fasting?
When it comes to lunch or breakfast, you can’t go wrong with a classic sandwich stuffed with tasty fillings. But when you’re on the keto diet, bread is a no-go—which means you’re eating a ton of salads or plain pieces … Continue reading 7 Keto Sandwich Recipes – Best Low-Carb, Keto-Friendly Sandwiches
Here’s a scary stat: More than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—and 25 percent don’t even know they have it. But it gets worse: 84 million more Americans have pre-diabetes … Continue reading 10 Diabetes Symptoms In Women – How To Know If You Have Diabetes