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Why Exercise Alone May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss

Why Exercise Alone May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss

If you give a mouse a running wheel, it will run. But it may not burn many additional calories, because it will also start to move differently when it is not on the wheel, according to an interesting new study of the behaviors and metabolisms of exercising mice. The study, published in Diabetes, involved animals, […]

How to Get Your Kid to Eat Fish

How to Get Your Kid to Eat Fish

Fish has long been a staple of the human diet and it’s well documented that fish-reliant societies (think: the Japanese and the Greeks) have lower rates of heart disease. Because fish are a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids, they are great for building brains as well. But getting kids to eat salmon can be […]

Foods You Should Eat Every Day

Foods You Should Eat Every Day

01. SPINACH It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower. This noted muscle builder is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate also increases blood flow to the nether regions, helping to protect you against age-related sexual […]

Ways To Reduce Inflammation In Your Body

Ways To Reduce Inflammation In Your Body

A few years ago I was in constant, throbbing pain. My lower back and hip would rank a 9 or 10 on the pain scale for days. The doctors I went to said I was too young to have back problems. I hurt too much to snap back with snarky remarks. Fast forward a few […]

Foods That Are Making You Gassy

Foods That Are Making You Gassy

Ever wonder why you tend to get gassy at the worst possible moments?Your farts are a combination of two things: the air you swallow (say, by eating too quickly) and the food you eat, says David Poppers, M.D., Ph.D., gastroenterologist and clinical associate professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health.Farting is completely normal and healthy. […]

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Heart health is as important as ever. Over the past few decades, we’ve sifted through the top medical research to determine the most important steps you can take to keep your heart in tiptop shape. We suggest adopting one of the following tips every two weeks so you can slowly build healthier habits. The good […]

The Sustainable Health Diet

The Sustainable Health Diet

When it comes to health, one of the biggest, yet most common mistakes people make is only focusing on weight loss. That’s why diet pills exist, why liposuction is even a thing, and why fads like the Atkins Diet skyrocketed in popularity (who cares if you’re putting endless amounts of cholesterol and saturated fats into […]

Thoughts Every Woman Has While Starting A New Diet

Thoughts Every Woman Has While Starting A New Diet

After all of the eggnog lattes and cookie exchanges that dominated your December, it’s natural to want a fresh start. You want a new diet to take you out of bloat city, make you feel invincible, and help you lose weight. This will be the year you stick with your resolutions and make them a […]

To The Person Who Is Secretly Struggling With An Eating Disorder

To The Person Who Is Secretly Struggling With An Eating Disorder

This goes out to the person who is secretly struggling. The one who on the outside appears to have everything together, yet underneath it all, feels trapped. The one who “eats normally” in public, yet binges on a jar of peanut butter, jelly, a loaf of bread, and a bag of tortilla chips, at night. […]

Super-Hydrate Your Life

Super-Hydrate Your Life

Did you know that an adult can go weeks without food, but will die after about 10 days without water? Even mild dehydration can sabotage your health, your productivity, your mind and your emotions. Give your body the nourishment it’s craving by building a diet that consists of 70 percent water-rich foods like lettuce, cucumber […]

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