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Dangers of Going Keto

Dangers of Going Keto

The ketogenic diet—also known as “keto”—has become the latest big thing in weight-loss plans, touted recently by celebs like Jenna Jameson, Mama June, and Halle Berry. The diet involves cutting way back on carbohydrates, to 50 grams a day or less, to help the body achieve a state of ketosis, in which it has to […]

Best Foods to Fight Type 2 Diabetes

Best Foods to Fight Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes in America is staggering. Of the 100 million adults with diabetes, most have Type 2, which is preventable. Maintaining a healthy diet and eating the right foods can help control blood sugar, thus lowering risk of developing the disease. Protect your health by eating these five diabetes-fighting foods. An added bonus? They taste good, […]

What Is The Lectin-Free Diet?

What Is The Lectin-Free Diet?

  Lectins are proteins in plants that potentially cause inflammation and weight gain A California cardiologist first promoted the idea of cutting out lectin foods for weight loss and better health But lectins are found in lots of otherwise-healthy foods, including vegetables, beans, grains, nuts, and seeds. Experts agree that most people might miss crucial […]

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 […]

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