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The 10 Lowest Calorie Alcoholic Drinks, According To Nutritionists

The 10 Lowest Calorie Alcoholic Drinks, According To Nutritionists

1 of 11What’s the lowest calorie alcohol? It’s more than understandable to want to kick back with a drink at the end of a long day, especially after you have one of those days. But, while there’s no shame in that game, it’s easy to forget about those liquid calories you’re sipping. Unfortunately, they can add up fast—especially if […]

What Is Reverse Dieting?

What Is Reverse Dieting?

When I first heard of reverse dieting, I was confused by the terminology. My initial assumption was that it somehow implied weight loss by eating more rather than less. Instead, reverse dieting is all about how to add back calories after a diet ends. Here’s a summary of how this is carried out, and my thoughts on […]

Sweetened Drink Increases Your Chances Of Stroke

Sweetened Drink Increases Your Chances Of Stroke

You might feel like you’re doing your body a favor when you opt for diet soda instead of regular, but unfortunately, new research shows otherwise. Having two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drink per day is linked to to an increased risk of stroke, heart disease, and even early death, according to a […]

New Year, New Health Resolutions

New Year, New Health Resolutions

There’s something inspiring about the start of a new year. It represents a fresh beginning, and the perfect occasion to renew yourself with motivation and the promise to eat better, exercise more and spend less time sitting around watching TV. But there is a right way to set healthy resolutions, and a wrong way. Think […]

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 […]

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