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Stress Eating: What You Can Do to Keep it at Bay

Stress, boredom, or any array of emotions can lead to cravings for food. If these cravings take control too often, you might find yourself eating large ...

Can Eating More Frequently Lead to Weight Loss?

Have you ever wondered how some people can eat quite frequently but never seem to gain weight? It's often said that eating smaller, more frequent meals ...

5 Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

Tis the season! The holidays are a wonderful time of goodwill, giving thanks, and gathering around warm fires with loved ones. The holiday season also includes ...

Healthy Holiday Eating: A Comparison of Two Meal Plans

During holiday gatherings, you may be confronted with array of food and drink options that you rarely see during the rest of the year. Though overindulging ...

4 Things to Know About Flu Season

 The Truth About the Flu Shot Each year, experts from the US Food and Drug Administration, World Health Organization, and the Centers for Disease Control ...

A Guide to Healthy Holiday Eating

The holidays are upon us with 6 weeks of temptations from the end of November to the beginning of January, with well-wishers who leave plates of cookies ...

5 Ways to Prevent Weight Gain When You Can't Make Your Own Food

Staying healthy can be difficult when you have limited resources. College students, for example, typically live in dorm rooms with only small refrigerators and no access ...

Understanding Metabolism: How It Influences Weight Control

It may be tempting to blame your failed weight loss attempts or weight gain on a slow metabolism. However, it is rare that excessive weight gain ...

8 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

It's often been said that eating healthy is too expensive. This is simply not true. With a few strategies, you can save money while also avoiding ...

Understanding Metabolism: What Determines Your BMR?

Metabolism refers to the processes that the body needs to function. Basal Metabolic Rate is the amount of energy expressed in calories that a person needs ...

Can a Nutritious Diet Help Prevent Cancer?

Following a nutritious diet has proven benefits: lowering your cholesterol, preventing heart disease and diabetes, and minimizing excess weight gain. However, it has not yet been ...

Not All Calories Are Created Equal

For decades, we've been taught that weight loss comes down to the simple idea of "calories in versus calories out." This equation is simple and can ...

What Are Carbs? How They Work (and How to Get Them to Work for You)

Most people view carbohydrates as "evil" foods. Found in breads, pastas, cereals, and almost everything sweet, carbohydrates receive a bad reputation for causing weight gain. In ...

Understanding Metabolism: How to Boost Yours with Exercise

The secret to permanent weight loss is training your body to be a more efficient calorie-burning engine by maximizing your metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at ...

How Cheating Can Help You Succeed

We've all heard the old adage "cheaters never prosper." But when it comes to following a healthy diet to lose weight or maintain your current weight, ...

Measuring Fat and Weight Loss: More Than Stepping on the Scale

In light of the constant stream of fad diets and the increasing concern for obesity, researchers are constantly looking for the best measure of weight loss. ...

Think All Herbal Products Are Safe? Think Again

You've likely seen the vast array of herbal remedies that line the shelves of pharmacies and health food stores. Most people believe that herbal remedies or ...

The Skinny on Milk: Which Type Is Right for You?

Decades ago, the only consideration when choosing what type of milk to purchase at the grocery store was whether you opted for whole, 2% or skim milk. ...

Carbs and Dairy: Is It Really Safe to Skip Them?

As a child, I was taught that my meals needed to come from 4 simple food groups: grains, seafood/meats (including beans), dairy (milk, yogurt, cheese), and ...

Pre-Diabetes and How You Can Stop It

Many people will develop diabetes in their lives. The causes of Type II diabetes are most often related to weight gains from taking in too many ...

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