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Six Foods That May Not Be What You Think

Sometimes looks can be deceiving especially when it comes to food. You might think you are making a “healthier” choice, but in realty, you ...

Cauliflower: A Low-Carb Rice Replacement

Rice is delicious and is possibly the one food that is enjoyed across every culture. However, oftentimes rice is consumed in oversized portions and is prepared ...

Reading the Label: Grass-fed vs. Organic Beef

Buying beef can be confusing in today’s grocery stores, with numerous claims about nutrition, antibiotics, hormones, and animal welfare presented on each label. With ...

How to Make Healthy Simple Swaps at Restaurants

It’s no secret that when you dine out, your meal is usually going to be higher in calories than anything you prepare at home. ...

7 Surprising Reasons You're Gaining Weight

If you feel like you’re doing everything right, from eating healthy to exercising regularly, and still gaining weight you’re not alone. The ...

Thanksgiving Favorites With a Healthy Twist

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday. Filled with family and friends, it brings with it wonderful memories, laughter and joy. It can also be a holiday that ...

Staying Healthy During the Holiday Hoopla

Have a strategy. First, determine what options may be offered at the event you plan to attend. Is it just cocktails and appetizers or a sit-down ...

How to Combat Stress With a Healthy Diet

In biological terms, stress refers to the aftermath of a stimulus that disturbs our mental or physical equilibrium. Stressful events can trigger the “fight-or-flight” response. This ...

The Pros and Cons of Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting has recently grown in popularity due to a fad diet called the 5:2 diet. It does not dictate certain foods to eat or avoid, but ...

Delicious Foods From Africa to Add to Your Healthy Diet

While living in Malawi and backpacking around sub-Saharan Africa, I had the opportunity to try many different foods that are not commonly available in the U....

5 Tips for Feeding Picky Eaters

After a long day, the last thing you want to do is wage war over vegetables at the dinner table. The good news is that getting ...

What Is Mindful Eating? 4 Ways To Incorporate It Into Your Life

Do you eat standing up or from the bag or while on the computer? If you are like most Americans, eating while multitasking is part of ...

How Do You Stock A Healthy Pantry?

It’s 5 p.m. and you’re exhausted and tried. You look in the pantry and find chips, cereal and cake mix. All of ...

Orthorexia: The Lesser-Known Eating Disorder

Disordered eating covers a broad spectrum of conditions, and many of us have heard of the more common types like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating ...

What Are Phytonutrients and What Do They Do in the Body?

Phytonutrients are additional compounds (besides just vitamins and minerals) found in foods that are associated with health. Phytonutrients work in a variety of ways by improving ...

How Can I Get More Fiber in My Diet?

Sometimes it can be a challenge to get enough fiber in your daily diet. The Institute of Medicine recommends intake for total fiber for adults 50 years ...

Food Additives: Learn the Lingo!

Food additives are added to foods to improve the quality, affordability, shelf life and flavor. They prevent spoilage and increase nutrition. There are over 3,000 food substances ...

How Can I Make a Meal Plan for the Week?

One of the key components of eating healthy is to plan ahead, which increases the likelihood that you will be successful in achieving and maintaining weight ...

Avoid FODMAPs In Your Diet for Better Digestion

FODMAP stands for fermentable oligo-di-monosaccharides and polyols. If you have irritable bowel syndrome or symptoms including abdominal pain, gas, bloating, flatulence, burping, constipation and diarrhea, the ...

Debunking the Most Common Nutrition Myths

Don't get caught up in these untruths! 1. Avoid carbohydrates to lose weight. Carbohydrates have consistently gotten a bad rap in the media. However, as long as ...

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