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400 Calorie Meals for Fall

Summer is winding down and soon we will welcome the cool, crisp air of fall. That means it's almost time for soft, forgiving sweaters that keep ...

Why Aren't Most Chefs Overweight?

Why is it that many chefs and food service professionals -- people who spend an average of 8 hours per day, five days per week surrounded by ...

Healthy Smoothies to Start Your Day

What better way to start your day than with a delicious, healthy smoothie? Smoothies can help you incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet, and ...

The 7 Best Sources of Protein

Most people over the age of 18 need 10 to 35 percent of their daily calories from protein. When you consume protein, your body breaks it down into amino ...

Meet the Man Who Only Eats Pizzas

"Cheat days" often include over-indulgence of fatty foods that are loaded with greasy goodness, like steak burritos, cheeseburgers, French fries and pizza. After countless sessions of ...

Cooking With Superfoods: Recipes for Chinese Cabbage

Who knew that Chinese cabbage was so super? A recent study by Dr. Jennifer Di Noia of William Patterson University tested and categorized superfoods by their ...

Will Eating a Pet Food Only Diet Help You Lose Weight?

Some people are willing to try strange things in order to achieve their fitness goals, but there might not be a more bizarre weight-loss fad than ...

Maintaining Blood Sugar: Foods To Quickly Lower Levels

You've probably heard before that it's important to maintain blood sugar levels. But you may not understand why or how.It All Starts With DigestionThe food ...

The Best and Worst Microwaved Meals

Let's be honest--most microwave meals are bought for convenience, not nutrition. Nothing is easier than opening a box and simply waiting a few minutes for it ...

What Are Complex Carbohydrates?

If you've heard that you should be eating complex carbohydrates rather than simple carbs, you may wonder what exactly complex carbohydrates are and what their benefits ...

Cooking With Superfoods: Recipes for Watercress

Have you ever wondered what makes a superfood so super? Recently a Times article revealed the top 41 superfoods ranked by nutrients per serving. The research, performed ...

Are Kale Popsicles the New Juice Fad?

Innocent Ice Pops are the latest craze to reach the market and have been a big hit among consumers. Started by 26-year-old Sophie Milrom, these pops ...

Cooking With Superfoods: Recipes for Spinach

While we know that all fruits and vegetables are good for us and our diets should focus heavily on produce, we may want to be more ...

How to Make a Quick and Healthy Stir-Fry Dish

With all of the gorgeous produce around, there is no easier way to enjoy the summer's bounty than with a quick, easy, healthy stir-fry. Not only ...

Cooking With Superfoods: Recipes for Chard

In June, Preventing Chronic Disease listed the top 41 powerhouse foods. Chard ranked in the top five--number three, to be exact--on the list of heavy hitters.This ...

Do You Really Want to Spend 23 Minutes to Burn Off 1 Coke?

In one of their latest commercials, Coca Cola asks,"What if there were a new, fun way to pay for a Coke?" No, they're not talking ...

Are We Really Addicted to Our Food?

Over the years, processed foods have transformed to meet our growing desires not only to be convenient and economical, but tasty. Food companies have discovered how ...

Breakfast May NOT Be the Most Important Meal of the Day

Breakfast. Go without it, and you're just begging to pack on the pounds, right? Fitness experts may tout the virtues of breakfast when you're trying to ...

Is Drinking Diet Soda Better For You Than Drinking Water?

A study from the journal Obesity claims that drinking non-nutritive sweetener drinks (like diet soda) instead of water aids in weight loss. But diet soda is ...

Your Secret Weight-Loss Ingredient: Vinegar

Vinegar has been touted by some as having fat-burning abilities. There have been several studies that have found that consumption of apple cider vinegar lead to ...

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