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The 8 Most Unhealthy Items at Chinese Restaurants

Traditional Chinese food varies significantly depending on what part of China you visit. Chinese food is not inherently unhealthy, but there is definitely a plethora of ...

What the Heck is the Werewolf Diet?

Werewolves may be the stuff of fairy tales and late-night movies, but the so-called werewolf diet is a very real--and very questionable--fad among the weight-loss trendsetters ...

How Your Diet Affects Your Metabolism

Metabolism is the term used to collectively describe the various processes that take place in the body to sustain life and normal functioning. This includes numerous ...

How Herbs and Spices Can Help You Stay Slim

You might find that when cutting back on calories in order to lose weight, foods with less fat, salt and sugar don't taste as good as ...

The 10 Most Obese Countries in the World

We previously told you about the most obese cities in America. But where does America stand globally? According to the World Health Organization, the following countries ...

The 10 Most Unhealthy Cities in America

You may be worried about your health, but is everyone else in your city as concerned as you are? There are many cities around the country ...

10 Awesome Post-Workout Snacks

How important is your post workout snack? It's everything! Forget about all of your hard work if you're neglecting your body's needs in the hour-long window ...

Does Your Job Make You Gain Weight? Check the List to Find Out

Do you ever wonder if your job is contributing to a weight problem? According to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...

Is There Such a Thing as "Good" Sugar?

Amid a whirlwind of attacks against high-fructose corn syrup, the health-conscious set has been scrambling for alternatives. Enter agave, cane juice and even a resurgence of ...

How Colors Can Change Your Appetite and Eating Habits

If you're trying to lose weight, you know that listening to your internal hunger cues can help you realize when you're truly hungry and full. However, ...

6 Ways for Couples to Diet Together

A recent study from the online journal Health Communications revealed that couples can have problems when only one partner in the relationship slims down. The participants ...

How Much Protein Should You Really Be Eating?

With the explosion of high-protein diets like Atkins, South Beach and myriad copycat versions, you may well think that protein is a veritable miracle food. Purported ...

How to Make a Healthy Valentine's Dinner at Home

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and if you don't have dinner plans already, you've come to the right place! According to a recent study ...

9 Diets You Should Avoid

There are plenty of diets out there that you may be contemplating. You may recognize the names of certain diets and know a little bit about ...

Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?

The idea that you can be healthy at any weight is alluring, especially for those who'd rather live with a wide waistline than utter the word "...

8 Ways to Cut Sugar from Your Diet

Have you ever been told that you have a sweet tooth? Do you ever daydream about candy, cookies, cake, ice cream, donuts or all things chocolate? ...

Which Is Better: Fresh, Frozen or Canned Fruits and Vegetables?

As a dietitian, I'm often asked this question and the answer isn't as simple as you might think. There are several things to consider when trying ...

Think Pizza is a Diet Disaster? Think Again!

So you're trying to eat healthy. Do you think pizza is off limits? Think again! Although people typically think of pizza as being a fattening food, ...

Food Labels May Be Causing You to Eat More

Food labeling can greatly influence your purchasing decisions when you're shopping for food. A strategic maneuver used to motivate people to make smarter food choices at ...

Could this Be the Trick to Eating More Fruits and Vegetables?

The term mindful eating has been around for a while now, and we're all well aware of the importance of being mindful about our eating habits. ...

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