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6 Disgusting Meals That May Be Good For You

What's the weirdest food you've ever eaten? Frog legs? Caviar? Alligator? Although these foods seem strange, they've become quite common. But did you know that people ...

Not Only Do Bacteria Live in Your Stomach, But They May Make You Fat!

It's an exciting time to be in nutrition! Imagine if doctors came out and said they had discovered a new organ in the body. That's essentially ...

At Greenleaf Every Meal is Healthy, Every Bite Delicious

If you've spent any time in L.A., you may have had the chance to wander into one of Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop's three locations. They're described ...

Revisiting Your 2012 Resolutions

I realize it's July, but now may be the perfect time to re-assess your New Year's resolutions. In looking up the most common resolutions, it's not ...

It's Okay to Use Artificial Sweeteners...Sometimes

They've been around for decades. You may not recognize all their names, but you probably know them by the colors of their packets on restaurant tables ...

Can You Really Lose Weight with the New FDA-Approved Drug?

For the first time in over a decade, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a new prescription weight-loss medication called lorcaserin, which will be sold ...

The 80/20 Split: Separating Healthy Choices from Everything Else

Last week I wrote about my eating disorder struggle and how I eventually returned to my healthy happy self. I'm proud to say that I've now ...

Dissecting the Link Between C-Sections and Obesity

A recent study done by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital seems to indicate that children born by cesarean section are twice as likely to become obese ...

From Under-Weight to Over-Weight to Healthy-Weight

I'm Clare. I'm 24 and live in Dallas, Texas. I work full-time in advertising. I also have a slight obsession with healthy living, but it wasn't always ...

5 Superior Superfoods

If you're like most people, you want to maximize your nutrition, improve your health, slow the aging process, fight disease, and control calories, all while eating ...

You Know You Should Eat Less Salt. We've Got 4 Tips to Help

Salt is everywhere. Walk through your grocery store and you'll notice countless new savory foods on the market. Restaurants continue to introduce new menu items that ...

Can You Cure Hayfever By Eating Right?

There's something in the air...and it's giving you hay fever. It could be pollen, dust, cigarette smoke, air pollutants, or a combination of many things. ...

How to Be a Vegan and Stay Healthy

Veganism is trendy and its proponents are constantly singing its praises--especially celebrities. But is it really as healthy as some claim? And more importantly, is it ...

Feeling Tired? It's Probably What You Ate

"Fatigue." Ugh, it's a word I get tired of hearing from my clients in my private practice. (Actually, not really, I love helping my clients!) But ...

Everything You Need to Know About Staying Hydrated

Water makes up between 45 percent and 75 percent of your weight. For many, especially active folks, maintaining a healthy fluid balance can be difficult. However, keeping your ...

Got a Summer Cold? Maybe You Need to Change Your Diet

Think immunity is just at the mercy of your genes? To some extent it is. But stress level, the amount and quality of sleep, and diet ...

The Skinny on Losing Weight with Green Coffee Beans

The latest buzz brewing in the nutrition world is the recent link between green unroasted coffee beans and weight loss. A recent study found that overweight ...

Are You a Compulsive Eater? Answer Our Questions to Find Out

Hunger is not always the main reason we choose to eat. Sometimes we turn to food for emotional reasons. We feel compelled to eat when we're ...

4 Strategies to Tame Your Sweet Tooth

You've gone through your kitchen and tossed out all processed foods. You've stocked up on fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. You've even gone organic! But you're ...

Skinny Summer Cocktails

A delicious, refreshing cocktail can help you relax after a long day. Whether you're meeting friends or coworkers for drinks at happy hour, or you're whipping ...

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