Placing industry concerns above children's health, this Congress is undermining the 2010 bi-partisan Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act by proposing to roll back updated standards for the nutritional content of school meals.
When my vegan friends and colleagues say that a vegan diet is categorically the best for human health, it is an excess of zeal. We simply do not have ...
Fast food chains have done a very good job of turning breakfast into a game.
Have you ever thought of yourself as a food addict? If so, you are not alone. Ask yourself these questions: 1) Do you find yourself craving and eat...
I wish I could tell you what you want to hear: Just do this one simple thing and the weight will melt off of you! You'll look and feel great in everything! You'll be able to maintain this way of eating forever and you'll always feel fantastic! Your problems are over! I can't (and won't) tell you that
Next time you find yourself considering which new fad diet to try -- think about changing your plateware instead. You never know -- it may just be worth putting that weight on your plate, instead of on you!
There are multiple reasons to stop avoiding the scale! Make it a daily habit and you will increase the likelihood of losing weight and keeping it off.
Protein powder was traditionally only available in whey, soy and casein, but can now be found in additional forms such as hemp, rice and even pea. Most of the powders you will find contain whey protein, which is a complete protein.
Now this is a superfood: Researchers from Oregon State University have reportedly created and patented a new strain of nutrient-rich seaweed that tastes like everyone's favorite fetishized breakfast meat.
You're ready to get healthy, to feel more energized and to start taking better care of yourself. You've researched the different types of cleanses a...
Enjoy shrimp. Like seafood of all types, be aware of sustainability. Buy it from your local seafood supplier. Domestic, wild, trap-caught shrimp is considered the most sustainable.
The lazy unstructured days of summer seem to lend themselves to a lowered emphasis on processing speed or "executive function." Summer, however, is an opportunity to re-focus on brain health and evaluate other markers that may play a role in ADHD, cognition and memory.
In the name of "getting healthier," a lot of people use short-term strategies in an attempt to address their long-term goals. They eat shakes and ba...
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The cap on dietary fat has, indeed, long outlived any utility it ever had. So, too, has a big, fat debate that has diverted us for far too long to nutrients, from the foods that would be a far more constructive, and healthy focus.
Diets lead us to believe that the answer is outside of ourselves. It is time, past time, to start looking at our full relationship with eating, how we feel when we eat certain foods, why we eat at certain times, what hunger means to our body. It is time to question everything!
That morning cuppa is a must-have for many people. And now it looks like java fans may have a healthy reason to pour another cup.
Drew Manning is an Author and Personal Trainer/Fitness Coach that has been through quite the journey! We were lucky enough to get the details of this journey in an interview with him, and we were totally blown away by what he was able to do.
Whether our poison is salty potato chips or indulgent candy, cakes or other sugary desserts, we know it's not good for us physically. And we now know, too, that it's not good for us emotional and mental health either.
These days formidable willpower is required to resist the call of ubiquitous supersized fast food, sugar-laden snacks, and triple portioned restaurant...