So instead of advising people to eat less salt -- which sounds bland and boring -- maybe the better message is: Spice it up.
Here are more nutritionist-approved ways to enjoy your cocktail without derailing your diet:
Years ago my morning routine began the same way every day: I used the bathroom (pee as much as you can), undressed (you have to be completely naked...
Being lean, healthy and fit isn't as complicated as most people think. Drink lots of water, eat well, and sweat often. And don't forget to laugh your ass off with your friends!
Throughout our childhood we are taught to eat for many reasons and occasions. We no longer know what true hunger feels like. Our bodies have been conditioned to eat for reasons other than nutrition and hunger. Many eat more than is necessary for good health.
For those committed to meat consumption, eating what they kill may offer various advantages over eating what they find sealed in cellophane. But it is a niche admonition at best, impertinent to the masses of us.
Considering the additional overall health and anti-inflammatory benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, it seems prudent for parents and clinicians to consider increasing intake of omega-3 fatty acids among children with ADHD.
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There are many things that can inspire you to get serious about your health and fitness or at least stop nervously binge eating until you fall asleep. If John Stamos isn't available, taking your picture next to any slender-hipped Greek heartthrob will probably do the trick.
I may not know why you're hurting or what's holding you back in your life, but I know this much: All of us could use some simplifying, and that the fewer things we have to worry about, the more space we'll have to be happy and healthy.
I'll give you the headline to this article right now: we are extremely influenced by how much people around us are eating.
I went on my first self-imposed diet at age 13. I was average in size and body shape, but I wanted to be skinny. The kind of skinny people commented upon; the kind of skinny that, in my mind, would make me special.
What exactly makes a college "fit"? Well, just as you would determine a person's level of fitness, we take a handful of different factors into consideration when setting out to name America's "fittest" colleges.
School's back in session and your child has gone from two months of fresh air, regular exercise, relaxation and recreation to an indoor classroom packed with new kids to meet, coughs, sneezes, intense concentration, tests, and homework.
"Listen to the stories your food can tell you," my Italian granddad always says. So commences the bedtime story In the Kitchen with Grandad. Running to 26 pages and focusing on Italian cuisine, it is the first paperback in a series of vignettes on international cooking.
As our kids return to school, it's a perfect opportunity to reflect on the human brain doing what it does uniquely well in all the known animal kingdom: learn. At the very foundation of that remarkable Homo sapien aptitude lies the structural integrity of the brain itself, which proves to be highly dependent on a native, salutary balance of dietary fats.
Don't get my wrong, I did a lot of stuff right on my weight loss journey. But in hindsight, there are a handful of things I would have changed to make my weight loss experience more pleasurable and less rigid.
Dieting makes me look at myself long and hard, usually for a pretty good period of time. It's like a serious retreat to get a grip on what I've been doing to the inside of my body. And the whole reason I diet is so I like to look at the outside of my body. That's why I'll never stop dieting.
In a new editorial by Aseem Malhotra, James DiNicolantonio and Simon Capewell in BMJ's Open Heart the authors argue that rather than chase calories in the endless pursuit of weight loss, our cardiovascular system can benefit much more from just improving the quality of our diet.
When we finally garner the courage to look at the dreaded number, it's time to re-up at Weight Watchers yet again. Want to avoid this scenario? It is doable with a little forethought and focus.