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6 Metabolism Hacks For Maximum Calorie Burn

David Zinczenko | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Add mustard to your meal, and feel the burn -- literally! Scientists at England's Oxford Polytechnic Institute found that by eating 1 tsp of mustard can boost the metabolism by up to 25 percent for several hours after eating.

5 Room Service Secrets From Top U.S. Hotels

David Zinczenko | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

I went to the people who know hotel food better than anyone: the folks who make it. From some of the top U.S. hotel chefs and nutritionists, here are five insider room service secrets for healthy hotel eating.

5 Ways To Outsmart The Supermarket And Lose Weight

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Do candy bars have a tendency to jump off the shelves and into your cart when you're at the supermarket? You're not alone. From the weekly circulars to the cash register, the entire grocery-shopping experience is designed to ensure you spend as much time and money on junk food as possible.

4 Food Mistakes Ruining Your Good Night's Sleep

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

If you're feeling more tired than usual these days, you can blame the sun. Long summer days can interfere with sleep patterns because our natural circadian rhythms tell us to rise with the sun and rest in the evening.

5 Quick and Easy Tricks to Avoid Overeating

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Overindulging isn't just influenced by food choices. There's ample research to suggest healthy eating is a highly sensory experience, and everything from the color of our plates to the sounds in the room may trigger a mindless binge.

5 Surprising Foods Doctors Swear By

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Follow the lead of top nutrition experts with this roundup of the five foods doctors swear by, inspired by my new book of healthy food swaps, Eat ...

6 Snacking Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Snacks, finger foods, tapas, amuse-bouche -- however you term them, there's something endlessly satisfying about munching on little hand-held bites of heaven. Problem is, America's favorite snacks aren't little, nor are they heavenly.

5 Hidden Sources Of Sugar In 'Healthy' Foods

David Zinczenko | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

In the American food jungle, nothing is as it appears. When I researched my book Eat It to Beat It!, I found sugar in thousands of places where it doesn't belong, from bread to salad dressing, dressed up in disguises like corn syrup, maltodextrin and sucrose. Here are five of the most shocking hidden sources of sugar in otherwise "healthy" meals.

5 Foods for the Healthiest Breasts

David Zinczenko | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

While not all oncologists embrace the link between nutrition and longevity, citing insufficient evidence, some researchers say there are certain "boob foods" women can include in an overall healthy diet to improve the prevention and treatment of breast cancer.

5 Daily Habits to Help Blast Belly Fat Right Now

David Zinczenko | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

America still has a major weight problem, and now, it turns out, there are different types of belly fat to worry about -- one of which you can't even see. The distinction is important.