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Tired of reading all those health and fitness articles urging you to eat a 'healthy' Thanksgiving meal? On a once-yearly holiday like Turkey Day, it takes an individual possessing an iron will not to take the day off -- so I'm here to assure you that cheating on your diet may just be a good thing!
The basic approach for staying hydrated is incredibly obvious and simple: Drink water, and lots of it. Since H20 is highly accessible and devoid of sugar or calories, you can basically consume as much as you want, and your body will thank you for it.
It's no secret: Obesity is a major issue here in America. It is estimated that more two-thirds of adults in this country are overweight and more than one in three qualify as obese. The needle is moving in the right direction as people become more aware and accountable with their health, but in the long run, the best way to...
While I have heard plenty of horror stories regarding the pain and misery associated with a kidney stone, I've been lucky enough to avoid one up to this point in my life. In an effort to keep it that way, I'll definitely be following this simple lifestyle guideline:...
A gluten-free Thanksgiving may sound like a daunting challenge, but it's really possible! The dinner that we wait for all year can be put together in way that's safe for people with allergies or sensitivities to the pervasive protein composite.
Healthy eating has often been a struggle for me, especially lately. I live alone and I don't usually have the time (or, really, the skills) to cook balanced and nutritious meals, so too often I wind up eating out, ordering pizza or falling back on frozen entrees. A few weeks ago I bought a blender, and it's been a revelation.
We already know that all of the best snacks on the market are working against a healthy diet. Potato chips, cookies and crackers taste so great, but they're just so bad for you. Yet, there's another way that many foods are ruining diets everywhere: misleading serving sizes!
Last week we took a look at some alarming new research about soda, suggesting that the sugary beverages could be associated with accelerated aging. Today, we've got some good news for health-conscious folks who enjoy their sweets: chocolate might improve your memory.
Salads have long been the butt of many jokes in the world of food. In the immortal words of Ron Swanson of television's "Parks & Recreation," salad is 'the food that my food eats.' The truth is, salads don't have to be the boring alternative in a diet, and there's easy ways to make them taste fantastic!
There's a great deal of static that one must fight through when trying to make smart choices about dieting and nutrition in today's world. Businesses lobby for rules and standards that maximize profit. Government organizations work to regulate these processes but don't always have the consumer's health at top of mind. At the...
Halloween is just over a week away. When you take the kids out trick-or-treating this year, you might notice something unusual on some of the neighborhood doorsteps: teal pumpkins. What's the significance of these odd-colored gourds? ...
We're already familiar with many of the harmful effects that can be associated with soda consumption. The high content of empty calories and acidic chemicals wreaks havoc on our bodies, our teeth and our circulatory system. Now we're learning that these sugary drinks might be responsible for farther-reaching implications.
One of the less discussed initiatives tied to the Affordable Care Act is a stipulation that will require restaurant chains to post calorie counts next to prices on their menus. This is causing the industry to react in a way that should prove very positive for our nation's health.
Packing for a road trip includes making sure you have the right clothes, gear, and other important supplies for whatever adventure lies ahead. But often the most overlooked item to plan for is the road trip menu. Gas stations know this, so they provide the cheapest, most unhealthy junk because people buy it! But there are much healthier...
As temperatures drop outside, we're taking a look at different ways you can warm up while staying healthy. Last week we examined a few of the most nutritious hot drinks you can pour, and today we'll list a few of our favorite healthy kinds of soup.
At the risk of sounding biased, honey is pretty much one of my favorite things on Earth. I'll drop it in coffee, spread it on toast, drizzle it over meats -- I'll even take it straight up! Beyond simply the great taste, once you get to know only some of the amazing benefits of honey, hopefully you'll start feeling the same way!