Health

Looking to eat healthier? With a few subtle changes in your kitchen, you might just be able to trick yourself into making it happen. We chatted with dietitians and nutritionists about simple ways you can arrange your fridge, prepare your food and store your snacks to promote a healthier lifestyle. Here...
Food was always on Nancy Bryan's mind. Up until her early 20s, she continuously plotted out what, how much and when she could eat in order to manage, work on and fight for the elusive lighter body she hoped was somewhere inside. "That's how I thought you dealt with...
Running is a great way to get in shape and just about everyone can do it. You don't need access to a fancy gym, expensive equipment, or other people to do the workout. You can simply throw on your sneakers and head out the door for a run. Easy...
Diets don’t work for everyone. They’re often restrictive — denying yourself foods you love — which means you’ll inevitably fail. But being determined to improve your health is a goal that we can aim toward. Here are the reasons we should ban the word “diet” and try improving our overall health...
If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly. Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise all play a...
If you are trying to manage your weight with dieting, you may be wrong, as it can make you fatter. Instead, start eating regularly, suggests a study. While exercise and healthy eating habits are considered to be the cornerstones of weight management, the new study suggests refraining from dieting and...
Scientists have located the “hunger nerve” in our bodies that tells our brains when we want food and discovered how to switch it off. The “hunger nerve” is also known as the posterior vagal trunk and is located in the neck. When your stomach is empty, the nerve signals your...
About every month, there is a new health trend being promoted and spoken about. I hear clients, friends, and family talk about the newest latest health theme. Sometimes it’s intermittent fasting. It can be The Whole 30 Diet. Or doing the P90X or Insanity workout package. These are all great...
We're bombarded by fitness messaging that tells us that to be healthy, we must go to extremes ("no pain, no gain). But really, it doesn't have to be that hard. Simply going for a walk (especially if you do it regularly and outdoors) is an underestimated but low-stress, low-impact, accessible...
People often think of a diet as a specific weight-loss plan, but diet is simply the types and amount of food we eat. Even a salad can go from a diet meal to a full-blown diet disaster, with the additions of toppings like grains, cheese, and dressing. One dietician showed just...

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