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The Real Benefits of Fermented Foods and Probiotics
Probiotics are good bacteria found in fermented foods, such as yogurt, sauerkraut, miso, kimchi, kombucha and kefir....
Does 'Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever' Really Work?
The thinking behind the old saying "feed a cold, starve a fever" goes like this: fasting causes a drop in body...
Should I try the alkaline diet?
Following the alkaline diet means eating mostly plants, limiting meat, skipping dairy, sweets, alcohol and caffeine and...
The Best Diet You (Probably) Haven’t Tried
U.S. News & World Report’s Best Diets 2014, released earlier this year, ranked 32 diet plans. But the No. 1 diet...
Diet or Exercise: What's the Best Way to Lose Weight?
If you really want to see that number on the scale drop, what you put in your mouth matters most. People who simply cut...
Your 1-Day Plan to Get Back on Track
There are times, like after a food-filled vacation or a big holiday, when I feel like my typically healthy diet needs a...
Day 7: Cut Down on Alcohol
Eating clean also means drinking clean. You can still have some alcohol if you want—but stay within the recommended...
Day 6: Cut Back on Sugar
Most people eat far too many added sugars. The easiest way to clean up the sugars in your diet is to limit obvious...
Day 5: Eat More Whole Grains
Whole grains have beneficial nutrients that refined grains are missing, like magnesium (which helps the body produce...
Day 4: Eat More Vegetables
Most Americans fall short of reaching the average recommended daily amount of 2½ to 3 cups of vegetables—which means...
Day 3: Eat Less Meat
Clean eating doesn’t mean giving up meat entirely, but cutting back on meat helps you cut back on saturated fat, which...
Day 2: Eat Less Sodium
Americans typically eat 1.5 times the recommended sodium limit of 2,300 mg. According to new research, the average...
Day 1: Eat Less Processed Food
You can greatly improve your diet and clean it up in a snap by cutting back on processed and packaged foods, which can...
Eat this to live longer
Imagine if there was a food (or category of foods) that could single-handedly lengthen your life. Well, such a wonder...
Ask the Nutritionist: Krill Oil vs. Fish Oil?
Find out whether there are health benefits to taking krill oil instead of fish oil and whether you should take a krill...
5 ways to cook healthier in 2014
If you’re resolving to eat healthier this year, consider starting in the kitchen. Mastering a few easy cooking...
Week 4: Practice Eating Mindfully
Hopefully you've enjoyed our month-long diet challenge, and your hard work is paying off on the scale. Our challenge is...
Week 3: Get Social Support to Make Losing Weight Fun
Your social connections—family, friends, coworkers, online buddies—can help you slim down, so use them to to your...
Day 12: Get right back on track when you slip up
Did a coworker bring in homemade brownies and you sampled one (OK, three)? At dinner, did you nosh on the breadbasket,...
Day 14: How to Eat More and Still Lose Weight
Wouldn’t you love it if you could eat more and still lose weight? Eating foods that are low in calories, like...
Day 13: Small Changes Add Up to Big Weight Loss
Forget embarking on a dramatic diet shake-up (read: cutting out all carbs or having cabbage soup every day). You’re...
Day 11: Be a Slim Snacker
Snacks can keep your diet on track by preventing your hunger from getting out of control. But if you don’t pick the...
Day 2: Plan Your Meals and Snacks
Having a plan helps you reach for healthy foods when you arrive home ravenous or need a snack in a pinch when you’re on...
Day 10: Take Control of Your Environment
There are certain tricks you can use to change your food environment (think: your kitchen, pantry and desk) and set...
Day 9: Pay Attention to Portions
You’re reaching for healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins, but that doesn’t give you...
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