The hardest part of dieting is not the self-control or reduced calories that are part of any weight-loss plan. It’s the seemingly cruel way that your body fights against you to make you hungrier than ever and push you towards the foods you’re trying to avoid. As you reduce calories and — more importantly — lose […]
Each week, we review feedback from coaching clients and readers of the site and our emails. One of the most common frustrations is figuring out what to eat, specifically knowing what to look for in a healthy diet. The reason for the struggle is that it’s not clear where to begin to fix the problem. […]
The rules of hunger are oftentimes misunderstood. This breakfast recipe will not only keep you fuller for longer, but it also provides the formula to increase satiety (and energy) at any meal.
“You have a supercharged immune system…and that is why you’re so sick.” I’ll never forget the words from my immunologist. It was the same speculation I heard a week earlier from my oncologist, right after a relieving conversation where she shared that I didn’t have cancer. If I’m being open, this was the third time […]
If you’re not a fan of Indian food, health researchers have been experiencing health breakthroughs that might make you rethink adding curry into your diet. Turmeric, a mustard-yellow spice from Asia that is a spice often used in yellow curry, is being linked to everything from less inflammation to fighting cancer. And it’s worth your […]
Remember when getting a lump of coal from Santa meant you were bad? These days, coal — or activated charcoal, to be exact — is offered in health stores, smoothies, and supplements as a “cure-all” cleanser for a variety of health ailments. While most cleanses or detoxes have no science behind them (primarily because most […]
You were wrongly taught to fear saturated fat for decades. Now it’s making a comeback, however, claims about saturated fat’s benefits may be going too far.
Collagen comes with a big price tag and even bigger health claims. But are they justified? Here’s what the experts and science have to say about this increasingly popular supplement.
Probiotics and their healthy bacteria can be good for you, but — despite what marketers would you have believe — eating foods fortified with probiotics might be a big mistake.
Protein is important for building muscle (and losing fat). But what do you do on a vegetarian diet? Eric Helms, Ph.D, shares how to follow a plant-based diet and still get all the protein, vitamins, and nutrients your body needs.
You might not have a noticeable digestive issue, but focusing on your gut (AKA microbiome) might be the biggest change you can make to significantly improve your health.
Having trouble figuring out whether the protein bar you like is actually good for you? You’re not alone. The options can overwhelm anyone. Which is why we worked with nutrition experts to identify what you really need to know the next time you shop.