Drastically cutting calories is no fun, and if you’ve ever gone on a super strict diet, you also know that it’s not a great long-term weight-loss solution, either. You need to eat more, not less, if you want to fuel your way to a healthy, toned bod. The key is reaching for healthy foods. In […]
Feeling puffy, gassy, and just plain gross? Stay away from these stomach-swelling triggers.
Celebrities get a lot of flack for their pregnancy weight gain—Kim Kardashian, Jessica Simpson, and Mariah Carey to name names—but a recent study published in Women and Birth suggests that women who gain 50, 60, even 70+ baby pounds don’t realize they’re at an unhealthy weight.
Yoga’s an everywoman activity, but just because anyone with a mat and a will can benefit from the ancient practice, doesn’t mean you’re doing it right—or getting the most out of your hour.
When restaurants prepare vegetables, they are often so loaded with oil that you may as well be eating French fries. – Kimberly Gomer, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., a registered dietician and educator at the Pritikin Longevity Center
A calorie is a calorie, right? Wrong. “Sugar calories”—the calories that come from carbohydrates (aka sugar)—are the only calories that truly affect weight loss and weight gain, says Jorge Cruise, author of Inches Off! Your Tummy. Why? They spike your blood sugar levels, triggering the release of hoards of insulin, which tell your body to store food […]
Sure, fitness apps are great, and blasting your phone’s tunes can get you seriously pumped come treadmill time, but your phone still might be sabotaging your fitness goals. The more time you spend on a mobile device a day, the less you spend breaking a sweat, according to a new study from Kent State University.
How we experience food is a multisensory experience. Even before we put food into our mouths our brains have made a judgment about it. – Vanessa Harrar, Ph.D., and Charles Spence, Ph.D., of the University of Oxford