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Ditch These 8 Foods to De-Bloat by This Weekend

BY DANIELLE PAGE  http://www.womenshealthmag.com SHUTTERSTOCK You know there’s no way we’d ever recommend a crash diet. That’s because you don’t need one—even if you’re trying to de-bloat by as soon as this weekend. Yep, it’s actually possible to reduce stomach bloat and lose water weight before Saturday just by switching up your menu Monday through Friday.… Continue reading Ditch These 8 Foods to De-Bloat by This Weekend

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7 Diet Tweaks Your Body Wants You To Make This Fall

ByELIZABETH MARGLIN   www.prevention.com JASON PERSON/SHUTTERSTOCK The leaves are changing colors, there’s a nip in the air, and you’ve got your slippers on—but you’re still eating the same summer staples. Well, it’s time to make some swaps. There’s a reason our bodies crave warming soups, casseroles, and roasted vegetables this time of year. “Our internal organs… Continue reading 7 Diet Tweaks Your Body Wants You To Make This Fall

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Brilliant Ways to Make Any Cereal Healthier and More Balanced

Cereal is a convenient breakfast choice, especially when you’re in a rush trying to get out the door in the morning. But it’s not always the healthiest option. So we chatted with nutrition pros to find toppings that can add fiber, protein… By Shannon Baue  www.shape.com Original Cheerios 1 OF 7 ALL PHOTOS Base: 1… Continue reading Brilliant Ways to Make Any Cereal Healthier and More Balanced

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How to Go Vegan and Still Get All Your Nutrients

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD   www.health.com October 03, 2016 Photo: Getty Images As you can probably tell from the number of plant-based recipes popping up on your social media feed, and that new vegan restaurant that just opened down the block, veganism is on the rise. According to one poll, about 2.5% of Americans identify as vegan, meaning they adhere to… Continue reading How to Go Vegan and Still Get All Your Nutrients

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A Butter And Coconut Oil Lover’s Guide To Saturated Fat

ByCOLLEEN DE BELLEFONDS FOR WOMENSHEALTHMAG.COMS PHOTOGRAPH BY SHUTTERSTOCK Butter used to be considered a serious no-no among health-minded folks. That’s because, until just a few years ago, health experts across the board warned that saturated fat—the kind found in red meat, full-fat dairy, baked goods, and fried and processed foods—would increase your cholesterol level and… Continue reading A Butter And Coconut Oil Lover’s Guide To Saturated Fat

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6 Foods You Think Are Vegan That Actually Aren’t

By ALLISON YOUNG www.prevention.com You’ve probably already figured out that OJ with omega-3s could mean fish oil and that most marshmallows are made with gelatin. But those aren’t the only hidden sources of animal products out there. We combed the shelves—and the produce aisle—and discovered some doozies. Get ready to be grossed out. (Snack AND lose weight… Continue reading 6 Foods You Think Are Vegan That Actually Aren’t

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7 GI Docs Reveal What They Do To Beat Bloating

ByHALLIE LEVINE  www.prevention.com PHOTOGRAPH BY NEVODKA/SHUTTERSTOCK Let’s face it: It’s no fun walking around feeling more puffed up than a balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. That’s why we went to some of the world’s leading GI docs for advice. Read on to learn what the experts do to make sure they can always… Continue reading 7 GI Docs Reveal What They Do To Beat Bloating

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7 Things Nutritionists Do on the Weekend When They’re Trying to Lose Weight

BY MOIRA LAWLER www.womenshealthmag.com PHOTOGRAPH BY SHUTTERSTOCK Sometimes it feels like those two little days between Friday and Monday are making it their mission to sabotage your weight-loss efforts. And that can be hella frustrating. While nutritionists aren’t immune to the lures of dessert or that second—or third—glass of wine when the work week is over,… Continue reading 7 Things Nutritionists Do on the Weekend When They’re Trying to Lose Weight

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What’s the Difference Between Soluble and Insoluble Fiber?

ByCynthia Sass, MPH, RD http://www.health.com Photo: Getty Images You’ve probably heard that eating more fiber is a good thing, but did you know that there’s more than one type of dietary fiber? The two categories experts focus on most are soluble and insoluble. While they’re sometimes found in the same foods, they play different roles in… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Soluble and Insoluble Fiber?

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Is Grass-Fed Beef Really Healthier? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD    http://www.health.com Photo: Getty Images LAST UPDATED: AUG 23, 2016 When it comes to red meat, quality is crucial. In search of top notch beef, most health conscious consumers look for a “grass-fed” label. But to select the best burgers, steaks, and jerky, here’s what you really need to know. First things first,… Continue reading Is Grass-Fed Beef Really Healthier? Here’s Everything You Need to Know