Tips on Eating Healthy

10 Simple Ways to Stop Emotional Eating

Eat your feelings? These expert tips will help! By Cathy Garrard Eat when you’re hungry and stop when you’re full. Sounds simple enough, but if you’ve ever reached for far too many handfuls, mouthfuls, or platefuls of high-cal food in response to feelings other than hunger, you know it ain’t always that easy, and can… Continue reading 10 Simple Ways to Stop Emotional Eating

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The Weight-Loss Secret That Every Cook Knows

Transform your diet by spending a little more time in the kitchen BY CHRISTA SGOBBA Get acquainted with your spatula. People who log more time in the kitchen tend to have better diets than those who skimp on meal prep, finds new research from the University of Cambridge. In the study, participants who spent over… Continue reading The Weight-Loss Secret That Every Cook Knows

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What Makes a Healthy Diet?

Not all diet plans are nutritious and safe. U.S. News rankings rate each diet’s healthiness. By U.S. News Staff A healthy diet doesn’t require a lot of money or newfangled appliances or subsisting on any kind of scheme that sounds like a gimmick. Because it’s true what they say about what seems too good to… Continue reading What Makes a Healthy Diet?

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How Bad Is Your Food From 1 to 10? Try This Food Calculator

By now, most health-conscious folks know that it’s a good idea to take a peek at their groceries’ nutrition facts before hitting the checkout line. But how much does that little label really reveal? “Many consumers focus on the food label as a way to gauge food quality. While this gives you one metric regarding… Continue reading How Bad Is Your Food From 1 to 10? Try This Food Calculator

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Macronutrients

I belong to a nutrition group and thought I would share some things from their members only site: Many diets and eating plans focus on counting calories. While your daily caloric intake is important, we believe counting them shouldn’t always be your primary focus. Rather, what’s even more important is the quality of foods you… Continue reading Macronutrients

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The Right Carbohydrates

Avoiding carbohydrates to ring in the new year may seem like the way to weight loss, but you may sacrifice nutrients and a healthy digestive system if you do so.  Here’s how to identify better-for-you carbohydrates over unhealthier options, as well as a sample meal plan to kickstart eating right in 2015. Better carbs Selecting… Continue reading The Right Carbohydrates

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6 Eating Rules For Faster Weight Loss

Follow these simple guidelines to stay full and speed weight loss By Michele Stanten Reach for high-energy foods Your body needs fuel to exercise, and the source of that fuel is food. That’s why some people report feeling hungrier when they start to work out. If you’re trying to lose weight, this could be counterproductive—unless… Continue reading 6 Eating Rules For Faster Weight Loss

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10 Ways To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain Without Swearing Off Your Favorite Treats

By Chris Freytag You get caught up in the sparkling lights, the pretty snow, the shopping frenzy, and the fun of the holiday season. Suddenly you find that managing your weight and sticking to your exercise program easily slides down to the bottom of your priorities. After all, sampling sweet treats and browsing for the… Continue reading 10 Ways To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain Without Swearing Off Your Favorite Treats

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8 Weight Loss Tricks For People Who Don’t Cook

You don’t have to be a chef to make healthy choices. By Kaitlin Menza for Women’s Health   The most common (and effective) weight loss strategy is to eat less and work out more. Unfortunately for those who can’t cook (or have zero interest in cooking), the tips for eating less tend to focus on cooking… Continue reading 8 Weight Loss Tricks For People Who Don’t Cook