Holiday Weight Gain Is Real–but Don’t Stress Too Much

Eggnog, pecan pie, Campari cocktails, Christmas sangria, sugar cookies, peppermint bark–no matter which festive foods or drinks you can’t live without, almost everyone overindulges at some point during the holiday season. However, the notion that many people gain 5 to 10 pounds and a pant size during the last six weeks of the year is more hype than fact. While ...

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The Husband Diet: 4 Ways to Keep Your Marriage From Making You Fat

By Tina Haupert I celebrated my two-year wedding anniversary last weekend. Now that we’re no longer newlyweds, it’s been easy to get a little bit too comfortable in our relationship. Too often we chose a bottle of wine and a movie over an evening workout, or we ordered greasy takeout instead of preparing a healthy meal in our kitchen. Of course, ...

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How to Eat Before and After a Workout

When it comes to fueling your workout, experts are in complete agreement—failing to do it properly before and after is a major mistake. “The right nutrition can be your secret strategy to being a better athlete,” explains Barbara Lewin, RDN, CSSD, a sports nutritionist based in South Florida who works with pro athletes, including Olympians, NBA players, and endurance athletes. ...

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Keto Vanilla Pound Cake

What could be more classic than a pound cake? This cake has been popular for hundreds of years and anyone who eats it can see why. But is it possible for a pound cake to be Keto-friendly? Yes, it is! If you can’t believe it, check out our Keto vanilla pound cake recipe for yourself. This cake uses almond flour ...

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6 Diet Trends You Should Never Try

 Istockphoto By Julie Upton, RD Before you even think about starting a diet to drop pounds fast, I’ve compiled a list of the worst diets around so you won’t waste your time on them. This list isn’t just my opinion, either; I sought the help of registered dietitians who are members of the Weight Management Dietetic Practice group of the ...

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Removing Skin Tags: How to Get Rid of Them Safely

They seem harmless, but there’s a very good reason you shouldn’t ignore them. photosthai/shutterstock As you get older, little growths called skin tags might start popping up on your body. You’ll recognize them because they’re thinner at the base and get wider at the top. They aren’t painful or dangerous like cancerous moles, but there’s a very good reason you’ll ...

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Live to 100 By Eating These 18 Foods

Want to live to 100? Research shows your diet plays a huge role in how many birthday candles you’ll blow out. The following 18 foods are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that have been linked to longevity. Eat up! Broccoli: It contains immune-boosting compounds, and may also help ward off stomach ulcers and even cancer. Salmon: Including omega-3-rich fish (and others ...

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Asparagus and Gruyere Keto Quiche

Quiche has to be one of my all-time favorite dishes to whip up when I’m craving something Quiche has to be one of my all-time favorite dishes to whip up when I’m craving something savory and filling for breakfast. There’s something about a buttery pastry crust paired with cheesy whipped eggs that is so satisfying. This is true whether it ...

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This Harvard Professor Says You Should Only Eat 6 French Fries

We’re officially joining the throngs of fired-up online commenters: Six French fries is just not enough. Last week, a Harvard professor told the New York Times that six–six!–measly fries might be a more reasonable serving size of everyone’s favorite starchy delights. “I think it would be nice if your meal came with a side salad and six French fries,” said Eric ...

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