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May 30, 2018

Healthy Meats to Eat: How to Pick the Best Beef, Pork, and Fish

Here are 22 delicious ways to get your daily protein fix. By Melissa Matthew Protein is an important staple for every man’s diet. It keeps you full, helps you build muscle, and is crucial to maintaining healthy cartilage and bones. But it takes more than just throwing a steak on the grill to get your daily protein fix (which, for […]
April 25, 2018

5 Reasons You’re Having Food Cravings

Article by Erin Coleman If you’re suddenly experiencing food cravings, it’s time to find out why. Food cravings can be beneficial when your body is telling you which nutrients it’s lacking, but cravings can also lead to junk food binges and unwanted weight gain — or a sign of a medical condition. So, if you’re suddenly having food cravings it’s beneficial to […]
March 29, 2018

What Foods are Good for Helping Depression?

By Jon Johnson Reviewed by Natalie Butler, RD, LD Depression is a prevalent mental health illness throughout the world, causing negative thoughts and behaviors in those who experience it. Many people with depression seek natural treatments for their symptoms, in one form or another. While there is no specific diet to treat depression, what a person consumes may play a role in managing […]
February 21, 2018

5 Things You Need to Know About Losing Weight After 40

By Caroline Apovian, MD Wondering why the same tried-and-true tricks you used to lose weight back in your teens and twenties no longer work after 40? From a biological point of view, the answer is pretty simple: If we maintain the same diet and exercise habits we began in our twenties, most of us will inevitably put on some weight — and the process […]
January 26, 2018

8 Food Myths You Need To Stop Believing

You can find healthy eating advice on every corner. That doesn’t mean it’s good advice, though. Nutrition research can be confusing, and it’s always changing. Throw in the sensationalistic headlines and the rate at which information is spread, and it’s no wonder the nutrition tips or suggestions you get from your friend are unsound. Best-case scenario, following bad advice, means […]