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What Most People Get Wrong About Weight Loss

What’s the biggest misconception that gets in so many people’s way when trying to achieve their long-term weight loss goal? According to Shawn Arent, director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University, what’s getting in the way of losing weight IS…trying to lose weight. Huh? Let’s unpackage that… Weight Loss versus Fat Loss A study on… Read More

Light & Comforting Broccoli Soup

Enjoy a light yet creamy comfort bowl packed with fiber, phytonutrients, vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin E. Far lighter and lower in fat and calories than classic cream of broccoli soup, this dish still boasts tons of flavor infused with fresh thyme and buttery mushroom. Red lentils thicken up the soup nicely while giving it a beneficial boost of… Read More

20 Garlicky Recipes You’ll Lust After

Eating more garlic in your diet is definitely one of the most delicious ways to strengthen your health, lose weight, fight cancer, and ward off colds, flus, hungry vampires and bad dates. From veggies to soups to savory meats to cheesy comfort dishes, garlic ups the flavor factor of almost any type of dish with the perfect aromatic kick. Take… Read More

Genius Tricks to Trim Your Belly When You’re Broke

The media loves portraying getting healthy and losing weight as if they can only be accomplished in the lap of luxurious lifestyles, replete with expensive specialty foods, culinary diets, fancy gyms, posh personal trainers, elite clinical treatments, high end products, pricey gadgets and designer active wear that only the rich, famous, and otherwise unoccupied can indulge in. In fact, the… Read More

Can Your Gut Bacteria Make You Eat Ice Cream

Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? WHO STOLE THE COOKIES FROM THE COOKIE JAR? Not Me. Yes You. Couldn’t be. Than Who? Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar. Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar…no seriously, they inhabited my body, took over my brain and forced me to do it… Lame “invasion of… Read More

Gut-Friendly Foods: Sautéed Jerusalem Artichoke with Garlic & Thyme

Photo: Gunnar Magnusson Prebiotic foods – fiber-rich foods that feed the friendly microorganisms in your gut that promote good health – are more than just food. Research shows that these foods actually behave like messengers that help instruct the body when to burn calories and when to store them. Find out how they work magic in your body here. Jerusalem… Read More

What Millennials Can Teach Us About Weight Loss

Whether you are a millennial, or you poke fun at millennials (you only get to be one or the other), what everyone can agree on is that one of the defining features of the twenty-something generation of today is an obsession with health and wellness culture. And while there’s a lot about life that millennials can learn from their elders… Read More

5 Simple Salmon Dinners

Lean, light, chock full of waist-wilting nutrients and quick to prepare, salmon dishes are some of the easiest go-to weekday dinners you can rely on for terrifically tasty and weight-loss friendly results. Here are 5 quick, lean and easy meals that feature tantalizingly flaky salmon, complimented by savory side dishes that boost flavor, nutrition and satisfaction. Coconut Curried Salmon on… Read More

5 Mood-Boosting Foods

Eating when you’re feeling down isn’t usually the best idea. We all know it. But do it anyway. Then, sure enough, that box of chocolate-glazed donuts that promised to quickly lift you right back up to happy land leaves you feeling even worse afterward, once the sugar-high dissipates. On the other hand, certain super foods actually do have genuine healing… Read More

6 Belly-Friendly Breakfast Toasts

Did you dismally ditch toast for breakfast when you decided it was time to cut carbs and lose weight? Well, turns out you can still raise your glass and toast toast if you want to. You can have your bread and lose weight too, if it’s of a 100 percent whole grain, minimally processed and sprouted variety (like Ezekiel brand… Read More