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12 Healthy Superfoods You’ve Been Throwing In Your Trash (with Recipes!)

With the rise of modern farming techniques, plant engineering and depleting soil quality, the nutritional content of our fruits, vegetables and general food supply has been sadly spiraling downwards. Our ancient ancestors were getting far more nutritional bang for their buck when they bit into a wild fruit or vegetable in comparison to what we eat today on a daily… 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

Top 10 Probiotic Foods You Should Start Eating Right Now

Health and weight loss experts are all very pro probiotics these days, and for very good reason. The World Health Organization defines probiotics as “live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit for the host.” New research continues to pour in about how critical these microorganisms are to maintaining good health, when living in a healthy… Read More

Post-Party Green Detox Smoothie (& Other Ways to Forget Last Night Ever Happened)

With a month full of festive dinners, cocktails and parties on the roster, you may fall prey to some unintentional late-night calorie binging. But the worst part is when the magic of the evening completely vanishes the morning after, and all that’s left is the unpleasantly heavy, sluggish, lethargic and bloated reminders of your holiday eating spree that somehow feels… Read More

Single-Serve Mini Apple Pies (Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free)

Pondering pie for this Thanksgiving? Present each of your dinner guests with their very own miniature apple pie, hot from the oven and topped with a dollop of fresh frozen yogurt. These gorgeously golden ramekin pies will top your list of things to give thanks for, as they’re healthier and far easier to make than classic flaky-crusted apple pie, and… Read More

The Food that Ruins Your Love Life

We’ve accepted that what you put into your mouth will eventually come to affect your waistline. But we don’t often think about what it could be doing beneath it. The hormones in your body are all interconnected, working in harmony and interdependently to regulate every single process and function that takes place in there. The status of your insulin hormone,… Read More

Kale & Ancient Grains Buddha Bowl with Green Goddess Dressing

Does this delicious power bowl help you lose weight because its name invokes the supernatural powers of a few friendly higher beings eager to answer your sincerest weight loss prayers? Or are there other mysterious weight loss influences at work here? Buddha’s round laughing belly may not quite be the physique you’re striving for, but not to worry: trendy high-fiber,… Read More

400 Calories or Less: 6 Easy Healthy LUNCHES!

You’re probably lucky if you had enough time this morning to wait for your coffee to cool down sufficiently before chugging it and dashing out the door. So packed home-made lunches rarely make it on to the A.M. train to work, as commuters quietly suck on their first-degree tongue burns while lost in quiet thought and mentally preparing for the… Read More

Top 7 Ab Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Chronic lower back pain is often a symptom of weak abdominal muscles. At the same time, many popular ab exercises that strengthen these muscles – think sit-ups and crunches – seem to only exacerbate back pain. It’s a frustrating cycle, and leads many chronic back pain sufferers to just give up on core training all together. Here are 7 great… Read More

Don’t Waste Your Time with These 5 “Weight Loss” Snacks

Americans sure do like their snacks. Snacks weigh down the average American’s daily diet with an additional 580 calories per day, and more than half the country said they prefer snacking over meals, according to one recent study. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Eating several small mini-meals throughout the day in place of the standard 3-square-meals model is a… Read More