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10 Superfoods You Should Know

January 2015 - Amy Chaplin - yahoo - In a healthy whole-food kitchen, so many of the foods stocked in the pantry and fridge can be categorized as superfoods. These are functional foods that have been used to promote health and healing by traditional cultures for millennia; they are often from remote regions at high altitudes and have only recently become more widely available. Here is a short list of items that are particularly dense in nutrients, with abundant antioxidants,…

7 Weight-Loss Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

December 31, 2014 - Michele Bender - Yahoo - If “shed some pounds” is on your resolution list for next year, you’re certainly not the only one. But are you doing all you can to achieve your goals, or are you inadvertently sabotaging them? Take this recent finding, for instance: A study from Cornell University researchers showed that going more than a week without stepping on the scale led to dieters gaining weight, while more frequent weigh-ins were associated with losing weight.…

The 52 New Foods Challenge: 2015’s Best New Year’s Resolution

December 26, 2014 - U.S. News & World Report - Yahoo - I’m often on the receiving end of a lot of well-intended but ultimately dead-end New Year’s resolutions. Most of my patients resolve to lose weight. Some resolve to eat more vegetables. Many would like to start cooking more at home to save money and eat healthier. Several mom friends are determined to take back control of their children’s wayward, kid-food diets. The problem with all of these resolutions, unfortunately,…

10 Foods That Are Cheaper and Healthier Than ‘Superfoods’

By: Maygrace Taylor - December 16, 2014 - Women's Day - Walk the health food aisle at your grocery store, and you may think you have to remortgage your home to afford to eat well. “But there are plenty of ‘normal’ foods that are extremely nutrient-rich, like sweet potatoes and eggs,” says Rania Batayneh, author of The One One One Diet. And those everyday items usually cost way less than their trendy counterparts. Here, 10 affordable, surprisingly great-for-you eats. 1. Greek yogurt…

15 Foods To Add To Your Diet In 2015

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD - Yah00- With the start of a new year comes new goals, new friendships, new adventures — and, yes, new healthy foods. Wondering what the biggest food trends will be in the wellness sphere for 2015? Here are my picks. Matcha tea Haven't heard of Matcha tea yet? You will. Matcha tea is the dried leaves of  green tea ground into a powder. Before the leaves hit the ground however, they are shaded for 30 days to increase their chlorophyll production. That…

How to Burn Off 24 Holiday Foods

By Christine Mattheis, Health Site The average adult gains 1 to 2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. That doesn’t sound like a lot, but think about it: if you pack on 2 pounds annually on fattening holiday foods, then you’ll be up 10 pounds by year five. This year, prepare for 6 weeks of temptation by familiarizing yourself with just how much activity you’d need to burn off your favorite foods. A recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health found that…

5 “Health” Foods That Are Worse Than a Donut

October 24, 2014- Eat This, Not That! The American supermarket is like a Halloween parade in reverse. To go trick or treating, neighborhood kids dress up as goblins and try to take sugar out of your hands. But at the supermarket, gruesome creatures dress up as kindly benefactors and try to put sugar into your hands. At Eat This, Not That!, we’re pulling the mask off of seemingly healthy products seemingly healthy products that are secretly packed with truly unhealthy levels of…

Why Lots of Bananas a Day May Keep the Doctor Away

September 07, 2014 - Beth Greenfield -yahoo You can’t really eat too many bananas — especially if you’re a woman over the age of 50, according to the findings of a new study regarding potassium intake and stroke prevention. Published on Thursday in the journal Stroke, researchers discovered that women in that age group who ate high-potassium foods were 12 percent less likely to suffer from a stroke in general and 16 percent less likely to suffer from an ischemic stroke (one caused by a blood…

The Simple Way to Dodge Food Poisoning: Nutrition

Laura Tedesco - Sep 06, 2014 - yahoo - Let disgruntled customers be your guide…about where not to eat. Recently published research in the journal Preventive Medicine suggests that Yelp, the popular consumer review website that averages 138 million visitors per month, may be useful for more than finding the best fish tacos in town. The site features 61 million customer-written reviews of businesses across the globe, but is perhaps best known as a tool for tracking down yummy local…

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat: HEALTH

Sep 03, 2014 - Prevention - Believe it or not, your body actually doesn’t want to store fat. And the secret to lasting weight loss does not come down to complicated calorie-counting and weight-loss gimmicks. Instead, it’s about working with your body’s natural hunger and sleep rhythms to curb cravings, burn fat and send your energy levels soaring. Research shows that our bodies’ inner eat-and-sleep clocks have been thrown completely out of whack, thanks to cues we send it all day with the…

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