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10 Mistakes That Make Cravings Worse

Cravings—such a dirty word when you’re trying to lose weight or keep it off. No matter what your “I-want-it-now” food is—pizza, burgers, ice cream, cupcakes—you probably wrestle with what you want to do (eat it now!) with what you “should” do (go eat veggies). 1,180 more words

5 Amazing Powers of Avocados

Avocados are one of the most rich, delicious, and satisfying foods on the planet. But as a nutritionist, I’m also happy to report that an avocado is a powerhouse superfood. 700 more words

Surprise! Ellen Page Has Amazing Abs: Here's the Sexy Photo to Prove It

We are used to seeing Ellen Page in her effortlessly cool uniform: slouchy jeans, a loose tee and her go-to snapback. But the actress is showing a lot more of herself in the new issue of… 250 more words


5 Things You Need to Know to Get Lean

Summer is just about over, which means fewer distractions like vacations and barbecues to derail your fitness goals. Now is the perfect time to ramp your workouts into high gear and get that physique you have always wanted. 581 more words

Artificial Sweeteners Aren’t the Answer to Obesity: Here’s Why

Aspartame, saccharin, sucralose—sugar alternatives go by many names, but share an almost irresistible promise: all the sweetness of sugar without the calories, weight gain and increased risk of diabetes that comes with uncontrolled amounts of sugar in the blood. 726 more words

You Asked: Should I Eat Before or After a Workout?

Short answer: Both.

Long answer: How and when to fuel your body is the same for all exercisers to some extent, but your routine may warrant a few nutritional tweaks, says Dr. 543 more words

Sugar Is the Only Cause of Tooth Decay, Study Says

If you don’t want tooth decay, you should seriously cut back on the sugar. According to new research published in the journal BMC Public Health, sugars are the only cause of tooth decay in kids and adults. 291 more words