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Ten Tips: A Restaurant Survival Guide

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Fast Food Isn’t Getting Healthier

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How to Make Halloween Treats a Little Less Spooky Written by Emma Penrod The calorie counts on most popular Halloween candies vary widely — from jelly beans, which have as little as 35 calories per fun-sized serving, to fun-size Butterfingers candy bars, with more than 100 calories in a single serving. But if you’re looking …

by MotivHealth If you type the phrase, “Does fruit…” into your Google search bar, one of Google’s first autocomplete predictions reads, “Does fruit make me fat?” It is a surprisingly common concern. As more and more Americans realize how detrimental excessive sugar is to the body, fruit has managed to gain a bad reputation. However, …

5 Tips for Curbing Your Candy Consumption

Seize the day, not the sweets Written by Linsy Hunsaker | Healthy-Mag.com 1. Eat More You’ve heard that eating small meals frequently throughout the day can help you lose weight, but have you ever wondered why? When your blood sugar drops, your body screams, “I need calories!” Don’t wait until you’re hungry to meet your …

HM-Pistachio Nuts

Antioxidants can provide an extra layer of protection for your health Written by Andrew Weil, M.D. Antioxidants are micro-nutrients that protect tissues in the body. They do this by blocking harmful chemical reactions caused by oxidation, which is the destructive effect of oxygen (and other oxidizing agents) on the molecular components of our cells. Just …

Take a moment to reflect on the last bite of food you consumed. Was it the result of a conscious decision to sit down and enjoy a meal with your family? Was it snacking on the go in order to get to your next meeting on time? Are you having a hard time even remembering …

eating out healthily

Written by Sydney Cobb A quick drive down any main street will lead you past multiple dining temptations: fast food drive-thrus, sit-down restaurants and the especially alluring newcomer—fast casual restaurants. The variety of choices caters to any appetite, making the enticement an almost daily struggle. Sometimes, we just don’t have the resources, energy or time to …

antioxidants diet

Research points to high antioxidant consumption and an increased risk of cancer Written by Sydney Cobb Antioxidants are chemicals found in our bodies and in our diets that attack harmful substances called “free radicals.” Common antioxidants are vitamins A, C, and E; they can be ingested through fruits and vegetables and are even commonly consumed …

by John A. Anderson Misconceptions Are Among The Greatest Obstacles For Heart Health Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the United States and throughout the Western world.  One of the problems driving heart disease is the messaging, says Robert Thompson, M.D., an …

I’ve Been Paleo for a Year: Here are the Major Changes I’ve Noticed. I haven’t eaten grain for 365 days. No rice, no bread, no regular pretzels. I wasn’t sure I could do it, but once I started I felt so good that I can’t imagine ever going back. The shift in my energy levels, …

fast food still unhealthy

by Jenna Koford Chains boasting healthy options, but remaining an enemy of public health McDonald’s began removing unhealthy menu items in September 2013. They also promised to offer more fruits and vegetables throughout the menu. President Clinton partnered with McDonald’s on this initiative, but only one specific health initiative was promised: providing a choice of …