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How to Cheat on Your Diet–Vacation Style

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10 Flowers You Can Eat

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Apple Cider Vinegar: Health Fad or Miracle Cure?

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maple water

Green smoothies and protein shakes, vitamin water and coconut water . . . these drinks seem to be all the rage, but science suggests that they may be little more than expensive water. Maple water, a newcomer to the field of “superdrinks,” is collected from trees just like maple syrup. When the sap collects, it …

Hot Chocolate is a go-to during the holidays, but how can you make that hot comfort drink your own, and make guests notice something different? For people who want something more than marshmallows and peppermint sticks, keep reading. 1. Cinnamon: put a pinch of cinnamon in your hot cocoa to shake things up. Friends and …

How to get on the offensive when it comes to overeating Written by Michael Richardson Holiday memories are great—except for the ones that remain in your love handles. The holidays are about family, fun and food, and we shun anything that tries to take away from those joys. But we also worry about our weight …

halloween eating tips kids

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 …