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Why Are People Eating Collagen?

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Enjoying Food, or Eating Emotionally?

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What’s With Professional Athletes Going Vegan?

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What’s the story with milk? Is it healthy or harmful? Depends on who you ask. Written by John A. Anderson, Editor in Chief If you’re interested in a nutritional debate – talk milk. There are definitely two sides to that issue. The pro-milk campaign is featured prominently by the dairy industry through a variety of …

Written by Mary Toscano What Does A Probiotic Do? The gut-friendly bugs in probiotic supplements offer a wide range of health benefits to fitness and sports enthusiasts. These good bugs accelerate recovery from physical exhaustion and improve the immune defense which weakens with rigorous exercise. A daily dose of probiotic supplements will aid in overcoming …

empty calories

Research shows that Americans are consuming absurd amounts of food that provides little to nothing for our bodies—a.k.a empty calories In the era where “gluten-free” and “organic” are common terms, we seem more health conscious than ever before. But are we really giving our bodies what they need? A closer look at the American diet …

Fast Food Phthalates

Written by Brenna Houck – Eater.com It’s generally accepted that fast food isn’t particularly healthy, but a new study out this week suggests that people who consume more fast food may also be ingesting potentially harmful chemicals. According to Bloomberg, the research provides evidence that fast food is a major source of a category of industrial chemicals called …

Green Tea Weight Loss

Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com Weight loss pills—we dismiss them out of hand, largely because we think they’re too good to be true. If there were some magic pill that could help us lose weight, obesity wouldn’t be a worldwide epidemic projected to be the number one cause of death around the world by …

meal decisions

Written by Angela Silva Changing your lifestyle is not easy. Even just arriving at the decision to finally make some changes takes a painful process of self-reflection and humility. And once you’ve begun, you would assume that your loved ones would support and encourage you, making it even easier to reach your goals. But actually, …

Protein 101

A guide to navigating the world of protein supplements.  By Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com If you’ve been to the gym, you’ve probably heard a personal trainer or a friend say that you’ve got to drink a protein shake after your workout. Judging by the way manypeople talk about the importance of protein, it seemsalmost as essential …

Dissecting the urge to eat, and how to gain control Written by Caitlin Schille What are you craving right now? A sugary treat or a savory snack, perhaps? Cravings often lead us to make less-than-optimal diet choices, so let’s take a closer look at what your cravings mean. A popular message in the current world …

Canned Energy

What’s the difference between “natural” and your standard energy drink? By Caitlin Schille Energy drinks are everywhere. There are entire sections of grocery stores and gas stations devoted to the brightly colored, attractively named pick-me-ups. Some are not much more than chemicals and artificial flavors while other claim to be “natural” alternatives. Which do you …

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 …