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The 5 Most Important Dietary Rules

There is so much contradicting dietary advice out there, it can be hard to navigate what is true and what isnít. Eat breakfast. Donít eat breakfast. Ditch carbs. Become vegan. Whoís right? The truth i…


8 Habits to Ditch & Embrace in 2015

While your belly may still be happy and rotund from the seasonal merriment,†2015 is fast approaching.†Inevitably, it's resolution time. But, this year, instead of assigning yourself numerous resolutio…


10 Convincing Reasons to Sleep Better & Longer

A good nightís sleep is incredibly important for health. In fact, it is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Unfortunately, the Western environment is interfering with natural sleep pat…


Why 5 Servings of Fruit & Veggies Aren’t Enough

Even if you're a proud consumer of five servings of fruits and vegetables daily, you're not getting enough, an extensive British study suggests. And steer clear of the canned stuff. University College…


5 Green Foods You Should Be Eating

Yes, yes, we all know we should eat more greens. But, the regular rounds of broccoli, green beans, and lettuce can get rather tiresome. Instead, try these nutrient-dense green foods that are often ove…


10 Most & Least Obese States in America

The 2013 Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index was released this week, unveiling the rates of obesity among adults within each of the 50 states for the recent year. According to their research, the natio…


What Happens When You Eat Too Fast?

Consider the common phrases we use for eating a rushed meal: "wolfing down," "shoveling," "gobbling" and such. Each of these seems to imply that a meal is an inconvenience. We need to finish eating in…


Shocking! The Unhealthiest Food Chains in America

Sure, McDonald's has the Big Mac -- and with jumbo fries and a large gulp of carbonated sugar it certainly isn't "healthy." But McDonald's doesn't even come close to earning the title of one of the un…


How to Stop Judging Your Eating Habits

Ok, let's be honest - we're all a little masochistic at times when it comes to judging ourselves. When we're going through challenging experiences, we often make them worse by piling judgment on top o…


One Simple Habit Change: 25 Pounds of Weight Loss

Chew more to weigh less. It really is that simple. Most weight-loss programs and experts focus on what you eat; few tell you to chew your food properly. They should. Research shows that chewing …


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