Healthy Eating

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These 4-Ingredient Recipes Are Ridiculously Easy to Make

October 6, 2016

Some recipes claim that it’s easy to be done but ends up requiring tons of prep and hard-to-find ingredients. So when Simple: The Easiest Cookbook in the World ($14, amazon.com), by Jean-Francois Mallet, came across our desks, we were skeptical that it would live up to its name. Happily, we discovered, it does: All of Mallet’s dishes take no more […]

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Wipe Out Acne and Acne Scars With Coconut Oil?

September 18, 2016

Acne is a common skin disease that affects up to 80% of people in their lifetime. It is most common among teenagers, but it can affect adults of all ages. Because of coconut oil’s many health properties, some people have started using it to treat acne. This involves applying coconut oil directly to the skin, […]

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13 Cholesterol-Lowering Foods to Add to Your Diet Today

September 17, 2016

Heart disease is the biggest killer worldwide. Having high cholesterol (especially LDL particles) is linked to an increased risk of heart disease (1). Having low HDL (the “good”) cholesterol and high triglycerides is also linked to increased risk (2). Fortunately, what you eat can have a powerful effect on your cholesterol and other risk factors. […]

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Why Casein Is One of The Best Proteins You Can Take

September 16, 2016

Casein is a slow-digesting dairy protein that people often take as a supplement. It releases amino acids slowly, so people often take it before bed to help with recovery and reduce muscle breakdown while they sleep. Several studies have shown it helps boost muscle growth, along with a ton of other benefits. Like Whey, Casein […]

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Does Fiber Relieve or Cause Constipation? A Critical Look

September 15, 2016

Constipation is a common problem that affects up to 20% of people every year (1, 2). It’s a difficult condition to define, as bathroom habits vary considerably from person to person. However, if you have less than three bowel movements a week and your stools are hard, dry and difficult to pass, you’re likely constipated. […]

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Should You Avoid Fish Because of the Mercury?

September 14, 2016

Fish is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. That’s because it’s a great source of protein, micronutrients and healthy fats. However, some types of fish can contain high levels of mercury, which is toxic. In fact, mercury exposure has been linked to serious health problems. So what should you do? Does it mean […]

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Protein-Packed Funfetti Cupcakes That Build Muscle!

September 13, 2016

Maybe you don’t believe me until you make them for yourself. However, these protein cupcakes taste just like cake batter. They’re ridiculously moist, smothered in creamy frosting, and topped with sweet gummy bears. Each 110-calorie cupcake contains only three grams of sugar and is packed with 11 grams of muscle-building protein. How can this be? […]

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Metabolism-Boosting Recipe: Salmon Noodle Bowl

September 13, 2016

Last updated: Mar 02, 2016 Speed up your calorie burn with the nutritious, metabolism-boosting ingredients in this dish. Omega-3s in fatty fish like salmon help build muscle and the more muscle you have, the more calories you burn. The veggies and noodles are high in fiber, too. Watch the video to learn how to put […]

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Metabolism-Boosting Recipe: Avocado Whip

September 13, 2016

Last updated: Mar 02, 2016 This creamy avocado mixture is perfect as a dip for veggies or as a spread on sandwiches. Plus, it has heart-healthy monounsaturated fats to speed up your metabolism and keep you feeling full. Watch the video to learn how to make this simple spread in just five minutes! Get the […]

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Fat-Burning Recipe: Chicken and Veggie Pita

September 13, 2016

Last updated: Mar 02, 2016 For a power snack, you can’t do much better than this easy chicken sandwich packed with veggies. Each half boasts a hearty 3 grams of fiber. Plus, chicken helps you burn extra calories because your body has to work harder to digest it. Watch the video for the recipe that […]

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