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Good-for-you breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack ideas, plus low-calorie recipe makeovers, grocery shopping tips, and expert diet advice.
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Dessert: It's something we're always jonesing for, but almost always feel guilty about. Not anymore. Thanks to these easy dessert recipes that forgo sugar in favor of natural sweeteners, you can indulge without the typical sugar crash. More
2 days ago
Our new favorite way to eat dinner? Pile a delicious mix of good-for-you grains, protein and veggies into one bowl—and dig in. More
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"Omega-3s are healthy polyunsaturated fats, and an essential part of a heart-healthy diet," explains Suzanne Steinbaum, DO, founding member of the Global Nutrition and Health Alliance (GNHA) and director and attending cardiologist of the Women and Heart Disease Center at Lenox Hill Hospital. "They've been shown to decrease cholesterol, lower inflammation, and prevent clotting." Research has linked omega-3 fatty acids to improved cognition and a reduced risk of depression, Alzheimer's disease, and even sudden death. But more than half of Americans questioned if they were getting enough in their diets, finds a recent GNHA poll. Here five ways to up your intake. More
1 week ago
Ever tempted to eat chocolate for dinner? (We won't judge.) Now you have the perfect excuse: Recent studies have reported the flavanol-rich cocoa in dark chocolate can help fight weight gain and type 2 diabetes, and reduce the long-term risk of atherosclerosis and strokes. Still, we suggest holding on the brownie sundae and trying these guilt-free chocolate-infused dinner recipes instead. Move over, dessert! More

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Tired of the same ol' lunch routine? Let us inspire you! Whether you're going gluten-free or just looking to jazz up your midday menu, these gluten-free lunch ideas are major upgrades to your boring brown-bag meals. More
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When your stomach starts growling at 10:00 a.m. or you find yourself feeling weak after your workout, you may be running low on protein. Here's the scoop on what protein powder can do and which kind is right for you. More
2 weeks ago
Umami—the "fifth taste" everyone forgets about—is distinct from its better-known siblings (salty, sweet, sour, and bitter) thanks to its smooth and savory qualities. And according to new research published in Flavour, it also increases salvation, making foods (even low-fat ones) taste better. (It may also improve digestion and gut health.) "Because umami has that salty, savory, meaty taste, you can skip out on fattier cuts of meat, heavy sauces, and fried foods—and feed your cravings at the same time," says nutritionist Rania Batayneh, MPH, author of The One One One Diet. Here, five ways to incorporate more umami into your diet—no MSG required. More
2 weeks ago
Looking to seriously upgrade that bowl of cereal? Go with oats: People who ate oatmeal for breakfast felt fuller and ate fewer calories during lunch compared to their cornflakes-consuming counterparts, says a new study from the New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center. In the spirit of science, try these six tasty twists on traditional oatmeal recipes. Your full, flat belly will thank us later. More
2 weeks ago
The FDA recommends consuming an ounce and a half of nuts (about a handful, or 240 calories) per day, but only four out of 10 Americans eat nuts on a daily basis, according to a recent CDC study. Whether or not you go nuts for nuts, up your variety for the biggest benefits. Here's why. More
2 weeks ago
Giving up gluten? No need to sacrifice your fave breakfast foods! The morning meal still has plenty of promise thanks to these 10 gluten-free breakfast recipes. We pinky swear you'll never be enslaved to eggs and bacon again. Now bring on the pancakes, please. More
3 weeks ago
These hot drink recipes will boost your temperature (and mood) on blustery winter nights. Long day shoveling snow and scraping ice off your car? That's exactly why we provided a spiked option for each. For more healthy hot drinks, check out these low-cal hot cocoas!  More
3 weeks ago
It's hard not to notice the growing number of juice bars popping up across the country. But with more sugar and calories than their whole-fruit counterparts, is juicing really the best way to load up on nutrients? A new study investigates. More

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