Conduct a quick Google search, and you’ll find miraculous claims about a tropical fat that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years: coconut oil. Health claims about the oil's ability to hel... Read more
Does this story sound familiar to you? You’re doing pretty well sticking within your calorie range until that box of candy shows up in the office, or all heck breaks loose and the only way to squeeze in lunch is at the local fast food joint. Yo... Read more
When you are on the go, you need to get things done and get them done now. Unfortunately, for some people, this means everything is done “on the go.” However, just because you live your life in the fast lane doesn’t mean that yo... Read more
Not so long ago, workout experiences were more or less the same for everyone: You would go to the gym, churn out some miles on the treadmill or elliptical, try a few weight machines or take a one-size-fits-all exercise class. All of that has chan... Read more
Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&... Read more
I'm not one for "fad" diets, but I took some inspiration from the cabbage soup thing and made it a little more realistic. For the past week, I've been taking my veg- usually a cabbage, a cauliflower and tons of celery, bell peppers, carrots, spinach,... Read more
Has anyone tried the fasting diet? It's supposed to be quite effective. You "fast" every other day, but eat normally when not fasting. It's not a complete fast, about 500 cal. Apparently, studies have shown that people who follow the... Read more
Rosie O'Donnell recently began eating better, because she has had some health issues and realized how destructive her eating was in the long run. She looks at every piece of food before she eats and thinks "Will this kill me?" or "Will this prolong m... Read more
I thought there was something wrong with me as I was quite active and ate healthily - no sweets, pop or fast food: WHY WAS I SO BIG?I wrote a food diary each day - it looked ok to me. WRONG! What a shock when I began putting EVERYTHING I ate into the... Read more
Recently Health Magazine created a list of the 100 largest quick-serve chains in America. "Largest chains" was based on the number of locations throughout the nation. An expert panel consisting of Registered Dietitians, a physician and a certified nu... Read more
It used to be that bigger was better in the fast food world. Now that more of us are watching our wallets and our waistlines, the value menu and snack-size portions are all the rage at the fast-food giants. Four of the big chains--Burger King, KFC, M... Read more
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