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5 Days of Fatty Foods Change Muscle Metabolism

Sticking to a healthy diet can be a challenge, especially when you’re tempted with regular access to delicious foods. That temptation can escalate when you head off for vacation, where…

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3 Myths That Shouldn’t Fool You This April

I’ve been a part of my fair share of pranks over the years as well as the target of many. But don’t worry, you’re safe from pranks today, or here…


Raw Milk Not So Healthy After All

Raw milk has made a comeback in recent years as advocates have claimed that the untreated milk is healthier, better tolerated, and has a better flavor than pasteurized milk. Some…

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Big Breakfast, Small Dinner Holds Blood Sugar Steady

Changing blood sugar is a fact of life. Every time you eat something, the sugars in the food are absorbed and pass into the bloodstream. From there, they circulate until…


Getting Ready to Spring Forward

While the weather hasn’t been that great in New York as of late, hints of spring are already upon us. The weather is starting to warm up and daylight savings…


Emotionally Charged Movies Get Your Hunger Going

Chances are good you don’t keep track of the popcorn left over at the end of watching a movie. But if you’re anything like a team of researchers who have…

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How to Sneak Clean Eating Into Your Diet

Written by culinary nutritionist Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN A devout clean eater for 30 years, I chose this path to help resolve illness as a kid—terrible allergies, asthma, recurring bronchitis…

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Molecule Made While Exercising Helps Block Inflammation

While hunger might be the most obvious effect of dieting or fasting, dropping the amount you eat can have broader effects on your body than just feeling the need to…

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Introducing Total Choice: The Easiest Way to Lose Weight

If you’re like the millions of other Americans who have tried The Total 10 Rapid Weight-Loss Plan, you’re probably about to start February at least a few pounds of lighter…

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Post-Holiday Season Continues Same Holiday Spending and Eating

For many, participating in the holiday season also means putting on a few pounds. Festive dinners, decadent desserts and boozy brunches all contribute to the increased waistline many end up…