Nutrition

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Time to Cook

Cooking at home is one of the most reliable ways to shift your life in a healthier direction. But where does a busy person find the time? Here’s how you can make good food, fast.

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The Simple Way to Slim

Subsisting on low-calorie foods and skipping meals is no way to lose weight - and no way to live. Instead, we should rid our diets of toxins and inflammatory irritants. As a byproduct of cleaning up our bodies, we'll shed extra pounds.

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Mental Fitness

You can go through all the motions of a fit lifestyle — regular exercise, eating nutritionally — but if your head isn’t in the game and you lack the self-confidence to succeed, you’ll be destined to backslide. To build confidence, Gary Miller, PhD, associate professor of health and exercise science at Wake Forest University in... Read more »

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Curb Your Cravings

The good news: The fitter you are, the easier it is to keep your appetite under control. The bad news? We all slip up sometimes. Thankfully, there are strategies you can employ to tame cravings and avoid a downward spiral. Use these tips from Lona Sandon, MEd, RD, assistant professor of clinical nutrition at the... Read more »

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Poor Substitutes

Low-calorie food replacements have promised to make our weight-loss dreams come true, but research indicates that these pseudo-foods rarely deliver. In fact, they may set our weight-loss efforts back.

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Raise Your Food Consciousness

Feeling confused about what to eat? Unsure about which foods are safest, best for you, and best for the environment? Join the club — then join the ranks of a new group of informed eaters and good-food advocates who are bringing a variety of better, clearer, more satisfying choices into view — and within reach.

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Phyto Power

Phytochemicals — plant-based micronutrients that contain protective, disease-preventing compounds — might just be the best-kept secret in nutrition.