Don’t let holiday celebrations sabotage your weight loss efforts. Here are 7 strategies that can help.
Becoming more active is one way to lead a healthier lifestyle; eating right is another. Read the articles below for nutrition tips. Click here to learn about eating healthier and feeling better using the nutrition facts label.
Sunbeams peak through gingham curtains as an assembly line of food items lay on the kitchen counter. Ten slices of Wonder Bread wait patiently to be filled with bologna, American cheese and a dollop of mayo. Once the sandwiches are ready, they make their way into a brown bag alongside baggies filled with crinkled salty chips, and an apple.
Healthy eating may seem challenging when penny-pinching, yet with careful planning you can monitor both your waistline and your budget. The perception that healthy food costs more is not valid if you are always shopping for a good deal and planning ahead.
These four veggies pack a powerful protein punch.
A plant-based diet has been shown to lower the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, as well as reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Women require about 46 grams of protein a day, and men need about 56 grams. It’s easy to meet these requirements with just a few servings of the delicious plant-based foods below.
The “Freshman 15” as it is commonly known, is a real phenomenon. It is not always 15 pounds; sometimes less, sometimes more. It is, however, an issue for many college students (not just freshmen). For those who enter college with weight problems to begin with, it can spell health disaster.
As a bariatrician (a physician who specializes in the medical treatment of the overweight or obese person), I am constantly amazed at the amount of misinformation disseminated to the public by nutritionists, personal trainers, the media, and yes, healthcare professionals too, in reference to effective treatment for weight-loss and more importantly, long-term weight-loss maintenance.
A common fear and complaint of bariatric surgery patients is post-operative hair loss. While for most of us as people, our hair is an important part of our self-image and body image, it is not very important to our bodies. For this reason, nutrition can have a great impact on hair health because when forced to make a choice, the body will shift nutritional stores to vital organs like your brain and heart and away from your hair.
Planting a home garden adds flavor to your table while reducing your grocery bill.
Best way to lose weight? Portion control. Here’s what you need to know.
This holiday season, toast to your health by watching what you drink. Your favorite cocktail could have more calories than your favorite dessert.