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.
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.
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.
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.
Fiber helps you lose weight, eliminate waste and stabilize blood sugar. Yet the vast majority of Americans are eating far too little fiber.
As you age, it's important that you watch more than calories. Are You 50? Make These 5 Changes to Your Diet Though calorie needs often decrease as we age, nutrient needs remain the same, and some even increase. Are you getting the maximum nutrition from your diet?
Certain foods are proven to lower your risk for heart disease. A registered dietitian discusses how you can benefit from a nutrient rich, heart-healthy diet.