Fiber is more than just a diet buzzword, it is a crucial nutrient that your body needs to ward off chronic illnesses and achieve optimal health. Aim to consume at least 25 grams of fiber per day, filling your plate with fruits, vegetables and whole grains, as well as reading labels on your everyday food products and choosing food items with the most fiber. Here are just five of the health benefits fiber has to offer.Read Full Story
So you've made a resolution to live a healthier lifestyle and you're looking to get the most out of your diet. Keeping your heart pumping healthy is crucial to living an energized and fulfilling life (and no, fast food won't help you get there). Here are a few foods that will keep your heart healthy for a lifetime.Read Full Story
Dealing with bloating and stomach pain rank high on the list of things you don't want to do this summer, so we talked with Dr Lisa Masterson, co-host of the Emmy award-winning The Doctors, about how women can boost their digestive health and feel their best while having fun in the sun. Dr Masterson recently partnered with Metamucil, the leading psyllium fiber supplement brand, and advocates a high-fiber diet, but she has a few more helpful tips for women to avoid digestive disorders.Read Full Story
With bikini season just around the corner, women across the nation are jumping on the fad-diet exercise-crazed bandwagon, hoping for svelte figures by the first day of summer. Health and fitness expert Daniel Reynen, author of The Diet Is Dead, suggests we toss out the diet mentality and stop making those fitness mistakes that actually hinder weight loss efforts. Here he shares three common mistakes women make in their quest to slim down for summer.Read Full Story
A healthy diet doesn’t mean a boring, tasteless, treat-free diet that leaves you wanting to binge at the end of every day. A healthy diet is one that fuels your body while also nourishing your soul. Here are 10 healthy foods that are not only packed with nutrition, they also taste really good.Read Full Story
When you hear the word “diet,” your mind likely goes right to “weight loss,” then maybe you start to think about your skinny jeans, or the warm weather and the ever-creeping swimsuit season. But where your mind should go when it hears that four-letter word is much more important than just having a smokin’-hot bod -- at the top of your priorities should be keeping your body healthy.Read Full Story
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