Healthy Picnic-Friendly Dishes

The cold weather is finally behind us, and it’s time to enjoy outdoor time with friends and family. But in order to do so, you need to minimize time in the kitchen by choosing quick and easy dishes with 5 ingredients or less to contribute to the festivities. Here are a few...

Belly Fat

Fast foods, potato chips, and diet soda all lead to obesity, but now a new analysis shows a surprising link between vitamin D and and belly fat. Due to the connection between belly fat and vitamin D deficiency, those with larger waistlines “should consider having their vitamin...

Berries

People are often advised to avoid eating before they go out for a walk or perform any sort of physical activity. Some people may interpret this to mean that exercising on an empty stomach is ideal. But there is a lot more to the relationship between meals and workouts, according...

fast food eating

Women who regularly eat fast food and not enough fruit are more likely to struggle to conceive, a study suggests. A survey of 5,598 women found those who ate fast food four or more times a week took nearly a month longer to get pregnant than those who never or rarely ate it. Regular...

Sweetened Beverages

We’ve all heard how the story goes. “I’ve been going to the gym consistently, I’m training my core so hard, I’m doing my cardio, but I still can’t see my abs coming in.” Truth is, it’s not going to be that easy. Being active is...

Muscular Men

According to a study conducted at the University of Westminster, stronger men make awful boyfriends. The study surveyed 327 straight British men, more than a third of whom were single, and discovered that the more muscular the participant, the more likely he was to have sexist beliefs...

Breakfast

Starting your day off right means kicking things off with a good meal. Luckily, this healthy, filling breakfast will keep you going strong all day. If you’re not in the habit of eating breakfast every day, it’s time to make a change. Eating a balanced breakfast every day has...

Apple

The woman behind me at the checkout said, “Like bananas much?” I smiled as I unloaded the three bunches from my cart. “My family is like a barrel of monkeys!” That was a lie. Really, I was the banana-loving monkey. I never miss my one banana a day –...

Fiber

Fiber gets a lot of well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order—but it does plenty more. In fact, it’s a major player in so many of your body’s systems that getting enough can actually help keep you youthful. The trouble is, few Americans...

Bread

Here’s another reason to eat fresh food: a new study shows that people who eat more highly processed foods such as chicken nuggets and instant noodles have a higher risk of cancer. It’s long been known that eating fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains lowers...