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Added sugar can hide in many foods and drinks, even ones that are considered healthy. Discover 18 of them here, such as cereal, Vitaminwater, and premade soup.
Nutrition labels can be confusing and misleading. This article sets the record straight about how to avoid falling into some of these consumer traps.
The Nutrition Facts label was created to give us, the consumer, insight into what’s in our food. But if you’re still not 100 percent sure what you’re looking at, here are three dietitian-approved tips to help clarify just what those labels are telling you.
Learn the names of 56 different types of sugar, such as sucrose and agave nectar. Also discover some foods that may contain them.
While most people understand the importance of staying hydrated, it can often be difficult to accomplish. This article provides 12 simple ways to drink more water.
While some people consider fruit juice and soda equally unhealthy, others see juice as a much better choice. This article compares fruit juice and soda, based on the latest scientific evidence.
Coffee, despite having been demonized in the past, is actually good for you. Here are a few tips to make sure your cup of coffee is as healthy as possible.
Are raw sugar, sea salt, and coconut oil really healthier than their “normal” versions? Here’s what to know.
Try these six snack ideas free of added sugars from celebrity nutritionist Keri Glassman of Nutritious Life. They're more satisfying than whatever’s in your snack drawer.
Having nutritious snacks to eat during the workday can help you stay energized and productive. Here are 33 simple and healthy snacks for work.
When hunger strikes, reach for a snack that contains protein. Here are 30 healthy snacks that are easy to grab and guaranteed to satisfy your hunger.
Most Americans are getting too much sugar. That’s partly because sugar finds its way into even the healthiest-sounding foods, often listed on nutrition labels as maltose, dextrose, fructose, and other less obvious terms. Try these no-sugar breakfast recipes from celebrity nutritionist Keri Glassman of Nutritious Life.
The low glycemic diet may aid weight loss and reduce blood sugar levels, but it has drawbacks too. Here's everything you need to know.
Move over, bread. There's a healthier "toast" taking over. Find sweet potato toast recipes that feature everything from avocado to nut butter.
Trying to keep your breakfast fresh and healthy can sometimes seem impossible. Luckily, there are a number of ways to cook heart-healthy oatmeal. Check out these seven yummy recipes.
Sugar cravings are one of the main reasons people have a hard time losing weight and eating healthy. Here is a simple 3-step plan to stop these cravings.
Many people crave sugar and feel an urge to eat something sweet. Here are 19 foods that can help you fight your sugar cravings.
Is sugar addictive? Is all sugar bad? It seems like every year there’s new research about sugar, making the conversation really confusing. But the facts are in the spoonful you take, not the individual crystals. Here are eight things even nutrition-savvy people may not know about sugar.
Experts believe that excess sugar consumption is a major cause of obesity and many chronic diseases. Here are 11 negative health effects of consuming too much sugar.
This is a detailed article about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). What it is, how it is made and how its health effects compare to regular sugar.
Condiments are a great and easy way to add extra flavor, texture, and nutrients to your meals. Here are 20 healthy condiments that are both tasty and nutritious — and 8 unhealthy ones to avoid.
Most store-bought salad dressings contain ingredients that can diminish the potential health benefits of your salad. Here are 8 simple and healthy salad dressings that you can make at home.
Condiments are a tasty addition to meals, but they can be packed with sugar. If you're watching your sugar intake, try these swaps.
Dessert can seem off-limits when you’re trying to eat healthy. These fruity, chocolatey, and creamy healthy desserts prove it doesn't have to be.
Fruits are very nutritious and contain lots of fiber and antioxidants. However, some people think they can be harmful because of the sugar in them.
The dessert market is loaded with products that are advertised to be “healthy” alternatives to foods like ice cream and baked goods.
Being on a dairy-free diet doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite desserts. Here are 21 dairy-free desserts to choose from, featuring chocolate, fruit, and other tasty ingredients like ginger and purple sweet potatoes.
Meal planning and prepping can help you improve your diet quality while saving you time and money along the way. Here are 23 simple tips for developing a successful meal planning habit.
For beginners and even experts, meal prepping can seem like a chore. Instead of letting that deter you, learn how this nutritionist and registered dietitian simplifies the process. Stick to these five tips to make meal planning time-saving, cost-effective, and relaxing.
Sorry, takeout. Making healthy slow cooker recipes is so easy, you've got no excuses left. Try beef bourguignon, veggie or turkey chili, and much more.
To lose weight long-term, you don't need crash diets or boot camp. Instead, start by simply replacing processed foods with real foods.
The importance of eating enough protein can not be overstated. Here are 20 high protein foods that can help you lose weight, feel great, and gain muscle.
Dig into these high protein breakfast options. The deliciously inventive recipes, from spinach feta wraps to chickpea scrambles, are sure to fuel your morning.
Whether you're cooking for a partner, family member, or friend, it can sometimes be hard to find small-batch recipes for two people. Here are 12 healthy dinner ideas for two.
Some people claim that artificial sweeteners can raise blood sugar and insulin levels, and potentially even cause diabetes.
Artificial sweeteners like aspartame have received a lot of negative publicity. This article examines the facts to determine whether they are good or bad for you.
Your body creates blood sugar from the food you eat. Learn about this process and what affects your blood sugar.
While I’ve found that I can’t fully eliminate or “cure” my anxiety (and probably never will), I’ve found a simple five-minute CBT exercise that quiets it down each day. My racing thoughts stop, my foggy brain begins to clear, and my fatigue lifts.
The negative voice that nags us can really take a toll when it goes unchecked, and yet few of us know how to push back. Here are five ways to keep those thoughts from taking control.
Breaking a habit is hard work, but there are things you can do to ease the process and set yourself up for long-term success.
You’ve probably heard it takes about 30 days to form a habit. Whether you thought this was too long or not long enough, you may be pleased to learn this isn't actually true. Read on to learn where this came from, how the time varies, what you can do to help maximize your efforts, and more.
From worsening anxiety to making depression more likely, sugar is harmful to your mental health. Even trying to cut back on the sweet stuff may trigger symptoms similar to a panic attack. Dr. Uma Naidoo, a chef and expert on how food affects mood, shares three healthy dessert recipes you should eat instead.
Using a grocery list can lead to healthier food choices and even weight loss. Here's how to make a healthy grocery list.
A whole-foods, plant-based diet can help you lose weight and improve your health. Here is everything you need to know about a plant-based diet plan.
Some nutrient-dense foods can be really expensive, yet many healthy foods are actually quite affordable. Here are 29 foods that are healthy and cheap.