Does Chocolate Make You Smarter?

Does Chocolate Make You Smarter?

Possibly one of the tastiest research studies ever conducted, a physician set out to evaluate whether chocolate consumption increases intelligence not just in individuals but in entire populations. Published in the New England Journal of Medicine,  h ...
Healthy Holiday Guest Guide

Healthy Holiday Guest Guide

Q: I’m the “weird” healthy one of the family. How do I minimize imposing my dietary needs on family and friends during the holidays, especially as a guest in their house? Brandon Marsh answers: A: This is always a touchy subject. Di ...
Carbs: Friend or Foe?

Carbs: Friend or Foe?

I’m often asked about my diet. And one of the most common questions I get is, “Do you eat carbs?” The answer is a resounding, “Yes!” And I’m happy to explain why. ...
A Sample Day on the South Beach Diet

A Sample Day on the South Beach Diet

Life on the South Beach of Florida is sunny ““ and for many dieters, life on the South Beach Diet is slimming! What makes this diet unusual: it was created by a Florida cardiologist, who developed it to reduce the risk of heart disease in his p ...
Want Washboard Abs? Wait for It.

Want Washboard Abs? Wait for It.

So you want a washboard stomach, huh? Watch this quick video tip from fitness expert Jennifer Nicole Lee to learn why waiting may be the answer to six-pack success. ...
Eat These Foods for a Full (and Flat) Tummy

Eat These Foods for a Full (and Flat) Tummy

Chocolate, pasta, chips and fruit juice aren’t usually considered diet-friendly foods – but they can be, if you know which types to choose! Next time your stomach is growling, switch out your traditional meal or snack for one of these del ...