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Is Eating Salad Making You Gain Weight?

Is Eating Salad Making You Gain Weight?

It seems like the safest thing on the restaurant menu when you’re dieting: a nice, leafy green salad. Order the large size, complete with chopped chicken, and you’ve got a meal that melds well with your weight-loss plan. Right? Not always. Factor in ...
5 Ways to Promote Fitness Without Being Pushy

5 Ways to Promote Fitness Without Being Pushy

Everyone has someone in their lives – a significant other, parent, sibling, child, best friend – who could use a little encouragement in the fitness department. You love them, and you want what’s best for them; yet, getting them up off the couch and ...
5 Naturally Energizing Foods

5 Naturally Energizing Foods

Most people’s energizer of choice turns out to be coffee. In fact, 54 percent of Americans over 18 drink coffee every day. It is such a go-to that many people even prefer coffee to sex—at least first thing in the morning. (Full disclosure: I am one o ...
Apple Pie-Peanut Butter Quinoa Parfait

Apple Pie-Peanut Butter Quinoa Parfait

Breakfast or dessert? You decide. A parfait is a fun way to start the day, with colorful layers and multiple mingling textures to perk up your senses and pack in early morning nutrition. Yet, creamy peanut butter and apple pie flavor make this health ...
The 5 Worst Food Additives to Avoid

The 5 Worst Food Additives to Avoid

It’s tedious to read the labels on almost everything you buy, but unless you really shop only the periphery of the supermarket, it’s a habit with a big payback. Don’t put any stock in the word “natural.” Just head straight for the facts by scanning t ...
A Clean-Eating Pantry Makeover for 2015

A Clean-Eating Pantry Makeover for 2015

When was the last time you cleaned out your pantry? I don’t mean just tossing a few expired items or rearranging food to make room for new purchases. I mean really examining what’s in there, getting rid of the unhealthy stuff and stocking up on smart ...