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Diet-Friendly Dips & Sauces for Healthier Snacking

Diet-Friendly Dips & Sauces for Healthier Snacking

I have a friend who recently asked me for help with her diet. She felt that she was doing everything right but couldn’t lose any weight. I asked her to write down what she ate in a typical day. It all sounded good: Hard-boiled eggs for breakfas ...
Simple Low-Fat Fruit Sorbet

Simple Low-Fat Fruit Sorbet

It may be considered dessert, but even the sweetest, juiciest piece of fruit still seems like “just a piece of fruit” when you’re dieting. You want something indulgent, something splurge-worthy, after a calorie-controlled dinner—but it has to be some ...
Spiced, Oven Roasted Chickpeas: Four Ways

Spiced, Oven Roasted Chickpeas: Four Ways

Part of following a clean-eating diet is eating fewer processed foods, including those grab-and-go bars and shakes you rely on for morning or mid-day fuel. Don’t worry. Snacking healthy doesn’t mean you’re stuck at home—or that you have to spend a to ...
Low-Fat Blueberry Cheesecake Smoothie

Low-Fat Blueberry Cheesecake Smoothie

A slice of cheesecake from a certain big-name restaurant can set you back. depending on the flavor, as many as 1,330 calories. Ouch! If a creamy, dreamy dessert is what you crave, why not soothe your sweet tooth with a cheesecake smoothie instead? A ...
The Alkaline Diet: 5 Foods You Should Include

The Alkaline Diet: 5 Foods You Should Include

If you took chemistry in high school or college, you might remember that you can test how alkaline something is by measuring its pH level. Your body has different levels: Your blood usually has a pH between 7.35 and 7.45, while your stomach’s l ...
The Art of Healthy Snacking

The Art of Healthy Snacking

Americans love to snack. More than half of us snack two or three times per day, with healthier people (surprisingly!) snacking even more often. Famous doctor-controlled weight-loss plans like the Mayo Clinic Diet actually encourage snacking to manage ...