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Is Celiac Disease Silently Stalking You?

Is Celiac Disease Silently Stalking You?

In recent years, more Americans have become aware of celiac disease, an auto-immune disorder that can lead to a host of serious health problems. Yet despite the widespread attention paid to celiac, 83 percent of people who have the disease remain und ...
6 Sneaky Ways to Beat Food Cravings

6 Sneaky Ways to Beat Food Cravings

Why does it always seem that the minute you decide to clean up your diet and make healthier choices the food cravings kick in? It’s been weeks, maybe months, since you’ve wanted a candy bar, but now it’s all you can think about. The mind is a very st ...
Is Stress Making You Fat?

Is Stress Making You Fat?

Not fitting into your skinny jeans may be a sign that you’re under stress. Biological and psychological forces can cause stress to get in the way of staying slender. It’s important to understand the traps of the stress-and-weight-gain cycle. Then it’ ...
The Pros & Cons of Counting Calories

The Pros & Cons of Counting Calories

To count calories or not to count calories—now that’s a good question. First off, what is a calorie?  Calories are simply a tool used to measure proteins, fats and carbohydrates (or, as some people like to call them, macros) in food. Most people star ...
5 Strategies for Smart Snacking

5 Strategies for Smart Snacking

Snacking often gets a bad rap. But fueling your body between meals can actually be beneficial—if you go about it in the right way. Being a smart snacker means choosing nutritious, delicious foods and keeping an eye on your portions (hint: too much of ...
Is a Gluten-Free Diet Right for You?

Is a Gluten-Free Diet Right for You?

Millions of Americans, from your next-door neighbor to the hottest Hollywood celebrities, are finding that following a gluten-free diet improves their quality of life. Many say that eliminating gluten results in fewer health complaints, increased ene ...