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All Calories Are Not Created Equal

All Calories Are Not Created Equal

For years, dieters were handed calorie counters and told that they could eat what they wanted as long as they stayed within a certain limit. Now, as diets such as the Paleo plan and low-carb diets become more popular, we’re learning that the qu ...
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 ...
Belly Bulge Begone: 10 Foods to Fight the Fat

Belly Bulge Begone: 10 Foods to Fight the Fat

Do you own a pair of jeans that have an elastic waistband? I own two pairs, and love them for the way that they always fit. I also own, however, a pair of so-called “skinny jeans.” What they can offer: A wake-up call that it’s time ...
Use Soup to Boost Your Weight Loss

Use Soup to Boost Your Weight Loss

Do you view soup as a way to supplement your lunchtime sandwich or cure an occasional cold? While we’re also fans of old-fashioned grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato soup as well as Mom’s chicken noodle soup cure for colds, there’ ...
Diet Diva Recipe: Super-Easy Green Smoothie

Diet Diva Recipe: Super-Easy Green Smoothie

If you’ve made a resolution to eat healthier meals and snacks, we’ve got a hint: Consider the sensational concoction known as the smoothie. They make the perfect quick, light lunch or anytime snack. And when it comes to satisfying craving ...
Get Pumped With a Partner: 5 Couples’ Workouts

Get Pumped With a Partner: 5 Couples’ Workouts

Working out solo has its benefits: you stay focused, you choose the activities and no one has to see (or smell) you sweat. But if your partner is health-minded, like you, exercising together every once in a while has its perks, too. For starters, pai ...