Can The TLC Diet Change Your Life? Here’s How to Make It Work for You

It’s not uncommon to have high cholesterol. Millions of Americans live with the condition, despite its many health risks. While medications can help keep cholesterol under control, what you eat is also an important part of managing the potentially harmful cholesterol in your bloodstream. There’s something out there called the TLC diet — and this […]

10 Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes to Avoid a Mid-Morning Crash

Breakfast food is amazing. Whether you eat it for the meal it’s intended for or sneak in any opportunity you can to eat pancakes for dinner, it’s hard to mess up breakfast. Unfortunately, many breakfast recipes are loaded with carbs. Not to mention your favorite toppings, like syrup and whipped cream, add even more sugar […]

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The Healthiest Whole Grains You Aren’t Eating, But Should Be

If you have heard grains don’t belong in a standard diet regimen, you have been deceived. According to Mayo Clinic, whole grains are an extremely important part of a healthy diet. For most people, they provide more benefits than risks. And as long as you know the difference between “good” grains and “bad” grains, you […]

10 Healthy Pumpkin Spice Recipes (for When You Finally Get Tired of Drinking Lattes)

Pumpkin spice latte season marks the start of the annual “everything is pumpkin” movement. Oreos, pancakes, even M&Ms take on a cinnamon-and-clove taste. If you love pumpkin spice (and/or pumpkin pie), this is probably your favorite time of year. But you don’t have to stick to the usual spiced coffee drink. There’s a pumpkin spice […]

10 Breakfast Bowls You’ll Want to Make for Every Meal

Breakfast isn’t just the most important meal of the day in terms of “breaking your fast.” It’s also the meal that tends to define your food choices for the remainder of the day. If you eat chocolate-covered cereal for breakfast, what’s stopping you from stopping for fast food for lunch? The key to having a […]

5 Healthy Meals You Didn’t Know You Could Grill

When the weather’s perfect for firing up the grill, which foods come to mind first? Probably meat — especially good old-fashioned beef burgers and hot dogs. While meat certainly isn’t the enemy, your grill can do a lot more than heat a hamburger or bake a potato. There are so many fruits, vegetables, and other […]

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The Flexitarian Diet: Why It Works and How to Get Started

The hardest part about going on a diet is saying no to foods you genuinely love to eat. Even those interested in losing weight and passionate about the environment wrestle with the thought of going vegetarian or vegan because they can’t imagine giving up meat. It turns out there is actually a diet for people […]

Controversial Ingredients on Your Food Label, Explained

There’s more to a food label than just the nutrition facts — though those numbers can be extremely valuable if you’re trying to lose weight, get in shape, or just improve your overall health. A food label also contains are vital information related to every packaged food you purchase. It will give you allergy warnings, […]