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Get Your Omega-3s With This Smoked Salmon Pasta Recipe!

This is my favorite pasta dish for a number of reasons. It ticks all the right boxes in term of nutrition, is seriously tasty, and, best of all, it...

Katrina Loop
September 8 2013

The Surprising Reason Why Many People Can't Lose Weight

If you find losing weight to be difficult, you're not alone. But your leptin receptors might be.

Kirsten McCulloch
August 22 2013

Are You Getting Enough Good Fat?

Has this ever happened to you? Within minutes of eating a strict non-fat meal, you’re craving ice cream, cookies, chips, or pizza.

Irene Ross
August 20 2013

12 All-Natural Ways To Deal With Cellulite

Although the word "cellulite" might sound like a health condition, it is in fact not harmful. Many doctors consider cellulite an absolutely normal...

Osha Key
August 16 2013

The 4 Simple Steps I Took To Lose 30 Pounds

When we think of fat, we tend to think of the muffin top that exists around our midsection, or of the other jiggly bits that come about from too many...

Adam Hill
August 16 2013

Why BMI Is A Terrible Measure Of Your Health

BMI. Body Mass Index. Just hearing those words makes me feel uneasy. This chart, first developed in the mid-19th century, measures our gender, age,...

Julie Hunter
August 13 2013

7 Reasons You Should Spend Less Time (Not More!) Working Out

Think you have to spend more time in the gym in order to meet your fitness goals? Think again.

Krista Stryker
July 29 2013

12 Functional Eating Strategies For Optimal Health

The act of eating, for our ancient ancestors, was primarily to nourish the body and give it strength to carry on the daily functions in life. Eating...

Brant Secunda
July 21 2013

5 Foods To Eat Yourself Slim

What if I told you that you can eat more but still slim down? By adding these foods to your diet, you can cut out other foods that don't serve your...

Tara Sowlaty
May 5 2013

Does Cholesterol Really Cause Heart Disease?

When I say the word "cholesterol" what do you think? Most people think in terms of heart disease. We're taught to believe that cholesterol is the...

A 5-Year-Old Called Me Fat And Changed My Perspective

Last week, a five-year-old dropped an F-bomb on me.

Katie Devine
April 10 2013

No, You Don't Feel Fat. But, You DO Feel!

In college, I studied emotion—anger, sadness, happiness, disgust and the like. I did not study a feeling called fat, because fat is not an emotion.

Jamie Silverstein
March 22 2013

Why Olive Oil Is Not As Healthy As You Think

Lets talk about oil, the biggest culprit in our industrialized food chain, since some folks still believe that sautéing in olive oil is a healthful...

Kate Murray
January 30 2013

No, Seriously: What's The Point Of A Detox?

In order to understand why you need to detox, maybe you have to learn what exactly happens in your body during the detoxification.

Nadia Petrova
January 30 2013

Are You Getting Too Much Of A Good Fat? (Probably)

Your über-healthy diet makes a nutritionist proud: chia-seed pudding for breakfast, kale salads for lunch, and curried wild salmon for dinner. You've...

Dana James, M.S., CNS, CDN
January 23 2013

5 Natural Tips To Help You Recover From The Flu

We've been hard hit with the flu and many of us are starting to recover. I got sick immediately after the holidays but recovered fairly quickly, due...

Mandy Butera
January 21 2013

FATS: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

The word fat has become such a negative word among women. We've become afraid of this word because we've been led to believe that if we eat fat, we...

Katie Bressack
December 27 2012