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10 Foods With Serious Fiber

Back in 1985, researchers Michael Brown and Joseph Goldstein won a Nobel Prize for proving a correlation between cholesterol levels and...

Laura L. Rokosz, PhD
August 23 2015

5 Tips To Have A Great Poop Every Time

You can’t talk about optimal health without discussing poop. Regular elimination is a crucial part of this process, while diarrhea or constipation can...

JJ Virgin, CNS
April 8 2015

3 Breakfasts That Take Less Than 5 Minutes To Make

Breakfast is an important part of the day. The way you start sets the tone for the rest of the day. Although some may argue that it's better to skip...

Osha Key
March 26 2015

9 Surprising Sources Of Fiber

Fiber intake in the US is startlingly low. The daily recommended amounts of fiber are 38 grams for men and 25 grams for women, but less than 10% of...

Kayleen St. John, M.S., R.D.
February 25 2015

What Makes A Good Gluten-Free Snack (With Recipes!)

We've all been there. It's 2:30 in the afternoon and you're hit with a sudden pang of hunger. You ate hours ago and dinner's not even on the horizon....

February 8 2015

How Anyone Can Eat Healthy On A Tight Budget

A few years ago, while promoting The Virgin Diet, I spoke at a local health food store. Afterwards, during the Q&A, the last question caught me...

JJ Virgin, CNS
September 30 2014

10 Tips To Become Your Fittest Self

Do you want to become as fit as you possibly can? Doing 100 sit-ups won't make that happen! Understanding the link between body fat and cortisol...

Jennifer Cohen
September 15 2014

Dr. Joel Kahn's Favorite Breakfast Smoothie

As much as I'd love to spend my mornings simmering steel cut oatmeal or preparing a tofu scramble with spinach and sliced tomatoes, my day usually...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
September 10 2014

8 Foods To Keep In Your Kitchen If You Want To Be Healthy

If you want to make it easy for you and and your family to eat healthy, start by making sure your kitchen is stocked with nutritious staples for quick...

Nykki Hardin
September 8 2014

7 All-Natural Beauty Tips From A Supermodel

Here are Molly Sim's top seven supermodel natural beauty tips and tricks

Molly Sims
September 4 2014

10 Fun Ways To Eat Chia Seeds!

Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients. They're loaded with protein, Omega 3s, and fiber. Plus they're packed with calcium, magnesium and manganese....

7 Delicious Foods For A Flatter Belly

With bikini season approaching, many of us are shelving our beloved snacks and reaching for the celery sticks. But you shouldn’t have to torture...

Shane Griffin
May 16 2014

3 Reasons No One Should Be On A Raw Foods Diet

I’ve had to convince so many of my patients to switch from a raw foods diet to a cooked foods diet that I figured I should write about why I don’t...

Caroline La
April 22 2014

3 Essential Nutrients We All Need (But Most Of Us Don't Get Enough Of)

At SmartyPants, we've made it our mission to be in-the-know, to sift through all the latest nutrition research to make it easier for people to be...

April 15 2014

9 Ways To Reduce Pain And Inflammation

One of the greatest contributors to joint pain is inflammation. It's the body's reaction to injury or damage, but when inflammation's out of control...

Richard Diana, M.D.
January 31 2014

How To Make Healthier Food Choices (No Drastic Changes Required!)

The word "diet" has such a negative connotation for me. It feels like it's all about restriction, qualifying your foods and placing constraints on...

​Ariel Richards
January 9 2014

4 Tips For A Healthy Detox (You Don't Need To Starve Yourself!)

Detoxification is a normal bodily process. Toxins are neutralized and processed for elimination through major organs like the liver, kidneys, lungs,...

Mary Dellene
January 3 2014

The #1 Detox Myth You've Probably Fallen For

Detox can play an extremely important role in everyone’s life. In my life=, detox has been simply transformational. Unfortunately, detox falls prey to...

Sarah Mae Ives
December 31 2013

Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad

Need a last minute Thanksgiving side dish? My shredded brussels sprouts salad is a complement to any Thanksgiving meal.

Andrea Hood
November 23 2013