Tips for Dieting - Change Your Habits

Creating a healthy lifestyle requires a shift in mindset to be effective. You need to let go of the traditional dieting mentality. Instead of seeking out quick fix diets, focus on changing your habits. Commit to long-term goals. Healthy eating habits should not be viewed as temporary.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

4 Tips for Following a Healthy Diet Without Going Overboard

Since obesity is associated with an increased risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and many other dangerous conditions, dieting to reach a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for your body. It can, however, be a little difficult to find a balance between eating a healthy diet and obsessively dieting. Some people end up monitoring everything they eat and getting upset if they ever fall off the wagon. Follow these tips to make sure your approach to dieting remains balanced and safe.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

7 Realistic Tips to Actually Drink More Water

We all know the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” So why isn’t there an equivalent rhyme for how much water we should drink? Water is arguably one of the most important items we can—and need to—add to our diet. In fact, we should think of it as a nutrient, just like we do with the vitamins and minerals we get from fruits and veggies.

There are well known—and surprising—health benefits to drinking water. We’ll break those down and then dive into tips to drink more water no matter how busy you are.

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Health Perch is a digital health magazine focusing on physical and mental wellness, as well as ways to fight signs of aging. We aim to make health and wellness easy to understand and fun to read.

We keep you up to date with the latest health articles, tips, & advice. Catch us on Twitter (@HealthPerch) for even more health news, and keep coming back here to learn how to become the healthiest version of you.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Do Juice Cleanses Justify All the Hype?

The public is bombarded with health fads proposed to be the next miracle cure for all of our health woes. Juicing has gotten a lot of attention as yet another prescription for healthy living. When you consider the substantial time and monetary cost of a pool or gym membership as a way to get your daily exercise, it is easy to understand why a shortcut like juicing is attractive. Comparatively, it's a relatively fast and cheap solution.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Tips for Improving Your Ketogenic Exercise Routine

Keeping your exercise regime the same as it was before you started your keto diet may require some adjustments, but it is entirely possible. You will see that, in time, you will be able even to improve it!

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Mix Nutrition and Exercise for a More Efficient Way to Be Healthy

There are so many elements to being healthy that it can sometimes be overwhelming.

You have to eat right, exercise enough, take the right supplements, focus on mental and emotional health--all of this can be a lot to keep up with along with everything else in your life. Fortunately, there is a way to make some of it simple--create a shortcut. You can mix some of your nutritional needs with your daily exercise routine. Here are a few ways to accomplish this.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

How Many Servings of Fruits and Vegetables to Improve Mood?

You Are What You Eat

“Thousands of papers have been published on the important topic of what determines people’s subjective well-being and psychological health,” but what about the potential influence of the different kinds of foods people eat? I explore this in my video Which Foods Increase Happiness?.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Fennel Seeds for a Nitrate Boost

Dozens of studies now suggest that the nitrates in vegetables, such as beets and green leafy vegetables, may help not only sick people “as a low-cost prevention and treatment intervention for patients suffering from blood flow disorders” like high blood pressure and peripheral vascular disease, but also healthy people as an effective, natural performance-enhancing aid for athletes.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

What to Eat to Boost Immunity

What we eat—or don’t eat—can affect our immune system.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

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Couple shopping for healthy produce at market.
12/11/2018
Creating a healthy lifestyle requires a shift in mindset to be effective. You need to let go of the traditional dieting mentality. Instead of seeking out quick fix diets, focus on changing your... read more
WOman in black exercise clothes holding bathroom scale
11/28/2018
Since obesity is associated with an increased risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and many other dangerous conditions, dieting to reach a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for your... read more
Glass of water being poured in front of green background.
11/19/2018
We all know the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” So why isn’t there an equivalent rhyme for how much water we should drink? Water is arguably one of the most important items we can—and... read more
Close up of older man's hands folded in lap.
11/14/2018
Metals and You Though the underlying cause of Alzheimer’s disease has yet to be found, there is increasing concern about the role of metals in the development of the disease, as I discuss in... read more
11/06/2018
The public is bombarded with health fads proposed to be the next miracle cure for all of our health woes. Juicing has gotten a lot of attention as yet another prescription for healthy living. When... read more
Shirtless man waving exercise ropes on beach against blue sky.
10/26/2018
Anonymous (not verified)
Keeping your exercise regime the same as it was before you started your keto diet may require some adjustments, but it is entirely possible. You will see that, in time, you will be able even to... read more
Healthy woman in kitchen cutting fruit for breakfast.
10/23/2018
There are so many elements to being healthy that it can sometimes be overwhelming. You have to eat right, exercise enough, take the right supplements, focus on mental and emotional health--all of... read more
Large array of cut fruits in a colorful pile.
10/02/2018
You Are What You Eat “Thousands of papers have been published on the important topic of what determines people’s subjective well-being and psychological health,” but what about the... read more
Yellow fennel seeds in a pile on white background.
09/21/2018
Dozens of studies now suggest that the nitrates in vegetables, such as beets and green leafy vegetables, may help not only sick people “as a low-cost prevention and treatment intervention... read more

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Couple shopping for healthy produce at market.
12/11/2018
Creating a healthy lifestyle requires a shift in mindset to be effective. You need to let go of the traditional dieting mentality. Instead of seeking out quick fix diets, focus on changing your... read more
WOman in black exercise clothes holding bathroom scale
11/28/2018
Since obesity is associated with an increased risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and many other dangerous conditions, dieting to reach a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for your... read more
Glass of water being poured in front of green background.
11/19/2018
We all know the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” So why isn’t there an equivalent rhyme for how much water we should drink? Water is arguably one of the most important items we can—and... read more
Close up of older man's hands folded in lap.
11/14/2018
Metals and You Though the underlying cause of Alzheimer’s disease has yet to be found, there is increasing concern about the role of metals in the development of the disease, as I discuss in... read more
11/06/2018
The public is bombarded with health fads proposed to be the next miracle cure for all of our health woes. Juicing has gotten a lot of attention as yet another prescription for healthy living. When... read more
Shirtless man waving exercise ropes on beach against blue sky.
10/26/2018
Anonymous (not verified)
Keeping your exercise regime the same as it was before you started your keto diet may require some adjustments, but it is entirely possible. You will see that, in time, you will be able even to... read more
Healthy woman in kitchen cutting fruit for breakfast.
10/23/2018
There are so many elements to being healthy that it can sometimes be overwhelming. You have to eat right, exercise enough, take the right supplements, focus on mental and emotional health--all of... read more
Large array of cut fruits in a colorful pile.
10/02/2018
You Are What You Eat “Thousands of papers have been published on the important topic of what determines people’s subjective well-being and psychological health,” but what about the... read more
Yellow fennel seeds in a pile on white background.
09/21/2018
Dozens of studies now suggest that the nitrates in vegetables, such as beets and green leafy vegetables, may help not only sick people “as a low-cost prevention and treatment intervention... read more

Pages