Hacks for Ditching Snack Food

In a society that is more health and appearance-conscious than ever, there always seems to be a new fad diet that promises a quick and easy way to lose weight and get in shape. But let’s be honest, most of these aren’t as easy as they are supposed to be. There really are simple changes that you can make to upgrade your diet, health, and lifestyle.

Eating highly processed, fatty, sugary snacks aren’t helping your case. Here are a few healthy snacking hacks that can really help make a difference!

Tags: 

About The Author

The Green Divas's picture

The Green Divas share low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green through a weekly radio show, podcasts, videos and blog posts. Working with talented partners and credible sources, the Green Divas produce content on a variety of topics relating to a healthy green lifestyle. Visit The Green Divas website to learn more, and check out The Green Divas on FacebookGoogle+, and Twitter too!

The Crowding Out Strategy to Eating Healthier

It may be more expedient politically to promote an increase in consumption of healthy items rather than a decrease in consumption of unhealthy items, but it may be far less effective.

Tags: 

About The Author

NutritionFacts.org's picture

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.

Smoothie Essentials for Health and Nutrition

Whether you're in a hurry in the morning or simply looking for a healthy snack to keep you going through the afternoon, smoothies make a great alternative to fast food or a bag of chips, but buying them at smoothie shops or even at the grocery store can be expensive and inconvenient. It's easy enough to make at home as long as you have the necessary equipment and a little bit of know-how.

Tags: 

About The Author

Indy Summers's picture

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.

Combatting Air Pollution Effects With Food

There is a food that offers the best of both worlds—significantly improving our ability to detox carcinogens like diesel fumes and decreasing inflammation in our airways—all while improving our respiratory defenses against infections.

Tags: 

About The Author

NutritionFacts.org's picture

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.

Eating Seaweed Salad May Boost Immune Function

Eating seaweed salad may boost the efficacy of vaccinations and help treat cold sores, herpes, Epstein-Barr virus, and shingles.

Tags: 

About The Author

NutritionFacts.org's picture

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.

Why Seasonal Allergies Make You Miserable and How to Prevent Them

For millions of people, spring is the season of itchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing, and inflamed sinuses. In 2018 alone, doctors diagnosed more than 19 million American adults with hay fever — another term for allergic rhinitis or seasonal allergies. Estimates from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America suggest more than 50 million Americans deal with various allergies each year. 

Tags: 

About The Author

Health Perch's picture

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.

What is Fiber and Why Should I Care?

Did you know fiber is actually a type of carbohydrate? But before you let that ‘C’ bomb make you cringe uncomfortably, you should know it doesn’t work the same way as other types of carbohydrates we eat. In this post, we’ll go through them and answer the question: What is fiber?

Tags: 

About The Author

Helen Sanders's picture

Helen Sanders is chief editor at HealthAmbition.com. Established in 2012, Health Ambition has grown rapidly in recent years. Our goal is to provide easy-to-understand health and nutrition advice that makes a real impact. We pride ourselves on making sure our actionable advice can be followed by regular people with busy lives. Follow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/healthambition

3 Tips for How Exercise, Sleep, and Diet Can Speed Up Your Metabolism

The benefits of a fast metabolism extend beyond being able to fit into your college or high school jeans. It also helps you stave off problems such as diabetes, heart trouble, and joint replacements that excess fat or obesity can cause. You do have some influence over your metabolism speed, burn more calories plus gain energy to tackle goals, and remain alert for busy days.

Tags: 

About The Author

Ashley Hicks's picture

In 2010 I graduated from the New York School of Design and moved to Austin, TX. Since moving to Dallas, I’ve married my sweetheart, started a family, and founded a company in which I assist with interior design work. I have recently begun delving into the writing scene and enjoy writing about design, homes, and family life! To read some of my other writings check out my blog http://hickshomeanddeisgn.strikingly.comhttps://www.facebook.com/hicksinteiordesignhttps://twitter.com/ashhicksdesign

 

How to Keep a Healthy Diet While in Quarantine

Staying Healthy While In Quarantine

The world is experiencing an unprecedented level of stress right now, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of us are in lockdown, practicing social distancing procedures, and finding ourselves more sedentary than ever before.

Tags: 

About The Author

Ashley Hicks's picture

In 2010 I graduated from the New York School of Design and moved to Austin, TX. Since moving to Dallas, I’ve married my sweetheart, started a family, and founded a company in which I assist with interior design work. I have recently begun delving into the writing scene and enjoy writing about design, homes, and family life! To read some of my other writings check out my blog http://hickshomeanddeisgn.strikingly.comhttps://www.facebook.com/hicksinteiordesignhttps://twitter.com/ashhicksdesign

 

Hydration Awareness: 10 Ways to Be Water Wise (Even While Sheltering in Place)

Water 101: Guidance from the CDC, USDA, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and other top-tier experts and physicians on proper hydration, dehydration avoidance

Tags: 

About The Author

Merilee Kern MBA's picture

Forbes Business Council Member Merilee Kern, MBA is an internationally-regarded brand analyst, strategist, and futurist who reports on noteworthy industry change makers, movers, shakers, and innovators across all B2B and B2C categories. This includes field experts and thought leaders, brands, products, services, destinations, and events. Merilee is Founder, Executive Editor, and Producer of “The Luxe List” as well as Host of the nationally-syndicated “Savvy Living” TV show. As a prolific business and consumer trends, lifestyle and leisure industry voice of authority and tastemaker, she keeps her finger on the pulse of the marketplace in search of new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points, from the affordable to the extreme—also delving into the minds behind the brands. Her work reaches multi-millions worldwide via broadcast TV (her own shows and copious others on which she appears) as well as a myriad of print and online publications. Connect with her at www.TheLuxeList.com and www.SavvyLiving.tv / Instagram www.Instagram.com/LuxeListReports  / Twitter www.Twitter.com/LuxeListReports / Facebook www.Facebook.com/LuxeListReports / LinkedIN www.LinkedIn.com/in/MerileeKern.

Subscribe to RSS - healthy diet
Girl dumping box of breakfast cereal into her mouth
10/13/2020
In a society that is more health and appearance-conscious than ever, there always seems to be a new fad diet that promises a quick and easy way to lose weight and get in shape. But let’s be honest,... read more
A healthy salad overflowing the bowl.
09/23/2020
It may be more expedient politically to promote an increase in consumption of healthy items rather than a decrease in consumption of unhealthy items, but it may be far less effective. The World... read more
Top view of a strawberry smoothie with cut strawberries on blue table
09/10/2020
Whether you're in a hurry in the morning or simply looking for a healthy snack to keep you going through the afternoon, smoothies make a great alternative to fast food or a bag of chips, but buying... read more
smokestacks belching pollution at sunset
08/19/2020
There is a food that offers the best of both worlds—significantly improving our ability to detox carcinogens like diesel fumes and decreasing inflammation in our airways—all while improving our... read more
Bowl of wakame seaweed salad with chopsticks.
07/14/2020
Eating seaweed salad may boost the efficacy of vaccinations and help treat cold sores, herpes, Epstein-Barr virus, and shingles. Billions of pounds of seaweed are harvested each year,... read more
Woman with allergies in field of flowers blowing her nose
06/23/2020
For millions of people, spring is the season of itchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing, and inflamed sinuses. In 2018 alone, doctors diagnosed more than 19 million American adults with hay... read more
High fiber ceral in bowl with spoon and glass of orange juice
05/26/2020
Did you know fiber is actually a type of carbohydrate? But before you let that ‘C’ bomb make you cringe uncomfortably, you should know it doesn’t work the same way as other types... read more
Shirtless man drinking from water bottle on cruise ship
05/11/2020
The benefits of a fast metabolism extend beyond being able to fit into your college or high school jeans. It also helps you stave off problems such as diabetes, heart trouble, and joint replacements... read more
Man slicing vegetables cooking in kitchen
04/21/2020
Staying Healthy While In Quarantine The world is experiencing an unprecedented level of stress right now, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of us are in lockdown, practicing social distancing... read more

Pages

Girl dumping box of breakfast cereal into her mouth
10/13/2020
In a society that is more health and appearance-conscious than ever, there always seems to be a new fad diet that promises a quick and easy way to lose weight and get in shape. But let’s be honest,... read more
A healthy salad overflowing the bowl.
09/23/2020
It may be more expedient politically to promote an increase in consumption of healthy items rather than a decrease in consumption of unhealthy items, but it may be far less effective. The World... read more
Top view of a strawberry smoothie with cut strawberries on blue table
09/10/2020
Whether you're in a hurry in the morning or simply looking for a healthy snack to keep you going through the afternoon, smoothies make a great alternative to fast food or a bag of chips, but buying... read more
smokestacks belching pollution at sunset
08/19/2020
There is a food that offers the best of both worlds—significantly improving our ability to detox carcinogens like diesel fumes and decreasing inflammation in our airways—all while improving our... read more
Bowl of wakame seaweed salad with chopsticks.
07/14/2020
Eating seaweed salad may boost the efficacy of vaccinations and help treat cold sores, herpes, Epstein-Barr virus, and shingles. Billions of pounds of seaweed are harvested each year,... read more
Woman with allergies in field of flowers blowing her nose
06/23/2020
For millions of people, spring is the season of itchy eyes, runny noses, sneezing, and inflamed sinuses. In 2018 alone, doctors diagnosed more than 19 million American adults with hay... read more
High fiber ceral in bowl with spoon and glass of orange juice
05/26/2020
Did you know fiber is actually a type of carbohydrate? But before you let that ‘C’ bomb make you cringe uncomfortably, you should know it doesn’t work the same way as other types... read more
Shirtless man drinking from water bottle on cruise ship
05/11/2020
The benefits of a fast metabolism extend beyond being able to fit into your college or high school jeans. It also helps you stave off problems such as diabetes, heart trouble, and joint replacements... read more
Man slicing vegetables cooking in kitchen
04/21/2020
Staying Healthy While In Quarantine The world is experiencing an unprecedented level of stress right now, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of us are in lockdown, practicing social distancing... read more

Pages