Diet and Fitness

Hello: Oils Are Not Healthy Foods

No Comments 28 October 2014

As medical doctors, we are baffled that certain oils are presented as "health" foods. Olive oil is not a health food. Neither is coconut, grape seed, flaxseed, or any other oil you've heard you should add to your diet because it's good for you. From The Forks Over Knives Plan: A 4-Week Meal-by-Meal Makeover.

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The Forks Over Knives Recipe: Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

No Comments 21 October 2014

Rich and irresistible, this twist on a classic recipe was created by chef and cookbook author Del Sroufe. Here, he uses plant-based milk such as rice, oat, almond, or soy in place of cow's milk. From The Forks Over Knives Plan: A 4-Week Meal-by-Meal Makeover.

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6 Ways to Lose Weight by Breaking Bad Habits

4 Comments 07 October 2014

If your diet do-over plan is stalled, take control of your weight and your health by rewiring your brain to automatically make better decisions. These strategies from The FastBeach Diet will serve you well, whether you're on the six-week diet plan or not.

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Why 80% of Your Diet Should Be Carbs

1 Comment 30 September 2014

Yes, carbs in highly refined food packages will create health problems. But if you eat a whole-foods, plant-based diet, 75 to 80 percent of your calories will come from carbohydrates–and that's precisely what you want. The unrefined carbohydrates in whole or minimally processed plant foods do not cause diabetes or make us fat. From The Forks Over Knives Plan: A 4-Week Meal-by-Meal Makeover.

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Why Fish Doesn’t Belong in a Healthy Diet

2 Comments 10 September 2014

Seafood isn't actually as heart-healthy as people claim it to be. Here's why, from The Forks Over Knives Plan: A 4-Week Meal-by-Meal Makeover.

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A New Way to Sneak Fruits and Veggies into Your Child’s Diet

No Comments 04 September 2014

Try juicing them yourself or blending them into smoothies. Start with these fruit and vegetable combinations—they're so sweet and refreshing, kids will learn it’s easy being green. From The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies.

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Blending vs. Juicing: What’s the Difference?

2 Comments 25 August 2014

Discover whether blending your beverage or juicing may be the healthier, lower-maintenance, and cheaper option. From 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse.

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Are You Eating Digestion-Slaying Combinations?

1 Comment 20 August 2014

Think salmon with rice makes a healthy dinner? Think again. Follow these rules to improve digestion—and learn why not to eat proteins with carbs, why fruit should be eaten on its own, and why you shouldn't indulge in a sweet dessert immediately after dinner. From 1 Pound a Day: The Martha's Vineyard Diet Detox and Plan for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating.

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The First Step to Six-Pack Abs: Lose the Booze

No Comments 14 August 2014

If you don't want to suck in that gut for the rest of the summer, lay off the booze. Here are five reasons why alcoholic beverages are counterintuitive to losing belly fat, from The Life Plan Diet.

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12 Refreshing, Healthy Summer Drinks

1 Comment 13 August 2014

Put down that saccharin-sweet diet soda, bid goodbye to the calorie-laden whole-milk café mocha. Sip something healthier and low-cal with one of these ideas from The FastBeach Diet.

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Why You Need to Cut Booze from Your Diet… Temporarily

4 Comments 30 July 2014

Those calories lurking in your sangria glass add up. Whether you want to lose weight or just want to cut down on the sauce, try these tips from The FastBeach Diet.

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A Sample Produce-Buying Checklist for the Paleo Diet

2 Comments 29 July 2014

Paleo dieters eat like our hunter-gatherer ancestors–a balance of lean meats, seafood, vegetables, fruits, and some raw nuts. Here’s a checklist of "Paleoista" staples that will keep you fit and feeling fabulous, from Paleoista: Gain Energy, Get Lean, and Feel Fabulous with the Diet You Were Born to Eat.

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The Surprising Secret to a Longer Life

4 Comments 22 July 2014

Fasting–even brief, sporadic fasts–not only helps you lose weight, but reduces your risk of age-related diseases like cancer and diabetes. From the bestselling book, The FastDiet: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Live Longer with the Simple Secret of Intermittent Fasting.

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Lunch Makeover: Fast, Healthy Meals for Kids

No Comments 11 July 2014

The best lunch is one that’s nutritious and quick to prepare, but also fun and easy to eat. Please your picky eaters with these lunch box ideas from 4 Ingredients: More Than 400 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Recipes Using 4 or Fewer Ingredients.

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