Diet and Fitness

What to Know Before You Buy a Juicer

No Comments 21 November 2014

Thinking of gifting (or begging Santa) for a juicer? Not all juicers are the same–you’ll have to choose between a centrifugal and a masticating juicer. Here are the differences, and which one might be right for you. From The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies.

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Surprisingly Evil Food Combinations You Should Avoid

No Comments 17 November 2014

Eggs with meat, yogurt with hot drinks, fresh fruits with anything—when eaten together, certain foods can create unwanted by-products in the gut, leading to digestion issues and inflammation. For better health, you may want to avoid the following incompatible foods. From The Hot Belly Diet.

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Are You Eating the Very Best Supergreens for Your Body?

No Comments 05 November 2014

Did you know that chard aids digestion? That parsley fights aging? If you’re not eating (or drinking) your greens, here’s what your body could be missing. From the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse.

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Cave Cuisine: 7 Great Books for Paleo Dieters

No Comments 03 November 2014

Chronic illness and a healthcare system in transition have only fueled our hunger for healthier foods and lifestyle reinventions that can delay or prevent cancer, heart disease, blood disorders and brain malfunction. Whereas recent generations looked to advances in medicine to cure their illnesses, some of us modern types prefer to look back—waaay back to our earliest founding fathers, the cavemen and women of the Paleolithic era.

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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

5 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

2 Comments 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

3 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?

2 Comments 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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