What's wrong with food? For 50 years, we've been laying the blame on nutrients—Fat! Carbs! Salt! Sugar! But the harder we try, the worse it gets. Less than a third of Americans are slender today, and obesity is the number one cause of disease. In The Dorito Effect, author Mark Schatzker argues we’ve been getting it all wrong. The problem with food—and why so many people eat so much of it—comes squarely down to one thing: the way it tastes. Restaurants and supermarket aisles today are filled with fake thrills and nutritional lies.Continue Reading
After I made this drink famous on The Real Housewives of New York City, it became so popular that I launched my Skinnygirl Ready-to-Drink Cocktail line with it. Here's the at-home version from Skinnygirl Cocktails that couldn't be easier to make.Continue Reading
A plant-based diet helps our bodies cope with the effects of stress, inflammation, and exposure to environmental toxins. Make plant foods the bedrock of your diet, and you'll help protect yourself against illness and encourage a healthy weight. Here's how to up your dose of vegetables, fruit, and plant-based protein. From The Mindful Diet: How to Transform Your Relationship with Food for Lasting Weight Loss and Vibrant Health.Continue Reading
Alcohol stresses your liver, which works hard to regulate your hormones, filter out the toxins and chemicals you ingest, and perform anti-cancer functions. Be nice to your liver and it will take good care of you–it's why I consider wine to be an indulgence, not a healthy habit. From The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.Continue Reading
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