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11 Ways to Be Active without Hitting the Gym

No Comments 20 February 2014

If you're young and overweight, you have to make fitness a part of your everyday life. Here's a list of things you can do to keep your body moving, from my book 1 Year, 100 Pounds: My Journey to a Better, Happier Life.

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Healthy Super Bowl recipes and snacks with low-carb tips from the Atkins Diet and New Atkins Cookbook are a good way to stay on your diet plan during a Superbowl party

Healthy Low-Carb Super Bowl Recipes Everyone (Yes, Everyone!) Will Love

No Comments 31 January 2013

It’s a time-honored tradition: It’s the Super Bowl, the biggest football game of the year, and it’s not complete without a carb-laden, free-for-all of food. Who can resist twice-baked potatoes, pizza, jumbo bags of chips, and decadent desserts? Fortunately, even if you’re on a low-carb diet like Atkins, there are plenty of options that will make this Sunday a feast to remember and enjoy without guilt. Even your friends and family who aren’t on diets will be asking for these recipes.

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How to live to be 100 years old, happy and healthy with anti-aging tips from 17 Day Diet author Dr. Mike Moreno

How to Live to Be 100 Years Old (and Happy!)

No Comments 17 September 2012

By Dr. Mike Moreno Author of The 17 Day Plan to Stop Aging Every year, every month, every day, every hour, every minute, down to every tiny second that you are alive, you are getting older. Your body is probably undergoing age-related changes that all too often lead to less energy, painful joints, droopy skin, unsightly wrinkles, graying or thinning hair, and declining health. But what if you had the power to slow down the aging of your body?

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5 Energy-Boosting Tips to Get You through the Dog Days of Summer

No Comments 15 August 2012

By Kristin Sidorov This summer’s heat and humidity have been pretty brutal. When it's been ages since the temperature dipped below 85°F, it can be hard to find the energy to fan yourself, let alone get in a good workout. By modifying your daily routine to suit these long, hot days and using a few tricks to your energy up, you’ll stick to your fitness goals straight through fall.

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11 Ways to Stick to Your Diet while on the Road

No Comments 17 July 2012

By Dr. Mike Moreno Author of The 17 Day Diet Many Americans are skipping air travel this summer, choosing to save money by hitting the road. I applaud their budget-friendly efforts. But with car travel comes true temptation in the form of fast food, weary families, and growling tummies. There are so many simple ways to stay on your healthy eating plan and still enjoy your vacation.

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Born This Way: National Running Day with Ultramarathoner Scott Jurek

2 Comments 06 June 2012

By Kristy Ojala Editor of Tips on Healthy Living Happy National Running Day! By now, you might be a little sick of hearing about this so-called holiday (and some of you would prefer to dwell on National Donut Day, or both). But listen, we runners need a little recognition. It's a humble endeavor, one often carried out alone. And here's how one man changed my running course forever.

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Jogging slowly for 15 minutes a day can make women live 5-6 years longer

How Even a Slow Jog Can Save Your Life

No Comments 06 June 2012

By Kristin Sidorov We know that we don’t necessarily have to torture ourselves to exhaustion while exercising, but in terms of cardiovascular health, we've been conditioned to believe that the harder and faster you run, the better. It turns out that that approach to running is backwards. A new study reveals a shocking fact: You can run very little and still extend your life by a significant amount.

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Show Your Love with Healthy Mother’s Day Recipes

No Comments 11 May 2012

By Kristin Sidorov Good food isn’t only the way to a man’s heart—it's a wonderful way to show the moms in your life just how much you love them, too. This Mother’s Day, give Mom something that’s good and good for her—you’ll be showing her twice the love, and she’ll savor every bit of these decadent yet surprisingly healthy recipes. Whether you’re planning a classic brunch, breakfast in bed, or satisfying her sweet tooth, she'll love you for it!

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Bust Your Butt with Our 1-2-3 Bikini Body Workout

2 Comments 27 April 2012

By Kristin Sidorov Pre-beach season (a.k.a. spring) usually carries a wave of what we like to call the "re-resolution": To backtrack and revisit those pledges we made at the start of the year that somehow (ahem) got pushed to the back burner around the second week of January. Bikinis are a hell of a motivation to lose those last few pounds, aren’t they?

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Narcissistic men are at greater risk for health conditions such as heart disease and stroke

Narcissistic Men at Greater Risk of Heart Conditions, Other Health Risks

No Comments 11 April 2012

By Kristin Sidorov It’s no secret that a big dose of narcissism can be a toxic trait—common side effects include arrogance, conceit, haughtiness, and adverse strain on relationships. But it's bad for your health, too. According to a new study, the unfortunate personality trait puts a huge amount of strain on the heart, especially in men.

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A carcinogen found in the caramel coloring used in popular sodas like Coca-Cola and Pepsi has caused the manufacturers to remove it from their recipes

Carcinogen Found in Coke, Pepsi Recipe Forces Changes

No Comments 22 March 2012

By Kristin Sidorov Coca-Cola has been a part of American culture for decades. It's considered a classic, an icon, and perhaps that's why it's so troubling that one of its ingredients has recently been added to a list of known carcinogens. We all know that soda can be unhealthy, but cancerous, too?

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Baby carrots are being rebranded and marketed as a healthy junk food for kids by the carrot farmers

The New Healthy Junk Food, or How to Eat Baby Carrots without Really Trying

No Comments 05 March 2012

By Kristin Sidorov Crunchy, dippable, and more than a little irresistible, the latest snack food to sneak into the hearts and tummies of kids probably isn’t what you’d suspect. Step aside cookies, chips, and candy, because now there’s an unexpected addition in the vending machine: baby carrots. Carrot sellers have created a successful marketing campaign that aimed to give the little orange veggie the same appeal as its less-healthy rivals (Cheetos, anyone?).

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New Atkins Recipe: Roasted Garlic Hummus

1 Comment 23 February 2012

Although hummus is widely available at supermarkets, it’s quick and easy to make at home—at a fraction of the price. Chickpeas are a great source of fiber, protein, calcium, and iron. From The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook.

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How to make healthy dishes on a diet using new and unique foods such as jicama and wasabi and chia seeds

5 Fun, Healthy Foods to Add to Your Diet

No Comments 22 February 2012

By Kristin Sidorov Looking to renew your commitment to healthy eating, but less than enthusiastic about munching on the same humdrum diet foods? Shake things up with some of these exciting, not-so-average foods packed with health benefits and flavor. Here are 5 delicious items to add to your diet for a healthier, more adventurous you.

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