Counting calories is only part of the solution to shedding pounds. These ideal super foods will also help you feel full and encourage your body to burn more fat. From The FastDiet by Dr. Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer.
A healthy eating plan is much easier to stick to when you set yourself up for success. Stock your kitchen with these items and stave off unhealthy binges, says Jennifer Joyce in her cookbook Skinny Meals in Heels: Prep-Ahead, Figure-Friendly Dishes for the Busy Home Chef.
Starting the New Year off with a fresh, healthier eating routine? When the resolution fades, don’t succumb to that bag of chips! In The DASH Diet for Weight Loss, Thomas Moore, M.D. shares 10 ways to stick to your diet at home.
According to The DASH Diet for Weight Loss by Thomas Moore, MD, fruit is a perfect “Hi-Lo-Slo” food (HIgh volume, LOw calorie, SLOw to eat), helping you feel full on fewer calories. Use these simple tips to immediately reap the health and weight-loss benefits of adding more fruit to your diet.
By Kristin Sidorov
For some, a meal without meat doesn’t seem like a meal at all. But research proves that opting for a vegetarian diet can have enormous benefits, not only on your health—just ask Bill Clinton—but on your wallet, your waistline, and the planet. Diet fads have been shifting toward a veggie-centric lifestyle and meat alternatives are commonplace.
Looking for an easy Meatless Monday recipe? This popular dairy-free, delicious avocado pesto pasta should please the entire family (and they’ll never know it’s vegan!). From Chloe’s Kitchen: 125 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Making the Food You Love the Vegan Way by Chloe Coscarelli.
This veggie is so versatile that you can eat it raw, add it to salads, steam it, boil it, bake it, stuff it, and more. When it comes to nutrition, zucchini is great. A cup of sliced zucchini is packed with vitamin C and supplies only 16 calories. From The 17 Day Diet Cookbook by Dr. Mike Moreno.
Sad your diet doesn’t allow for a little green beer on St. Patrick’s Day? All hail, kale chips! You’ll no longer need to worry about satisfying cravings for fattening potato chips once you’ve tried these. From The 17 Day Diet Cookbook by Dr. Mike Moreno.
By William J. Broad
Author of The Science of Yoga
Yoga (which means “union”) is one of the world’s fastest-growing health and fitness activities. Practitioners are estimated at 20 million in the U.S. (and more than 250 million around the globe). Here are the 8 great myths about yoga, which could have a great impact on your health.
Before you make your New Year’s resolutions, remember: A series of small lifestyle changes can help you lose weight—and keep it off for good. Learn how to stop dieting and make honest behavioral moves that will keep you slim. From Keri Gans, MS, RD, CDN, author of The Small Change Diet: 10 Steps to a Thinner, Healthier You.
By Kristin Sidorov
The holidays usually arrive with their fair share of diet-damaging traditions, especially when it comes to food. Rich, high-calorie feasts are almost everywhere you turn, and it can be hard to stick to your health and diet goals without feeling like you have to give up the merry customs you love. This year, you don’t have to.
Are you reaching for the eggnog already? Is muffin top making you miserable before you even get to the holiday party buffet? It could be time to de-stress, the best diet not on the market. Learn why stress makes you pack on the pounds, from YOU Stress Less: The Owner’s Manual for Regaining Balance in Your Life by Dr. Michael F. Roizen, MD, and Mehmet C. Oz, MD.