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The Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

The coconut oil craze is real. Here’s why you’ll want to get in on it ASAP. “First it was coconut milk, then coconut water, and now coconut oil—and I think a big part of the recent popularity is that it’s natural, not synthetic, which is so appealing,” says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist at Wexler Dermatology in NYC. Coconut oil, […]

Should You Try Juicing?

Saying you had a “liquid lunch” used to be a cheeky way of owning up to a midday martini. But these days it suggests you’re downing a far more wholesome beverage: juice. Celebs, trainers, foodies and anyone trying to eat healthier rave about how the concoctions have improved their health, giving them whittled-down waists, powered-up immunity and supercharged energy.

Trying To Eat Right? Go Natural!

It all started with my husband. When we got together 10 years ago, Mark would wrinkle his nose when he saw me eating some kind of low-fat diet food in an attempt to be healthy. “What is that?” he’d ask. His snack: plain, full-fat yogurt with berries, some nuts and a light drizzle of honey. Once I tried it, I […]

Walnut-Date Bliss Balls (Vegan & Gluten-Free!)

These highly nutritious and absolutely delicious bite-sized balls are so simple to make and are just what you need to power through the day! They’re the perfect snack, providing a burst of energy with a healthy dose of fat, fiber and carbohydrates. If you have a sweet tooth, they’ll also satisfy your cravings and regulate blood sugar levels in between […]

12 Fruits & Veggies With The Most Pesticides (2014 Dirty Dozen)

Don’t want to eat fruits coated with toxins? Neither do we! And neither does the Environmental Working Group, which thankfully tracks what’s actually in and on our food. On Tuesday they released their annual Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides, which breaks down which fruits and veggies have the most pesticides and which have the fewest.

Foods to Eat to Increase Your Iron Intake

Iron is an essential nutrient that carries oxygen through the blood to the rest internal organs of the body. Iron deficiency can cause weakness, fatigue and even anemia. Luckily, there are certain foods we can eat to boost our iron intake. These foods are particularly essential for women since they lose blood monthly during menstruation. While a blood test can […]

How to Buy Gluten-Free Without Getting Duped

A quick trip down the natural foods section of your grocery store likely reveals box after box showcasing “gluten-free” on the label, indicating items free from wheat, rye, barley or crossbreeds of those grains. Now, the buzz phrase is infiltrating the rest of the aisles — on pasta, cereal, and even items like sauces, popcorn and potato chips that never […]

The Flexitarian Diet: Less Meat, Better Health?

The term “flexitarian,” also known as “semi-vegetarian,” refers to someone who is vegetarian most of the time, but occasionally eats meat. The phrase was coined as far back as 2003, when it was deemed the most useful word of the year, but it wasn’t particularly mainstream until the past few years.

Carb Cycling: A Daily Meal Plan to Get Started

You know a no-carb diet isn’t up your alley, but you don’t exactly want to fill up on a pre-race pasta feast every night either. No matter your health and fitness aspirations, carb cycling might be a good middle ground. Although its roots are in the world of bodybuilding, trainers are turning to the nutrition strategy to help clients achieve […]

Sneaky Ways to Get Your 7 Servings

Add more fruits and vegetables to your daily diet, and you could slash your risk of an early death When it comes to eating your fruits and vegetables, seven really is a lucky number. Eating at least that many servings a day is associated with a 42 percent lower risk of death from any cause, according to a new British […]

Is Red Wine REALLY Good For You? A Cardiologist Explains

Is Red Wine REALLY Good For You? A Cardiologist Explains Many people, myself included, count wine as one of the joys in life. Cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, zinfandel, nebbiolo, sangiovese, cannonau … the list goes on and many seem like dear friends. We all know that there’s a line between enjoying some wine and suffering the terrible consequences of alcoholism, […]

Ancient Herbs To Reduce Stress & Anxiety

Ancient Herbs To Reduce Stress & Anxiety We can do all the meditation and yogic breathing we want, but — let’s face it — every now and then, stress and anxiety are going to take hold. Now, usually, I’m a fan of going the more holistic route: using stress as your teacher, learning to let go, or improving exercise, nutrition, […]

Reasons Why The Paleo Diet Is Great For Women

Reasons Why The Paleo Diet Is Great For Women When we think “Paleo diet” we understandably think “cavemen.” The diet emphasizes traditionally male concepts such as hearty meals and animal protein, and most of the leaders in the paleo movement have been men. Nevertheless, evolution is an equally good tool for discerning the proper human diet for both genders. In […]