How to Ease Withdrawal Symptoms When You Quit Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

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[brightcove:5389773848001 default] Eating less sugar can lower your risk of diabetes, help you lose weight, and even lead to brighter, younger-looking skin. But for most people, quitting the sweet stuff isn't easy—especially at first. "I've never had a single client who didn't have some sort of reaction to cutting out sugar," says Brooke Alpert, RD, nutritionist and author […]

The Healthiest Drink Options at Starbucks (Beyond Black Coffee and Tea)

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[brightcove:5431515720001 default] Need a healthy pick me up? I often advise my clients to look for Starbucks when they're out and about, and craving a snack or drink—even the folks who don't drink coffee. The chain offers plenty of nutritious bites, like nuts, pumpkin seeds, kale chips, fresh bananas, and popcorn. And now Starbucks is serving up a decent selection […]

It's Not in Your Head: Feeling Hangry Is a Very Real Thing

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[brightcove:5417727580001 default] Ever notice how when your tummy is rumbling, you're more likely to lash out at unsuspecting loved ones or even innocent bystanders? This sudden, irrational rage is often referred to as "hanger" (a combo of hunger and anger) and experts say it is a very real thing. "When we do not eat, blood sugar goes low," explains Deena Adimoolam, MD, an assistant […]