6 Fatty Foods You Really Should Be Eating

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Why Healthy Fats Matter Your body needs fat to function properly—to absorb vitamins, have energy, protect your organs, keep your hormones in check, and keep you satiated. It’s true, however, that not all fats are created equal. Saturated and trans fats (found in meat, dairy, and many processed foods) raise your bad (LDL) cholesterol. Monounsaturated […]

Top 10 Fitness Facts

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If you’ve been looking for the motivation to begin an exercise program or get back into working out regularly, here are 10 fitness facts that may help inspire you to get off the couch. 1. Exercise Boosts Brainpower Not only does exercise improve your body, it helps your mental function, says certified trainer David Atkinson. […]

Truth About Protein

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We all know her: that trim, toned woman who seems to live on grilled chicken, hard-boiled eggs, and nonfat yogurt. Convinced that her high-protein plan is your ticket to a better body, you’ve been trying to work more of the macronutrient into your diet. But is it really the secret to slimming down? And how […]

These Are The Most Popular Healthy Foods of 2017

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This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.  Every year, certain ingredients and dishes emerge as trendy “must-haves”—even if it’s something we’ve been eating for centuries. Just a few years ago, for example, no one had even heard of quinoa (which has been around for at least 5,000 years), and now not a day goes by when […]

Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You to Take Supplements, But Experts Say You Don't Really Need Them

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We love Gwyneth Paltrow, and are always willing to try her favorite recipes, beauty products, and workouts (like us, she's a Tracy Anderson devotee). But there's no denying that the Goop founder has doled out some questionable health advice over the years. (Who can forget vaginal steaming, bee sting therapy, or her recommendation that you put a $66 jade egg in your vagina?) […]

Using This Simple Kitchen Tool Helped Me Drop 108 Pounds

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Erika Chacon, 31, 5'4", from Rialto, Calif. Before: 265 lb., size 18/20 After: 157 lb., size 6/8 Total pounds lost: 108 lb. Total sizes lost: 6/7 Whether I was grazing on junk food all day or bingeing on Hot Pockets and Oreos after hours, my adolescent eating left much to be desired. Playing softball in high school helped keep my weight in check, but the excess calories started […]