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Slow and Steady Wins the (Fat Loss) Race

Mealtime is a good time to remember the saying “slow as molasses.” Research published in the journal BMJ Open in February found ...

Low-Fat Versus Low-Carb: It’s A Draw

We have more proof that no single diet reigns supreme. Slashing either carbs or fats can trim the waistline to the same degree, according to...

When at First You Don’t Succeed, Try Again . . . and Again

Persistence pays off when fostering a new generation of healthy eaters. A paper published by pediatric researchers from the University of Bu...

Alcohol May Boost Cancer Risks

Previous studies have associated light to moderate alcohol consumption with a lower risk for cardiovascular disease and maybe even diabetes, according to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health&...

Curried Shrimp Kebabs With Spring Slaw

This recipe by Michelle Babb, MS, RD, CD, author of Anti-inflammatory Eating for a Happy, Healthy Brain (Sasquatch Books 2016), is one of 75 in an evidence-based cookbook that aims to teach readers ho...

Question of the Month

Despite government-funded health campaigns promoting healthier eating, Americans still eat shockingly low amounts of fruits and vegetables. ...

Waste Not, Want Not

In America, 30%–40% of the food supply goes to waste, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates. You probably know by now that most...

Ask the RD

Question: I bought tahini to make hummus, and now I have most of the jar left. Are tahini and sesame seeds nutritious, and what else can I use them for?

Center of Attention: 4 Strategies for High-Intensity Mental Training

Ours is a world wired for distraction. Online information and social media constantly compete for our attention, thwarting efforts to focus ...

Marketing Promotes Unrealistic Body Expectations for Fit Pros

Fitness professionals often bemoan how clients can be too appearance-oriented in their fitness pursuits, harboring negative body image and/o...

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