Food & Nutrition

7 Everyday Things That Drain Your Energy Levels

Everyday Wellness Amy CapettaAug 09 From a messy desk to ‘toxic’ friends, these surprising stamina stealers may be making you tired. Your messy desk iStock/Halfpoint Being surrounded by heaping piles of paper and junk—either on your desk or anywhere in your home—can shift your brain into overdrive and overload. Researchers from Princeton University asked volunteers […]

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15 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas That Will Help You Lose Weight

Everyday Wellness Diana KellyAug 08 A protein-packed breakfast can satisfy your appetite and help you eat healthier all day long. Here’s how to make your favorite morning meals more nutritious and more filling. Your morning meal may not contain enough protein Tatiana Bralnina/Shutterstock According to interesting research published in the International Journal of Obesity, participants […]

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Which Foods to Avoid With Acid Reflux and Digestion Issues?

Diet & Weight Loss Liz VaccarielloJan 16 21-Day Tummy, the new diet book from Reader’s Digest, tells you which foods are harming your digestion and which foods will improve it. What common foods are good and bad for your belly? Nattapol SritongcomShutterstock/Shutterstock Foods containing rapidly fermentable carbohydrates called FODMAPs feed bacteria in your gut and […]

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The Best Vegan Cookbooks

Vegan cuisine has taken off in a big way over the past couple of years, partly because of how restaurants like Stem + Glory in Cambridge have helped change perceptions of plant-based food. “Historically, plant-based foods and vegetarianism in this country has all been a bit bland and boring. So we’re working hard with flavour […]

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Here Are the 50 Best Healthy-Eating Tips of All Time

If it sprouts, it’s worth eating iStock/sandrobassi “Nuts, fruit, beans, and whole grains are all rich in phytochemicals and other anti-inflammatory compounds.” —Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, drph, a cardiologist and an epidemiologist who is dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University Sprinkle your meals with ground flaxseeds iStock/deeaf “Filled with fiber […]