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Fitness & Weight Management
Fitness & Weight Management
As a nutritionist, I often answer questions from patients looking to know more about probiotics and their publicized health benefits. While medical science works to further understand the role the human microbiome plays in our daily health, there are a few questions we can shed some light on to help you gain a better understanding of probiotics.
The National Academy of Medicine determined that adequate intake for men is roughly 13 cups and women is nine cups per day. For athletes, the thirst mechanism can be an unreliable signal to drink. Your observed thirst may be reduced because you’re focusing so much on the activity in which you’re participating.
You have a lot to do each week so let us handle one thing on your list: your dinner plan. Here's five healthy, quick recipes your family will love.
Most of us grocery shop in the center aisles, when we really should mainly be shopping in the outside perimeters. This is where you’ll find the freshest foods, including produce, meat and dairy.
Even though shopping the perimeter of the grocery store is the best place to get nutritious foods, sometimes you need cereal, canned foods or peanut butter. Know what to look for on the packages before you put those items in your cart.
Eating out can fit into a healthy lifestyle even if you’re working on weight maintenance or weight loss. From cooking methods, condiments, portion control and beverages, there are plenty of options for ensuring your lunch meeting doesn’t derail your goals for healthy eating.
Nearly all of your body’s major systems depend on water to function and survive. You’d be surprised about what staying hydrated can do for your body.
Last year, kale was known as the nutrition superstar, but this year the crown goes to cauliflower. Eat it raw, cooked, roasted, baked into a pizza crust, or cooked and mashed as a substitute for mashed potatoes. Learn more about this versatile vegetable.
Food intolerances are very common. In fact, many people often confuse food intolerance with food allergies. However, they are different. Learn how to distinguish between the two.
Holidays can be particularly difficult, but adopting a healthy eating mindset is important throughout the entire year. Read on for tips on how to improve your approach to balanced, mindful nutrition.
Football’s championship game is about more than what’s happening on the field. There are the commercials, the half-time show and the food. Score major points by bringing this hearty, healthy chili to your football party.
You have yogurt and cereal for breakfast, a salad for lunch and make a stir fry for dinner. You haven’t had a sweet all day. Or so you think. But chances are you’ve consumed countless grams of added sugar, which is hiding in many foods.