If you like tea, and you like healthy beverage options, you’ve joined the ranks of the other 158 million Americans who are enjoying a cup on any given day. It’s estimated that last year, over 80 billion—that’s right, billion—servings of tea were consumed by the tea lovers of America. That translates into roughly 3.60 billion gallons. Although black tea is the most popular—it … [Read more...] about How to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss
Year in, year out, people diet. A lot of people--that number is estimated to be 45 million. And since we're talking numbers, Americans invest about $33 billion each year on weight-loss products. Then why are nearly two-thirds of Americans overweight or obese? Clearly, too many people are losing their battles. Dieting may help them lose weight, but one thing it doesn't do is help them keep … [Read more...] about How to Ditch Dieting for Good
Think about it: So many things go well when the timing is just right. You make your flight connection; run into an old acquaintance you’d have missed if you had taken a different route; find a $20 bill in the pocket of your jeans on the same day you have no time to get to the bank. Read the full article on Healthy Habits: A Jenny Craig Blog … [Read more...] about Timing Is Everything; How Timing Your Meals Around Your Circadian Rhythm Can Boost Your Health
Could you improve your health in three days? Some experts say yes, thanks to cleanses promising everything from increased energy to weight loss. But others say no, citing that your liver, kidneys, and colon already do a fine job of cleaning out your system and there are no proven scientific benefits to downing only cold-pressed juices. Most people would rather take something like glutathione … [Read more...] about Detox Rx Family Circle staffers tested seven juice cleanses to find out if they’re really liquid gold.
"Most often, the foods causing discomfort are those that are more difficult to digest, like those high in fat or fiber," says Kelly Kennedy, RD, dietitian for Everyday Health, adding that spicy foods seasoned with things like cayenne, crushed pepper, or paprika are also problematic. Modifying your diet can help prevent painful flares. "It's always a good idea to keep a food journal to help … [Read more...] about 5 Fall Food Swaps to Prevent Digestive Pain for People with UC
Brady claims to avoid things like dairy, gluten, white sugar and flour, alcohol and salt in favor of mostly fresh, local and organic fruits and vegetables to allow his body to fight inflammation and better absorb nutrients. It’s a question more people are asking as autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s, Lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis are on the rise. The National Institutes of … [Read more...] about Why women are adopting Tom Brady’s anti-inflammatory diet
In addition, breast cancer comes with a few particular nutritional concerns. A study published in February 2015 in the journal Nutrition and Cancer, for example, found that although weight loss was more common among cancer patients overall, breast cancer patients, in particular, were more likely to gain weight than people with other types of cancers. That’s a problem, because fat cells … [Read more...] about How to Eat Well During Breast Cancer Treatment
Struggling with your New Year’s resolution to shrink your portions or snack less? You’re not alone—and it’s not your fault. You may have noticed that temptation is everywhere: “We live in an environment surrounded by food, and our brains are constantly being prodded to eat it," says Susan Roberts, Ph.D., a professor of nutrition at Tufts University and founder of the online iDiet weight management … [Read more...] about Surprising Reasons You Overeat
However you crack them, nuts are a treasure trove of heart-healthy fats, protein, and fiber, and they're packed with valuable vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. These nutritional powerhouses contain cholesterol-lowering properties and may lower the risk of heart disease. Seeds are right up there, too, as a quick and easy way to boost your health. But for people with Crohn’s disease, the choice … [Read more...] about 6 Nut Butter Recipes for People With Crohn’s
Symptoms and a brief education in malnutrition. Read the full article on WestchesterMagazine.com … [Read more...] about What Exactly Is Malnutrition?