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Eat Like a Bolivian with the Tsimane Diet

Lots of carbs, little meat and minimal protein: It sounds like the kind of diet your doctor would warn you against. But for a native population in Bolivia’s Amazon rain forest, this type of diet, known as a the Tsimane Diet, protects these Bolivian inhabitants against heart disease, according to a recent study published in…

9 Running Tips for Beginners

One of the major draws for people who take up running to keep in shape is how little is needed. There’s no fancy equipment or expensive memberships to worry about — just lace up your sneakers, throw open the front door and hit the road. But while the runner’s high is fantastic, you might start…

Fruitarian Diet: Are All-Fruit Diets Dangerous to Your Health?

Have you ever read about the Steve Jobs diet? Well, it sounds like it changed quite frequently, but for some time he was following a fruitarian diet. At other times, he would limit his diet even further to just one or two fruits or vegetables. (1) Preparing to play Mr. Jobs back in 2013, actor…

Chipotle and Panera Go with Non-GMO Foods — Should You Care?

Chipotle is cooking only with non-GMO foods, the first nationwide restaurant to do so. Panera has compiled a “No No List” of ingredients it will be removing from its menu — in all, 150 artificial preservatives, sweeteners, colors and flavors are getting the boot. General Mills’ original Cheerios brand no longer contains GMOs (genetically modified…

36 Taco Recipes … for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner!

Tacos are one of my favorite meals. Not only are they suitable for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but there are so many different varieties. Not just the flavorless ground beef and oil-laden tortilla shells of yesteryear, today's tacos are full of variety, nutrition and flavor. If you're ready to expand your taco horizons, you'll love this list…

High-Fiber Diet Beginner’s Guide, Benefits and Recipes

We’ve all heard we should get plenty of fiber from our diet every day, but what's the best way to get enough and what exactly do high-fiber foods do? And what’s the healthiest high-fiber diet? While many people know that fibrous foods are important in weight loss and maintaining heart health, most people still fall short of…

The Next Great ‘Grain’: 24 Millet Recipes

If you’ve never heard of millet, you’re not alone. The ancient food is more widely known in the Western world as the main ingredient in bird feed than as a diet staple, but that’s primed to change. While widely referred to as a grain, millet is actually a seed. And while birds do love it,…

24 Mediterranean Diet Recipes

Have you heard of the Mediterranean diet? It's one of the healthiest ways of eating: full of leafy greens and non-starchy veggies like eggplants and artichokes. The meals burst with flavor thanks to herbs and spices, and they have generous helpings of olive oil and whole grains, lots of high-quality poultry, and a little red meat…

Hidden Sugar Foods to Avoid and Healthier Alternatives

Today, the average adult living in the U.S. consumes about 22 teaspoons of added sugars every single day, including from hidden sugar foods they might actually believe are "healthy." Compare this to the amount of added sugar recommended by authorities such as the World Health Organization and American Heart Association: no more than six teaspoons…

27 Easy Dinner Recipes With 5 Ingredients or Less

Most families are all too familiar with the dreaded suppertime dance: combing through the pantry and refrigerator, hoping the ingredients for a quick, simple and nutritious meal will magically appear. I know — I’ve been there. That’s why I constantly come back to these easy dinner recipes. Because each one requires just five ingredients (not…