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When you’re trying to slim down and stick to a healthy eating plan, a restaurant visit can seem unnerving, threatening to derail your latest weight loss efforts. You don’t need to ditch restaurant meals until you’ve hit your goal weight, just learn how to prepare for these higher-calorie foods and the best ways to enjoy indulgences as part of your diet plan. Here, nutrition experts share the tips they practice when eating out.
When you want the most beautiful, luminous skin possible, you may focus on keeping your skin clean and hydrated, but did you know what you eat can have a big effect on how healthy your skin looks? These foods that are aging you can include things you eat every day and maybe even foods you think are healthy. Having these foods in your diet may contribute to acne, wrinkles, and eczema, and can even make the skin on your face appear lumpy or bumpy
You’ve probably heard your friends and coworkers talking about their Korean skin-care routine for months now. That’s because it’s a beauty trend that’s worked for generations of South Koreans and is here to stay in America. The Korean skin-care routine is so popular because the Korean culture is focused on building the healthiest skin through scientific improvements that often produce gorgeous, hydrated, younger-looking skin.
Finding the right skin-care products is a more daunting challenge than it seems. The biggest problem is that there are so many different skin types, so how do you find the routine that will work the best for you? Read on for a guide to each of the different skin types to help you determine your best course of action.
If you think the life of a nutritionist is all quinoa and kale, you would be wrong. As it turns out, they're human, and they have sweet and salty cravings just like the rest of us. In fact, many nutritionists build indulgences into their daily meal plans, proof that it's okay to give into our cravings a little here and there. Many nutritionists believe it's an important practice to incorporate if you want to stick to a healthy eating plan for the long haul.
Eating the right foods and getting enough of certain nutrients is more important at specific times of a woman’s life. We talked to Kristin Kirkpatrick, R.D. and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Dr. Jennifer Caudle, Family Medicine physician and Associate Professor at the Department of Family Medicine at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine to learn more. Here are the most important foods and nutrients to work into your diet from your teens through your 60s.
Here's how ginger can benefit your health in a variety of ways.
When you're tossing and turning in your bed, the idea that there's an easy, natural solution to help you fall asleep faster sounds very appealing. Could that quick fix be a glass of warm milk? Some of you may have tried this if a parent served you a mug of warm milk when you were a child to help you fall asleep; others may have only seen it referenced in books and pop culture. For some of us, the idea of drinking warm milk may sound gross. But with one in three American adults not getting the recommended amount of sleep (at least seven hours), according to the CDC, it might be time to experiment with a solution you haven't tried before.
Is Seltzer an Okay Substitute for Water? Nutrition experts Weigh In.
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If you’re one of the 26 million Americans with asthma, the spring season might have you bracing yourself as you prepare for potential asthma attacks. Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the lung airways that causes chest tightness, coughing, wheezing or shortness of breath. Asthma conditions can be worsened by extremely dry, wet, or windy weather conditions. In order to decrease your asthma attacks and doctor’s visits, it’s important to know which factors may cause a wheezing episode. Here are 10 common asthma triggers to avoid.