What happens to your body when you drink milk every day?

What happens to your body when you drink milk every day? Shutterstock Joey Keogh@JoeyLDG These days, it’s virtually impossible to know who or what to believe when it comes to healthy eating and staying fit. The tsunami of information with which we’re deluged upon doing something as simple as googling “is [insert food/drink item here] […]

Personal hygiene mistakes you may be making right now

Personal hygiene mistakes you may be making right now Shutterstock Carrie Madormo, RN, MPH Most of us feel pretty confident in our hygiene plans. We’ve all been through middle school health class and we know we have to shower and occasionally cut our toenails. However, healthy personal hygiene isn’t always that simple. There are some […]

Healthy ways to lose weight without dieting

Healthy ways to lose weight without dieting Shutterstock Lillian McTernan Trying to lose weight is, for most of us, vexing, exhausting, and filled with contradictory information. In a 2016 article published in The New York Times Magazine, author and neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt notes that there’s a robust body of research showing that “in the long […]

What happens to your body when you binge eat

What happens to your body when you binge eat Shutterstock Micki Spollen Just as anorexia and restrictive dieting are serious issues, there’s another side of the spectrum that’s often overlooked but is just as serious. Though people use phrases like “eating feelings” lightly, it turns out binge eating can wreak havoc on your body. Of […]

Foods to avoid if you’re battling depression

Foods to avoid if you’re battling depression Shutterstock Lauren Schumacker If you have depression or anxiety, it can be difficult to force yourself to eat a certain way or even feed yourself at all. Every activity can feel like you’re moving through taffy, exerting so much effort that you start to think, maybe it’s not […]

10 ways to avoid holiday weight gain

10 ways to avoid holiday weight gain Shutterstock Ana Reisdorf, MS, RD@ana_reisdorf The holidays are quickly upon us with Halloween just around the corner, then it’s just a few weeks to Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year. This time of year seems like it is full of food temptations paired with a dose of holiday […]

Ways to break your sugar addiction

Ways to break your sugar addiction Shutterstock Carrie Madormo, RN, MPH At one point or another, we have all dealt with a sugar addiction. I recently gave up all sugar for 30 days and felt actual withdrawal symptoms. I was exhausted and couldn’t shake a nagging headache. I was also snapping at my family for […]

Incredible metabolism-boosting foods and beverages

Incredible metabolism-boosting foods and beverages Shutterstock Ana Reisdorf, MS, RD@ana_reisdorf As a registered dietitian who started her career working primarily with weight management, I know losing weight is hard. I also have some personal experience with trying to lose weight, as I recently had to work really hard at losing the ten pounds of post-baby […]

Superfoods you should be eating this fall

Superfoods you should be eating this fall Shutterstock Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN@JessCording As the seasons change, so do our produce offerings. Sure, we could bum ourselves out mourning the loss of summer fruits and veggies, but fall is packed with an abundance of delicious superfoods worth celebrating. As a dietitian and health coach, I […]

Healthy hacks to make a bowl of cereal more filling

Healthy hacks to make a bowl of cereal more filling Shutterstock Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN@JessCording When it comes to quick and easy breakfast, it doesn’t get much easier than a bowl of cereal with milk. It’s convenient and requires no cooking. The only downside? It’s not always the most filling option, which means your […]