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The Best High-Protein Snacks

Americans love to snack. Research shows that approximately 90 percent of adults and 97 percent of children in our country snack every day, sometimes more than once. Unfortunately, the most common snacks (such as chips, candy, and soda) are high in bo...

5 Tips for Surviving the Holidays Without Weight Gain

Even though this is supposed to be a festive time of year, we often feel that it is more stressful than enjoyable. Here are five practical tips to get you through the holidays

The Truth About Coconut and Your Health

Coconut products are believed to be healthy alternatives to other fats, oils and even water. But is that true?

Paleo Diet Pros and Cons

What is Paleo? The Paleolithic (Paleo) Diet was developed by Loren Cordain, PhD., author of "The Paleo Diet." It is centered on the premise that if we eat like our caveman ancestors, we will lose weight and ward off disease. This "hun...

Refreshing Detox Juice Recipes

Refreshing Detox Juice Recipes

Trying to snack a little healthier and give your stomach a break? Try these super quick and easy juice recipes.

Halloween Diabetes Quiz: Can you count the carbs?

For those who are following a carb-counting diet, test your knowledge of Halloween treats!

How Much Protein Do You Need To Grow Your Muscles

How much protein is a very popular question with many different answers. The USRDA (United States Recommended Daily Allowances) recommends 0.8 g of protein per kilogram of bodyweight. So if you weigh 152 pounds which is 69kg (152 / 2.2) you need to c...

Weighing In: How Can I Help My Overweight Child

Question: I am trying to find the right diet program for my 7-year-old granddaughter. She is overweight and I am worried about it. Can you give me any advice? Heather: Childhood overweight is an increasing problem all over the world. it is particular...