Blogs: May, 2013

Published: May 31, 2013
Too busy to check out our daily headlines? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our top five picks. Spice Up Your Mind Cinnamon isn’t just for sprinkling on your oatmeal. This spice also contains active compounds that may protect...
Published: May 30, 2013
Cup of Cheer Eating yogurt isn’t just good for your waistline. Thanks to probiotics, it may help your mood, too. A new study found that women who regularly ate yogurt with probiotics had better responses to negative stimuli than women who...
Published: May 29, 2013
Here’s a fun fact about me: I’ve never eaten a McDonald’s hamburger. Call me a freak of nature if you will, but that decades-long picky eating phase I went through was good for at least one thing: I never developed a taste for fast food (...
Published: May 29, 2013
Full-Body Move It's time to embrace the plank. This one move will tone your whole body, from your arms to your core to your thighs. Try these eight variations to keep your routine fun. (FitSugar) No Cooking Required Save cooking time and...
Published: May 29, 2013
This might surprise you: Even though I’m a dietitian, I’m not going to tell you to stop eating foods like pizza and French fries. I really like those foods and so do my kids! Plus, there are ways to make these favorites just a little...
Published: May 28, 2013
Kettlebell Craze How does burning 300 calories in 15 minutes sound? It's possible with a kettlebell and one of these workout routines. If you're a newbie, head to your local gym for a quick kettlebell primer since proper technique is key...
Published: May 28, 2013
Mane Attraction For vibrant, strong hair, look to your kitchen, not the beauty aisle. Foods like lentils and spinach help combat hair loss, keep follicles nourished, and combat brittle hair. (MindBodyGreen) Side Track Mix up your routine...
Published: May 24, 2013
Too busy to check out our daily headlines? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our top five picks. BBQ Time It’s Memorial Day Weekend, which signals the start of barbecue season. Add grill marks to unexpected picks like romaine lettuce...
Published: May 24, 2013
I’m lucky enough to live a block away from a farmers' market, so I can get my fix of local foods pretty easily. But with stall after stall of fresh, beautiful-looking produce, cheese, breads, and goodies, I could easily go into debt. So I...
Published: May 24, 2013
Green Tea and What?! It turns out that bottled green tea may have fewer benefits them than you would think. New research found that bottled green teas are mostly sugar water that have a lower amount of antioxidant EGCG than claimed....