Still sipping a sports drink to recover after a workout? Try tomato juice instead. A new study shows that sipping tomato juice may protect cells against oxidative damage that occurs during an intense workout. Find out why tomato juice helps and the other benefits of sipping this bright red beverage.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
Men and women both need certain macronutrients, vitamins and minerals in their diets, but women need more of certain dietary components. This article discusses the unique nutritional needs of women and what women need for optimal nutrition and health.
Vegetables are not only good for you from a health standpoint – they also help with weight control. Discover three ways vegetables can help you control your weight while keeping you healthy at the same time.
Do you get sleepy after you eat a meal? Find out why this happens and how to change your diet to avoid this common problem.
Low-fat isn’t necessarily synonymous with health. You need a certain amount of fat in your diet to supply two essential fatty acids the body can’t make. It’s also important to get the right balance of these fats in your diet. Find out why fat-free isn’t always better and why fat balance is critical to good health.
Have you ever wondered what controls your desire to eat? Leptin is a hormone that controls appetite and metabolic rate. Find out how this hormone affects your weight – and your appetite.
We have receptors on our tongue that can detect the taste of something sweet, salty, sour, bitter and savory, but what about fat? It looks like fat may be joining the ranks as a taste the tongue can sense and respond to, and, according to new research, this may explain why some people crave fatty foods.
Think all fats are bad? Not monounsaturated fats. Not only do these fats protect your heart, but they also help to reduce belly fat. Discover the four healthiest sources of these good-for-you fats and how to add them to your diet.
When you’re planning the day’s protein, don’t forget about dairy. Dairy foods that are high in protein help to trim body fat, especially around the tummy. Here are four belly-blasting dairy options and the amount of protein in each.
Snacking helps to keep your blood sugar and energy level up. If you choose snacks wisely, they also help to reduce how much you eat when mealtime rolls around. On the other hand, bad snack habits can add inches to your waistline. Here are six tips for snacking smartly.