Low-glycemic diets like the South Beach diet have been popular for a while now, but how important is it to follow a low-glycemic diet? Find out more the shortcomings of depending on glycemic index for making food choices, why glycemic load is a better measure and why knowing either value isn’t as important as you think.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
All nuts have health benefits, but each nut has a particular strength when it comes to keeping you fit and healthy. If you’re trying to stay in shape, here are five nuts you’ll want to add to the nut mix. Find out what makes them so fitness friendly.
A balance of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids is essential for the prevention of disease. The average American consumes a diet heavy in omega-6 fatty acids, which leads to inflammation and a variety of diseases that continue to become more common.
Not all products that say they’re free of trans-fats actually are. Find out what products to watch out for, and how to be a “trans-fat detective” to avoid unknowingly getting this unhealthy fat in your diet.
They taste sweet, but they’re surprisingly good for you. Research shows they contain natural chemicals that help to ward off disease. Discover the health benefits of berries and how to add more of these tasty orbs to your diet.
Do you have an insatiable sweet tooth that’s making it hard to lose weight? The good news is the taste for sugar can be unlearned. Discover five ways to finally get your sugar cravings under control.
There’s lots of misinformation about carbs. They’re a part of a healthy diet if you make the right choices. Here are four carb-cutting tips that’ll make your diet more carb healthy.
Chocolate is high in calories and a food we think of as an indulgence, but can it help you lose weight? A new study suggests that ingredients in chocolate could be of benefit when it comes to weight control. Find out more about this surprising finding, and discover the other health benefits of dark chocolate.
Sugar has a bad reputation in the nutritional world, and it comes in many forms and “hides” in a variety of processed foods. Here are five other facts about sugar that could be affecting your health that you’re not aware of.
Having trouble controlling how much you eat? Many people do, and it makes it harder for them to control their weight. Here are five ways to be more portion savvy and avoid the unpleasant consequences of portion distortion.