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POUND: The Liberating New Workout That Beats to its Own Drum

Life can’t fully be enjoyed without balance and nurturing…but also going a little crazy sometimes. This is what fitness experts and recreational drummers Kirsten Potenza and Christina Peerenboom believed as they were searching for the perfect fitness class that they couldn’t quite find. So they created their own. Kirsten and Christina gave us the lowdown [...]

What Do Americans Eat? Kale, Gluten-Free, and Organics Top 2014 Food Trends

Food trends come and food trends go. One year we’re all raving about Sriracha, the next we’re falling for the cronut. For the last 30 years, Parade has surveyed those trends and other American eating habits. This year, foods like snack bars and frozen sandwiches have risen in popularity. As more people eat on the [...]

9 New (Yet Very Old!) Gluten-Free Grains

Whether you’re going gluten-free and need a change of pace from quinoa and potatoes, or you’re just looking to add more nutrient-dense grains to your dinner routine, you’ve got more options than you may have thought! Here are nine new-to-you (yet very old!) options you’ve probably never heard of or tried. They are certainly worth [...]

Kim Heinz Lost 60 Pounds – “I just got tired of feeling bad about myself.”

Standing only 5 feet tall, Kim Heinz had always been thin and petite so when she stepped on the scale and saw the number 200 looming in her not-so-distant future, she knew that she and her husband needed to get their acts together. Now, Kim is 60 pounds lighter, her tall hubby is 90 pounds [...]

WHOA! Zach Galifianakis Gets Sober, Loses Weight, and Looks Better Than Ever

When you work in Hollywood, having your weight scrutinized by the tabloids is a given. Men are typically under less pressure. And comedians? It’s almost seen as a bonus if they’re at least slightly overweight. 5 Overweight Entertainers Who Died Too Soon So when funny man Zach Galifianakis stepped out in public for the first [...]

Jennifer Lawrence Bashes Gwyneth’s Gluten-Free Eating Disorder; Ed Sheeran’s Vodka Diet

When Celebrity Diets are No More Than an Eating Disorder Leave it to Jennifer Lawrence to keep it almost too real. This time, the Hunger Games and X-Men actress is making headlines for sharing her not-so-flattering opinion of Gwyneth Paltrow’s gluten-free diet. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Lawrence called the Gwyneth’s diet choice “the [...]

Cherry Vanilla Chia Protein Balls are a Post-Workout Blast from the Past

You know that craving you get for a Cherry Vanilla Dr. Pepper? It’s a pretty killer flavor combo. While we couldn’t carbonate these protein balls, we were able to capture that taste we all love. Only we did it with real cherries and real vanilla and zero caramel coloring. We didn’t even use high fructose [...]

Calf Liposuction Sought by Women to Fit in Fall Boots

“I have five pairs of boots in my closet I can’t wear. I get them out as workout motivation. I really miss wearing them. I have to say, it is one of the more depressing parts about being a plus size girl. I have one pair of wide calf boots. They work, but the others [...]

Nike+ Running is the App that Loves You Back: Why the Cheers from the Sidelines, and Facebook, Actually Matter

Talk to anyone who’s ever run a marathon, a 5K, or any of the other Ks and they will tell you the best motivation is the crowd on the sidelines. The applause, and shouts of “come on, you can do it” are sometimes all the push they need to hoof it another mile. Now, thanks [...]

Tony Dovolani Reveals Betsey Johnson’s Fitness Regimen from Dancing with the Stars

We stole Tony Dovolani off the dance floor for a little Q&A about the super cool world that is ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Not only does did he have the uber fabulous job of being Betsey Johnson’s dance partner, but he also serves as the show’s dance and health expert. Portion control, his personal fitness [...]

Healthier Vending Machines are a Win-Win for All Hungry Consumers

You’re running late and you haven’t eaten all day. You’re starving, your blood sugar is tanking, and you need a snack now. But wait! The vending machine is your only option. Americans have busy schedules. They have less time available to plan and prepare a meal. According to government research, half of all Americans eats [...]

Your Sports Bra is the Most Important Item in Your Gym Bag

We’ve all got our reasons for not being as physically active as we should. Typically, low energy level, time, and other lifestyle constraints affect our decision to hit the gym. But according to a study from the Journal of Physical Activity and Health, there’s another reason women aren’t engaging in exercise as much as they’d [...]

A Vegetarian Dinner Never Tasted So Good: Chickpea Fritters with Arugula Salad

Garbanzo beans never tasted so good! I love hummus, or just the raw beans in salads, as much as the next person, but my favorite legume is back at it in these fritters. What I love about this meal is that it can take on many different personalities. If you’re just testing out Meatless Monday, [...]

Ginnie Wade Lost 55 Pounds When She Stopped Looking for the Quick Fix

After years of looking for the weight loss “quick fix,” Ginnie Wade realized there was no shortcut, just hard work. Instead of joining an expensive gym or eating pricey organic food, her journey to a healthier life started with a ten dollar DVD. Now, 55 pounds lighter, Ginnie says she’s learned a lot and “really [...]

9 New Ways to Eat a Pocket Full of Pawpaws

Nine ways to eat a … what? That’s right, a pawpaw! It is North America’s largest indigenous fruit you’ve never heard of. Affectionately titled the “poor man’s banana,” pawpaw is PACKED with more potassium than a banana and three times more vitamin C than an orange, according to Modern Farmer. Not convinced to try them? [...]

Exercise is Driving Us to Drink! Do You Imbibe after a Workout?

We know exercise can make you thirsty, but a new study is suggesting physical activity is making people reach for something quite a bit stronger than water. In the study, published in Health Psychology, researchers asked participants to track their alcohol consumption and when they exercised over three stretches of 21 days. Strangely, the records [...]

Eat Like the Royals: 7 Ballpark Recipes Celebrating the Kansas City Royals’ World Series Run

Last night, my social channels bled blue as the Kansas City Royals clenched their first playoff bid since 1985. Chants of going all the way were deafening and will no doubt silence any time soon. It’s a moment these Midwest baseball fans have waited, in some cases, all their lives for. There are a lot [...]

Coke, Pepsi, and Dr. Pepper Actually Want You to Drink Less Soda

There may have finally been a breakthrough. Coke, Pepsi, and Dr. Pepper have all announced that they plan to work to reduce the number of calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent in the next decade. The announcement was made at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City. Soda makers are facing increasing [...]

WIN an Applegate Half Time Prize Pack — Enjoy the Best Lunch Kit Ever

We love the new Applegate Half Time lunch kits so much that we want to share the awesome lunchtime joy with everyone! Seriously, you’ve gotta try these! And two of our DietsInReview readers are going to do just that — on us! Lunch has never been easier, tastier, or smarter. Take it from me, these [...]

Pick a Pocket Full of Pawpaws: Sure to be the Hottest New “it” Fruit

Now is the time for “pickin’ up pawpaws and puttin’ ‘em in your pockets” as the children’s chant goes. The best pawpaws are the fully ripe fruits that have fallen to the ground between mid-August and mid-October, perfect for stuffing your pockets or your face! Pawpaws are the largest edible fruit native to the U.S. [...]

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