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Keep Body Fat in Check with a 35-Gram High Protein Breakfast

If your go-to morning meal is a measly bowl of corn flakes—not judging, we’re all busy—take a look at this new research from the University of Missouri.

What Happens to Your Body After Taking Pure Powdered Caffeine

The effects of powdered caffeine on your body are “shockingly terrible” experts say, elevating your heart rate to up to 200 beats per minute. (Gif: ibcah via Tumblr) The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to five makers of pure powdered caffeine about the health risks associated with their products. Show More Summary

The Best and Worst Breakfasts at McDonald’s—Ranked

Remember that scene in Rocky, where Stallone jogs through the streets of Philadelphia and a fruit vendor tosses him an orange for breakfast? It would be great if real life were like that — you’re making your way to work and into the window of your car flies something wholesome and nutritious. Show More Summary

6 Shortcuts to Win at Weeknight Dinners

When you’re in the kitchen, you control the ingredients.

A Healthy Twist on Hamburger Helper

I grew up in Kansas, where the ultimate treat was picking out a new flavor of Hamburger Helper for dinner.

10 Products You Think Are Healthy, But Aren't

You wouldn’t believe what’s hiding in the nooks and crannies of your loofah.

Roasted Vegetable Couscous with Garbanzo Beans

Serves 4 For the dressing Heat the oven to 400°F. Put the bell peppers and zucchini in a large baking dish, season with salt and pepper, drizzle with 1 tbsp. Roast in the hot oven about 20 minutes until tender, turning once.  Put the couscous in a bowl, season with salt and pepper, and drizzle with the remaining oil. Show More Summary

Pregnant Women at Risk of Iodine Deficiency

Proper iodine nutrition is necessary for neurological development of the fetus, but many women are unaware of the importance of a diet rich in iodine. New research published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, found that pregnant women in Sweden typically had inadequate levels […]

McDonald's Is Making a Big Change to the McMuffin — But Is it Healthier?

McDonald’s signature breakfast sandwich is getting a makeover to its fat profile.

10 ‘Happy Meals’ for Kids With Shocking Fat and Calorie Counts

New York City has just proposed a new Healthy Happy Meals Bill, one that would force McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food purveyors to lower the fat, sodium and calorie counts in meals that use toys to lure kids. Here are the biggest offenders

How to Turn 11 Zucchini into a Week of Meals

Cut it up in slices or cubes, transform it into ribbons that look like spaghetti or leave it whole and stuff it.

High Protein Foods Shown to Boost Heart Health

Want an easy way to improve your health? Eating foods rich in amino acids could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking or getting more exercise – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). A new study published today reveals that people who eat high levels of certain amino […]

Gut Bacteria Share Responsibility for Beneficial Effects of Fish Oil

A study from Sahlgrenska Academy published in Cell Metabolism reports diets rich in fish oil versus diets rich in lard produce very different bacteria in the guts of mice. The researchers transferred these microbes into other mice to see how they affected health. The results suggest that gut bacteria share some of the responsibility for the beneficial […]

12 Vegetarian Foods That Shockingly Aren't

From orange juice to ice cream to bananas, even the most seemingly safe and uncomplicated of foods can hide bizarre animal products capable of making a carnivore cringe.

The Only Thing You Can Do to Prevent a Hangover

Science has some not-so-good news for alcohol enthusiasts.

The Best Okra I’ve Ever Had!

Okay, confession time. I thought I hated okra. That may be partially true because I do hate the gooey mess of okra, but thanks to my good friend Amy with Greenbrier Farms, I was introduced to a whole new kind of okra recipe that makes it crispy and dry and deeeelicious.

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