When Eating Disorders Masquerade as Diets

When Eating Disorders Masquerade as Diets

When Dove began their Real Beauty campaign in 2004, the advertising world did a double take. Real women? No airbrushing? What on earth were they thinking? But millions of women let out a collective sigh of relief. For Dove, it was a marketing gamble that…

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Drawbacks of the Paleo Diet

If it is true that we are what we eat, then the guys advocating the Paleo lifestyle are definitely at the far back of the line of evolution. Yes, processed foods are for the most part deprived of precious minerals and vitamins, and refined sugar,…

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Why Carbs Really Aren’t the Enemy

When you hear the term carb, what comes to mind? Bread? Pasta? Potatoes? Those are not the only form of dietary carbohydrates. Carbs can be found in fruits and vegetables as well, in the form of natural sugars and starches. Cutting carbs — eliminating foods…

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10 Healthy Snacks to Keep at Your Desk

When you get the munchies at work, it’s easy enough to treat yourself with some time away from your desk and a vending machine goodie. We’re all guilty of it, so don’t worry. We all get that candy bar or bag of chips, and then…

How to Fuel Your Body Before and After a Workout

What to Eat Before & After a Workout

You just got out of work and you’re headed to the gym. But wait — you’re starving! Lunch was 5 hours ago and you were so busy in the afternoon you forgot to have a snack. What should you do now? Fueling your body before…

How to Fight Your Junk Food Addiction

How to Fight Your Junk Food Addiction

Loaded cheese fries. Rocky road ice cream. Stuffed crust pizza. Just the thought of these yummy foods is enough to get your stomach growling. Despite trying to eat healthy, somehow you keep finding yourself reverting back to old behaviors because junk food just tastes so…

Pegan Dieting: When Paleo Meets Vegan

Pegan Dieting: When Paleo Meets Vegan

It can seem like there is always a new diet to try, and finding one that actually works can be frustrating. Restrictions on what foods you can eat, along with the ever-present health concerns, have made it almost impossible for many people to successfully lose…

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How to Start Eating Keto

You want to get healthy. You want a diet plan that’s going to work for the long term. Yet you’re stumped because you’ve seemingly tried them all. What’s a person to do? In a word: Keto.