• Obesity Around the World

    Years into the obesity epidemic, millions of Americans have tried to lose weight, and millions of them have failed to do so long term. It’s so serious now that close to 40 percent of Americans are obese . The average woman in the United States today weighs about 168 pounds , or roughly the same […]

  • Tired of Middle-Age Weight Gain?

    Study may pave way for new type of weight loss medication! Many of us may have noticed – with a fair degree of apprehension – that we tend to gain weight a lot more easily as we age. The general perception is that this is due to poor lifestyle choices, but a new study suggests […]

  • Avocado can make you healthier!

    Metabolic syndrome is defined as a cluster of risk factors that can raise the risk of other health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes , heart disease , and stroke . Risk factors include abdominal obesity , low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol – or “good” cholesterol – high triglyceride levels, high blood pressure […]

  • To eat or not to eat (before exercising). That is the question

    Exercise enthusiasts often wonder whether it’s better to eat or fast before a workout. A new study is the first of its kind to show the effects of eating versus fasting on gene expression in adipose (fat) tissue in response to exercise. This study highlights the different roles fat plays in powering and responding to […]

  • edamame scallion slaw recipe

    Healthy Recipe | Edamame and Scallion Slaw with Orange Lime Dressing

    This slaw is full of nutrients your body will love plus it’s ultra healthy and tastes amazing. It only takes a few minutes to make and only involves steaming edamame in the microwave then mixing all the ingredients in a bowl. The orange lime dressing really gives this colorful side dish a delicious punch of […]

  • balsamic glazed steak rolls recipe

    Healthy Recipe | Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls

    Tender steak rolls filled with zesty vegetables and drizzled with a glaze that is simply out-of-this-world delicious. It’s a great dish that is low cal, low carb, low fat and tastes incredible. Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls INGREDIENTS 1 lb thinly sliced steak (approximately 6 steaks) sirloin or round 1 medium zucchini, sliced into thin strips […]

  • ginger siracha turkey wrap

    Healthy Recipe | Ginger Sriracha Turkey Wraps

    Ginger. Sriracha. Chicken. Such a delicious trio. Now imagine how delicious these are mixed together inside a lettuce wrap. This makes for an amazing combination that packs a powerful flavor punch. Not only do you get a nice protein boost from the chicken, but you also skimp out on the extra carbs that a tortilla or […]

  • Yo-Yo Dieting Found to Raise Death Risk for People with Heart Disease

    Past studies have associated yo-yo dieting with increased risk of poor heart health. For individuals with pre-existing heart disease, however, new research finds that the health consequences of repeatedly losing and gaining weight may be even more severe. Researchers of the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at NYU Medical Center in New York, and colleagues recently […]

  • Healthy Recipe | Frozen Blueberry Yogurt Bites

    INGREDIENTS 1 pint contanier (2 cups) blueberries 1 cup Dannon Light and Fit, Vanilla Greek yogurt INSTRUCTIONS 1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick Silpat mat, and set aside. 2. In a medium mixing bowl, add yogurt and then gently fold in the blueberries until all of them are coated. 3. […]

  • parchment baked halibut recipe

    Healthy Recipe | Parchment-Baked Halibut with Sauteed Spinach

    Whether you love making fish at home or are reluctant to cook fish at home, this is an ideal recipe. It’s simple, easy and fast. All you have to do is put a few ingredients on parchment package and then let the oven work its magic. Parchment-Baked Halibut with Sauteed Spinach Recipe INGREDIENTS 4 4-ounce […]