Sweets are usually considered unhealthy—but not when it comes to sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes are rich in essential vitamins and minerals and are naturally cholesterol and fat free. A one-cup serving of sweet potato—an average medium spud—contains 105 calories and … Continue reading
Many diets listed on the 2016 U.S. News & World Report diet rankings place the same foods on the naughty list. Know what foods to avoid and how to incorporate more things from the nice list. Skip the fried food … Continue reading
Thinking about running? Getting started is easier than you may think.
You don’t have to join a gym to see health improvements from exercise. The American Cancer Society recommends adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity each week, but when you’re busy, it … Continue reading
Your metabolism—the process that enables your body to turn the food you eat into the energy you need to survive—can begin to slow down around age 40 due to a decrease in muscle mass.
Just like when you were pregnant, eating a healthy diet while you are breastfeeding offers benefits for you and your baby.
Holiday parties just aren’t the same without your favorite seasonal treats. Fortunately, you don’t have to completely avoid the buffet to prevent packing on pounds.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EAP) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advise pregnant women to consume 8 to 12 ounces of fish per week.
It’s not just hype—Greek yogurt really does have advantages over regular yogurt. You have seen it at the grocery store, but have you tried Greek yogurt yet? It is not just a fad or new marketing gimmick. Greek yogurt has … Continue reading
If you’re an active mom, new research suggests your child will follow your lead, which could help equate to a healthier, happier life.