At the heart of every good salad is a great salad dressing. And even though grocers stock their shelves with endless varieties of the bottled stuff, chances are you have the ingredients for a killer salad dressing right in your pantry. Skipping the bottle for homemade dressing can save you calories, unnecessary added sugars and excess sodium. All you need are six basic ingredients, 5 minutes and one simple formula to whip up delicious vinaigrettes. With a little ingenuity, you'll be well on your way to ditching the store-bought dressings for good.
At last, we can all agree: carbs are not evil! In Bob Harper's new book, The Super Carb Diet, the celebrity fitness trainer reiterates something we at EatingWell have known for a long time. It's not about cutting out carbs, but instead it's choosing the right kind of healthy carbs. The Super Carb Diet covers which carbs are super and which carbs Harper dubs "carbage," the type of refined carbs and sugars that spike your blood sugar and don't do much for you nutritionally.
The right nutrition is key to seeing results from your workouts. Whatever your goals are—weight loss, getting stronger or faster, or just feeling better—the kitchen is as important (if not more so) than the gym. So we asked Bob Harper, one of America's top trainers and author of The Super Carb Diet, what he eats to feel better and energized for his workouts.
If you think you can't eat healthy when you're short on time, meal prepping a week of vegan lunches can help! Meal prepping is budget-friendly, helps you stick to your diet and saves time during the busy week. Eating a vegan diet (or simply eating more plant-based foods) can decrease your risk for heart disease, diabetes and certain types of cancer.
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Research shows that a combination of a low-carb diet and a low-calorie diet can be an effective way to lose weight quickly.
Gout is a type of arthritis that occurs when uric acid crystals build up in joints, such as the big toe, wrist or knee. Purines—compounds found in your cells and some foods—are broken down into uric acid in the body. Uric acid is then excreted in the urine via the kidneys.
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You may have heard the term "keto" or ketogenic floating around. So what exactly is ketoacidosis, ketosis and ketones? Here, we break it down for you.
After years of being restricted to therapeutic nutrition in hospitals, the ketogenic diet (typically called the keto diet) is back as one of the hottest diet trends in America.
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Google "CBD oil" and you'll find pages and pages of articles, ads and studies. Makers claim the popular hemp extract—sold online and available in many states in health and natural food stores—may help treat a long list of health problems, from acne to anxiety, chronic pain to cancer. But is it safe, and does it work? Here's a quick guide to what you need to know.