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Nourish helps people choose foods that will help them feel their best whether it's for a healthy heart, a gluten-free diet, weight loss goals or a low-carb diet. With delicious recipes, registered dietitian created meal plans and articles to help you eat to feel better.
 
What Is the Best Diet to Lose Weight?

What Is the Best Diet to Lose Weight?

From Mediterranean to keto to WW, we review popular diet plans and help you figure out which diet is best for you.

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14-Day Clean-Eating Meal Plan: 1,500 Calories

Submitted by admin on Tue, 06/25/2019 - 14:43

Eating clean is a simple and healthy approach to eating. In this clean-eating meal plan you'll find plenty of whole foods like fruits, vegetables, lean protein, whole grains and healthy fats. To clean up your diet, you'll want to limit the amount of refined grains, salt, alcohol and added sugars you eat. For this weekly meal plan, we used whole grains, didn't include alcohol, chose recipes and ingredients with less sodium, and eliminated added sugar.

14-Day Clean-Eating Meal Plan: 2,000 Calories

Submitted by admin on Tue, 06/25/2019 - 13:46

Eating clean is a simple and healthy approach to eating. In this clean-eating meal plan you'll find plenty of whole foods like fruits, vegetables, lean protein, whole grains and healthy fats. To clean up your diet, you'll want to limit the amount of refined grains, salt, alcohol and added sugars you eat. For this weekly meal plan, we used whole grains, didn't include alcohol, chose recipes and ingredients with less sodium, and eliminated added sugar.

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,500 Calories

Submitted by admin on Tue, 06/25/2019 - 11:15
The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat. The core concept behind this healthy diet is to eat like the people who live in the Mediterranean region—fill your plate with fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy fats, whole grains, legumes and fish (especially salmon) and enjoy moderate amounts of red wine. This week-long Mediterranean diet meal plan features these good-for-you foods and delicious flavors for a week of healthy of eating. Plus, at 1,500 calories you're on track to lose a healthy 1 to 2 pounds per week.

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 2,000 Calories

Submitted by admin on Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:05

This 2,000-calorie meal plan is designed by EatingWell's registered dietitians and culinary experts to offer healthy and delicious meals for a Mediterranean diet. We've done the hard work of planning for you and mapped out seven full days of meals and snacks. The calorie totals are listed next to each meal so you can easily swap things in and out as you see fit.

The 5 Worst Things to Eat for IBS

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Going to the bathroom is generally a good thing, because your body needs to get rid of toxins and stay regular. Yet when those trips come with abdominal pain, diarrhea or other abnormal bowel movements, and cramping that never seems to go away (despite hitting the toilet), it doesn't seem so great after all. And if this is happening to you often, you might be suffering from IBS.

1-Day Vegetarian No-Sugar-Added Meal Plan

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/14/2019 - 15:40

There's nothing wrong with eating some sugar, but eating too much can be dangerous to your health. In recent decades we've seen the rates of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes skyrocket in people of all ages, and research has shown it's directly connected to too much sugar in the diet. The American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons of added sugar daily for women, and no more than 9 teaspoons for men, but most Americans end up eating twice that amount.

Carb Cycling Diet—What Is It? Does It Work?

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/14/2019 - 12:41

Carb cycling’s roots are in bodybuilding. But it’s easy enough for any average Joe to follow a carb-cycling diet, which is perhaps why it’s gone mainstream. When you cycle your carb intake, you vary how many carbs you eat throughout the week, with some days being low-carb (2½ to 5 servings) and others high-carb (10 to 20 servings). The thinking is that your low-carb days put you in a fat-burning state and eating high-carb boosts your metabolism.

What to Eat (and Avoid) When You're Pregnant

Submitted by admin on Wed, 05/08/2019 - 15:36

Getting pregnant is usually an exciting time. Avoiding lattes and red wine for nine months? Not so much. But is it really necessary to cut out caffeine, alcohol, cheese and sushi while you are pregnant? Here's the latest research on what to avoid and what to be cautious about. Plus, learn which foods and key nutrients you should definitely eat for a healthy pregnancy and baby.

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