Category: Health News

The Truth About the Ketogenic Diet and Weight Loss

Photo: Twenty20 Kamal Patel is the director of Examine.com, an independent and unbiased encyclopedia on supplementation and nutrition. He is a nutrition researcher...

The Benefits of Vitamin B Complex, Plus Top Food Sources

Photo: Pond5 Referred to as vitamin B complex, the eight B vitamins — B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12 — play an important role in keeping our bodies running like...

7 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Metabolism

Photo: Pond5 Metabolism: We’ve all got one, but some people’s are “faster” or “slower” than others’. And that matters, because the rate at which your body...

The 11 Best and Worst Foods for Your Gut

Photo: Twenty20 In case you haven’t heard, paying attention to your gut is really important — and not just when you have a “gut feeling” that something is or...

5 Healthier Ways to Detox (That Aren’t Juice Cleanses)

Photo: Pond5 Forget colonics and ultra-low-calorie juice fasts. If you want to clear out toxins and boost your overall health, there are smarter and safer ways to do it....

Can Fast Food Go “Farm to Table”?

Photo: Courtesy of Panera Bread The face of fast food is no longer the hue of neon-orange Kraft American cheese. It’s getting a makeover of greens, reds and purples...

Activated Charcoal: Teeth Whitening Secret or Total Scam?

Photo: Pond5 You brush your teeth and floss on the reg. You’ve tried everything from the latest toothpaste to whitening strips, gels and trays but nothing seems to...

Hypothyroidism: How to Know When It’s More Than Exhaustion

Photo: Twenty20 If your workouts are suddenly feeling way harder than usual, there are lots of possible culprits. Maybe you’ve been super stressed and are sleeping...

What to Know About the 5:2 Diet and Intermittent Fasting

Photo: Twenty20 Diets designed for weight loss make big promises, like dropping pounds and boosting your health — without struggle or deprivation. And that’s one of...

This Is What 200 Calories of Nuts Looks Like

If you’ve got a case of the munchies, the healthy nutrients in nuts can give hunger the one-two punch. A relatively inexpensive on-the-go food, nuts have been touted...