Category: Health News

Coconut Oil: Should We Worry About Saturated Fat?

Photo: Twenty20 For years now, health experts weren’t shy about touting the health benefits of coconut oil — from curbing hunger to increasing good cholesterol to...

Carb Cycling: A Daily Meal Plan to Get Started

Photo: Pond5 You know a no-carb diet isn’t up your alley, but you don’t exactly want to fill up on a pre-race pasta feast every night either. No matter your health...

Do You Really Need that Post-Workout Protein Shake?

Photo by Lee Hersh Towel off from your workout, drink a protein shake. For exercisers trying to build lean, metabolism-revving muscle, it’s a no brainer. But new...

Caffeine and Exercise: The Right (and Wrong) Way to Use It

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

7 Protein-Packed Jerky Snacks You’ll Love

Make no mistake — these aren’t your uncle’s Slim Jims. Beef jerky has undergone a serious upgrade. These days, new brands are taking the snack aisle by storm, and...

5 Intermittent Fasting Methods: Which One Is Right for You?

Photo: Twenty20 We’ve all heard of the latest fad diets: The no-fat, all-fat, cabbage-soup, six-small-meals, raw-veggies-no-dressing, gluten-free eating plans...

Can Sparkling Water Really Lead to Cavities?

Photo: Twenty20 Seltzer. Carbonated water. Club soda. Whatever you call it, sparkling water is certainly having a moment as Americans attempt to sidestep soda. What’s...

Our Favorite Healthy Food Trucks Across the U.S.

Photo courtesy of Happy Belly Curbside Kitchen It’s officially the season where eating outside outshines indoor dining by miles. And one fun way to kick sitting inside...

The Raw Food Diet: Here’s What You Need to Know

Photo: Twenty20 When the fit and famous praise the raw food diet, we pay extra attention. Celebs like Uma Thurman and Demi Moore claim that the no-cook eating plan has...

Why We’re Getting Allergies as Adults (And What to Do About It)

Photo: Twenty20 Wilson Kimball was 40 years old when she found herself in the emergency room vomiting and suffering a severe migraine. Doctors were unable to pinpoint...