Nutrition

Nutrition

Raw food diets: yes or no?

Last week we looked at what Olympians eat to keep their bodies in peak condition. While most athletes incorporate lean meats and dairy, some have adopted an 80-10-10 raw vegan diet  of 80 percent...

Drugs or diet: do you need Provigil to boost your energy?

Remember that movie from last year where Bradley Cooper  takes these pills that miraculously gives him tons of energy and focus? Yeah, they’re real.  Okay, so maybe taking Provigil isn’t exactly going to turn your...

Olympic diets: what do those athletes eat anyway?

Hopeful athletes from around the world have been competing in the 2012 Olympic trials for a spot on their country’s team. With the Opening Ceremony just two weeks away, we’ve been wondering exactly what...

Controlling Portion Sizes: A Guide to a Healthy Plate

According to the CDC, the average portion size of a restaurant meal has more than quadrupled in the last sixty years. The above graph shows the size of a typical fast food meal from the...

Tips for Packing a Healthy Lunch Box

The first step to becoming a “saver” is to put that lunch box to good use. Packing your lunch is an excellent idea for many reasons: it saves money, it saves calories and it...

Get Creative with Oatmeal

Oatmeal is bursting with health benefits and should always be on the top of your power food list. The low calorie food is full of fiber that can keep your full longer and keep...

Oats: a True SuperFood

Oats gained a special distinction as a super food back in 1997 when the Food and Drug Administration made the claim that there is an association between a diet high in oats and a...

10 Tips for Eating Healthy at Work

Eating healthy, local, or organic at work can be challenging. More and more offices are being equipped with cafeterias or stocked up pantries to improve the work place atmosphere. Add to that work lunches,...

10 Tips for Healthy Eating at Restaurants

When adopting a local or organic eating philosophy, going out to eat can become a tricky situation. How do you know where the food comes from? How can you be sure they use healthy recipes?...

What exactly are Omega 3 Fatty Acids?

No discussion of the world’s healthiest foods would be complete without talking about Omega 3 fatty acids. Nor would any diet be complete without Omega 3 fatty acids. These specific types of molecules play...