food cravings

3 Simple Tips to Prevent Weight Gain During the Holidays

While the holiday season is typically a joyful time of year, it's also full of enticements—cookies, candies, pies, and cakes. So it’s no surprise that the No. 1 New Year’s resolution involves losing weight. By the time the holidays are over, many people are left with deep feelings of guilt. One … Read More

8 Healthiest Chips to Eat

We all know chips are bad for us. Yes, they taste insanely delicious. Yes, their crunch is increasingly satisfying. They’re easy to grab and they go down the hatch so quickly. Now for the downside: Potato chips are filled with fat (some of which is trans fat), calories, sugar, and … Read More

Most Filling Foods: How to Satisfy Those Hunger Pangs

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight goal can be a constant struggle, particularly if you're hungry all the time. You may feel constant cravings for sweets between meals or for your favorite junk foods in the afternoon and late at night. First step in controlling those cravings: Choose the most … Read More

What You Must Know About Low Magnesium Symptoms

Magnesium plays a vital role in your health, participating in more than 300 enzymatic reactions. It is one of your body's chief requirements for insulin regulation, energy production, blood pressure control, heart health, pH balance, and cancer prevention. Sadly, up to half of Americans are deficient in magnesium and they don’t … Read More

What Happens If You Swallow Gum?

It was a warm summer day when I first wondered, “What happens if you swallow gum?” My 6-year-old self was doing cartwheels across the back yard when the gum I was chomping on decided to launch itself down my esophagus (luckily it didn’t get stuck). We weren’t allowed to chew … Read More

Juice Cleanse: Health Boon or Dangerous Fad?

There’s no doubt that a glass of freshly juiced fruits and vegetables contains an explosion of vitamins, minerals, and health-promoting phytochemicals, but that does not mean that a juice cleanse is a good idea. The word “cleansing” is often used synonymously with detoxification in the natural health world, and proponents … Read More

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