Wouldn’t it be nice if you could sit down to a hot fudge sundae with zero calories? Or chow down on guilty pleasures like cookies, chips, and bread without adding any calories? The concept of “zero-calorie foods” is a fantasy, although there are certainly low-calorie foods that can help you … Read More
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If you’re overweight or obese, you probably don’t need to hear it, but weight loss is your key to better health. Carrying extra weight increases your risk of heart problems, diabetes, and joint pain and damage, and it has been linked … Read More
While you may already know that dark leafy greens—like kale or spinach—are some of the most nutrient-dense foods in the world, it’s unlikely you’re aware of a compound in these veggies that acts as a natural appetite suppressant. Swedish researchers recently discovered that sac-like structures called thylakoids, which are abundant … Read More
Dr. Rosanne Leipzig, Professor and Vice Chair of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in New York, N.Y., addresses reader questions on weight loss.
Q: A friend thinks focusing on diet is enough to lose weight, but … Read More
Looking to change your diet because you need to lose weight? Your intentions may be good, but it’s unrealistic to think you can wake up one morning and instantly change the way you eat. Instead of a complete overhaul of your diet, set out to make a few small changes—ones … Read More
The link between diet and blood pressure is undeniable. Maintaining a healthy weight can help you better control your blood pressure. And following a low-sodium diet may be particularly important if you have, or are at risk of developing, hypertension. To learn more about foods that lower blood pressure, … Read More
If you know you snore and you want a better response than your bed partner’s nudge in the ribs, there are plenty of effective snoring solutions you should consider. If the snoring is due to a potentially dangerous condition known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), one … Read More
While you may already know that dark leafy greens—like kale or spinach— are some of … Read More
Natural Treatment for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Diet, Exercise, and Weight Loss Can Improve Fertility
Editor’s Note: Chelsea Clark co-wrote this blog.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, is an alarmingly common hormonal disease. But just because it is so common does not mean that it’s … Read More