Grapefruit is a tasty fruit filled with nutrients that your body needs. It contains a soluble fiber known as pectin. This helps in lowering the cholesterol in the body. It is also a popular diet food because some people believe that it can burn away fat. But the fact is no food can cause fat to be burned away.Read More
“You snooze, you lose” takes on a whole other meaning when it comes to weight loss.
Sleep is essential for your body to function properly, and if you’re like most Americans, you’re not getting nearly enough. According to a national survey, 75 percent of Americans aren’t getting enough sleep—5.68 hours of restful sleep on average—and 58 percent of people polled wish they knew how to increase those nighttime numbers. Maybe that’s why recent numbers have 66.3 percent of our population categorized as overweight or obese.Read More
What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily because it contains ingredients suspected of causing cancer or because it was picked by farmers wearing Hazmat suits. Yet, there are still a lot of those foods on store shelves, and food-industry insiders—who know what goes on behind the scenes—refuse to eat them.Read More
3/5 experts say no.
Cue the sound of a thousand grills shedding a summer-hot tear: burgers, as we know them, are not a health food, most of our experts agree.
But there might be some wiggle room there, depending on what’s in your patty...Read More