Category: Diet & Food

Everything You Need to Know About Probiotics

Dealing with constant stomach pain and other digestive problems isn’t fun. But you may have read about a surefire solution: Probiotics. Will they really work? Are they the miracle microbes you’ve read so much about? Can they also help you lose weight and fight high blood pressure? Whether you buy them in a bottle or

Why Are Men on Instagram Obsessed With Baking Sourdough Bread?

Last winter, Matt Goold, 31, a design director for a digital creative agency, started watching The Great British Baking Show, a reality show featuring amateur bakers competing for the honor of being named the top baker in the United Kingdom. Goold enjoyed the show; he found it both entertaining and appropriate enough for his two

6 Health Benefits of Onions

Get ready to cry some happy tears, because onions definitely deserve a spot on your cutting board this summer. White, yellow, red/purple, and green—all varieties of onions offer some pretty impressive health benefits. The veggie has long been held in high regard: Archeologists have uncovered traces of onions dating back to 5000 B.C. It’s said that

10 Ways to Supercharge Your Water This Summer

There’s no denying water is good for us. Good for our hair, skin, digestive system and immune system, not to mention water wards off all the ills that come with dehydration in the summer (hello, dehydration headache.) There’s some debate over how much we really need to drink — that whole eight-glasses-a-day thing might be

36 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight

The weeknight hustle is real. After getting home from work or a workout, it’s can feel damn near torturous to spend more energy scrounging up a meal, especially a healthy and still tasty one. (That’s probably why clicking through a delivery app seems so appealing.) Sure, you could go the meal-prep route—but…that’s satisfying for about

Starbucks Adds New Refresher to Its Menu

Starbucks’ motto for the summer must be "can’t stop, won’t stop" because the powerhouse coffee chain continues to add delicious new drinks to its menu. Just a couple of weeks ago, it added three new items to its permanent menu, one of them being the Serious Strawberry Frappuccino. And now? We have a new refresher

The 13 Healthiest Foods To Buy At Aldi

There’s nothing better than a grocery store with so many options you wouldn’t mind getting locked in there for a week straight. (Just me?) But yeah, that’s pretty much what it’s like at Aldi. Just like Trader Joe’s, Aldi even has its own lineup of exclusive brands—many of which are actually super healthy. But what

Mama June Says The Keto Diet Has 'Worked' For Her

IDK about you, but I still can’t get over June Shannon (a.k.a. Mama June) and her dramatic weight loss. (Guys—300 pounds—that’s a big freakin’ deal!) Even more: The 38-year-old been super honest about the entire thing—including how she’s gained back a little of the weight recently. But now, she says she’s found a new (popular)

10 of the Best Fat-Burning Foods

The old method of monitoring calorie intake and expenditure to stay lean isn’t really that reliable. More and more nutrition experts are saying the quality of calories matters just as much, maybe even more, than the exact quantity. Reaching for nutritious foods benefits your body in ways processed junk can’t come close to matching. Choose the

How to Reset Your Metabolism: Is it Possible?

It’s been hard to miss the success of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser,” in which people underwent dramatic weight loss makeovers to compete for the $250,000 grand prize. But it turns out the short, grueling, extreme pace to weight loss has a price. A recent NY Times article details how Season 8 contestants have gained back