Face it: You’ve been there too, taking a 10 p.m. trip to the fridge because you’re just so dang hungry, despite fueling your body with whole grains, lean protein, and fruits and vegetables all day long. You find yourself opening up every cupboard because your only concern at that time is making your belly happy
Losing weight from any part of your body can be hard, as many of us know all too well. But the good news is, shedding belly fat can be a tiny bit easier than slimming down your hips, thighs, or other parts of your body. That’s because women tend to store more temporary fat in their bellies.
Raise your hand if you’ve ever had such intense afternoon hanger that you went totally overboard on the peanut M&Ms. (Yup, mine’s up too.) While candy is an A+ treat, it’s not exactly going to fill you up for hours. But the 15 winners of Women’s Health’s Healthy Snack Awards sure will. Each packaged snack
Snacking, in its essence, is supposed to fill you up. Unfortunately that’s not always the case—that full stack of Pringles that you demolished may leave you wanting more. Some foods are naturally superior when it comes to helping you eat less because of the specific nutrients they contain, the form you eat them in, or
If you want stronger muscles, lifting weights is a good place to start—but your diet makes a huge impact on your gains, too. That’s where protein comes in: the essential macronutrient helps repair the tiny tears strength training creates in your muscles, helping them grow faster. But while loading up on eggs at breakfast and chowing down on chicken
Be it walnuts, pistachios, brazil nuts or almonds, the humble nut always seems to score a mention when superfoods are concerned – and with good reason. Not only are they packed with nutrients, vitamins and rich in fibre and omega-3’s, they also boast a heap of health benefits (cholesterol-lowering! Blood sugar-balancing! Digestive aid!) to name
In Genius Foods, my book with coauthor Paul Grewal, M.D., you’ll find an eating plan that’s both nutritious and delicious. Make these easy swaps and watch your weight drop, your brainpower surge, and your tastebuds rejoice. On your salad Shake on …Salted pistachios to take in heart-healthy fats with a satisfying crunch. Not:Croutons. Many packaged