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7 Compelling Reasons to Start Eating Chia Seeds

It seems impossible that such a little seed could pack such a nutrient-dense punch, but chia seeds defy the odds – probably even more so than you thought. Here are 7 reasons you may want to start adding chia seeds to every meal!


4 Healthy Diet Tricks We Can Learn From the Olympians

It’s hard to watch the Olympic games without becoming swept up in the excitement and inspired by the athlete’s dedication. If all that good energy gets you thinking about upping your fitness routine, here’s a new take: instead of adding mileage to your current run, or tacking on an extra day at the...


High Protein Diet Helps Control Blood Sugar

If you have problems controlling your blood sugar, it’s hard to know exactly what foods you should eat. Now, new research presented at this year’s annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes may be able to help with that. The new study finds that a high protein diet can improve...


8 Vegetarian-Friendly Foods That Are Surprisingly High in Protein

Here's 8 foods you may not have expected to be such great protein sources!


This Diet Has Same Life-Extending Benefits as Reducing Calories by 40%

Eating a diet high in carbs but low in protein may produce the same benefits as a low calorie, high protein diet, research shows.


5 Protein-Rich Cottage Cheese Recipes That Will Surprise You

Loaded with protein, low in calories and more versatile than you might think.


High Protein Diet in Middle Age Doubles Risk of Early Death

A high-protein diet during middle age makes you nearly twice as likely to die and four times more likely to die of cancer.


Are High Protein Diets as Deadly as Smoking?

Eating high amounts of meat or plant based protein raises levels of the growth hormone IGF-1, which is a substance linked to cancer.


A Hearty Breakfast Could Curb Your Diabetes Risk

The size and types of foods you eat at breakfast could help lower your diabetes risk.


Do We Really Need Test-Tube, Man-Made Beef?

The first stem-cell-grown hamburger "meat patty" was grilled up and consumed recently--does this mean the era of test tube meat is nearly here?