8 incredible effects of giving up sugar for a month

If you’re a sweet tooth who can never get enough of snacks, cookies, and cakes, you’re not alone. According to the American Heart Association, Americans consume, on average, 77 grams of added sugar per day, which is triple the recommended daily allowance for women. To give you an idea, four grams of sugar equals one … Read more

What is the best diet to avoid metabolic syndrome?

Your doctor may never use the term metabolic syndrome, but you can still have this dangerous group of health problems. Here’s a hint: Do you have three or more of these? high blood sugar high blood pressure High triglycerides (a fat in the blood) Low HDL (good) cholesterol A large waist (40+ inches for men; … Read more

Top 7 tips to help you stay full longer, dietitians say

Eating healthy and sticking to a rigid eating plan can seem impossible some days, especially when you’re trying to change your regular eating routine. Trying to get through the day without being able to have a healthy snack can also make life even more difficult. Whether you need to get through an afternoon without overeating, … Read more

6 foods that make your intestinal problems worse

Bowel problems can present themselves in many different ways. Gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, and reflux are just some of the symptoms one may experience. While some of these symptoms may be related to a chronic condition in the digestive tract, others may be due to a sensitivity to one or more particular foods. In both … Read more