20 Little Things That Make You Gain Fat

The average person gains one to two pounds (0.5 to 1 kg) every year (1Trusted Source). Although that number seems small, that could equal an extra 10 to 20 pounds (4.5 to 9 kg) per decade. Eating healthy and exercising regularly can help prevent this sneaky weight gain. However, it’s often the little things thatContinue reading “20 Little Things That Make You Gain Fat”

The 9 Best Foods and Drinks to Have Before Bed

Written by Brianna Elliott, RD Getting good sleep is incredibly important for your overall health. It may reduce your risk of developing certain chronic illnesses, keep your brain healthy, and boost your immune system (1, 2Trusted Source, 3). It’s generally recommended that you get between 7 and 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night, though many people struggleContinue reading “The 9 Best Foods and Drinks to Have Before Bed”

Dining Out Without Compromising Your Fitness and Diet Goals

By Mark Weeks When you’ve got fitness or weight loss goals set in your sights, every decision you make throughout the day matters. How many steps you take, how much water you choose to drink and how many veggies you put on each plate, all help you move closer to – or further away fromContinue reading “Dining Out Without Compromising Your Fitness and Diet Goals”

Top 10 Foods for Stress Relief

Feeling stressed? Instead of reaching for candy, try one of our top 10 foods for stress relief. There’s no cure-all food to erase frustration, but you can get some stress relief by exercising and including more of these foods in your diet. Avocado and Banana That’s two things, we know, but what do these fruitsContinue reading “Top 10 Foods for Stress Relief”

13 Foods That Could Lower Your Risk of Cancer

Written by Rachael Link, MS, RD What you eat can drastically affect many aspects of your health, including your risk of developing chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. The development of cancer, in particular, has been shown to be heavily influenced by your diet. Many foods contain beneficial compounds that could help decrease theContinue reading “13 Foods That Could Lower Your Risk of Cancer”