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What are the benefits of eating healthy?

What are the benefits of eating healthy?

A healthful diet typically includes nutrient-dense foods from all major food groups, including lean proteins, whole grains, healthful fats, and fruits and vegetables of many colors. Healthful eating also means replacing foods that contain trans fats, added salt, and sugar with more nutritious options. Following 

Fitness video games can break your Covid pandemic exercise slump

Fitness video games can break your Covid pandemic exercise slump

Some discover their preferred method of exercise early on and have the self-discipline to stick with it for decades. The rest of us, well, we get a little bored. Among the many challenges brought on by the pandemic, some far more urgent than others is 

Burger King is giving away free dollars to spend on its new $1 menu

Burger King is giving away free dollars to spend on its new $1 menu

Burger King is adding a new dollar menu, bucking the trend of fast-food chains pushing customers to more expensive items as food and labor costs continue to climb. The “$1 Your Way Menu,” which rolls out December 28, has four items: A bacon cheeseburger, Chicken 

The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide shows how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a healthy, balanced diet. You do not need to achieve this balance with every meal, but try to get the balance right over a day or 

8 tips for healthy eating

8 tips for healthy eating

These 8 practical tips cover the basics of healthy eating and can help you make healthier choices. The key to a healthy diet is to eat the right amount of calories for how active you are so you balance the energy you consume with the energy 

McDonald’s China offers burger featuring Spam and crushed Oreos

McDonald’s China offers burger featuring Spam and crushed Oreos

Just when we thought we couldn’t possibly be shocked by yet another bizarre fast-food chain restaurant offering — remember Domino’s bubble tea pizza? — McDonald’s China has proved us wrong. For one day only this week, diners were invited to gobble up Spam and Oreo 

Should you skip or keep your workout if you’re sick? Here’s how to tell

Should you skip or keep your workout if you’re sick? Here’s how to tell

As a personal trainer and yoga and Pilates instructor, I like to provide a wide variety of exercises and workouts that people can do regardless of their situation, health limitations, or mood. So my clients ask me this question all the time: If I feel 

Replacing Red Meat With Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Replacing Red Meat With Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Switching from red meat to high-quality plant foods like beans, nuts, and soy may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) in December.1 A large body of previous research links eating large amounts