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I know your homegirl has been downing apple cider vinegar to help her lose weight, but while that benefit is not scientifically proven, there are…

Nutritionist Christopher Speed has good news for fans of dairy, red meat and eggs. He says that several studies show these foods are actually full…

Robert Ferguson, MS, CN is a nationally recognized author, certified nutritionist, fitness expert, entrepreneur, TV personality, motivational speaker, and CEO of Diet Free Life who currently…

Dr. Rovenia M. Brock believes that nutrition is the key to optimal health. The nationally acclaimed health journalist is a nutritionist who often appears on…

“How do I get rid of this belly fat?” This is easily one of the most common weight loss questions out there. In addition to not making you feel as fit as you’d like to be, belly fat has been linked to various health conditions, particularly heart disease, diabetes and certain types of cancer. Is […]

According to a new study, women who drink too many artificially-sweetened diet drinks may be more likely to suffer from heart attacks, blood clots and other cardiovascular problems. While this isn’t the first study that establishes a relationship between diet drinks and heart health, one of the study’s authors said it’s not time (just yet) to […]

Children develop a natural preference for the foods they enjoy the most, so the challenge is to make healthy choices appealing. No matter how good your intentions, trying to convince your eight-year-old that an apple is as sweet a treat as a cookie is not a recipe for success! However, you can ensure that your […]

(BlackDoctor.org) — You’re eating the same kind of foods, eating about the same amount of food, and exercising about the same amount you always have…

Organic foods account for 4.2 percent of retail food sales, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It certifies products as organic if they meet certain requirements including being produced without synthetic pesticides or fertilizers, or routine use of antibiotics or growth hormones. Read:How To Stretch Your Grocery Budget Consumers can pay a lot more […]

Obese patients who have gastric bypass surgery for weight loss may have a higher risk of developing alcohol problems, according to a large study released on Monday. * Abuse rate climbed 2 percent after surgery * More frequent after gastric bypasses, in younger men * Specialist says shouldn’t deter obese people from procedures * In […]

Have you been focused and consistent with your workout and have only a few more pounds to go?  Celebrity Fitness Trainer and author of  5 Factor diet Harley Pasternak suggests 5 simple tips to lose 5 pounds or more by summer.  AOL’s My Daily gives us the skinny on these five tips.  Pasternak has trained […]

A recent study of healthy adults and adults with mild cognitive impairment tested out the effects of two diets. One was the “high diet,” which was high in saturated fat (at least 25 percent of the diet) and simple carbohydrates (glycemic index greater than 70). The other was a “low diet,” which was low in […]