This Is What 100 Calories of Different Kinds of Nuts Looks Like

A handful of nuts is one of the healthiest and most convenient grab-and go snacks. They can be easily pre-portioned into 100-calorie snackable servings, tossed into a bag, stored in your desk at work, snuck into a movie theater, and eaten whenever the hangry monster threatens to strike. Unlike some not-so-nutritious crunchy snacks (we’re looking […]

GM Diet: Is It Safe for Quick Weight Loss?

Is the GM diet — or, the General Motors diet — the solution for a machine-like metabolism? Well, that’s certainly what the internet would have you believe. The calorie-restrictive plan, which was introduced in the 1980s, promises quick weight loss, and returns more than 79 million results in a search of the term on Google. It was created around the […]

23 of the Best Vitamin K Foods

Some nutrients and foods get all the attention. We continue to hear about the importance of protein in our diets, we devour oranges at the first sign of sniffles to sneak in extra vitamin C, and we’ve ridden the wave of the green juice, kale, avocado toast, and cauliflower fads. But what about the often under appreciated […]

What Is My Body Type and Can I Train for It?

Like a lot of us, there’s a good chance you learned about body types in a junior high health class. At some point during Ol’ Coach McCracken’s begrudging M/W/F obligation to trade the gym floor for the chalkboard, he probably introduced his young and impressionable charges to a classification system of three somatotypes. And, on the […]

Here Are the Best Running Trails in the US

Maybe you’re ready to pack your bags and explore the great outdoors — and a running trail with jaw-dropping scenery is the perfect excuse to book that vacation. Or maybe you just need a break from dodging cars on busy streets and want to find a quiet running trail near you. Either way, the U.S. […]

4-Ingredient Garlic Shrimp With Zucchini Noodles

Pasta is the perfect comfort food, but it also packs hefty dose of carbs. And even though carbs are not the enemyand can seamlessly work into a healthy eating plan, sometimes you want might enjoy a dish that’s lighter, but still has all the same flavor of your favorite pasta dish. The solution? Zoodles! AKA, […]

Is a Paleo Vegan Diet Possible?

To anyone familiar with both a Paleo diet and a vegan diet, the phrase “Paleo vegan diet” probably sounds a bit like an oxymoron. A Paleo diet bring to mind meat, meat, and more meat, while vegans shun not just meat, but all animal products entirely. For even more of a contradiction, the Paleo diet forgoes grains, which are […]

3 Potential Benefits of Chlorophyll, and How to Use It

In some circles, green juice is a daily requirement for good nutrition. But liquefied kale, cucumbers, and celery isn’t the only bottle of liquid green out there. Many juice shops (and some grocery stores) also sell chlorophyll water or chlorophyll shots, which are about as bright green as a drink can come. And many people can’t stop […]

Are You Making These Post-Workout Nutrition Mistakes?

What should you eat immediately after a workout? Ask five different people and you’ll get five different answers — and it’s hard to know who’s giving good advice and who really doesn’t have a clue. With so much conflicting information out there about post-workout nutrition, it’s no wonder nutrition experts see people making the same […]