How Eating Breakfast Can Help Your Metabolism

[brightcove:5522542845001 default] This article originally appeared on Plenty of research has found that eating breakfast is important for weight maintenance, metabolism and overall good health. Now, the evidence gets even stronger: a small new randomized controlled trial finds that regularly eating a substantial morning meal directly affects how fat cells function in the body […]

You Asked: Should I Eat Collagen Powder?

[brightcove:5590657975001 default] This article originally appeared on The word “collagen” comes from the Greek word for glue, and that’s a helpful way to think about the role collagen plays in your physical health. In your skeleton, tendons, muscles, skin and even your teeth, collagen is a structural protein that binds cells and tissues together […]

How to Feel Less Bloated After a Huge Thanksgiving Meal

[brightcove:4411677795001 default] Thanksgiving dinner, your house: After downing a couple of helpings of turkey and stuffing, your stomach gives a firm nuh-uh to that slice of pumpkin pie. A voice in your head has another idea, replying, "but today’s a holiday, you have to eat it.” After you consume the last delicious bite, your stomach gets revenge in the worst way: with a monster food baby spilling over your jeans. […]

This Nutritionist Can't Eat Tree Nuts or Gluten—These Are the Snacks and Meals She Eats All the Time

When it comes to healthy foods and snacks, nuts always win top honors. The same goes for many products made with whole grains that contain gluten. But when folks with nut or gluten allergies or sensitivities get hungry, they can't just grab a pack of almonds or pour a bowl of wheat cereal. They have to constantly scan ingredients lists, especially since nuts […]