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Yes, you do have time to eat healthy this year!

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Sadly, willpower doesn’t always win. Stress and life? Those get in the way, too. Therefore your attempt at eating healthy is usually the first to go. But Happy New Year, readers! January marks the start of resolution season, and weight loss typically tops the list. What are you going to do differently this year? There is an often forgotten weight management secret – a secret that doesn’t require detox dieting or cardboard meals. This secret is a simple, yet powerful, habit to develop.



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Preparation! That’s it! Without this, even the most dedicated healthy

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Best solution is not to need health care

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Whole Foods CEO John Mackey says the key to keeping people healthy in the United States is for people to eat better and live healthier lives.

“I mean, honestly, we talk about health care. The best solution is not to need health care,” Mackey told Freakonomics Radio host Stephen Dubner in an episode released on Nov. 4.

“The best solution is to change the way people eat, the way they live, the lifestyle, and diet,” Mackey says. “There’s no reason why people shouldn’t be healthy and have a longer health span. A bunch of drugs is not going to solve

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Healthy Living: Get your partner on board with healthy lifestyle changes. | Health, Medicine and Fitness

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Using the word “diet” can trigger images of tiny plates of lettuce and constant hunger. Instead of focusing on negative words like dieting, try talking with your partner about your desire to cook more enjoyable and healthier meals. Suggest making meals from scratch, eating at home instead of at a restaurant, trying new cuisines or taking a cooking class together.

It is important to have a discussion with your partner that gets them on board with your new healthy eating plan.

Implement change thoughtfully

If you are the primary cook at home, start by adding a vegetable side to each

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Mediterranean Diet Tops The List Again

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KEY POINTS

  • The U.S. News & World Report has released its annual list of the best diets 
  • The Mediterranean Diet took the top spot in various categories
  • It is said to be relatively easy to follow while providing a lot of health benefits

Trying a new diet for 2021? You may want to have a good look at the Mediterranean Diet.

The U.S. News & World Report has just released its annual Best Diets Overall list and for the fourth consecutive year, the Mediterranean took the top spot, followed by DASH Diet and Flexitarian Diet, which were tied for the

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Food insufficiency linked to depression, anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

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A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found a 25% increase in food insufficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic. Food insufficiency, the most extreme form of food insecurity, occurs when families do not have enough food to eat. Among the nationally representative sample of 63,674 adults in the US, Black and Latino Americans had over twice the risk of food insufficiency compared to White Americans.

“People of color are disproportionately affected by both food insufficiency and COVID-19,” said Jason Nagata, MD, MSc, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco and lead author on

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‘Never too late’ to change lifestyle

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Jaclyn Bridges is a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation nurse at Parrish Medical Center in Titusville.



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Dangerous Side Effects of Eating ‘Healthy’ Fast Food, According to Experts

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It’s January, and most of us have announced to our friends and family some sort of New Year’s resolution pertaining to our health. Losing belly fat and exercising may be high on the list, but eating better food should be too. If you’re a frequent customer at fast-food chains, it may seem like simply opting for “healthier” menu items could be enough to achieve better health outcomes, but the truth is, even lighter menu options at places like Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, or Wendy’s is still considered fast food—and they are still worse than a simple homemade vegetable-forward meal with

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9 celebrities who credit popular diets for their figures

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9 celebrities who credit popular diets for their figures




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New Healthy Recipes For The New Year

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New Healthy Recipes For The New Year




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CHICAGO (CBS) — We all say it: In the new year, we’re going to eat better. Conagra Brands Chef Rebekah Ziesmer has some recipes to make that commitment a lot easier.

A lot of people are trying to eat less meat, she said, so she has some recipes to help with that goal.

The Gardein Classic Plant-Based Burger can be cooked straight from frozen.



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Melissa Marcantel, “The Queen of Nutrition,” Offers 12 Tips to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle

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BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — If you’ve blown your new year’s resolution for dieting this year, have no fear. Melissa Marcantel, “The Queen of Nutrition,” has easy-to-follow ideas so you can eat and be healthy. 

“I teach people how to live a healthy lifestyle instead of dieting. Our bodies are unique. One system does not work for everyone,” said Marcantel, a global wellness coach who is an expert on crushing toxic body fat. “Yo-Yo Diets don’t work. Healthy lifestyles do.”

She has built one of the largest health organizations which has

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