The Surprising Reason Why 'Healthy' Foods Can Cause You to Gain Weight

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Words matter when you’re trying to eat right, new research suggests. People tend to overeat when they’re consuming food that’s been labeled “healthy,” undermining their own efforts to improve their diet, the study found. People order larger portions, eat more and feel less full…

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Yes, the Bacon-Cancer Link Is Real, But Here's Why You Shouldn't Freak Out

The World Health Organization (WHO) made a bombshell announcement yesterday that left many bacon lovers reeling. In a nutshell, a group of experts conducted a comprehensive review of studies that looked at the association between processed or red meat and cancer. They declared that processed meat is definitely a carcinogen, with the most powerful link to colon cancer. Based on the…

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6 Weird Diet Tricks That Actually Work

Some clients come to me in search of a complete eating overhaul, including a meal plan with specific portions and recipes. Many others, however, simply want the shortcuts. While it’s true that obtaining long-term weight loss success isn’t that simple, I am happy to report there are several research-backed easy tricks that really do help….

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The Best Plant-Based Sources of Protein

In some circles meat is king when it comes to high-protein eating (just ask any Paleo dieter), but animal foods are not the only way to get this muscle-building nutrient. Plant proteins such as beans, whole grains, fruit, nuts, and seeds have many benefits: In addition to offering up lots of digestion-helping fiber, they may…

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