“It’s crucial to get protein directly after a workout. Vegetable green juice can certainly have a place in your diet, just not surrounding your exercise. So many of these juices, just like smoothies, have tons of sugar. Don’t be fooled, check the label,” explains Alex Blodgett, co-founder and CMO of just-launched nutrition company Revere.
Drink Tequila Research from the American Chemical Society has shown that drinking tequila can help you lose weight. Wait, what? The short version is that the agave plant, the thing tequila is made from, contains natural sugars called agavins. Agavins are non-digestible and act as a dietary fiber, meaning they won’t raise blood glucose levels.
What Drinking Water On An Empty Stomach Does To You As you probably already know, Japan is in the top countries when it comes to life expectancy. But how do these people manage to stay young, healthy and fit for so long? Well, one of the (unexpected) answers is that they drink 4 glasses of
Paxil (paroxetine) Most antidepressants make you feel rather full than hungry – but this one is an exception. Paxil is one of the best anxiety treatments, but if you gain weight while using it you could talk with a doctor about switching to a more weight-neutral SSRI such as Prozac or Zoloft, says Louis Aronne,
Swimming After Eating You probably know that you have to wait 30 minutes after eating to swim again… well, that’s not true. The origin of this myth comes from the idea that our stomach uses plenty of blood from our limbs to digest food so we wouldn’t be able to swim. The truth is that
Shed extra weight People with psoriatic arthritis are more likely to be overweight than other people. It’s not clear which comes first—the weight or the disease—but extra weight stresses your joints, and ups your risk for heart disease, diabetes, and metabolic disorder (all of which are already a risk in people with psoriatic arthritis).
A salmonella outbreak recently took everyone by surprise as it has already killed 47 people from across 12 U.S. states. As federal health officials found, the disease is found in papayas! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned consumers not to eat Maradol papayas as an investigation continues. Right now, at least one
1. This seems pretty basic, but not resting your eyes can cause serious damage to your sight. Whatever you do, rest your eyes every 2-3 hours. Just close them for 5 minutes and then continue whatever you were doing.
Use Tried-and-true Methods Take your cue from dieters on the National Weight Control Registry who’ve lost 66 pounds (on average) and kept it off: 75% weigh themselves at least once a week. 78% are breakfast eaters. 62% limit TV to less than 10 hours a week.
Hit the books (or your laptop) Update the bookmarks bar on your Internet browser with tools and resources that can help you manage your symptoms on difficult days. The Arthritis Foundation offers exercise recommendations, tips for creating a personal pain management plan, a free Better Living Toolkit with condition-specific resources, and more.