5 Healthy Quinoa Recipes – Health

Most people cook quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wa) like rice, but there are so many unique ways to incorporate this super-seed into your diet. Here are five of our favorite healthy recipes. Go against the grain with quinoa, the tiny seed that packs a big nutritional punch. Beloved by vegans, vegetarians, and bodybuilders alike, quinoa is easy […]

Is Healthy Food Ethical and Environmentally Friendly?

Getty Images Whole-wheat, organic, free-range—it seems every time we turn around, there’s a new, healthier food option available. Fretting over calories, protein, fat, and carbohydrates in the grocery store leaves little room to think about the ethical consequences of our food choices. What’s best for one person’s diet doesn’t always line up with what’s best […]

Hypnosis for Weight Loss: A Legitimate Option?

Getty Images Wouldn’t it be nice if you could close your eyes and wake up with the willpower to lose weight? According to some doctors, through hypnosis, you can. The idea of using medical hypnosis to aid in weight loss sounds so improbable that it’s easy to be skeptical. But according to Dr. Scott D. […]

The Ultimate Guide to Gym Etiquette

From yoga and spinning to circuits and supersets, there’s no right or wrong way to get in shape. Whatever it takes to break a sweat, right? But let’s not leave that sweat on the mats (or that hair in the sink). From the locker room to the weight room floor, when it comes to gym […]

Slow Aging from the Inside Out: The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Getty Images Aging gracefully, to me, means being as healthy as possible for as long as possible. Diet and lifestyle choices are a major part of that. Even though I already make the effort to eat right and exercise, I’m always looking for ways to refine my diet and anti-aging strategies. But if you’re anything […]

The Truth About Milk – Health

Getty Images Milk is truly a nutritional powerhouse. A one-cup serving provides 30% of our daily value for calcium, 25% for vitamin D, 24% of riboflavin (a B vitamin), 20% of phosphorus and 11% for potassium. In fact, a cup of milk has more nutrition than most fruit juices and sports drinks, and it is […]

Are Hot Workouts Safe? – Health

Illustration by Shannon Orcutt/Greatist.com Squeezing any physical activity into a hectic schedule is commendable, but does a toasty warm environment make a difference? Before attempting to maintain a solid dumbbell grip with sweaty palms or slip-‘n-slide down a sopping yoga mat, find out whether hot workouts are worth wringing your clothes out for. Some like […]