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Your Morning Cup of Coffee Could Give You Glaucoma

Despite all the well-known health benefits of coffee, a new study cautions against drinking too much.

Did Meat Make Us Human?

Eating meat may have given our brains a boost in evolution

Is It OK to Eat Rice?

Consumer Reports found arsenic in rice. Learn if it's safe to eat rice and why brown rice may be more dangerous.

Do Calorie Counts on Fast Food Menus Really Work?

New research suggests that adding calorie counts to menus may not help to curb obesity.

Why You Should Be Eating Microgreens

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares new research about the nutrient levels of microgreens and five delicious, healthy ways to enjoy them

Can’t Pace Yourself? Blame Your Glass!

New research reveals glass shape impacts how quickly you consume alcoholic beverages. Find out which you should choose for slow sipping.

Is Olive Oil Better than We Ever Thought?

When you find out just how good it is, you’ll want to try all these creative uses for the uber-healthy oil. Plus, learn the truth about olive oil’s smoke point.

The Healthiest Color for Eating and Exercising

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares new research about how the color green can enhance your workouts and shares her feel good green salad

Small Bites, Big Weight Loss

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares new research about how the size of your bites may impact the size of your clothes!

The Vitamin That Wards Off Weight Gain

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares new research about the connection between vitamin D and weight control and how to know if you're getting enough.

Popeye Was Right! How Spinach Helps Build Muscle

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares new research about how spinach and other produce helps build and maintain metabolism boosting muscle.

Two Reasons You're Craving A Burger

Could it be the sight or the smell of the burger? Or is merely talking about it enough to push you over the edge? Or perhaps it's what's in your cup that makes you cave. Find out what triggers you to eat not so good for you foods.

Nighttime Fasting: A New Way to Lose Weight?

If you couldn’t let anything cross your lips from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m., but you were allowed to eat anything you wanted for eight hours a day and still lose weight, would you try it?

Overcome Social Eating Temptations

Can’t say no to nachos? Always order dessert when you’re with the girls? These three tips from nutritionist Cynthia Sass can help you stay on track when social temptations strike!

Why You Should Dine with Roy G Biv

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass explains why it’s important to incorporate color into your diet and how to get every color in every day—including indigo and violet!

Is Sugar Really a Toxic Substance?

Sugar is bad, but could it be killing you? One doctor takes the sugar-is-bad-for-you argument a step further by asserting that it's toxic. Find out more here.

Six Strategies to Combat Stress Eating at Work

When deadlines loom don’t fall pray to midday munchies. Cynthia Sass shows you how to sidestep office snacks, vending machines, and way too convincing coworkers.

Study Says: Fruits and Veggies Make You Sexy!

Find out how long you need to eat the good stuff before you start looking sexier than ever.

Proof That Healthy Living Really Does Pay Off

Studies show lifestyle is more powerful than genetics. Start living healthier today with these two tips and live better tomorrow and for years to come.

A Powerful Trick to Help You Eat Less

New research shows that this simple mind trick can help you eat less throughout the day while feeling totally satisfied!

Women ‘Copycat’ Each Other’s Eating Habits

Don’t let your friends decide what, and how much you eat. Learn how to beat the ‘copycat’ phenomena and eat right—no matter who’s around.

Is Sugar Worse Than Tobacco?

Find out just what sugar does to your body—you will be shocked!

Stop the See Food Diet

If you’ve ever felt the urge to eat something after seeing an ad for it on TV you’ve become a victim of the see food diet. Find out why this happens and how to stop the mindless munching.

The Real Deal on Coffee

While there have been plenty of studies on the health benefits of coffee — including a boost in your workout performance — there are also negative effects of drinking too much coffee. So just how much is too much? And how real are the health claims?

The No-Diet Trick To Reducing Belly Fat

Having trouble losing the extra pounds? Here is a nutritionist-approved, foolproof way to reduce belly fat, no dieting necessary!