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This Is How Many Jumping Jacks It Takes to Work Off a Peep

This Is How Many Jumping Jacks It Takes to Work Off a Peep

Easter only comes once a year, so you should absolutely enjoy a Cadbury Creme Egg, some jelly beans, and a few Peeps. But just in case you’re watching your waistline, it’s good to know how much exercise it takes to work those candies off.

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Is Whole-Wheat Pasta Really that Much Healthier Than Regular Pasta?

Is Whole-Wheat Pasta Really that Much Healthier Than Regular Pasta?

You hate that pasta is given such a bad reputation when it comes to weight loss since it’s “so high in carbs.” So you pick up a box of whole-wheat spaghetti because you’ve heard it’s way better for you. But the thing is, if you’re used to perfectly te…

The Number of Calories in a Sweet Potato May Surprise You

The Number of Calories in a Sweet Potato May Surprise You

Packed with vitamin A and a great source of energy-sustaining complex carbs, sweet potatoes are having their moment in the healthy-eating spotlight. If you haven’t been eating them because you’re worried about them making you gain weight, this should e…

45 Lunches All Under 400 Calories and Perfect For Taking to Work

45 Lunches All Under 400 Calories and Perfect For Taking to Work

The last thing you want to deal with in the afternoon is a low-energy slump that comes from being too hungry or because you ate a heavy lunch that knocks you into a coma. These healthy lunch recipes are exactly what you need for hectic work days. Each …

The Calories You’ll Save Giving Up These 10 Foods For Lent

The Calories You’ll Save Giving Up These 10 Foods For Lent

After all the gluttonous Mardi Gras celebrations comes Lent, the Catholic season of penance that starts on Ash Wednesday. Many Catholics give up a vice for Lent, but even if you don’t do it for religious reasons, you may find that giving something up f…

These Are the Breads That a Nutritionist Eats at Home

These Are the Breads That a Nutritionist Eats at Home

There’s no need to banish bread from your diet, as long as you stick with our dietitian-approved slices and bread-buying guidelines. When buying bread, look well beyond the “7-grain,” “sprouted,” or “multi-grain” claims. Many loaves sound healthy but …

Is an Egg White Omelet Healthier Than One Made From Whole Eggs?

Is an Egg White Omelet Healthier Than One Made From Whole Eggs?

Egg white omelets and sandwiches have made their way onto many breakfast menus, but is choosing egg whites over whole eggs really the best choice nutritionally? If you’re looking to cut calories, fat, and cholesterol from your diet, egg whites might be…

How Hummus Helps You Lose Weight

How Hummus Helps You Lose Weight

When it comes to having a healthy fridge, staying stocked with low-calorie, high-nutrient foods makes eating right an easy choice. That’s why we love keeping ours stocked with hummus. Here’s why the condiment classic can help you drop pounds.

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The Ultimate Dairy-Free Milk Nutrition Guide

The Ultimate Dairy-Free Milk Nutrition Guide

There’s a lot of misinformation out there, but dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health is here to shed light on dairy-free milk myths and how they compare to one another.

Moove over, cow’s milk. As more shoppers choose a dairy-free diet,…

You Won’t Believe These Meals Are the EXACT Same Amount of Calories

You Won’t Believe These Meals Are the EXACT Same Amount of Calories

A healthy diet isn’t just about the number of calories you eat – it has so much to do with the quality of the calories you’re getting. You could eat a 400-calorie salad or a 400-calorie candy bar; it’s no secret which one is better for you or your bod…