What Is the OMAD Diet—and What It Really Does to Your Body

What Is the OMAD Diet—and What It Really Does to Your Body

Dieting trends come and go, but one that’s seemingly here to stay is intermittent fasting. A new, bigger, badder, and more extreme fasting approach is the OMAD, or one meal a day, diet. The OMAD diet is exactly what it sounds like—people only eat one meal per day. The protocol is you must eat in the same four-hour window on a standard-sized dinner plate every day. The food can only pile up to three inches high,…

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12 reasons you aren’t losing weight on the Mediterranean Diet

12 reasons you aren’t losing weight on the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet has gained popularity as a delicious way to lose weight and improve health. It advocates eating more plant-based foods like fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, as well as eating fish and poultry at least twice a week. The diet also involves swapping out butter for olive or canola oil, enjoying meals with others, and flavoring food with herbs and spices instead of salt. Eating this way has been associated with a lower risk of heart…

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A diet of kooky (and risky) ways to lose weight

A diet of kooky (and risky) ways to lose weight

Welcome to diet season, that time of year when people are looking for a reset after the overconsumption of the holidays. There is a smorgasbord of choices for those who are looking to lose weight or stave off a winter doldrums gain, and a few of them actually do work. Some of the trendiest weight-loss schemes, from intermittent fasting to Tom Brady’s alkaline diet, might seem a bit odd or excessive — until you consider…

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Stop stressing about the perfect diet, it’s human to fail

“Proponents of paleo and dairy-free diets claim that modern humans were not designed for their current diet, as if evolution was a cul de sac.” Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images Recently, I received an email from a young woman who told me that, although she was struggling with an eating disorder, she got great pleasure from reading my restaurant reviews. She said reading about, and enjoying, such enthusiasm for food made her feel normal. I’m sure…

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Is A Vegan Diet Healthy For Kids?

Is A Vegan Diet Healthy For Kids?

It’s January, and most of us are trying to get back to life as we know it after the festive season. You’ve probably noticed that the world at large uses the first month of the year to take stock of their habits, replacing bad ones with shiny new health fads that will probably last a couple of weeks at best. Although #Veganuary is a thing, veganism, on the whole, is proving to be more than…

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Why Your Workplace Should Be Prioritizing Your Health

Why Your Workplace Should Be Prioritizing Your Health

GettyGetty Do you believe workplace wellness is becoming a staple of the modern workforce? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by David Hauser, Entrepreneur, on Quora: There’s no doubt that a focus on wellness is gaining popularity in businesses around the country. Two-thirds of HR managers say their companies’ health and wellness offerings have increased over the past five years,…

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I tried the keto diet that’s sweeping Silicon Valley with help from a gadget that tracks your progress

I tried the keto diet that’s sweeping Silicon Valley with help from a gadget that tracks your progress

I tried the keto diet with help from a gadget that tracks your progress — here’s what happened   10:00 AM ET Sat, 22 Dec 2018 | 09:13 Ketogenic dieting has become a favorite pastime of Silicon Valley techies who want to hack their bodies to improve energy levels and performance. The regimen involves eating foods that are high in fat and some protein, while keeping carbohydrates to a minimum. The goal of ketogenic diets is…

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Horoscope today: June 4, 2018

Horoscope today: June 4, 2018

You need to read this Pisces, are you human or are you a goddess with ten hands? You’re not just multitasking but also making those larger-than-life ideas take shape. Creative satisfaction is everything to you. Cancer. Consider this your wake-up call as far as your financial management is concerned. Gemini, trust that the wound you are experiencing now will soon heal. Daily horoscope: Aries Where do you see yourself ten years from now? Those ideas…

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