Whom Is the DASH Diet Good for Exactly, and What Types Are Available? The DASH diet was developed specifically to help people lower high blood pressure and is promoted by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health. According to the American Heart Association, blood pressure readings higher… Continue reading What Is the DASH Diet?
Google “fasting for health” and you’ll get more than 6.3 million hits, ranging from doctors who recommend it for treating a range of diseases, to spas that promise detoxifying food-free vacations, to bloggers who say that fasting makes them feel clearer mentally and more fit — and, increasingly, to fitness professionals touting diets that incorporate… Continue reading What a Fasting Diet Can and Can’t Do for Your Health
If you feel like you’re carrying extra weight from months of quarantining, you might want to consider giving frozen meals a try. They can be a good option when you’re trying to lose weight (like that “quarantine 15”) and are too busy to shop and cook — and despite what you may have heard, they… Continue reading The 10 Best Frozen Meals for Weight Loss
Quarantine weight gain bringing you down? You may want to turn to tech for help. An analysis published in the journal Obesity in February 2021 suggests that if you use digital tools to log what you eat, when you exercise, or how much you weigh, you’re likely to crush your weight loss goals — at… Continue reading Weight Loss Apps Will Likely Help You Shed Pounds