Nutrition Archive

Behavioral Tendencies

How to Lose Weight Faster, But Safely

04/06/2019 06:00am | 477 views

by Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN

Lose 5 pounds in one week! It's a trope we see everywhere. And while it’s possible that someone can lose that much (if not more) in that time period, it really depends on your metabolism and loads of other factors, including physical activity and body composition, all of which are entirely unique to you.

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Lifestyle

What We Aren't Eating is Killing Us, Global Study Finds

10/05/2019 06:00am | 532 views

By Sandee LaMotte 

Which risk factor is responsible for more deaths around the world than any other? Not smoking. Not even high blood pressure. It's a poor diet.

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Hispanic Marketing

National Survey Reveals Strong Appetite Among Hispanic Millennials To Snack On Delicious, Fresh Avocado For Health Benefits

14/04/2019 06:00am | 632 views

New research released in time for National Nutrition Month tracks the value of healthy snacking among U.S. Hispanic Millennials. In the national study by Aguacates Frescos - Saborea Uno Hoy, nearly all participants (over 90pc ) linked keeping bites between meals nutritious as key to achieving their overall healthy living goals, including reaching weight loss or weight management targets.

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Lifestyle

This Is Why You Shouldn't Mix Caffeine and Alcohol

12/04/2019 06:00am | 468 views

Back in the late 2000s, Four Loko—the caffeinated alcoholic beverage—was all the rage, especially amongst college students who wanted to get a buzz and a burst of energy at the same time. Unfortunately, mixing caffeine and alcohol wasn’t the best combo: It was eventually banned in some states, and it even caused the Food and Drug Administration to change its caffeinated beverage laws. But as you know, trends tend to repeat themselves, and now, newer companies are testing their luck by targeting coffee drinkers. And in case you couldn’t already tell, mixing caffeine and alcohol just isn’t good for anyone.

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Lifestyle

6 Healthy Options Beyond Salad at Your Favorite Fast-Food Restaurants

30/03/2019 06:00am | 750 views

It's been more than two weeks since everyone started their healthy New Year's resolutions, so we're guessing cravings are kicking in right about now. And old fast-food stomping grounds are probably starting to look a little more attractive.

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