These Foods Seem Healthy But Aren’t Actually That Good for You

Sometimes certain foods—especially those currently trending or popping up on Instagram and Pinterest—get that “health halo,” where people assume they’re just as good for you as they are beautiful to take a photo of. Think: acai bowls or frozen yogurt, for example. Some can take you back hundreds of calories depending on size,...

The Only Scary Thing About This Halloween Bark Recipe is How Good It Tastes

If you thought that wolves are the only thing allowed to bark during Halloween season, you’re wrong. You can too. We’re sharing this Halloween Bark recipe just in time for the leaves to change and the temperatures to (hopefully) drop. We wouldn’t recommend handing it out to trick-or-treaters, because it’s so good you’ll...

The Best and Worst Oils to Eat for Better Health

There are various cooking oils to choose from—some being better for high-heat cooking, such as for stir-fries, and others being more suitable for low-heat cooking, like for a fresh green salad or a batch of roasted kale chips. And beyond the cooking technique, some oils have more health benefits than others. Of course, avoiding...

How to Get the Most Benefits from Coffee

Coffee is your friend—it wakes you up when you’re feeling groggy and sluggish, it tastes great (who can argue with that?), and it can fuel your performance in the weight or cardio room from that much-needed caffeine boost. Yet, there are ways to maximize those coffee...

3 Tips to Cut Down on Portion Size

If you’re trying to lose weight or maintain your body size, it’s not just about eating nutritious food but also making sure you’re not taking in too many calories due to portion size. And you’d be surprised by how common it is go over the...

Salad Ingredients That Seem Healthy But Actually Aren’t

A salad seems like a good choice when you’re trying to lose weight or add more produce and healthy foods into your diet. And if often is! Yet, the greens alone don’t make it a light, wholesome choice—the ingredients you choose as toppings matter too. For...

Sandwich Ideas for Lunch That Are Actually Low Carb

A sandwich is easy to make for lunch, but if you’re on a low carb or keto diet, that bread can completely derail your daily intake of net carbs or kick you out of ketosis. Yet, you can still enjoy a nice sammie on a...

The Best Ways to Measure Fitness Gains Beyond Looking at the Scale

If you’re looking to get stronger and build muscle, it’s not always about the scale. In fact, muscle weighs more than fat, so you’re not necessarily dropping pounds if you’re looking to beef up. And either way, the scale can be hard to go by since...

Things That Happen if You Do Too Much Cardio

When we think of working out, we often consider activities that make us sweat and get that heart rate up fast—think a run, cycling, HIIT and boxing. And it’s super important to do enough aerobic exercise in the week, as cardio is great for weight...
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