7 Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts (yes with an s, like the city) are named after the veggie’s history of cultivation in Belgium. Part of the cruciferous vegetable family, the sprouts' cousins include cauliflower, kale, broccoli, cabbage, collard greens, and bok choy. Low in calories, at less than 40 per cup, Brussels sprouts are…

7 Trendy Diets That Could Make It Hard to Poop

Here’s the scoop: What you eat affects your poop. A high-fiber diet, meaning lots of fruits and veggies, will keep you regular, while a low-fiber diet, consisting mostly of meat and dairy, will probably back up your bowels.  Basically, what you put in has a direct effect on what you…

7 Healthy Recipes for Weight Loss

Just because you’re trying to lose weight doesn’t mean your meals have to be boring and bland. Take this chili lime shrimp zucchini noodle dish for example, or maybe the smoky paprika fish tacos with apple slaw—you can almost taste the to-die-for flavor. Here, we’ve rounded up seven of the best…

7 simple steps for heart health also prevent diabetes

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), there are seven cardiovascular risk factors that people can change to improve their heart health. Dubbed “Life’s Simple 7,” these risk factors are: “smoking status, physical activity, weight, diet, blood glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure.” The AHA note that research has shown that…

The 7 Best Home Treadmills You'll Actually Want to Use

The new year is the perfect time to finally set up that home gym you’ve been wanting—and when it comes to at-home workouts, a good treadmill is pretty much essential. Rain or shine, a treadmill will make it easy to get your steps in (no excuses!). Whether you’re after the latest high-tech features or…