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Visual hunger is making you eat more high-calorie, unhealthy foods.

Scrolling through pictures of food on social media can affect your food choices and appetite.

We best remember the location of calorie-dense foods— Our evolutionary past explains why

The brains of our foraging ancestors likely evolved to prioritize the location of calorie-rich foods to avoid starvation, which might explain our…

The paleo diet and its benefits for diabetes management

The paleo diet includes lean meats, fish, nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables, and excludes processed foods and grains.

Can’t stay asleep? You might want to get tested for sleep apnea

Sleep apnea could lead to diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and stroke— the same issues that chronically sleeping for less than 6 hours a night…

Intermittent fasting: A flexible lifestyle that can help your heart

Intermittent fasting can reduce LDL or 'bad' cholesterol, improve your blood pressure, and reduce markers of inflammation.

The ketogenic diet: What is it and how does it work?

Learn about what a high-fat, low-carb eating pattern looks like, and the advantages and disadvantages of eating this way.

The right way to do OMAD (One meal a day)

Learn how Martine lost 80 lbs (and kept the weight off) by eating once a day.

Break your fast with a smoothie!

You asked and we listened! 5 original smoothie recipes to end your fast.

Autophagy: The recycling mechanism that delays aging and prevents disease

Intermittent fasting and exercise help your cells get rid of damaged components and turn them into things they can use.

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