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Beverages that Improve your Brain

Beverages that Improve your Brain

The Best Foods to Eat to Replenish Electrolytes

These fruits, veggies, dairy, and whole grains can provide the nutrients your body needs without the added sugar you don’t want. By HOLLIS TEMPLETON in Runner’s World Most of us can get away with gulping water after a workout, but some—those of us training for fall marathons or just running over an hour in humidity—need to …

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19 Best Body and Brain Superfoods

Did you know that your brain is the most expensive real estate in your body? It uses up to 20 to 30 percent of the calories you consume. And, just like your body doesn’t benefit from junk food, neither does your brain. One lesser-known fact about obesity is that it negatively impacts cognitive function. If you …

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Know your Leafy Greens

1/16 What’s So Great About Greens? They’re super foods at their finest, rich in all kinds of vitamins and minerals. High in fiber and low in calories, greens can help manage your weight while special plant compounds may lower your risk of some cancers, heart disease, and osteoporosis (a disease that causes brittle bones). And yes, …

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Health Benefits of Eggs

Health Benefits of Eggs

1/12 They Offer Complete Protein One egg has 6 grams of the stuff, with all nine “essential” amino acids, the building blocks of protein. That’s important because those are the ones your body can’t make by itself. The egg white holds about half that protein and only a small portion of the fat and cholesterol.  …

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12 Powerhouse Vegetables you should be Eating

1/14 Cream of the Crop If you regularly load up your grocery cart with a variety of veggies, you could be well on your way to a healthier and longer life. But which ones should you reach for? Recent research has shown that dozens of vegetables pack a particularly big nutritional punch. Sneaking them into …

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14 Best Foods to Fight Muscle Cramps

1/16 Eat to Beat Them Muscle cramps happen when your muscles tense up and you can’t relax them. While painful, usually you can treat them yourself. Exercise, dehydration, and menstruation are common causes. One way to stop cramps is to stretch or massage your muscles and to eat enough of these key nutrients: potassium, sodium, …

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What the World’s Fittest Vegan Eats for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

If you’re thinking about switching to a plant-based diet, Rich Roll can help. The ultra-endurance athlete and best-selling author went vegan when his health took a nosedive right before his 40th birthday, and he hasn’t looked back since. Last September, the ultra-endurance athlete ran 40 miles and swam six miles across the Stockholm Archipelago as part of the Ötillö Swimrun …

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Inexpensive, Healthy Foods

1/15 Lentils Serving size: ½ cup cooked Cost per serving: Around 20 cents Calories: 115 They’re little, but they pack in protein — 9 grams per serving. They’re also low in fat, so they can be a healthy, less expensive sub for meat. Plus, they’re a good source of folate, iron, and potassium. And they …

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14 Best Foods to Keep in your Fridge

14 Best Foods to Keep in your Fridge

1/16 Plan Ahead You’re hungry and staring into your fridge, but is there anything healthy in there? Stock up on a few key staples to make sure there’s something good waiting for you. 2/16 Turkey It’s low in fat and sodium, and high in protein. And versatile, too: Wrap some turkey breast in a whole-wheat …

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