What is Matcha Tea and What Are the Benefits of Drinking It?

Matcha tea is all the craze these days, you will find it anywhere from Starbuck’s, with their Iced Matcha Green Tea Latte, to specialty coffee …

High-Protein Plant Found to Reduce Lower Glucose Peak Levels

A unique, high-protein aquatic plant called Mankai maybe the next superfood in the health world. The plant, a strain of duckweed, was found to …

Homemade Lemonade with Freshly Squeezed Lemons

Summer is the perfect time for this refreshing beverage. Let’s stir up a pitcher of good old-fashioned lemonade that’s carb and sugar …

Expert Advice: How to Start a Walking Program, A Sure Way to Fitness

Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, M.D. Updated 8/2/19. For a healthy, happy lifestyle, try walking — the most popular form of exercise. It’s easy, …

Low Carb Lunch Ideas to Get You Through the Week

Reviewed by Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN. Updated 8/1/19. Soups, sandwiches, and salads are the standard American lunch fare. But when you’re …

Expert Advice: Weight Loss Tips to Help You Shed That Flab For Good

Reviewed by Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN. Updated 7/31/19. We searched for weight loss tips from all over and found the cream of the crop. These …

Expert Advice: 9 Exercise Excuses and Tips to Squash Everyone of Them

By Sheri Colberg-Ochs, Ph.D., FACSM. Updated 7/29/19. From the weather outside to simply not having the time or energy, there are plenty of reasons …

Everything You Need to Know About the Ketogenic (keto) Diet and Diabetes

There was the popular South Beach diet, then the Atkins diet, the Paleo diet, and now there is the ketogenic (keto) diet. It may be considered one of …