CVS Will Only Sell Supplements That Have Been Third-Party Tested for Safety
CVS Pharmacy announced May 15 that it will only sell vitamins and supplements that have been third-party-tested for safety and label accuracy, in an effort to bring order to the notoriously under-regulated world of health and dietary aids. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not vet the contents of vitamins and supplements. The agency primarily intervenes when problems are reported and a product needs to be removed from the market, so supplements can hit stores bearing their manufacturer’s unchecked claims. Studies have shown that many supplements for sale—particularly those intended for weight-loss&mdas...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized CVS Diet/Nutrition Supplements Vitamins Source Type: news

Elderly people should try weightlifting to prevent frailty, health experts recommend
(Natural News) It might go against common sense for a senior citizen to start – or resume – pumping iron at his or her advanced age. But Irish researchers are recommending that elderly people lift weights and take protein powders so that they can avoid the crippling effects of infirmity. People are living longer lives thanks to a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutritional Frontiers enters Asian market
It's a new frontier for the Bridgeville, Pennsylvania-based Nutritional Frontiers, as the health and wellness company has entered a deal that would allow it to enter the Asian market. The company announced in a press release Feb. 14 that it was entering into a partnership with Good Health Distributors, a health and nutrition distributor based in Singapore. Nutritional Frontiers will be able to sell its catalog of natural pills, chewables, protein powders and other health produc ts. "Asia is a region… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Luke Torrance Source Type: news

Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Sweet potatoes pack the unique health benefits of regular potatoes with a little something extra. “In general, the more color you can add into your diet coming from fruits and vegetables, the better,” says Yasi Ansari, a sports dietitian in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Still, the many nutritional benefits are no excuse to spring for sweet potato fries at every chance. Here’s what you need to know about how healthy sweet potatoes are, plus the best ways to incorporate them into any diet. What are the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes? “All potatoes are nutrient-dense and healthy for you,&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

China finds African Swine fever virus in some animal feed products
China found African swine fever virus in some protein powders that are based on pork blood cells and manufactured by a Tianjin-based company, the General Administration of Customs said in a statement on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The perfect supplements to MAXIMIZE any exercise routine
(Natural News) The fitness industry has been known to promote products that do more harm than good. Whether it is poor protein powders, artificial energy enhancers, or ridiculous recovery drinks, they all do a very poor job of maximizing an exercise routine while remaining healthy long term. Sure, you can take some of those cleverly... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Here ’s the Healthiest Way to Gain Weight
For most Americans with weight issues, the problem is carrying around too much , not too little. While obesity rates have surged in North America since the 1970s, the proportion of underweight people has remained low—less than 5% of the population, according to a study in The Lancet. These bodyweight trends mean that most health experts are focused on helping people lose weight to avoid disease. But there are also some potentially serious health consequences associated with being clinically underweight, which is usually defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 or below. “There are many epidemiologic st...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of protein powder?
People can use protein powder to supplement their protein intake, help build muscle, aid muscle recovery, and encourage healthy weight loss. In this article, learn about these and other health benefits of protein powder. We also cover the different types of protein powder and when and how to use them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Ditch pricey protein powders! Eggs are the secret to your summer body
Leading dietitian, Sharon Natoli, explained that you don't need pricey protein powders after training. Instead, you can load up and build muscle by just eating eggs. FEMAIL looks at the benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ditch pricey protein powders! Why EGGS are the secret to getting your summer body
Leading dietitian, Sharon Natoli, explained that you don't need pricey protein powders after training. Instead, you can load up and build muscle by just eating eggs. FEMAIL looks at the benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contaminated vs. CLEAN products: Health Ranger reveals what you need to know about the supplements industry
(Natural News) After receiving a lot of questions from consumers about my earlier warning of finding salmonella in a large commodity lot of raw pumpkin seed protein powder, I recorded a follow-up video to explain more. For the record, the summary of what I said is: Somebody is selling contaminated, dangerous pumpkin seed powder contaminated... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contaminated products: Health Ranger discloses MORE details about the supplements industry
(Natural News) After receiving a lot of questions from consumers about my earlier warning of finding salmonella in a large commodity lot of raw pumpkin seed protein powder, I recorded a follow-up video to explain more. For the record, the summary of what I said is: Somebody is selling contaminated, dangerous pumpkin seed powder contaminated... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Clean Label Project is engaged in SCIENCE FRAUD to mislead consumers and falsely accuse protein powders of being alarmingly contaminated with heavy metals (OPINION)
(Natural News) (Opinion analysis) The Clean Label Project is engaged in dangerous scientific fraud that misleads consumers into thinking perfectly safe protein powders are wildly contaminated with toxic heavy metals. That’s my conclusion after reviewing the Clean Label Project’s wildly unscientific attack on protein products such as VEGA, where the Clean Label Project seems to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: How probiotics and protein powders can help your skin
Dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe discusses how what you put in your body is just as important for your skin as what you put on your face. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Labrada Nutrition Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in " Leanpro8 " Protein Powder
Labrada Nutrition of Houston, TX, is recalling specific lots of its " LeanPro8 " Protein Powder because they may contain undeclared egg protein. People who have allergies to egg protein run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 25, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Peanut Butter Protein Balls That ’ll Help Fuel Your Workouts
These delicious protein balls take about five minutes to make and are the perfect portable breakfast or healthy snack on the run. I often make a batch over a weekend so I can just grab them out of the fridge during my busy week. They marry perfectly with your morning latte and tame that mid-afternoon craving for something sweet. If you’re a mad cyclist like I am, these protein balls are perfect to pack into the back of your cycling jersey as an energy snack or quick meal for those times when you need a pick me up. My protein balls are filled with simple ingredients: rolled oats, coconut, dates, Healthy Chef Protein ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Top 15 sources of plant-based protein
People who eat or are considering vegetarian or vegan diets may be concerned about getting enough protein from their food. In this article, we look at the best plant-based proteins, including vegetables high in protein, and some ways to use them. We also discuss whether plant-based protein powders are a good option. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Motives and funding of a Clean Label Project lab study that condemns over 100 protein powders now called into question
(Natural News) A recent study released by the Clean Label Project condemning more than a hundred protein powders might be alarming on the surface, but a closer look at the report is leaving experts with a lot more questions than answers. In the study, the group looked at 134 of the top-selling protein powders and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ultralife recalls protein powder, shakes and detox drinks
The Food Standards Agency sent out the alert, with fears it could pose harm to consumers who are unaware. Ten people die from allergic reactions to food in the UK each year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peanut protein powder a solution for those suffering from allergies?
But there are still some hurdles to overcome before the Aimmune drug hits medicine cabinets (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peanut protein powder shows potential for treating allergies
A promising new treatment could help children suffering from peanut allergies. Aimmune Therapeutics say research shows the daily use of its peanut protein capsules could desensitize children to the allergy. But there are still some hurdles before the drug hits medicine cabinets. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Case Against Juice Is Stronger Than Ever
Juice is the health trend that just won’t go away. There’s a juicing shop on practically every city block, and everyone from your Spin instructor to your mother downs glasses of it daily. There’s no doubt that juicing is ubiquitous—but is it as healthy as everyone says? Juice can help you consume more vitamins and minerals, and that’s a positive for people who struggle to eat enough fruits and vegetables. But experts say it may not deserve its health halo. In a paper published last winter in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, experts scrutinized several nutrition-hyped foods&md...
Source: TIME: Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition green juice healthytime juice cleanse Juicing onetime smoothies Weight loss Source Type: news

Protein powder: What to know, what to watch out for
Protein powders are popular for a wide variety of reasons, and there's an equally wide variety of products on the market. Here's what you should know. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New superfood trends for 2018 revealed
Next year's ''superfood'' roundup includes clay, hemp and protein powders made from crickets. FEMAIL takes a look at the coming health food trends predicted to be big in 2018. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Whey protein powder may cause hormonal acne in women
Because whey protein is a dairy product, it contains hormones that produce oil, ultimately  causing acne. Women are more susceptible to hormonal imbalances and at a higher risk for acne. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top Balance Nutrition founder discusses protein shakes
Maria Bella, dietitian, and Nikki Ostrower, a nutritional expert, in NYC explain why the body needs protein and how powders are not always best after a workout. A lot of protein powders are processed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADHD and Adults: Systems, Strategies and Shortcuts that Foster Success
For individuals with ADHD, the foundation for success is accepting your ADHD. This includes accepting that your brain is wired differently—not defectively, said Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D, a clinical instructor of psychology at Harvard Medical School and clinical psychologist who specializes in ADHD. “The truth is, adults with ADHD are creative, driven, intuitive, resourceful and are capable of great success,” said Natalia van Rikxoort, MSW, a social worker, therapeutic arts facilitator and life coach who specializes in ADHD and helps her clients use their strengths to overcome challenges and discover t...
Source: Psych Central - October 7, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Attention Deficit Disorder Creativity Disorders General Happiness Motivation and Inspiration Self-Help Work Issues Adhd Adults With Adhd Boredom getting things done organization Productivity success Success Strategies Source Type: news

Protein Powder Can Provide Boost But At What Cost?
Americans spend big money on protein supplements, but research is mixed on whether that's a good thing. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gym workout diet: THIS supplement can REVERSE age related muscle loss
GYM workouts can be made even more effective by adding protein to your diet, with protein powders one of the most quick and easy sources. This is how to choose which type is best for you. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London personal trainer never drinks a protein shake
Max Lowery, 27, of London, says 90 per cent of people don't need to drink protein shakes, and warns that many whey protein powders can be full of chemicals and artificial sweeteners. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplement warning: Not enough of THIS vitamin past age of 60 risks bone fractures
SUPPLEMENTS have become popular for providing a daily nutritional boost, and now include everything from vitamins and minerals, to protein powders and fish oils. But particular types are more important at certain stages in your life. This is what an expert says you should be taking during each decade to optimise your health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

15 Foods A Nutritionist Always Keeps In Her Fridge
By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious foods on hand helps me hit my daily target for veggies and fruit, and lets me throw together simple but balanced meals, so I don’t ever have to rely on takeout. To stock up for the week, I shop at multiple spots, including my local farmer’s markets, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, traditional supermarkets, and on amazon.com. I’d say I spend about $100 per week on groceries (some of the things I buy aren’t pictured because...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adding protein powder to your smoothie can make you FAT  
At roughly 500 calories per drink, experts at Sheffield Hallam University doubt the need for trendy protein shakes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to use protein powder for weight loss
Most protein powders are built for muscle gainers. But the right ones can help you lose weight with ingredients that aid metabolism and quell appetite. Nutritionist Rick Hay says what to look for. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp food products surged 44% to $129 million in sales despite insane regulations
(Natural News) Hemp is an incredibly versatile plant that is also extremely nutritious.  It’s used to create building materials, automobiles, paper, clothing, jewelry and furniture, but it can also be found in a variety of heath-focused foods. Hemp-based foods are a budding market, with a wide array of offerings: Hemp protein powder, hemp seeds and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Would You Drink A Probiotic With The Gut Bacteria Of Elite Athletes?
Can sneaker endorsements, cereals, protein powders or electrolyte cocktails get any of us closer to the peak level performance of our favorite athletes? Despite billions in sales, the answer is probably no. But how about an elite athlete’s biology? With 100 trillion cells in the human body, bacteria outnumber our own human cells 2 to 1, and bacteria in our gut affect all our key organ functions. The microbiome plays a role in our health, development and wellness, including endurance, recovery and mental aptitude. What if we could tap the gut bacteria of elite athletes to produce customized probiotics ― and what if ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Scoop On Finding A Healthy Plant-Based Protein Powder
Conclusion After completing this study, and factoring in the above, of all the plant based proteins I have tried, I would personally choose Nutiva's Plant Protein Superfood 30 Shake in either vanilla or chocolate as my top choice. For me it is obvious since Nutiva is actually certified organic, is at a great affordable price, low in sugars (and not stevia) and has a great taste. Serving suggestion: Add 2 tablespoons of Hempseeds to your shake for an extra 8g of Protein and 1.7g Omega-3.Consider the addition of 1 tablespoon of Nutiva Coconut Manna (ie coconut butter) and water to eliminate the need for buying cartons of al...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's The Best Type Of Protein Powder?
This article originally appeared on www.ProShapeFitness.com References: 1. Phillips, SM, and LJ Van Loon. "Dietary Protein for Athletes: From Requirements to Optimum Adaptation." National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2016. 2. Hoffman, Jay R., Nicholas Ratamess A., Jie Kang, Michael Falvo J., and Avery Faigenbaum D. "Effect of Protein Intake on Strength, Body Composition and Endocrine Changes in Strength/Power Athletes." Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. BioMed Central, 13 Dec. 2006. Web. 23 Sept. 2016. 3. Aragon,...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do They Do It? Here Are The Secret Weapons From The Fittest Men Of 2016
What is the Flex 50? The Flex 50 is not just the fittest men of 2016. The Flex 50 is that - but it's also much more. The Flex 50 is a collection of the most influential and dynamic experts and leaders in the worlds of fitness, sport and general badassery, selected by the fitness-focused AskMen editors. The Flex 50 is a celebration of men who redefine what fitness means. These men inspire us to seek out our limits - then throw them out the window. They train not just for championships, gold medals or the thrill of winning. These men train for life. Committing to that healthy lifestyle is the hardest part -- but it's a ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask JJ: How To Think Outside The Cereal Box?
Ask JJ: Do you have any healthy breakfast ideas for my kids? They want Pop-Tarts and Frosted Flakes, but I know we need to do better. Everyone's heard that "breakfast is the most important meal of the day," but the wrong breakfast can do more harm than good. Typical go-to breakfast choices for the younger crowd include cereal, waffles, pancakes, and muffins. And while all those foods might be convenient, they also guarantee a mid-morning blood sugar crash that will leave your kids restless, cranky, and unable to concentrate. By lunchtime, they'll have a hard time staying awake, much less learning long division...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Key Workout Essentials For Women
Credit It's one thing to go to the gym three or four times a week; it's quite another thing to actually do the right things when you get there. Truth is, a lot of people are consistent with their routine, but they still forget the essentials that virtually guarantee more comfort and faster results. Worse, by ignoring these essentials that every great workout program has, they're risking injuries. We don't want that to be you and that's why we have come up with these 7 workout essentials that would aid you along your fitness journey. 1. Quality Workout Outfits Without good training clothes, your workout is probably goi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sarcopenia: How to Prevent Loss of Muscle As You Age
.x-sidebar{display:none;} .x-main{width:100% !important;} Your grandmother probably never heard of osteoporosis. Then Big Pharma came out with the first bone drug in 1995. Now billions are spent on this disease. And everyone worries about bone density. But there is another condition just as threatening. Maybe even more so… but you won’t see any TV ads. Mainstream doctors rarely, if ever, bring it up with their patients… even though it affects around 45% of the older population. I’m talking about sarcopenia… a loss of muscle as you age. Sarcopenia is the degenerative loss of skeletal muscl...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - August 25, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

7 Amazing Super Foods You Need to Know About
We keep reading about how important superfoods are to include in your diet. What exactly are superfoods? There is no scientific definition of a superfood but the term usually refers to foods containing high levels of vitamins and minerals that offer many health benefits such as boosting your immune system and natural weight-loss (1)(2). By consuming these superfoods on a regular basis, you are feeding your body large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, fiber, probiotics, and high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Superfoods also contain few calories, are low in sugar and salt plus have lots of soluble fiber and health-boostin...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Personal Trainers & Nutritionists: Stop Pushing Products on Your Clients
I'm a rarity as a holistic nutritionist. I don't sell any products. The key to a healthy lifestyle is to eat real food in reasonable quantities and to move your body frequently. Click on almost any Yelp page or business website for a weight-loss coach, holistic nutritionist, or health and wellness program and you'll see products like these offered for sale: • Total body cleanses • Vitamin and mineral supplements • Fat burners and appetite suppressants • Hormone pills • Herbal products • Packaged processed foods • Protein bars and shakes • Strict diet plans that eliminate entire fo...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Looks-Conscious Teens Trying Risky Supplements
MONDAY, June 27, 2016 -- Many teens are turning to risky, unregulated supplements to boost their looks, warns a leading group of U.S. pediatricians. These products -- including protein powders, steroids and diet pills -- are often useless at best,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 27, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Top Ways To Stay Jacked And Still Enjoy The Summer
Photo courtesy of Generation Iron. Stay lean in the summer. Summer's here! The beaches, the pools, the BBQs, the vacations, the road trips, and all the other fun stuff summer has to offer. We didn't work hard all winter and spring to throw our physiques away in the summer, right? We don't have to! With planning ahead and making wise decisions you can still keep those six-pack abs popping; and bodies hard as long as you follow a few suggestions and guidelines. Keep fitness exciting! Don't let working out get in the way of summer activities and outdoors fun. Find ways to keep things interesting. Skip the treadmill and g...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Your Favorite Exercise Teachers Eat Every Day
After a tough exercise class, many people find themselves crawling toward the nearest source of food and hoovering up anything in sight. But imagine doing that exhausting exercise class two, three or four more times in one day. That’s what your favorite teachers and trainers do to help keep you motivated. Not only do they have to show you proper moves, but they also sweat (and even suffer) alongside you to inspire you to give it everything you’ve got, just like they do. Of course, it takes a lot of food to fuel all of that activity. HuffPost Lifestyle asked master trainers from five major gyms and boutique exer...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 20, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

What Your Favorite Exercise Teachers Eat Every Day
After a tough exercise class, many people find themselves crawling toward the nearest source of food and hoovering up anything in sight. But imagine doing that exhausting exercise class two, three or four more times in one day. That’s what your favorite teachers and trainers do to help keep you motivated. Not only do they have to show you proper moves, but they also sweat (and even suffer) alongside you to inspire you to give it everything you’ve got, just like they do. Of course, it takes a lot of food to fuel all of that activity. HuffPost Lifestyle asked master trainers from five major gyms and boutique exer...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Steps for the Perfect Smoothie for Weight Loss
There are so many reasons to start drinking smoothies, especially for breakfast, lunch, or a snack. Here are five of them: We all know we need to eat more fruits and vegetables, and get more antioxidants, vitamins, and healthy fats into our diet. A good smoothie has all of that. Smoothies are great for busy people -- especially people who don't like to cook -- because they're fast! At the same time, making smoothies can help you connect with your kitchen. Smoothies introduce you to the grocery store's produce aisle, and all its possibilities. You know every single ingredient that's in a smoothie you make yourself (unl...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news