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Eating Healthy and Weight Loss

Americans are eating healthy: Just ask them! According to Live Science, a Consumer Reports survey reveals that 90 percent of Americans think their diet is healthy. However, more than 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese, according to the…

Mood and Eating Habits | The Leaf Nutrisystem Blog

Food is more than just nourishment for our bodies. What we eat has a direct impact on how our minds work, our mood and our deepest feelings. The tastes and aromas of the food we grew up with, for example,…

Slow Eating and Weight Loss

A man named Joey Chestnut (nicknamed “Jaws”) is the number one speed eater in the world. According to Major League Eating, he once ate a record 74 hotdogs (with the buns) in 10 minutes at the national Nathan’s Hotdog Eating…

Seeds You Need To Be Eating

Whoever coined the phrase “good things come in small packages” must have had seeds on the brain. Small but mighty, many seeds pack a pretty powerful nutrition punch. Many deliver a concentrated dose of protein, fiber and healthy fats in…

How Many Calories Should You Be Eating?

Fad diets seem like magic: Just eat lots of butter and bacon while skipping bread, or channel your inner cave-person, and you’ll lose weight—without cutting calories! Well, not really. When it comes to weight loss, there is no magic. There’s…

How to Stop Eating So Much

If you’re trying to lose weight, the weekend can be a minefield. That’s because for many, being away from work also pulls them away from their plan. Research suggests that a large percentage of both men and women overindulge on…

How to Stop Stress Eating

For some, it happens after an argument with your spouse or testy text from a friend. Maybe a looming deadline or money concerns triggers it for others. Whatever the stressful event, many of us turn to food for comfort and…

How Eating More Cultured Foods Can Transform Your Gut

Cultured foods are any dietary item that has undergone the fermentation process. Yogurt, sauerkraut, and kimchi are a few examples of the most popular cultured foods. Historically, fermentation was a tool to help preserve the shelf life of food and…

Binge Eating: How Nutritionists Bounce Back

Parties, holidays, birthdays, bad days—sometimes a binge happens. Even to people who know the dangers so well, like LeeAnn Kindness, Jeff Chiarelli and Deanna Otranto from Nutrisystem’s team of nutritionists and weight loss pros. We asked them to tell us…

6 Signs You’re Eating Too Much

Got a sweet tooth? You can thank mom and dad: Some research suggests that a preference for sugar maybe programmed in our DNA. Unfortunately, excess sugar is more than just a preference for the sweet stuff. It’s a health risk.On…

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