Processed Foods, Regardless Of Nutrition, Still Cause Weight Gain

You probably already had a feeling you should skip the vending machine for an afternoon snack. But it turns out ultra-processed foods are even worse than we already thought. A new study, out in Cell Metabolism, shows these foods cause weight gaineven when they don’t have more fat, sugar, or carbohydrates than their healthier counterparts. There’s something about the processing itself […]

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Nutrition Facts: Putting the Paleo Diet to work for you

As a registered dietician and certified diabetes educator, Haley Hughes counsels individuals to learn about their environmental factors, cultural beliefs, diet and life goals and health before suggesting any eating regimen. Here’s her take on how she works the Paleo Diet into her programs. How often do you prescribe the Paleo Diet for your clients? […]

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Skincare SOS: 5 natural ingredients that soothe and heal skin

Forget fancy formulas, when it comes to skincare, luxury brands are now turning to medically proven, century-old natural ingredients. Vogue recaps the top five to soothe and heal skin, from oatmeal to gotu kola and ginseng Image: Kay Sukumar Overwhelming and often over-promising, the beauty industry is full of “miracle” products that offer a multitude of […]

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Prescription: nutrition

In UCI’s culinary medicine course, first- and second-year medical students learn that food is medicine. Consisting of five three-hour workshops in the Anteater Recreation Center’s teaching kitchen, the class aims to equip future physicians with practical skills to help their patients follow doctors’ orders to “eat healthy.” An elective, the course is led by Dr. David Kilgore, a clinical […]

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Veeba Foods forays into child nutrition segment; sets up factory in Rajasthan

Ropes in Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan to promote its newly-launched brand V-Nourish Veeba Foods on Sunday announced its entry into the ₹ 7,000-crore child nutrition segment and said it has set up a facility in Rajasthan to produce health beverages for kids. The Gurugram-based company has roped in Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan to promote its […]

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The skincare industry is booming, fueled by informed consumers and social media

While skincare products, such as face masks and body scrubs, play a big role in self-care routines, they’ve traditionally been more workhorses than show ponies for the beauty industry. Recently, that’s started to change as skincare products have surged in popularity, thanks to interest in natural and organic ingredients, as well as a thriving community […]

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Priyanka Chopra is the New Face of Obagi Skincare Campaign

Priyanka Chopra is known to advocate inclusion and diversity initiatives, and now the actress has been announced as the ambassador of the global skincare brand, Obagi. She has been announced as the face for a new campaign Skinclusion that celebrates diversity in skin care. Image Courtesy: Obagi In an interview with People magazine, Priyanka said, “I want […]

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The Rise of the Minimalist Skincare Routine

It the peak of Aurora Hinz’s skincare routine, she was using 10 products, most of them on a daily basis: Two face washes, a toner, a serum, two moisturizers, sheet masks, an exfoliant, and two over-the-counter acne treatments. Hinz had struggled with breakouts for years, and when skincare came into fashion, she decided to stop […]

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