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From keto diet tips to healthy water alternatives and everything in between, subjects on this board discuss healthy eating, nutrition and healthy cooking tips for maintaining wellness. Look here for valuable insights about alternative foods, serving sizes and healthy ways to order at your favorite fast food restaurant. We even share Q&As with dieticians.

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Halloween means one of two things: costumes and candy. Whether you indulge in both is up to you.  if you have a favorite candy you’re set on eating, there’s no reason not to enjoy it in moderation. if you’re looking to make a smarter choice and are open to more options, check these sugar nutrition facts. On that note, and in the spirit of trick-or-treating, here’s a look at how 20 popular Halloween candies compare in terms of sugar and health. #myfitnesspal #howtostayhealthytrickortreating

Halloween Candy Matrix: How Not-Bad-For-You is Your Favorite Candy? | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

See how popular candies fare in terms of sugar and satiety.

If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve probably come across foods and supplements that claim to “boost your metabolism.” There are a number of ways you can manipulate your diet and exercise to speed your metabolism for weight loss. Try these diet tips and tricks, employ these weight-loss strategies consistently, you’ll see even greater effects in speeding up your metabolism and improving gut-health and healthy digestion. #myfitnesspal #metabolism

What Does It Mean to “Boost Your Metabolism”? | Fitness | MyFitnessPal

Here we break down your metabolism and offer strategies to rev things up.

Have you heard of postbiotics? Probiotics and prebiotics lead to a healthy gut. Gut health is important for overall health — and a healthy microbiome & weight-loss goals. Diet plays an important role in optimizing gut health, focusing on foods rich in probiotics and prebiotics. Postbiotics are non-living metabolites produced by microorganisms during the fermentation process. Benefits include better digestion, immune system support, mood-boosting, and brain health. #MyFitnessPal #guthealth

You Know About Probiotics, But What About Postbiotics? | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

Have you heard of postbiotics? Probiotics and prebiotics lead to a healthy gut. Gut health is important for overall health — and a healthy microbiome & weight-loss goals. Diet plays an important role in optimizing gut health, focusing on foods rich in probiotics and prebiotics. Postbiotics are non-living metabolites produced by microorganisms during the fermentation process. Benefits include better digestion, immune system support, mood-boosting, and brain health. #MyFitnessPal #guthealth

Whether it’s Atkins, Paleo or keto, these trendy fad diets have one thing in common — limiting carbs. Some research shows people lost more weight on a low-carb diet than a traditional low-calorie plan over six months. Carbs are an essential macronutrient and cutting back too drastically can backfire on your health. If you’re wondering why low-carb diets can be problematic, there are several reasons. #myfitnesspal #ketodiet #lowcarbdiet #carbrestricteddiet #limitingcarbs #cuttingbackcarbs

The Problem With Carb-Restricted Diets | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

The body needs healthy carbs to function at its best.

If you’re following a low-carb diet, it’s not just the number of grams of carbohydrates that count. For the healthiest diet, pay attention to where those carbs are coming from. Depending on the low-carb diet you’re on (Atkins, South Beach, keto), you’ll have varying amounts of carbs available. Regardless of which eating style you follow, there are ways to maximize nutrition while hitting your macros on a low-carb diet. #myfitnesspal #lowcarbdiet #macros #keto#loggingmacros #ketonutrition

Why Quality of Carbs Matters on a Low-Carb Diet | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

Prioritizing high-quality fiber and carbohydrate sources is key for following a healthy low-carb diet.

If you’re trying to lose weight and eat healthier, chances are you’re well aware of the benefits of logging your food. Net carbs are calculated by taking the total amount of carbohydrates in a food and subtracting dietary fiber and sugar alcohols, which, aren’t digested by your body. While some nutrition professionals view net carbs as misleading, they’re well worth considering. Here, whether or not counting net carbs is worth your time. #myfitnesspal #netcarbs #carb #loggingcalories…

What are Net Carbs When It Comes to Your Food Journal & Weight Loss Plan? | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

Here’s what experts want you to know about counting net carbs.

If you want to lose weight, or even just maintain weight, calories in versus calories out is the key to success. However, the total amount of calories you burn comes less from exercise and more from your metabolism. No food boosts your metabolism long term, but some foods can help give you a little pep after eating. To see how eating and drinking can affect your metabolism, add these four foods to your diet. #myfitnesspal #metabolism #loseweight #weightloss #keytolosingweight…

Add These Metabolism-Boosting Foods to Your Diet | Weight Loss | MyFitnessPal

Give your metabolism a temporary boost with these four foods.

Healthy Sandwiches can be balanced meal options, as well as an easy, convenient choice a quick lunch. A sandwich has a mixture of complex carbohydrates, healthy fats, lean protein and fiber to help keep you full in the afternoon. For a healthy tuna recipe or plant-based lunch recipe to add to your healthy eating routine, the sandwich ideas are endless. #myfitnesspal #sandwhichrecipes #backtoschoollunches #onthegolunches #quicklunchrecipes #sandwhichoptions #plantbasedsandwhiches

5 Expert Tips to Elevate Your Typical Sandwich | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

Elevate your sandwich game with different pantry staple recommendations from a registered dietitian

Registered dietitians and health experts recommend prioritizing whole foods for weight-loss. Cutting back on meat may help lose weight as well. Vegetarian diet benefits and plant-based benefits include lowering the risk for heart disease, cancer, blood pressure

Can Going Vegetarian Help You Lose Weight? | MyFitnessPal

A vegetarian lifestyle has its perks! There’s evidence that is can lower risk for heart disease, cancer, blood pressure, and even death.

“Cut the carbs, bring on the healthy fat.” That’s been the diet battle cry of late with the rise in popularity of the ketogenic diet. But you don’t have to go zero to keto — the low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) diet can yield similar health benefits and is a less restrictive eating plan. Before you try it, here’s what you need to know about the LCHF diet. #myfitnesspal #ketodiet #ketogenicdiet #dietplan #ketobenefits #ketoforbeginners

10 Things to Know Before Trying the Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

“Cut the carbs, bring on the healthy fat.” That’s been the diet battle cry of late with the rise in popularity of the ketogenic diet. But you don’t have to go zero to keto — the low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) diet can yield similar health benefits and is a less restrictive eating plan. Before you try it, here’s what you need to know about the LCHF diet. #myfitnesspal #ketodiet #ketogenicdiet #dietplan #ketobenefits #ketoforbeginners

To have a diet that works for your health goals and is one you can stick to for a long time, make sure it satisfies more than counting calories or . Choose nutrient-dense foods, they are better for your body for equal, or even low- calorie amounts. Here are ways to choose healthier habits when it comes to diet and weight-loss goals, longevity, nutrition, energy and more. #myfitnesspal #betterfoodoptions #lowcalorie #caloriecount #healthyeating #healthylifestylechoices #nutrition

How to Make Better Food Choices Every Day | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

Get more from your calories with this daily intake comparison.

Portion control is a trending search when it comes to weight-loss and healthy diet tips. These are 7 great portion control tips from registered dietitians. If you're looking for a food tracker or calorie tracker in order to learn healthy portion sizes for your weight-loss goals MyFitnessPal app is great for tracking your meals and healthy recipes. The nutrition content of your serving size is important along with good sleep, stress, and genetics. #MyFitnesspal #portioncontrol #weightloss

7 Tricks to Finally Nail the Whole Portion Control Thing | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

Portion control is an important part of a weight loss plan. If you’re trying to lose weight, knowing the nutrition content of one serving ...

It’s important to pay attention to hunger signals regardless of the type of diet you follow. If you’re following a low-carb diet and find you are constantly hungry or suffer from low energy levels or fatigue, there could be several explanations to boost your workout performance and energy according to registered dietitians. Here, a look at four common healthy eating mistakes and how to solve them. #myfitnesspal #lowenergy #fatigue #lowcarbdiet #lowcarbrecipes

How Can I Have More Energy and Still Eat a Low-Carb Diet? | Nutrition Tips Dietitian | MyFitnessPal

A RD shares four common reasons for being hungry and tired on low-carb diets.

These superfoods are essential to brain health and performance in your workout or fitness goals. Eating a diet focused on whole-food macronutrients is important to a daily routine, but add these phytonutrients for better gut health, increased mileage, improved body composition, balance hormones. These healthy foods build endurance, boost energy, and burn fat, boost focus, and increase recovery time. #MyFitnessPal #nutrition #superfoods #guthealth #brainhealth #phytonutrients Healthy Eating Tips, Healthy Cooking, Healthy Recipes, Healthy Foods, My Fitness Pal, Fitness Nutrition, Fitness Goals, Brain Health, Gut Health

Essential Guide to Carbohydrates | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

Healthy eating can mean lots of things to lots of people — find dietitian-recommended tips on carbs here.

Here are healthy superfoods and healthy diet tips to train for better performance in your workouts. These healthy whole foods help you to recover and have more endurance, strength, and healthy joints, improve brain health, improve your gut-health and more benefits. When it comes to calories, here's how to know what macronutrients you need for your workouts in a food journal, portion control, and these foods reduce inflammation. #MyFitnessPal #FitnessPerformance #training #fitnessgoals… Healthy Diet Tips, Healthy Cooking, Brain Health, Gut Health, Nutrition Guide, Health And Nutrition, Healthy Water, Food Journal, Portion Control

Diet For a Workout Performance Boost | Superfoods for Strength Training & Endurance | MyFitnessPal

When athletes lose complicated eating habits, they tend to get a boost in results.

When you eat highly-processed foods like boxed mac and cheese, hot dogs, cereal and chips instead of whole foods like quinoa, eggs, berries and leafy greens it has a negative impact on your health. processed foods contain saturated fat, sodium and added sugar and none of the vitamins, minerals and fiber found in a whole food diet. From losing weight to fat loss to gut-health to supporting your immune system. Here is the research. #MyFitnessPal #wholefooddiet #guthealth #weightloss… Eating Fast, Healthy Eating Tips, Healthy Cooking, Healthy Recipes, Nutrition And Dietetics, Nutrition Guide, Health And Nutrition, Whole Food Diet, Whole Food Recipes

The Dangers of Eating Ultra-Processed Foods | Healthy Eating Tips Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

Find out why the degree of processing matters and how to keep food costs in check.