Everything You Need to Know About Chicken

Chicken is one of the top-logged foods on MyFitnessPal and for good reason — it’s a versatile and budget-friendly source of high-quality protein. The type of chicken (white or dark meat, traditional or organic) you choose ultimately depends on your personal preference, but here’s what you need to know when selecting and preparing …

Why Giving in to Cravings Could Be the Key to Weight Loss

You’re not alone if you find yourself daydreaming about a certain food — there are both physiological and psychological reasons why cravings pop up. When you’re trying to lose weight it can feel like giving into cravings with a cheat day or putting certain foods “off limits” is the solution. However, this can backfire …

What Lunch With 10 Grams of Fiber Looks Like

Dietary fiber has plenty of health benefits, including promoting gut and heart health and reducing the risk of stroke, diabetes, certain cancers and obesity. Fiber also helps keep you full and satisfied longer, boding well for weight loss and keeping cravings at bay. Yet the vast majority of people fall short of fiber recommendations (25 grams …

6 Habits RDs Blame For Sabotaging Weight Loss

As well-meaning as you are about your weight-loss goals, there may be certain habits that hold you back — including ones related to sleep and mental health — you might not have considered. Here are six things that might be standing in your way of shedding those last few pounds and how to …