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5 ways to look and feel healthier in one week, according to a nutritionist — and 5 things you should never do

A dietitian and nutritionist, Andy Bellatti, has five pieces of advice to start feeling like your best self in just one week.

The DASH diet is more than half carbs, and experts say it’s one of the healthiest ways to eat

Here's exactly what you can eat on the heart-healthy plan, including six to eight servings of whole grains a day.
Replacing simple starches with resistant starches can have positive health effects.

What is resistant starch and why it’s healthier than simple starch

Resistant starch is digested more slowly than simple starches, which can keep your blood sugar levels stable and have positive health effects.

Forget Dry January — drinking alcohol in moderation may be linked to a longer lifespan

Harvard researchers found people who drink alcohol occasionally are less likely to prematurely develop diabetes or heart disease.
The military diet, while strict, has nothing to do with the armed forces.

The Military Diet is a low-calorie weight-loss plan that involves eating bun-less hot dogs and vanilla ice cream

The three-day crash diet may help you lose short-term weight, but it's not recommended by experts and has nothing to do with the armed forces.
While carbs often get a bad reputation, you need them to fuel your body — though some may be healthier than others.

What the different types of carbs are and how they can affect your health

Complex carbs may be healthier than simple carbs, yet both are useful for our bodies. Here's what you need to know about which carbs to eat.
It was a lot of veggies — and some wine too.

I followed the Mediterranean diet for a week, and I get why it’s so popular

Although I was able to drink wine and eat most of the foods I love, it was really tough for me to know what foods I should truly be avoiding.
If your friend's behaviors align with what you learn about eating disorders, you should confront her.

Does intermittent fasting work? Research doesn’t have a definite answer for its long-term effects

While intermittent fasting can help some people lose weight, it isn't recommended for everyone. Here's how to know if it's right for you.
Host Bob Harper returns to the new season of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" on January 28.

‘The Biggest Loser’ is coming back. Here’s what you need to know about the controversial weight-loss show.

The reality show is returning for its 18th season on January 28. Earlier seasons have been criticized for their message and negative health effects.
Khloe Kardashian.

Khloe Kardashian promoted Flat Tummy shakes again, and influencers are warning they promote risky dieting habits

Model Vogue Williams called Kardashian "disgraceful" and Jameela Jamil criticized her for promoting eating disorder culture.