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9 Fruits You Can Actually Eat on the Keto Diet

9 Fruits You Can Actually Eat on the Keto Diet

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Chances are by now you’ve either tried the trendy low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet or you know someone who has. Even celebs like Kourtney Kardashian, Halle Berry, and Vanessa Hudgens have all spoken publicly about adapting a keto lifestyle. RELATED: I Tried the Keto Diet for 2 Weeks and Lost More Weight Than I Thought The gist of the eating plan? Taking in so few carbs sends your body into ketosis—a state of burning fat for energy, instead of carbohydrates or sugars, explains Beth Warren, RDN, founder of Beth Warren Nutrition and author of Secrets of a Kosher Girl: A 21-Day Nourishing Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Great (Ev...
Is Dairy-Free Ice Cream Actually Better for You?

Is Dairy-Free Ice Cream Actually Better for You?

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Find out how your favorite vegan scoop stacks up against the real thing. If you follow a dairy-free lifestyle, you no longer need to suffer from FOMO when it comes to enjoying a scoop of ice cream. Whether you’re a part-time flexitarian, lactose intolerant, or a strict vegan, grab your spoon because it’s now easy to find oodles of non-dairy options that lack animal products—but not flavor. Non-dairy is now the fastest growing segment of the frozen dessert category; at last count, my supermarket ice cream case featured more than 30 different dairy-free flavors as well as numerous novelties like ice cream sandwiches and bars. RELATED: 5 Things That Might Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Dairy ...
Is Dairy Actually Healthy?

Is Dairy Actually Healthy?

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As much as we love cheese, and soft serve, and cream in our coffee, we know we shouldn’t overdo it: Dairy products, at least the full-fat variety, have long been associated with heart disease and other health problems. But research-based evidence for this link has been inconsistent, and yet another new study supports the idea that certain types of dairy may not be the enemy after all. The new research, presented this week at the European Society of Cardiology’s annual congress in Munich, found that people who regularly ate cheese and yogurt had a lower risk of dying during the study period than those who didn’t. But before you take that as an excuse to scarf down a pint of Ben & Jerry’s, it’s important to consider all the facts. Health too...
Are Oprah’s New Frozen Cauliflower Crust Pizzas Actually Healthy?

Are Oprah’s New Frozen Cauliflower Crust Pizzas Actually Healthy?

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We're dying to dive in—but first, a nutritionist gives us her expert insight. Oprah Winfrey’s line of packaged foods, O, That’s Good!, just dropped four varieties of frozen cauliflower crust pizza, which have 1/3 of the flour in the crust replaced with cauliflower puree. The pizzas are the latest additions to this packaged comfort food line launched by Kraft Heinz and Oprah last year, featuring tasty eats such as mashed potatoes and mac and cheese.  RELATED: 7 Fresh and Healthy Vegetable Pizza Recipes Cauliflower pizza crust has become a superstar food trend over the past few years, driven by consumers who are looking for gluten-free, low-carb, or vegan...
Here's what the Amex court decision actually means for consumers

Here's what the Amex court decision actually means for consumers

Finance
American Express had its day in court — and won. The jury is still out for consumers, however. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the card company’s “anti-steering” rules do not violate federal antitrust law. The rules prevent merchants from offering you discounts or incentives to use cards with lower "swipe" fees, like Visa or Mastercard. Amex has historically charged higher swipe or interchange fees to merchants than these competitors because it delivers wealthier cardholders who spend more money, the Supreme Court said. The fees that merchants pay to process Amex transactions fund the card company'...