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Healthy or Harmful? 5 Surprising Nutrients You Can Overdo

Healthy or Harmful? 5 Surprising Nutrients You Can Overdo

Health
We've all been schooled about the unhealthy things we should limit, like sugar and sodium. But there are also some healthy things that, in excess, can do more harm than good. In other words, even when a nutrient is vital, more isn't necessarily better. Here are the risks associated with going overboard on five key nutrients--some of them may take you by surprise.Omega-3 fatty acidsThese healthy fats help fight inflammation, a known trigger of aging and disease, and they've been tied to a host of health benefits, from reducing the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and depression, to maintaining healthy skin and supporting brain function. But new research has found that too much omega-3 may alter immune function, and disrupt the body's ability to fend off viral or bacterial infections....
Why a dose of fear can be healthy for investors, bull market or no bull market

Why a dose of fear can be healthy for investors, bull market or no bull market

Finance
The year 2017 was a good year to be an investor. The Dow Jones Industrial Average just passed through the 24,000 level for the first time ever. The S&P 500, a broader measure of the market, finished higher in November, making it 13 months in a row of gains, also a record. Both indices are more than 20 percent higher than where they started the year.It seems that every day, the headline on CNBC reads "Markets Hit New Record High." In fact, we are in a bull market that is now eight-and-a-half years old, the second longest in history.More from Investor Toolkit:Advisors turn to life coaches and counselorsRetirees leave $ 100B in Social Security benefits on tableRing in 2018 with a new financial game planThat's good, right? As an investment manager, we think it's great for our clients to se...
5 Healthy and Satisfying Meals Nutritionists Love to Make at Home

5 Healthy and Satisfying Meals Nutritionists Love to Make at Home

Health
Ever wonder what nutritionists eat when they’re craving an easy, healthy, yet super filling meal? We do. That’s why we asked our favorite food experts to reveal the meals they whip up when they're pressed for time or stressed to the max, yet craving something hearty and energizing. Here, five nutritionists dish up the breakfast, lunch, and dinner fallbacks they always look forward to. Eat up! RELATED: 8 Foods You Need in Your Kitchen for a Healthier 2018 Go-to grain bowl"My favorite meal is a power bowl. I just follow this formula: a simple, cooked whole grain (such as brown rice, quinoa, or farro), veggies (greens, bell peppers, tomatoes, cauliflower), plant protein (chickpeas, pistachios, tofu), and a flavorful sauce (vinaigrette, Th
Jennifer Garner Shares the Healthy Smoothie She Makes 'Every Day for Breakfast'

Jennifer Garner Shares the Healthy Smoothie She Makes 'Every Day for Breakfast'

Health
She learned how to make it while getting in shape for her role in the upcoming action movie Peppermint. Jennifer Garner has recently taken to social media to show off her Ina Garten-inspired skills in the kitchen—and now she’s sharing her go-to healthy breakfast.The mom of three says she began whipping up a smoothie she learned from nutritionist Kelly LeVeque to help get in shape for her role in the upcoming action movie Peppermint. “I started working with @bewellbykelly a few months ago to get ready for #PEPPERMINTmovie and have had her smoothie every day for breakfast since,” she shared on Instagram on Monday.In September of last year, the actress signed on as a co-founder of Once Upon a Farm — a company that sells cold-pressed organic
Nutritionist's tips for staying healthy from the inside out in 2018

Nutritionist's tips for staying healthy from the inside out in 2018

Health
New Year, new you. For 2018, many have thoughts of New Year resolutions, including better health and nutrition. "Good Morning America" tapped nutritionist Maya Feller for her insights on three areas of health that should be a priority for people in 2018. Good health starts on the inside, according to Feller. Anti-inflammatory foods, hydration and gut health are the top three items on Feller's list for the New Year. Read on for more tips from Feller, in her own words, on how to stay healthy from the inside out. The holidays for many are a time of celebrations. With them often comes extra food and more drinks. People tend to eat more foods with added sugars, added salts, as well as refined and processed carbohydrates. These foods increase systemic inflammation and over time have been l...