Want lasting energy? Less belly fat? Younger-looking skin? Of course you do! Here's all the motivation you need to break up with the sweet stuff. Kicking a sugar habit is challenging—even for the most strong-willed among us. See, research has found that sugar tricks your brain into wanting more and more of it. But there's good news. A little sweetness is okay—emphasis on little. The American Heart Association recommends no more than six teaspoons of added sugar a day for women. Also okay: the sugar found in whole foods like fruits and veggies, says Kimber Stanhope, PhD, a nutritional biologist at the University of California, Davis. "These naturally occurring sugars come packaged with good-for-you vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other nutrients." But if you can di
Five Guys isn’t exactly known for a nutritious menu, but there are some options that will satisfy a more health-minded diner. Five Guys is known for using fresh, never frozen, high-quality ingredients for its burgers, hot dogs, fries, and shakes. Even Barack Obama is a fan, known to order the Five Guys cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, jalapeño peppers, and mustard.The burger joint is reported to be the most rapidly growing fast food chain in the U.S., with nearly 1,500 locations and another 1,500 in development. And in 2017, in a poll of more than 100,000 Americans, Five Guys was ranked as the best burger chain in the U.S., with the West Coast chain In-N-Out Burger falling to second place.RELATED: The Best Healthy Burger RecipesWhile Five Guys has a cult-l
Airport terminals are like a giant impulse aisle, full of temptations you may usually resist, whether it's glossy gossip mags or salty snacks. Even if you're traveling for business, it can be easy to adopt a vacation-mode mentality, dropping your usual healthy eating habits or over-eating out of boredom or travel anxiety.That'll probably lead to regrets later in the day: Opting for unhealthy snacks can result in GI upset or feeling hangry (thanks, sugar crash), points out Ginger Hultin, RDN, a Seattle-based Arivale coach. "Keep in mind how you want to feel in the long-term: tired and cranky or energetic and alert? Snacking at the airport can greatly affect the experience you’ll have on the flight and on your trip," Hultin says.Fortunately, there are plenty of good-for-you eats av
As we move farther and farther down the road toward a cashless society, consumers can use credit cards to pay for nearly everything, everywhere these days. But just because you can doesn't mean you necessarily should, warns credit reporting agency Experian.Outstanding card debt has now hit its highest point ever, surpassing $ 1 trillion in 2017, according to the Federal Reserve. And 86 percent of Americans who have or had credit card debt said they regret it, according to a recent report by NerdWallet.More from Advisor Insight:The bad things people do with 401(k) plansWhat sort of insurance do you need?Most consumers confused about credit, debtHere are six expenses Experian advises you to not put on plastic.1. Taxes. If you get slammed with an unexpected tax bill this April, it could be te...
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