Here’s How To Get Your Poops Back On Track, According to an RD

When it comes to self-care, there's a lot of talk about bubble baths, skin serums, and sleep. However, your regular poop schedule is a self-care area that might need some TLC. To be fair, there's no one-size-fits-all method to bowel regularity. Pooping anywhere between three times a day and three times a week is relatively normal, according to the Mayo Clinic. And while one mostly-solid brown poop per day is ideal, frequency and quality can vary for several reasons. In short: Each person's situation is unique. So if you're noticing that your specific bathroom routine feels a little bit "off schedule," we asked RDs to break down what you should eat, drink, and do to poop more regularly.
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Yes, You Can Lose Up to 15 Pounds in 2 Months (and Keep It Off) - Here's How

Yes, You Can Lose Up to 15 Pounds in 2 Months (and Keep It Off) - Here's How. When people are trying to figure out how to lose 15 pounds, they typically want whatever will get them results as fast as possible. In reality, there is no such thing as a quick fix for weight loss. Juice cleanses, strict low-calorie diets, and "detoxes" deliver more hype than actual results. Sure, the scale may go down as you lose water weight, but pounds will just come back on (and then some) once you eat full meals again.
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13 High-Protein Snack Food Recipes to Boost Your Energy

If you're craving a snack because you're hungry between meals, you need that snack to have protein. Protein—the nutrient that fuels our bodies—is often conflated with animal-based products, but that's not always the case. With many nutrition experts recommending consuming 20 to 30 grams of protein a day (consult your doctor for personalized recommendations), snacktime is a great avenue to boost your protein intake and feel full until it's time to eat again.
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What You're Really Eating When You Order Subway's Veggie Patty

Subway is the home of the footlong sub, delightfully chewy cookies, and now, a Veggie Patty for sandwiches. Not long ago, it was a lot harder to enjoy fast food restaurants if you didn't eat meat — there just weren't many options. But there's been a recent push to create more variety in the menu offerings of popular restaurants so they can be enjoyed by people with dietary restrictions. Burger King introduced the Impossible Whopper, Starbucks has an Impossible breakfast sandwich, and even Dunkin' Donuts was selling a Beyond Sausage sandwich for a while.

Eating Habits to Avoid If You Have High Cholesterol, Say Dietitians

Having high cholesterol is quite common in the US. In fact, nearly 1 in 3 adult Americans have this condition – making it a popular condition that people are focused on improving. Unfortunately, while many people know the risks associated with having high cholesterol, including an increased risk of stroke,...

Brien Mcmahon Sells 50,920 Shares of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN) Stock

Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN) EVP Brien Mcmahon sold 50,920 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.64, for a total transaction of $1,101,908.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

The Worst Drinking Habits for High Cholesterol After 50, Say Experts

Cholesterol is a tough thing to fight, especially as you get older. With high LDL "bad" cholesterol levels, you're unfortunately looking at a higher risk of things like heart attack, clogged arteries, and stroke. "We are discovering more about what impacts a person's cholesterol levels from genetics to diet to...

White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, Hunger and Health Lauded

Middletown, NJ – The New Jersey Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics applauds U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) for championing legislative efforts to convene a national White House conference focused on food, nutrition, hunger and health. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics “urges Congress to add its support...

‘I’m an RD, and These Are the Best Nutrient-Rich Plant-Based Snacks on Store Shelves Right Now’

Snacking can be the ultimate sanity saver. How else are we supposed to keep our energy levels up between marathon meetings, errands, exercise, and social engagements?. Of course, nutritionally-speaking, not all snacks are created equal; there are a few key things nutritionists say to keep in mind when it comes to picking the most satisfying, energizing, and nutrient-rich snacks. We chatted with Samantha Cassetty, MS, RDN, to learn more about what kinds of snacks are best for your brain and body, and get a few recommendations for the best healthy snacks that you might want to consider stocking up on next time you're in need of a nosh.

5 Red Flags In A Multivitamin You Shouldn’t Ignore, From A Nutrition Scientist

Our editors have independently chosen the products listed on this page. If you purchase something mentioned in this article, we may earn a small commission. Navigating the wide (and sometimes wild) world of supplements is difficult—that’s an understatement—but choosing a multivitamin adds another layer (or shall we say multiple layers) of nuance. With an array of vitamins and minerals, there’s so much scientific jargon and so many marketing claims to comb through—it can understandably make your head spin.

Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund, And Orange, And Another 7 Companies Have A High Estimated Dividend Yield

(VIANEWS) – Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund (GOF), Orange (ORAN), Calamos Long/Short Equity & Dynamic Income Trust (CPZ) are the highest dividend yield stocks on this list. Rank Financial Asset Price Change Forward Dividend Yield Updated (EST) 1 Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund (GOF) 18.85 0.83% 11.69% 2021-11-29 16:12:06. 2 Orange (ORAN)...

Lazy Ways to Lose Weight Right Now, Say Experts

With the holidays in full swing, there's no need to be a Grinch about celebrating while you're trying to slim down. The parties, the holiday toasts, even your aunt's 25-pound fruitcake are no match for these simple, sometimes even lazy, ways to lose weight and stay healthy during the season of greeting and eating.

Nutrition Check: Health benefits of cocoa powder

December 13 is National Cocoa Day. Cocoa was first cultivated in South America and is now consumed worldwide, with nearly 4.5 million tons of cocoa being consumed every year worldwide. Most packaged hot chocolates and chocolate bars are actually full of sugar and contain little cocoa, and therefore do not have many of the health benefits cocoa can offer; however, 100 percent cocoa powder can provide many nutritional benefits, let’s dive into some of those.

PSA: The Holidays Can Seriously Mess With Your Gut Health—Here’s How Experts Prevent It

From Thanksgiving turkey to New Year’s champagne, the holidays are full of delicious indulgences, favorite foods, and a busy social life, which are all fun and games until the gut health issues and digestive drama kicks in. There’s a reason that “holiday belly” is a thing and our digestive symptoms either worsen or resurface when the season starts. Maybe you even expect a constant stomachache from now until January or stock up on digestive enzymes and anti-gas pills this time of year (if you ask me, the real Grinch is painful bloat and constipation).

5 foods to avoid for a happy, healthy gut microbiome

Whether you’ve been experiencing chronic gut issues for years or you’re new to the matters of a miserable microbiome, one thing is clear: A significant component of our overall health is determined by the (beneficial) bacteria that reside in our gut, aka our microbiome. “Research has shown that all roads...

Book Review: The Super Crew’s Breakfast Cookbook for Kids

Meet your new favorite kids cookbook: The Super Crew’s Breakfast Cookbook for Kids, 50 Tasty Recipes + 100 Fun Nutrition Activities, a delightful way to get you and your child curious about cooking and plant-forward eating. Author: Melissa Halas, MA, RDN, CDE. What is this book about?. The Super Crew’s...

Enact Holdings: ACT And Buy

With an operating history of 40 years, Enact Holdings is already a well-established name in the PMI sector with deep connections and a broad customer base. In an earlier article, I have analyzed how Enact Holdings, Inc. (ACT), the subsidiary of Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW), could unlock tremendous value to the holding company through its IPO. Indeed, the recent IPO of the mortgage insurance unit has given GNW the chance to enhance its financial flexibility and meet its upcoming debt obligations.

The Experts Agree: What You Eat Can Directly Impact Stress and Anxiety

After you indulge in your favorite burger and fries or deep-dish pizza, you might notice the initial satisfaction you feel wears off after a while. “There is evidence that diet affects mood, including depression and anxiety, as well as our body's stress response,” says Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN, LD, a registered dietitian in Lubbock, Texas.