Apples are a great snack, however: One fruit provides an average of 4.5 grams of protein and around 10% of your daily vitamin C requirement, so don’t give up on them altogether. “Eating apples specifically has been linked to a lower risk of heart disease and respiratory problems, including asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema,” Sass says. Eat them in moderation and separately from meals, and time your eating right: “If you’ll be wearing a form-fitting outfit or bathing suit, you might not want to reach for an apple,” Sass says. Other fruits that bloat: pear, peaches, and prunes.
Morgan CutoloAug 28 The sad-looking food you sometimes get in the restaurant may not look as appetizing, but it actually tastes better. Valentyn Volkov/Shutterstock Mouthwatering fast food commercials always make you crave a juicy burger and crispy fries. But once you get to the restaurant and unwrap your food, you realize your burger is soggy, […]
Drinking the occasional tiny yogurts to keep your gut in check? In fact, you need a blend of foods that are high in good bacteria. “This allows the nutrients from food to pass through digestion and into the bloodstream quicker,” says personal trainer and nutrition expert Matt Roberts. “This in turn prevents food waste sitting […]
Organic foods aren’t just for granola-crunching hippies anymore. These days, they’re growing in popularity and availability worldwide. But this raises the question: With so many options available, which foods are worth buying organic? Food for Thought — The Need to Know Organic foods are often associated with fewer synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, but the USDA […]