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What Is the GAPS Diet and Does it Work?

By Helen West, RD

The GAPS diet is a strict elimination diet that requires its followers to cut out grains, pasteurized dairy, starchy vegetables and refined carbs.

It's promoted as a natural treatment for people with conditions that affect the brain, such as autism.

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12 Mistakes to Avoid on a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet

By Rachael Link, MS, RD

A balanced vegetarian or vegan diet can provide many health benefits.

These diets have been associated with weight loss, better blood sugar control, a decreased risk of heart disease and a lower risk of certain types of cancer (1, 2, 3, 4).

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4 Health Benefits of Chai Tea

By Alina Petre, MS, RD

In many parts of the world, "chai" is simply the word for tea.

However, in the Western world, the word chai has become synonymous with a type of fragrant, spicy Indian tea more accurately referred to as masala chai.

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9 Super Healthy Gluten-Free Grains

By Rachael Link, MS, RD

Gluten is a protein found in certain types of grains, including wheat, barley and rye. It provides elasticity, allows bread to rise and gives foods a chewy texture (1, 2).

Although gluten is not a problem for most people, some may not tolerate it well.

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7 Foods That Can Be Fatal to Dogs

By Kayla McDonell

Certain foods that are safe for humans can be harmful to dogs.

Because dogs have a different metabolism than people, feeding human foods to dogs can be very dangerous for their health and may even be fatal in some cases.

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7 Reasons Why Getting Enough Sleep May Help You Lose Weight

By Caroline Pullen

If you're trying to lose weight, the amount of sleep you get may be just as important as your diet and exercise.

Unfortunately, many people aren't getting enough sleep. In fact, about 30 percent of adults are sleeping fewer than six hours most nights, according to a study of U.S. adults (1).

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How Running Can Help You Shed Unwanted Pounds

By Ryan Raman

Running is an incredibly popular way to exercise.

In fact, it's estimated that in the U.S. alone, more than 64 million people have run at least once in the past year (1).

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9 Health Benefits of Cod Liver Oil

By Ryan Raman

Cod liver oil is a type of fish oil supplement.

Like regular fish oil, it's high in omega-3 fatty acids, which are linked to many health benefits, including reduced inflammation and lower blood pressure (1, 2).

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