For an average adult, the FDA recommends a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, with 20 to 35% of those calories coming from fat (that’s between 44 and 78 grams) and no more 7% coming from saturated fat (about 16 grams). You should also limit yourself to no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium and 25 grams of added sugar.
Tell that to The Cheesecake Factory.
I think we can all agree that stress is bad. Excess stress can cause headaches, muscle tension, digestive problems, sleep disturbances and depression, and now new research shows it may also wreak havoc on metabolism.
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What is umami anyway?
Umami is considered the “fifth” taste—savory—after sweet, salty, bitter and sour. A Japanese word that essentially means “yummy” or “deliciousness,” it’s described as a rich, meaty, satisfying taste.
Do your summer workouts fall by the wayside when the temp heats up? It’s all too easy to skip your regular sweat sessions when warm weather fun with family and friends takes over your calendar. (Poolside happy hour, anyone?)
Cutting the junk from your diet is the first step to weight loss. But sometimes, the healthy foods you swap in are surprisingly high in fat and calories. That’s why serving size matters — even when it comes to fruits, nuts, yogurt, and salads.