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Need to know the best foods for magnesium? What about the best supplements for you? We’ve got you covered! Everything you ever wanted to know about nutrition is right here on The Manual.

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The pros and cons of counting calories for weight loss: What you need to know

Here are the pros and cons of calorie-counting for weight loss
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Does collagen count as protein? What you need to know about counting your protein macros

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Keto vs ketovore diet: What’s the difference?

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Chamomile tea only gets healthier when you add lavender — here’s why

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How to make a nutritious smoothie you’ll actually want to drink

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Here are the benefits of taking vitamin D supplements – what you should know

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9 berries you should include in your diet, and why

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What to eat before a workout: These are the best pre-workout snacks

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Did you know these popular foods are high in saturated fat?

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Intuitive eating: The hottest new dieting hack, explained

Foods with prebiotics like chicory, beets, and leeks.

14 of the best prebiotic foods you should be eating – from apples to oats and lentils

Foods high in antioxidants

Dark chocolate, beets, kale, and more: These 15 foods are high in antioxidants for optimal health

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Bone broth benefits: 9 fantastic reasons to add it to your diet

Bone broth is nourishing and provides protein, collagen, and many valuable vitamins minerals. Find the benefits of bone broth here.
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From Mediterranean to Paleo, these are the best diets for men to look and feel great

There are many popular diets these days, but what are the best diets for men? Find out the top diets for health, weight loss, lowering blood pressure, and more.
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Add these superfoods to your protein shakes to get more nutrients and vitamins

These best superfoods are not called "super" for nothing, as they're guaranteed to power pack your protein shakes and keep you pumped up for the day.
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High protein diets: Everything you need to know

There are many benefits to a high protein diet, including weight loss, muscle recovery, and satiation. Learn what foods to start incorporating.
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Weight loss 101: 10 surprising foods that can interfere with your goals

Weight loss is top of mind for many, and we've tracked down 10 foods that you might be eating - but can ruin your goals
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Everything you need to know about the bone broth diet

We dig into the facts behind the bone broth diet so that you can decide for yourself if it's the right option for your health journey.
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20/4 intermittent fasting: A sustainable fasting plan that drives results or unnecessary diet fad?

Is a 20/4 intermittent fasting plan right for you? This is everything you need to know.
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Can eating peanut butter reduce stress? The answer might surprise you

Peanut butter can reduce your cortisol levels, which can help eliminate stress
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Is a celery juice cleanse really beneficial?

Should you go on a celery juice cleanse? These are the benefits and side effects of this trend.
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Turmeric with ginger and black pepper: Science says taking these herbs and spices together will get you the best results

Turmeric, ginger, and black pepper are all beneficial for your health. Here's why (and how) you should mix them together.
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Why liver is a superfood (and the best ways to include it in your diet)

Is liver good for you? These are the health benefits you should know.
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New research finds protein absorption myth is, in fact, a myth

A new study challenges a commonly known fitness 'fact'
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Weight loss tips: How to recover from a diet slip-up, according to experts

You vowed to eat better in 2024, but it's not even the end of January, and you found yourself slipping up. Experts offer their weight loss and diet advice.
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How to lose weight: Eat these foods that help you feel fuller longer

Weight loss doesn't mean starving yourself. You just have to eat the right foods.
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Here’s why the Mediterranean diet is considered one of the healthiest and most well researched diets in the world

What does the research show about the Mediterranean diet? Here are the evidence-based benefits you should know
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5 benefits of healthy fats and which ones you should be eating

Learn about which fats are actually good for you, what the benefits of consuming them are, and what foods to include in your diet.
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11 foods high in gluten to avoid on a gluten-free diet

Need to go gluten-free? Make sure to avoid everything on this list of foods high in gluten and learn about possible alternatives.
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Jerky, trail mix, chickpeas, and more: Here are the 18 best healthy snacks to munch on during road trips

Road trips are a great way to get away and you don't have to derail your diet. Ahead, find the best healthy road trip snacks that you can pack or pick up.
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Vitamins for energy: Ditch terrible energy drinks and try these natural energy supplements

This is what you need to know about coenzyme Q10, vitamin B12, creatine, and other vitamins for energy.
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8 incredible reasons you should be drinking green tea – from helping with weight loss to boosting brain function

Green tea is touted for health benefits ranging from weight loss to cancer prevention.
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1 of 2 American adults aren’t getting enough magnesium – these foods will help (avocado, tuna, and more)

Foods high in magnesium are vital for many functions in the body, from heart health to quality of sleep. Here's what to eat to get enough of the mineral.
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Turmeric, cardamom, and more: Indian spices and their surprising health benefits

Indian spices have some amazing health benefits. This is your guide to turmeric, cardamom, ginger, cumin, and more.
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The low-carb diet guide: How to eat better and optimize your health

Here's our guide to a low-carb diet that can help you lose weight and improve your health.
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BMI vs set point weight – There’s a clear winner

BMI is a rigid, old standard. Your "Set Point Weight" may be a better indicator of your actual well-being. Here's why.
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Collagen supplements: We have all the answers to the question – should you take them?

Collagen supplements can provide you with multiple health benefits. Find out more about collagen supplements here.
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From Bob’s Red Mill to McCann’s, these are the best healthy cereals for men, according to a registered dietician

Cereal is a popular breakfast food, but not all of them are healthy. Find out which cereals are the healthiest for men.
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The best high-fat, low-carb foods for your keto diet

Finding high-fat, low-carb healthy foods doesn't have to be difficult or boring. Here are 11 food items you can use to make healthier and tastier meals!
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Here’s how to lower your blood pressure without using medication

Breaking down the best ways to lower high blood pressure, or hypertension, without medications. Best, they're pretty easy to execute.
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Is peanut butter healthy? All your questions answered about this popular pantry staple

Being a pantry staple in many homes, you might question the healthiness of peanut butter. Fret not as we will address some of the common concerns about it.
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Veggies, seeds, and more: These are the best foods for prostate health (and what to avoid)

Eat these nutritious, tasty foods to take care of your prostate health and help delay or prevent prostate issues.
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From nuts and seeds to salmon and carrots, these are the best foods men should eat for healthy skin

The best foods for healthy skin for men to prevent skin aging, acne, psoriasis, wrinkles, and sun damage. Learn what to start eating for your healthiest skin.
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These 14 foods will add essential vitamin K to your diet

F4od is a great place to find supplemental nutrition. Here are foods high in vitamin K that you should be eating now.
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Carbohydrates 101: The dos and don’ts of carb loading

Carb loading can be an effective tool to reach your fitness goals. Here's what you need to know before you start.
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Pistachios, mushrooms, eggs, and more: These foods high in melatonin may help you sleep better

Melatonin can help regulate your sleep cycles for more restful sleep. Learn about these foods you can add to your diet that are high in melatonin.
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10 apps to help you meal plan and stay on track with your diet in 2024

Food apps can help people with meal plans, which research shows can lead to healthier food choices. These are the best.
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6 high-protein breakfast ideas to kick-start your weight loss in 2024

A high protein breakfast is exactly what your daily routine needs. Try one of these options.
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How does the keto diet work for weight loss? The science behind low-carb eating

Many people try the keto diet when they're looking to lose weight. Here's an evidence-based look at how it all works.
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Treat your body: These are the best foods high in collagen

Collagen helps with healthy joints and skin and can be found in everyday foods. Here's what you need to be eating for your joints and skin.

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