Dear Mr. Bloomberg, You Were Right: Those Soda Portions Are Too Large

As NYC's mayor exits, a report backs his theories
Jan 2, 2014 11:00 am

As we start the new year thinking about our health and ways to improve it, outgoing NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg is likely thinking about his beach vacation. His biggest gift to the city, and to the whole country, was pushed back in his face and refused when a court struck down his proposed soda ban. The evidence is mounting that we all should have listened to him. 

The Paleo Diet For Idiots: 3 Crucial Pieces Of Knowledge

Be the informed caveman your friends all talk about
Sep 26, 2013 10:00 am

Although it's pretty much COMPLETELY IMPOSSIBLE TO KNOW how cavemen ate, the Paleo diet asks you to cut out dairy. And flour. And sugar. And beans. And pretty much anything that wasn't around for Paleolithic man. Here's what that all means and how not to be a dick should you embark on that journey.

Inside The Crazy World Of NFL Diets

Players going extreme, vegan, superstitious
Sep 19, 2013 12:00 pm

We’re not exactly qualified here at Food Republic to debate the purported benefits and potential consequences of extreme diets in the NFL. But we’ve done our research and rounded up some players’ eating habits. These athletes show that the nutritional choices being made in the league are both diverse and surprising. Let’s take a look.

12 Lower Calorie Recipes For A Satisfyingly Light Summer Dinner

Salads, fish are our favorite non-guilty pleasures
Aug 20, 2013 4:00 pm

The beautiful thing about fresh summer ingredients is that they don't need fried crusts and creamy sauces to make them delicious. So while there will always be room in our hearts for summer potluck mac 'n cheese and fried chicken, there are endless seasonal options for lighter fare. Here are 12 of our favorites.

Plates That Go Halfsies: Is Strategic Dinnerware The Key To Losing Weight?

Keep your portions in check with HALVED dinnerware
Aug 6, 2013 3:00 pm

Trying to lose that gut? Anyone who's successfully shed a few excess pounds will tell you that cutting down on portion sizes is a crucial step. HALVED dinnerware is one good-looking reminder to do just that. More after the jump.

The Biggest Challenge Facing Politicians Is...Glazed Donuts?

There's a link between campaigning and weight gain
Mar 20, 2013 1:01 pm

It is no secret that countless hours on the campaign trail bring about enormous amounts of stress for politicians. With little sleep to recover from continuous appearances in the public eye, many are bound to make their fair share of mistakes. But could one of the biggest problems facing these figures lie in their actual diets while on the campaign trail? Read on.

Have The Knicks Lost Their Minds? They've Certainly Lost Their Beer Bellies.

Players, coach experiment with radical diets
Feb 13, 2013 3:31 pm

A mysterious fast. A strict vegan diet. A lengthy juice cleanse. No, we’re not talking about New York Fashion Week. We are talking about the New York Knicks.

How Does Being Vegan Affect Pro Sports Stars?

5 athletes who have experimented with veganism
Jan 15, 2013 11:01 am

Amar'e Stoudemire and Venus Williams both discussed being vegan this week. We take a look at some high-profile athletes who have experimented with veganism in recent years and question if following such a diet can affect athletic performance, either positively or negatively.


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