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Superfood Saturday: The Power of Pumpkin

Hold onto your hats, it’s pumpkin season! And to show our appreciation for fall’s go-to gourd, we’re highlighting all the weird, wonderful and nutritional aspects of this fall harvest fruit—that’s right, it’s a fruit! Many people refer to the orange sphere as a vegetable but it is, in fact, a fruit grown from a seed.Pumpkins […]

Peanut Butter Recipes | The Leaf Nutrisystem Blog

It’s okay to get a little nutty while you’re dieting. If you’re talking about peanut butter, that is! The Leaf is filled with healthy peanut butter recipes that are diet-friendly. According to Harvard Health, peanuts are’t actually nuts. They are a legume, similar to lentils or soybeans. Regardless of their origin, peanut butter is a […]

Cardio vs. Strength Training: What’s Better

If you could only choose one, should you strength train or do cardio? Trick question! You don’t have to choose, and you shouldn’t. Both types of exercise are important not just for maintaining a healthy weight, but for your overall health. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends 150 minutes of […]

Omelet Recipes Worth Waking Up For

Thanks to being loaded with high quality proteins, vitamins and minerals, eggs are a great way to start your day. When it comes to preparing eggs, nothing quite tops the omelet. It’s a classic yet versatile option that can be cooked up with many different flavors. The perfect canvas to create a unique and delicious […]

6 Foods You Should Never Eat Before Bed

A good night’s sleep is just as important as a good diet and exercise plan to help you lose weight. Many studies have found a link between lack of sleep and weight gain. One big reason: Your hormones—specifically the ones that regulate hunger. One study, for example, found that sleep-deprived people had higher levels of […]

Healthy Living Tips for the Whole Family

When you’re on a diet, you may find yourself preparing food for yourself while the rest of your family enjoys a different meal. Creating separate meals and snacks can be a difficult undertaking. It can make staying on plan harder than it has to be. We’re here to help! We’ve come up with eight healthy […]

How to Make a Guilt-Free Grilled Cheese

Whether it’s the buttery exterior, the crunchy bread, or the gooey center, there’s a lot to love about a great grilled cheese sandwich. And when you’re feeling down and out, there’s a reason you reach for it: In one 2011 study, researchers in Buffalo found that so-called “comfort foods” helped ease feelings like loneliness. But […]

Stir-Fry Recipes You Need to Try

Stir frying, which is a Chinese cooking technique that involves cooking food in hot oil—traditionally in a wok—has become very popular in American culture. After all, it’s an easy way to prepare home-made meals that the whole family will enjoy. Of course, as with any dish or cooking style, the ingredients that you choose make […]