Readers’ Favorite Stories of the Year

By Staff | December 15, 2016 | Rally Health

From eating well to smart ways to work out, Rally® readers enjoyed a wide range of stories in 2016. Here are some of our most popular articles of the year. Take a look to see what made the list, and to be sure you didn’t miss anything — there’s some great stuff here.

1. How to Eat Bread the Right Way

It’s time to rethink our approach to this ancient staple. As with most things in life, timing is everything.

2.Welcome to the World in Your Gut

Stomach bacteria can affect everything from digestive disorders to depression. Here’s how to be good to your gut.

3. One Minute of Intense Exercise May Be as Good as 45 Moderate Minutes

For many of us, the most pressing question about exercise is: How little can I get away with? The answer may be very, very little.

4. 7 Foods That Make You Feel Bloated — and 7 That Can Help

Find out which foods can make your stomach feel stuffed, and which can help banish the bloat.

5. What’s the Best Time of Day to Work Out?

While some people are up at the crack of dawn to lace up their running shoes, others can’t fathom a workout before noon. Turns out there are pros and cons to both approaches.

6. Which Health Plan Is Right for You?

“I love picking health insurance!” — said no one ever. Here’s an easy-to-grasp guide to different plans and which one could be right for you.

7. How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

With all the conflicting diet advice out there, how do you know what actually works? This story rounded up the latest expert thinking.

8. Sad but True: Exercise Doesn’t Help Much With Weight Loss

Shocking, right? But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t exercise. Here’s what you should do instead.

9. 18 Dinner Recipes That Require No Planning Ahead

It’s amazing what can be done with canned beans, frozen peas, and leftover chicken.

10. An Energizing 10-Minute Workout to Wake You Up

What’s better than a giant cup of coffee to get you going in the morning? A quick bodyweight workout!

 

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