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Can the Skin Pinch Test Really Tell You If You're Dehydrated? | MyFitnessPal
A video showing what’s become known as the skin pinch test has gone viral—but does it really work?We talked to a dietitian to find out.
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A video showing what’s become known as the skin pinch test has gone viral—but
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Discover sugar swaps you should try on your next trip to Costco and how
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andLooking for dietitian-approved mocktail and non-alcoholic drinks? With wellness in the spotlight, the demand

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Even MyFitnessPal's dietitians love Taco Bell but they make a couple modifications to increase
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Mocktails, which are non-alcoholic alternatives to cocktails, have gained popularity as a refreshing and

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Don’t give up your favorite Starbucks order in order to hit your health goals.
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Daisy Mercer, a registered dietitian working with MyFitnessPal, shares tips for making healthier choices
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A registered dietitian shares how you can use your diet to help regulate blood
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How much protein can our body absorb on a daily basis? Here’s why you
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Choosing which macro mix is right for you depends on your goals, how active
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A dietitian weighs in on how to choose between common cooking oils based on
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Eating late at night isn’t always ideal, but we have tips to help you
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A dietitian shares a 2-week plan for avoiding inflammation-causing foods and promoting weight loss.
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A video showing what’s become known as the skin pinch test has gone viral—but
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Discover sugar swaps you should try on your next trip to Costco and how
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andLooking for dietitian-approved mocktail and non-alcoholic drinks? With wellness in the spotlight, the demand

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Even MyFitnessPal's dietitians love Taco Bell but they make a couple modifications to increase
4 minute read

Mocktails, which are non-alcoholic alternatives to cocktails, have gained popularity as a refreshing and

4 minute read
Don’t give up your favorite Starbucks order in order to hit your health goals.
5 minute read
Daisy Mercer, a registered dietitian working with MyFitnessPal, shares tips for making healthier choices
5 minute read
A registered dietitian shares how you can use your diet to help regulate blood
4 minute read
How much protein can our body absorb on a daily basis? Here’s why you
4 minute read
Choosing which macro mix is right for you depends on your goals, how active
6 minute read
A dietitian weighs in on how to choose between common cooking oils based on
4 minute read
Eating late at night isn’t always ideal, but we have tips to help you
7 minute read
A dietitian shares a 2-week plan for avoiding inflammation-causing foods and promoting weight loss.
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A dietitian weighs in on why metabolic confusion is a dietary fad you should
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Counting macros can help with weight loss, but you don’t have to worry if
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A dietitian explains why fasted weightlifting might not benefit performance.
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A dietitian weighs in on why intermittent fasting and breakfast aren’t mutually exclusive.
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For most people, about 90% of total body fat is subcutaneous — the kind

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Body recomposition and weight loss are two different things — both with the potential
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Here’s why you should spread out your protein intake.
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When losing weight, focus on keeping your metabolism healthy to avoid plateaus.
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An RD weighs in on how eating more protein can help fuel weight loss.
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Your calorie budget and macros depend on your goal, but it’s important to
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Certain forms of fruit are better than others.
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A RD shares the healthy oils to cook with, what to cut back on
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A RD shares four common reasons for being hungry and tired on low-carb diets.
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To change body composition, focus on healthy carbs, protein and strength moves.
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Not all collagen is the same and it might not be worth paying for
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Find out how your metabolism changes so you can prevent weight gain as you
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Smart snacking can be a simple and effective way to promote weight loss.

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