How to Satisfy Your Cravings the Healthy Way

Whether you're in pre-baby, post-baby, or in-between mode, there's no day like the present to get your body back.

How to Satisfy Your Cravings the Healthy Way

As Dr. Jennifer Ashton points out, we’re often at our healthiest when we are pregnant, because we are more aware of the ingredients we use and the things we snack on. But there’s no reason we can’t live like that all the time by giving in to our cravings the healthy and sensible way. Find out how to do just that!


Swap Deep Dish for Thin Crust

Pizza cravings hit all of us at one point or another. While we often think pizza as a no-no if you’re trying to be healthy, that’s simply not the case. It’s all about making smart swaps. For example, instead of a deep dish pie, stick with thin crust to avoid carb overload. Planning to toss sausage and pepperoni on top? Choose veggies instead. Like to eat big slices? Cut your pizza up into smaller pieces to trick your mind and feel more satisfied.

More: The Insider's Guide to Ordering the Healthiest Pizza

Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.