What Does Caffeine Do to Your Nervous System?

Caffeine is synonymous with coffee, and Americans drink about 400 million cups of it every single day. That’s a lot of caffeine! In fact,...

The Timeline of Vegan Movement: Where Did It All Began

November 1st is World Vegan Day. It’s a day celebrating vegan lifestyle. As you probably know, this is when people don’t use food or...

Why Your Slow Cooker May Actually Harm You

Slow-cookers are definitely having a moment, and it’s not hard to see why. They maximize flavor and minimize effort, making it easy to enjoy...

From Tapeworms to Hormones: Alternative Diets Are Stirring up Serious Health Issues

People go to extremes to lose weight. There are supplements, alternative diets, and natural products that promise weight loss. But what people end up...

Mushroom Coffee: Start Your Morning with a Cup of Fungi

Mushrooms are having a moment. They’re now in lots of different coffees. And for some, the idea sounds pretty unappetizing and maybe even revolting....

Healthy Eating Series: All About Mushrooms in Your Diet

Mushrooms are so good for you. No, not those mushrooms. Today, we’re talking about the kind you toss on a salad or taste in...

Whipped with Nitrogen: Is It Safe to Consume Products That Are Made with Nitrogen?

The idea of nitrogen in your food products might scare you. But the truth is, this gas is pretty popular in trendy restaurant kitchens....

Is Lab-Grown Meat Legit or Can It Be Harmful?

Believe it or not, lab-grown meat is coming to a store near you. It’s a type of meat that’s produced in a factory, and...

Common Myths and Truths About Red and White Meat

There’s a slew of misinformation out there about meat. In fact, we’re living in a nutrition information overload. What are the myths? What are...

Red Meat: All You Need to Know About Meat

Red meat is quite controversial. Apart from the often-cited health concerns, there are ethical and environmental concerns surrounding red meat, too. So, it’s time to...

Will Eating Red Meat Increase Your Risk for Heart Attacks?

There are many conflicting views surrounding red meat. On the one hand, it’s a nutrient dense source of protein, which many low-carb diets gobble...

Healthy Eating Series: the Zone Diet

Many health experts now agree that inflammation is at the root of many, if not all, diseases. We can reduce inflammation and stay healthy...

The Connection Between Sugar & Lung Cancer: Is It Real?

Cancer is a terrible disease both in the United States and the rest of the world. In the US alone, the National Cancer Institute...

Healthy Eating Series: All About White Meat

You’ve probably heard that white meat is better for you than red meat. And while this is true, there are different types of white...

Little White Lies: Can You Always Trust Your Food Labels?

When you go grocery shopping, you select items wrapped up with food labels. And you probably don’t realize just how much these labels influence...

Coffeeholics, Cheer: Coffee Drinkers are Less Likely to Develop a Heart Disease

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there about coffee and heart disease. Some studies say drinking coffee promotes cardiovascular health. Others say it...

What Makes Fish Food Poisoning so Dangerous

Food poisoning is no fun, but it happens pretty often. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 48 million...

Healthy Eating Series: FODMAPs Diet Guide

When people experience digestive symptoms, one common reason is that of certain foods they eat. Many diets eliminate these trigger foods - common ones...

Grapefruits vs Oranges: Which One Is Better?

In a face-off between these grapefruits and oranges, which one is better? Can one help with weight loss? Is the other better for your...

Healthy Eating Series: Guide to the Carb Cycling Diet

It’s important to eat all three macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins) in the appropriate amount. But overdoing it on carbs can lead to quick weight...