Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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...

E Numbers in Your Food: Should You Avoid Them?

If you live in the United States, you’ve probably never come across “E numbers.” That’s to be expected. They’re mostly used in Europe as...

Get Nuts! New Research Proves That High Nut Consumption Is the Key to a Healthier Brain

Can't get enough of nuts? You might be onto something since a new study shows that eating nuts might be the key to improving...

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...

What Makes Tofu so Popular?

If you don’t like tofu, it can be absolutely mind-boggling trying to figure out why tofu is so popular. What makes tofu so special?...

How to Keep Your Blood Sugar Normal with Your Diet

The diabetes epidemic is growing and shows no signs of slowing down. What can you do to avoid prediabetes, diabetes and other chronic illnesses...

Is It Really Better to Opt for “Fat-Free” Options?

If you’re trying to stay slim, prevent heart disease or keep your cholesterol levels down, you probably opt for “fat-free” options. And it’s understandable...

Sugar-Free Diet: Is It Really Healthy?

The average adult eats way more sugar than she needs to. No, we’re not talking fresh fruits and vegetables. We’re talking about refined, processed...

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...

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...

Vitamins and Cooking: How to Cook Your Food so You Don’t Lose the Vitamins

We eat our fruits and vegetables because we enjoy them, but we also eat them because we know we need the vitamins and minerals...

Just One Cheat Day During Keto Diet Can Majorly Damage Your Body, According to Scientists

Almost no other diet has won over such an exceptional amount of dieters as the ketogenic diet has. This high-fat low-carb diet has received...

The Miracle Worker Cocoa: What Health Benefits Can You Get from Cocoa Powder?

Theobroma cacao, a plant that is believed to originate from Central America where it was domesticated about 3600 years ago, is the source of...

Soy Lecithin: The Devil in Your Chocolate

Soy lecithin. Hershey's bar has it. Snickers has it. Reese's peanut butter cups have it. Sometimes it looks like every single candy bar on...

Supplements Just Don’t Cut It in Comparison to Real Food, Says Research

Amidst the wild world of multivitamins and nutrition supplements, it can seem as if there's really no need to ever eat another broccoli or...

Cure for Overeating? Scientists Discover the Reason Why You Overeat Tasty Foods

Many of us have been there: overeating tasty foods even when we feel full already and know that physically we couldn't eat more. Adult...

Just One Cup of Blueberries Improves Your Health Tremendously, According to Research

Blueberries have long been listed as superfoods though they've been in our minds (and pies) for way longer. As Doug Bierend wrote at Outside,...

The Most Powerful Vitamin of Them All? Vitamin D Also Regulates the Immune System

Even if you're a night owl, you know the importance of sunshine - it's the source of vitamin D, one of the most essential...

Lack of Fruits and Vegetables in Your Diet May Lead to Lethal Consequences

If there's one golden rule of healthy eating that most of us tend to ignore, it's the habit of eating fruits and vegetables. However, lack...