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...

Is Waffle-Ironing the Next Food Craze After Crock-Potting?

Food trends come and go, but while they’re in town, man, do they go to town! At one point, there was the crock-pot obsession....

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...

What Happens to Your Body When You Consume Carbon Dioxide Drinks?

During warm summer months, it’s important to stay hydrated. And for some people, plain water is a bit boring. So, we reach for carbonated...

Guide to Finding the Best Protein Bar Brands for Your Diet

Protein is one of the three macronutrients your body needs to stay fit and healthy. (The other two are fat and carbohydrates.) One way...

Healthy Eating Series: Guide to Processed Food

When you hear “processed food,” what do you think of? Chances are, your mind immediately pictures a pack of cookies, a bag of chips...

Why the Cauliflower Craze Kills Your Health

Move over kale! The new food trend is cauliflower, and to be honest, it might be getting out of hand. This once-humble vegetable is...

Healthy Eating Series: Everything You Should Know About Amino Acids

Amino acids and proteins are two terms we use interchangeably. And while they’re both absolutely essential to the human body, they’re definitely not the...

Cooking Oils and Cancer: What Cooking Oils to Avoid and Which Are Harmless

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is the second most popular cause of death around the world, claiming over 8 million lives...

Healthy Eating Series: All You Need to Know About Antioxidants

Antioxidants are a trendy topic. We make sure they’re in our diet because we know they’re good for us and that they have something...

Healthy Eating Series: Guide to the Boiled Egg Diet

There are high-fat diets, low carb diets, and everything in between - including the boiled egg diet. Have you heard about it? It’s a...

How to Count Calories Correctly – Cooked vs Raw Food

Do you count calories for weight loss or weight management? If so, you rely on calories to eat the right amount of certain foods....

Should You Actually Avoid Carbs to Maintain a Healthy Body?

Like fats, carbohydrates are a highly controversial macronutrient. People either embrace carbohydrates or reject them altogether. In general, people equate carbs with weight gain...

Lacto Vegetarianism: The Wisest Vegetarianism Type?

Are you thinking of going vegetarian? If so, you might think you just have to exclude animal products and up your veggie intake. But...

Healthy Eating Series: Guide to Acid Reflux Diet

Acid reflux rates are rising in the US and other parts of the world. And chances are, you or someone in your social circle,...

Milk Substitutes: Are They Any Good and What They Can Do for Your Health

Milk substitutes are a dime a dozen these days. Most stores carry a wide variety of plant-based milks that are completely dairy free and...

Is Spicy Food Related to Pancreatic Cancer?

In 2015 alone, over 55,000 American adults were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  And while slightly more men are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, it seems...