As you know, almost all non-starchy vegetables and many fruits have significant health benefits – but some pack more nutritional punch than others. Researchers at William Paterson University analyzed and ranked fruits and vegetables based on their nutrient density. Guess what the top five were?
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
What do you sip when you work out? Water? That’s fine for workouts of an hour or less – but what about longer ones? Skip the commercial sports drinks and try one of these healthy sports drink alternatives.
Are you getting enough potassium in your diet? If you eat packaged and processed foods, maybe not. Read on and discover four health problems dietary potassium lowers the risk of.
White rice doesn’t rank high on the nutrition scale. Yet, it’s not your only option. Read on and discover four healthier forms of rice that are more nutritious and won’t impact your blood sugar to the same degree.
These days, you have alternatives to table sugar, some synthetic and other natural. One option growing in popularity is coconut sugar – but is it as healthy as people are making it out to be? Get the scoop on this natural sugar alternative.
Fat is an important source of fuel for your body, especially when carbohydrates aren’t available. But could dietary fats aid in muscle development as well? If so, which kind is best? Find out what research shows.
It’s no secret that the American diet is full of sodium. For years, the experts have recommended eating a low-sodium diet. But recently, new research has called this idea into question. Are low-sodium diets less healthy than previously thought?
Are you maximizing the nutritional value you’re getting from the foods you eat? If not, try these six nutrition hacks. By making small changes to how you eat, you’ll get more health benefits.
Now, when you visit the grocery store, you’ll see the revamped nutritional labels. How will they be different from the old ones? Find out.
Did you know that appetite hormones play a big role in controlling your level of hunger? One called leptin is more accurately a satiety hormone. Just recently, scientists gained new insights into leptin and how it controls appetite and contributes to obesity.