By now you probably know that nuts have a surprising number of health benefits. Munching on nuts may even lower your risk for certain diseases, including heart disease. Is one nut better than another when it comes to health benefits? Find out.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
Sprouted grains are trendy right now. Visit a health food store or natural food market and you’ll find a sprouted grain flour, sprouted grain cereals, and even sprouted grain pasta. The question is whether sprouted grains offer more nutrition than unsprouted whole grains. Find out what research shows.
You hear a lot about gut bacteria these days and how eating more probiotic-rich foods helps keep your digestive tract healthy. Yet probiotic bacteria do more than keep your intestinal tract healthy. Here are four reasons why you need more gut-friendly probiotic foods in your diet.
Can eliminating gluten from your diet make you a better athlete? That’s why some athletes believe – but is this backed by science? Read on and find out whether there’s a connection between dietary gluten and exercise performance.
Good health is always in fashion, but food and nutrition trends change. Yesterday’s kale gives rise to tomorrow’s obsession with cauliflower. Read on and find out what the experts predict will be the hottest food and nutrition trends for 2016.
Do you ever get frustrated by nutritional studies that show contradictory results? No wonder! It seems as if the results of nutrition studies conflict with each. Why is this the case? Read on and discover four reasons why nutritional studies aren’t always reliable.
At the beginning of a new year, dieticians get together and rate the most common diets, how effective they are and whether they promote overall health. What were the winners this year? Read on and discover what eating plans dieticians will recommend this year.
The new 2015 dietary guidelines have been released and there are substantial changes. Some of the changes are positive while others have created controversy among dieticians. Find out what’s changed and why.
One of the signs of vitamin D deficiency is muscle weakness. Restoring normal levels of vitamin D can improve muscle strength and function in people who are deficient, but what about normal people? Can vitamin D make you stronger if you’re not already deficient? Find out what research shows.
Processed foods comprise the majority of the foods people eat and once eating them, it seems to be hard to give them up. Are processed foods actually addictive? See if science can explain why people gobble up refined carbs and foods with added sugar.