The FDA’s move to ban trans-fats is a small victory for health, but it won’t make processed foods that much healthier. Trans-fat, in the form of partially hydrogenated oil, has to be replaced with another type of fat. What will it be – and will it be a healthier alternative?
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
What’s your eating style? Do you wolf your food down as you answer emails or do you practice the art of mindfulness by savoring each bite? It matters. A new study shows how distracted eating impacts calorie consumption. Read on and discover ways to change how you approach a meal and why you should.
When you hear the term “nutrition bar,” you might assume you’re eating something healthy and nutritious, as the name suggests – but are they really? This article looks at various types of nutrition bars – energy bars, meal replacement bars and protein bars – and whether they live up to their name.
What can eating half a handful of nuts do for you? Plenty, according to a new study. Read on and discover what a new study shows about the health benefits of nuts and how to take advantage of them.
You may have noticed grass-fed butter at the supermarket and wondered if it’s better for you. Dairy products from grass-fed animals are growing in popularity, but are you really getting more nutrients when you eat butter from grass-fed cows? Find out.
What’s all the talk about negative calorie foods? Can some foods really require more energy to process than is actually in the food? Read on and find out why negative calorie foods don’t hold up to scientific scrutiny and a better approach to reducing the calorie content of your diet.
Grilling season has begun! How healthy are the items that come off your grill? What about the side dishes you serve? Read on and discover how to make your next grilling barbecue party healthier for everyone.
What if someone prepared a list of the most nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables? What would be at the top of the list? William Paterson University in New Jersey took on the challenge and you might be surprised at what veggie was number one.
Pea protein is growing in popularity as people look for plant-based protein alternatives that are quick and convenient. Is pea protein a good alternative to whey and soy-based protein? Find out what makes pea protein unique and what the drawbacks to using it are.
Omega-3s, abundant in fatty fish, have anti-inflammatory properties that could help you recover more quickly after a hard workout. Read on and find out other ways omega-3s could enhance your resistance training workouts.