You may have heard that plant foods are healthy – they’re high in vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but they also contain other compounds called flavonoids. This large group of chemical components may explain some of the benefits fruits and vegetables offer. Find out more about flavonoids, what foods you find them in, and the potential health benefits they offer.
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Think the holidays are only about fattening, unhealthy foods? Surprise! There’s a number of superfoods you can add to the holiday table that are low in calories and high in nutrition. Read on and discover five healthy superfoods you can feel good about eating during the holidays and all year round.
Yes, you need protein after a workout and throughout the day, but what about before you go to bed at night? Can a protein snack before bedtime help you build muscle? Find out.
Eating mostly whole foods is what many dieticians recommend, but when you’re pressed for time, there are a few packaged foods you can eat without guilt. Here are 7 you can add to your cabinets and refrigerator for those super busy days.
With so much emphasis on avoiding starchy foods, you might be surprised to find that some starch is good for you, especially a type known as resistant starch. Read on and learn more about the different types of resistant starch, how to get more of it, and the benefits it offers.
Carving a pumpkin is a Halloween tradition for many. However, pumpkin is also versatile and a good source of nutrition. Read on and discover how to add pumpkin to your diet and why you should. You’ll also appreciate the many health benefits pumpkin offers.
Healthy eating is something to aspire too, but it IS possible to take it too far. For some people, healthy eating becomes an obsession that takes over their life. The term for this is orthorexia. This article discusses the problem of orthorexia and warning signs that you’re taking healthy eating too far.
To keep cravings in check, it’s important to eat foods that are healthy AND filling and avoid ones that raise your blood sugar quickly and drop it just as rapidly. Here are six foods you can count on to help keep cravings in check.
As the temperatures drop, it’s a perfect time to add soup to the menu. Soup is a filling start to a meal and one that reduces the amount of food you consume later in the meal. Read on and discover five steps for preparing a healthy, and filling, pot of soup.
How calcium savvy are you? Chances are you know calcium is important for healthy bones, but a number of myths still exist about this mineral. Read on and discover what they are.