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.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
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.
No doubt, most Americans don’t get enough dietary fiber, but is all fiber equally healthy? This article discusses various types of fiber, how they differ from one another, and whether one type is better than another from a health standpoint.
Meat and dairy aren’t the only good sources of protein. These days, you can fulfill your protein needs with a variety of meat substitutes – but how healthy are they? This article discusses plant-based sources of protein, both packaged and natural, along with general guidelines on making the healthiest choices.
If you’re an athlete, train with weights or do any form of intense exercise, you’re probably focused on getting enough protein, but how much do you really need? This article looks at that issue and discusses 4 other myths about protein that many people still believe.
Do you glance at the calorie count when buying a packaged food? Have you ever wondered whether the number you’re seeing is really accurate? Find out why you shouldn’t place too much stock in calorie food labels and how to be a smarter shopper.