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.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
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.
Diet fads and trends come and go. One we’ve been hearing about for a few years now is the alkaline diet. What is an alkaline diet and does it have health benefits? Let’s see what science shows.
You might think of beets as being a bright red veggie that goes in salads but beets are becoming better known for the juice that comes from them. This article looks at the claims that beetroot juice enhances exercise performance based on current research.
If you look in your kitchen, you probably have at least a few plastic products hanging around – in your cabinets or in your refrigerator. Even some of your appliances may have plastic parts. Unfortunately, some plastics contain a controversial chemical called BPA that’s best avoided. Here are some simple ways to keep BPA out of your kitchen.
B vitamins are involved in energy production. Does that mean you need more B vitamins if you work out? Find out what research shows about this issue and which B vitamins are most important for athletes.