Plant foods – you hear a lot about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet. Can adopting such an eating plan help you live longer? This article looks at this issue and also points out the difference between vegetarian, vegan, and plant-based diets.
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For years, you’ve been told that vegetable oils are heart healthy. Unfortunately, that might not be the case. Read on and find out more about these oils, why you should avoid them, and what healthier options are.
You hear a lot about the spice tumeric these days, how healthful it is. More people are cooking with it and even adding it to smoothies. Are the health benefits of turmeric real? Find out what potential benefits it offers.
One thing we all need to be concerned about as we age is the loss of muscle strength and size. Resistance training is your best defense, but a new study suggests that an ingredient in pomegranates may also offer benefits. Find out more.
Some people are constantly in search of the “perfect” diet and the ideal diet changes with the trends. But is there really an ideal diet? A new study calls this into question. Find out why.
Antioxidants – we think of them as always being beneficial, but there may be times when you want to limit the amount of antioxidants you consume. One of those times is right before a workout. Here’s why.
No doubt, a food’s aroma and appearance influence how much we want to eat it and how much we ultimately consume – but what about its texture? A new study suggests that a food’s texture may influence how much we eat of it.
Magnesium is a mineral getting lots of attention these days. That’s because many people don’t get enough of it. Dietary magnesium may be even more important for people who exercise. Here’s why.
What could be more important than your vision? Unfortunately, two causes of visual loss – cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, become more common after the age of 50. The good news? Dietary changes could help you avoid these common causes of visual problems as you age. Here’s what to eat.
As you know, almost all non-starchy vegetables and many fruits have significant health benefits – but some pack more nutritional punch than others. Researchers at William Paterson University analyzed and ranked fruits and vegetables based on their nutrient density. Guess what the top five were?