“Eat the rainbow” is good advice. More health professionals are acknowledging that deeply pigmented fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet. This year, expect to see more purple fruits and vegetables. Why are they growing in popularity? Find out what the health benefits are.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
One of the biggest concerns for women after menopause is avoiding sarcopenia. Unfortunately, it’s an all too common health problem that can lead to frailty, metabolic problems, and even death due to falls and hip fractures. Can a vitamin help you avoid this fate?
You hear a lot about probiotics these days and the importance of keeping the bacteria in your gut balanced. You have two choices: You can take a probiotic supplement or eat fermented foods. Does one offer more benefits?
In the quest for a healthy body, don’t forget about the importance of brain health. Here are four types of key nutrients and compounds to include in your diet to help age-proof your brain.
Supplement companies would have you believe that you need supplemental vitamins and minerals for good health. However, supplemental doses of some minerals and vitamins may actually be harmful. Here are six you should know about.
Superfoods come in bright colors, don’t they? Not always! In fact, some foods that are dark, almost black in color, have benefits that make them potential superfoods. Here are six you should be aware of.
What’s upcoming for 2017 in the world of health and nutrition? Every year, Nutritional Outlook magazine reveals what’s most likely to trend upward. Here’s what’s on the horizon.
The composition of what you eat matters in terms of health – but what about the order in which you eat it? There’s growing evidence that consuming macronutrients in a certain sequence can change how it impacts your body.
Refined carbohydrates lack fiber, unlike many whole foods that are an abundant source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It’s no secret that refined carbs aren’t good for you – but can they actually cause you to overeat?
It’s no surprise that you need protein to build muscle and you need it throughout the day – but what about at bedtime? Can consuming protein before going to sleep help you build more muscle?