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.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
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?
What do you sip when you work out? Water? That’s fine for workouts of an hour or less – but what about longer ones? Skip the commercial sports drinks and try one of these healthy sports drink alternatives.
Are you getting enough potassium in your diet? If you eat packaged and processed foods, maybe not. Read on and discover four health problems dietary potassium lowers the risk of.
White rice doesn’t rank high on the nutrition scale. Yet, it’s not your only option. Read on and discover four healthier forms of rice that are more nutritious and won’t impact your blood sugar to the same degree.
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.
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.