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.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
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?
One of the things you have to worry about as you age is keeping your brain healthy. Your brain ages along with the rest of you and when it does, your memory and ability to learn are affected. The good news? Diet matters. Now, a study shows certain compounds in plants may help you ward off memory problems as you age.
Are you getting enough vitamin D? During the winter, you may not get enough sun exposure to keep your vitamin D level within range. Find out what you can do about it.
Your cells depend on a steady supply of energy, when you exercise and even when you’re not. It gets that energy mainly from carbohydrates and fats. There’s a phenomenon called metabolic flexibility that affects how easily your body can switch between these fuel sources. Find out why this is important.
Fruits and vegetables are one of the healthiest foods you can eat but they may not be as healthy as they were a half-decade ago. Find out why and what you can do to get the most nutrition from the produce you eat.
Protein is the most satiating macronutrient, more so than carbohydrates and fat. But you find protein in both animal and plant-based foods. Which of these two sources of protein is MOST satiating?
You probably eat oatmeal for breakfast on occasion but there are some compelling reasons to eat if after a workout. Find out why a bowl of oatmeal is the ideal recovery snack after kick-butt workout.