Does evening snacking sometimes undo all of the clean eating you did all day? A new study looks at a way to control those after-hours snack attacks by changing the composition of what you eat for breakfast. Find out more – and discover other ways to control nighttime snacking
Spring is a time of change and a chance to re-evaluate your eating habits. Is your diet a little less “clean” than it was before winter started? Time to get back on track. Here are spring clean eating tips you can use to make your diet healthier.
Getting adequate amino acids from protein is important for everyone, but you may need more if you strength-train or do endurance exercise. One group of amino acids called branched chain amino acids seem to offer additional benefits when you work out. Find out what they are and the best sources for them.
There’s a growing number of “purple foods” that are good for you. No, we’re not talking about artificially-colored purple foods but items you find on your produce stand. Ever heard of purple corn? It’s out there. Find out more about the power of purple when it comes to your health.
Although many foods contain unhealthy saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol, a number of foods contain fats that are good for you. Consuming foods that contain healthy fats is best since fat is a necessary part of a healthy diet, but since fat is high in calories, you may want to limit the amount of fat you take in. The following list of foods supply you with beneficial fats like monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fat. Both of these types of fat are helpful in the prevention of heart disease, or a stroke.
Salt – it seems to be in everything you eat these days. That’s not a good thing when it comes to the health of your blood vessels. But why is it so hard to reduce the amount of salt in your diet? This article discusses why we crave salt and the best way to break the salt habit.
It’s a given that fruits and vegetables are good for you physically, but can they improve your mental health as well? Find out about a recent study showing that veggie and fruit lovers feel happier, calmer and more energetic.
Want to get full faster? Take a closer look at the composition of what you’re eating and the variety of items you’re putting on your plate. These factors can impact satiety and how quickly you feel full and satisfied. Discover five ways to boost satiety by changing the composition of your diet.
Small changes to your diet can add up to big nutritional benefits. Here are five healthy diet changes that’ll shake up your taste buds and give you greater health benefits. Plus, these changes are easy to make. So what’s stopping you? Give these health food “switches” a try.
Are you still sipping bottled water when you work out, thinking it’s better for you than tap water? You may not be doing your health a favor. Find out more about bottled water, what’s in it, and why there are better options for staying hydrated.