The humble spinach leaf is already well-recognized for its nutritional value. In fact, spinach is packed with so many beneficial nutrients, vitamins and minerals that it could almost be considered nature’s own vitamin pill.
Root vegetables – when’s the last time you had some? Recent research shows they have benefits for blood vessels and controlling blood sugar. Find out more about the health benefits of root vegetables and why they’re the perfect addition to a healthy diet.
Food variety is important for nutritional diversity but it can work against you when you’re trying to eat less. Find out how “sensory-specific satiety” influences how much you eat and how to make it work in your favor.
You’ve heard of omega-3s, omega-6s and even omega-9s. Now there’s a new “fat” on the block – omega-7s. These fats may have benefits when it comes to your health. Find out why research is focusing on omega-7s, the benefits they may offer and where you find them.
How much do food labels influence our food shopping habits? More than you think. Find out how food labels affect what goes into your shopping cart and how to avoid buying unhealthy items.
Ever wonder why some people seem to weather cold and flu bugs better than others? Why those hardy individuals are back on their feet in a matter of days, while others seem to be down and out for a week or even longer? Most likely, the ones who rally sooner have immune systems that are armed with the right ammunition to combat infection. And so can you.
What are alkaline foods and an alkaline diet? Does eating an alkaline diet offer any unique health benefits? Find out what research shows about alkaline foods – what they are and how they impact your health.
Whole grains are a good source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. If you’re ready to try something new, discover the world of ancient grains, grains that still exist in their natural, unaltered states. Here are five that are worthy of adding to your diet.
Red meat in moderation can be part of a healthy diet. The type of red meat you want to avoid is processed meat that contains added preservatives and salt. What about grass-fed beef versus grain-fed? Find out why grass-fed beef is a better choice when it comes to your health.
The clean eating movement is gaining momentum. When you eat a clean diet, you reduce your exposure to food additives, preservatives, sodium, bad fats and sugar. You’ll look and feel better too. This article discusses six tips for eating cleanly in a world dominated by processed foods.