Good health is always in fashion, but food and nutrition trends change. Yesterday’s kale gives rise to tomorrow’s obsession with cauliflower. Read on and find out what the experts predict will be the hottest food and nutrition trends for 2016.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
Do you ever get frustrated by nutritional studies that show contradictory results? No wonder! It seems as if the results of nutrition studies conflict with each. Why is this the case? Read on and discover four reasons why nutritional studies aren’t always reliable.
At the beginning of a new year, dieticians get together and rate the most common diets, how effective they are and whether they promote overall health. What were the winners this year? Read on and discover what eating plans dieticians will recommend this year.
The new 2015 dietary guidelines have been released and there are substantial changes. Some of the changes are positive while others have created controversy among dieticians. Find out what’s changed and why.
One of the signs of vitamin D deficiency is muscle weakness. Restoring normal levels of vitamin D can improve muscle strength and function in people who are deficient, but what about normal people? Can vitamin D make you stronger if you’re not already deficient? Find out what research shows.
Processed foods comprise the majority of the foods people eat and once eating them, it seems to be hard to give them up. Are processed foods actually addictive? See if science can explain why people gobble up refined carbs and foods with added sugar.
Power bowls – ever heard of one? They’re a fast and healthy approach to getting a balanced array of macronutrients, like fiber-rich carbohydrates, healthy fats, and protein. Best of all, everything fits into a single bowl. Discover how to make and enjoy the benefits of meals in a bowl.
Sea salt has a reputation for being healthier than table salt – but is it really? Read on and find out how sea salt differs from table salt, how each is made, and what the advantages and disadvantages of each are.
Yummy! Hot chocolate – the perfect cold weather treat. To get the most health benefits, make it at home and skip the coffee shop versions. Read on and discover why coffee shop hot chocolate doesn’t cut it health wise and how to make a healthier version at home.
No one likes being sick, but winter brings with it a host of nasty viruses, including the biggest threat – influenza. Fortunately, what you eat impacts how well your immune system does its job of countering those threats. Here’s what you should be eating to stay healthy this winter.