Are you still sipping a sports drink to get your carbs and electrolytes during a long workout? You may be able to ditch the sports drink for fruit, more specifically, a banana. A new study shows that bananas have more going for them when it comes to replacing lost electrolytes and replenishing glycogen stores than […]
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Are you ruining the health benefits of your salad by pouring on an unhealthy bottled salad dressing? If you don’t have time to make your own healthy version, try one of these healthy dressing alternatives to add flavor to your salad – and enjoy the health benefits.
Ketchup has not always been the savory, yet sweet, dipping sauce that America knows and loves. Originating in Asia, ketchup was originally a salty fish sauce made from anchovies.
It’s best to get vitamin D naturally, but not everyone gets enough of the “sunshine vitamin.” That’s why vitamin D supplements have become popular. Unfortunately, all forms of vitamin D aren’t equal. Find out why you may not get the full vitamin D benefits from some vitamin D supplements.
Carbohydrates are an important source of energy, especially if you work out at a high intensity. Restricting carbs too much can make you feel tired and affect your ability to exercise intensely. That’s why it’s important to choose healthy carb sources. Need some guidance? Here are three characteristics of healthy carbohydrates and how to recognize them.
Do you get your calcium naturally through diet or by taking a calcium supplement? If you do the latter, it may be time to rethink how you get your calcium. New research shows that taking calcium supplements could be risky to your health. Here’s why it’s important to get calcium through diet and how to make sure you get enough.
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fresh veggies, and summer squash is one of the most versatile ones around. Discover the health benefits of summer squash, and you’ll see why it’s a good choice for the lunch and dinner table. You’ll also discover ways to prepare it.
Fast-food salads can be deceptively unhealthy. Avoid them as much as possible if you’re trying to eat healthy or control your weight – and choose these other fast, but healthy, options instead. Don’t settle for a salad that’s loaded with all the wrong ingredients that puts a fast-food burger to shame. It’s all too common in the fast food industry.
More people are jumping on the raw food bandwagon because of the perceived health benefits. But you don’t have to eat only raw foods to get the benefits. Here are four reasons to add more raw foods to your diet even if you’re not ready to give up cooked food.
You have may have heard that green tea is extremely good for the human body, but you probably do not realize just however powerful this particular tea can be. Read on to learn about the twelve most interesting and profound ways in which drinking more green tea could improve and extend your life.