Dipping your spoon into a cup of yogurt certainly beats eating a sugary dessert, at least in most cases. Unfortunately, some commercial yogurts contain as much added sugar as a couple of cookies. It pays to be informed when you shop for yogurt. Here are tips for choosing a healthy yogurt.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
By now, we’ve all heard of free radicals and how bad they are, but what exactly are they? And how do antioxidants help to reduce the damage caused by them?
Understanding the Interaction between Free Radicals and Antioxidants
Is protein the new anti-aging nutrient? Find out why protein requirements go up with age and the effects not getting enough dietary protein can have on your body composition and on your health.
Processed Gluten-free products contain just as much sugar as their conventional counterparts. As far as your body is concerned, you are basically eating a product that is made entirely of sugar. When you trade your conventional pizza crust, brownie mix, and pancakes for gluten-free varieties of the same foods, you exchange one fattening, unhealthy substance for another.
Quinoa, a protein rich grain-like seed, has caught the attention of nutritionist and dieters alike. The super food is high in fiber and packed full of a wide variety of vitamins and minerals. Unlike most other superfoods, quinoa is cheap and readily available in the majority of grocery stores. Here are just a few ways that quinoa’s unique nutritional makeup can benefit a healthy diet:
Chinese people living in rural areas of the country have a very low rate of obesity. What can we learn from their eating habits? This article discusses five characteristics of the Chinese diet that makes it effective for weight control and overall health.
Cabbages are round, leafy green vegetables that come in many subtly different varieties at different times of the year. Whether steamed or eaten raw, they can provide you with a vast array of interesting and powerful health benefits. Cabbage is an excellent addition to soup or salad, and some people even enjoy eating it on its own. Read on to discover the nine most important ways in which eating more cabbage could improve and extend your life.
Vitamins are essential for physical, mental and emotional health. Insufficient vitamin intake can lead to vitamin deficiency and serious health conditions. In most cases, adequate vitamins can be obtained from a healthy diet.
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 […]
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.