There are so many options when you shopping for vegetables oils – and they’re not all created equal. Many oils have been extracted using heat or are highly refined. Find out what impact this has on its nutrition and how to choose healthier oils for your own kitchen.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
Despite your best intentions, sometimes the temptation to eat something blatantly unhealthy strikes – at a time you’re trying to stay on the “straight and narrow.” Research now shows that something as simple as flexing a muscle may help you muster the willpower you need to turn down a decadent dessert or thwart a food […]
Sensory cues are important for controlling appetite and satiety. People generally eat less when a food is thicker or creamer. A food’s aroma also appears to have an impact. Research shows that when foods have a stronger odor, we take smaller bite sizes, and ultimately eat less. Find out how you can use this and […]
If you’re working out regularly and aren’t losing weight, it’s time to scrutinize your diet. Many people assume that because they’re exercising they can be lax with their diet. On the other hand, drastically reducing calories isn’t the answer. Here are five diet and nutrition guidelines that’ll help you get more results from your fitness […]
Although onions are famous for being able to make your eyes water, they are also famous for their excellent flavor and culinary versatility. A wide range of different types is available; some are quite sweet, while others are pungent. More importantly, it turns out that onions are extremely good for your body in a number […]
There’s growing pressure on restaurants to list calorie counts on their menu – to help diners make healthier selections. Is this likely to have an impact – and are the calorie counts even accurate? Find out what research shows about the issue of calorie transparency and the impact is has on food choices.
A new study shows your brain and higher brain function, especially a part of the brain called the hippocampus, play an important role in controlling satiety and appetite. As it turns out, it may be important how much you think you ate rather than how you ate when it comes to getting full. Find out […]
Are you getting enough B vitamins in your diet? If you work out at a high intensity, you may need more of these vitamins. Find out why adequate amounts of B vitamins are important for athletic performance and how to get more of them.
You may be consuming calcium-rich foods, but are you really getting the benefits? This article discusses five factors that can reduce the amount of calcium you absorb from the foods you eat and suggests how to maximize the benefits you get from this bone-building mineral.
It is common knowledge that excessive consumption of sugary foods can lead to the development of tooth decay and cavities. However, there are also certain foods that can actually help to improve the condition of your teeth and gums. More specifically, a large number of fruits and vegetables have been shown to promote dental health. […]