Metabolic syndrome is one of the most common health problems that often goes undiagnosed. Yet, it can lead to serious health problems. Fortunately, it’s a syndrome you can lower the risk of through lifestyle and even reverse through lifestyle changes.
Ready to visit your Farmer’s market? Spring it on its way and the veggie choices have never been better. Discover five spring vegetables to add to your diet as the weather becomes milder and learn more about their nutritional benefits
It’s not how much you eat, when it comes to vitamins and minerals – it’s how much your body absorbs. A number of factors can reduce the absorption of some vitamins and minerals – from how you cook a food to what you eat it with. Find out more.
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.
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.
Zinc isn’t a mineral most athletes are concerned about but maybe they should be. Find out why it’s important to get enough zinc if you do high-intensity exercise and what foods are the best sources.
Spring is a time of change and a chance to re-evaluate your eating habits. Is your diet a little less “clean” than it was before winter started? Time to get back on track. Here are spring clean eating tips you can use to make your diet healthier.
Fruit is nature’s candy: sweet, appealing, colorful and delicious. Most fruits are superfoods, packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fibre. A bowl of fresh fruit salad is a visual delight, and there’s nothing easier than grabbing an apple or a banana for a quick on-the-go snack. Sometimes, though, you might find yourself craving something special […]
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.
Almost half of all Americans take some kind of supplement, most commonly a multi-vitamin. Taking a multi-vitamin sounds like an easy way to ensure you’re getting the vitamins and minerals you need to stay healthy – but is it really a good idea from a health standpoint?