Processed foods have been labeled as “bad” – but are they always? Find out what processed foods really are and why some types of processed food are worse than others. You’ll also get tips for avoiding the unhealthiest types of processed foods.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
Can a nutrient-rich diet help keep hunger under control? Find out what research shows about nutrient-density and the role it plays in controlling appetite. You’ll also find out how to choose foods that fight hunger.
If you do endurance exercise or high-intensity workouts or are older, you’re at greater risk for zinc deficiency. Find out why you need more of this mineral in your diet if you’re older or athletic and how to get it.
Want to keep your brain sharp? Try flexing your muscles. You may not see a direct connection between brain health and your muscles, but research suggests that working your muscles against resistance may protect your memory.
Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C and have other health benefits as well. There’s one type of citrus fruit, blood oranges, that may even help you shed a few pounds. Find out why.
Basil is a staple herb in Italian pastas and soups, and it belongs to the same plant family as peppermint. There are more than sixty different varieties of basil, and its uniquely fresh taste is so versatile that it is capable of adding something to almost any meal. As it turns out, it is also […]
High-fructose corn syrup has been demonized recently for contributing to a variety of health problems including obesity – but is it really any worse than sugar? Find out more about the controversy surrounding high fructose corn syrup and why it’s important to reduce all sugars.
Spices make foods taste better, but some of these powerful flavor enhancers have other benefits too. Not only are some spices a good source of antioxidants, they may also help with the battle of the bulge. Discover three common spices that could help you lose pounds and body fat.
Not getting enough sleep at night makes it harder to shed body fat. Now a new study shows that losing body fat, especially belly fat, can improve the quality of your sleep. Find out more about the intriguing connection between belly fat, sleep and health.
Some of the bacteria in your intestines you want to keep around because they help with digestion and may protect against certain types of infections. Now a new study shows that certain types of probiotic bacteria can impact fat loss. Find out more about this intriguing study and the role bacteria may play in controlling […]