Genes are something you inherit from your parents but are you bound by your genetics? Even more compelling, can the diet that you eat influence your genes? Find out.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
Organic produce – it’s popular – but how much do you know about it? Here are six common myths about organic produce that too many people believe.
You hear a lot about detoxifying these days – but a lot of what you hear is wrong. In fact, the detox concoctions that are so readily available these days are likely of no benefit and some may be harmful. Here’s how your body really detoxifies.
Artificial sweeteners – they sound like a sweet deal. The taste of sweetness with no calories. Surely, they’re better for you than sugar when you’re trying to lose weight – or are they?
Fruits and vegetables are nutrient-dense foods. Yet, they’re not as nutritious as they once were. Plus, additional nutrients may be lost in storage and preparation. Find out why the nutritional density of produce is dropping and what you can do to maximize the nutritional value of the fruits and vegetables you eat.
What is leucine and what impact does it have on muscle growth? As it turns out, leucine may have several benefits that speak to the needs of people who strength train. Find out why.
What oil do you cook with? Extra-virgin olive oil works well for low-temperature cooking and it’s one of the healthiest options available. However, when you’re taking foods to higher temperatures, this is one of the healthiest alternatives – and you’re probably not using it.
One of the most common health problems in men and women over 50 is osteoarthritis, although they’re not always aware of it. If you looked at x-rays from people in this age group, you would likely see the telltale signs of this degenerative condition in the knees, hips, hands, or other joints. That doesn’t mean […]
Juicing is a popular strategy for weight loss and many people see it as being healthy. However, don’t be too quick to jump on board the juice bandwagon if you’re trying to lose weight. Here are five reasons why.
“Eat the rainbow” is good advice. More health professionals are acknowledging that deeply pigmented fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet. This year, expect to see more purple fruits and vegetables. Why are they growing in popularity? Find out what the health benefits are.