- July 1st, 2012
A new study published in the online issue of Neurology suggests that eating foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids, such as fish, chicken, salad dressing, and nuts, may be associated with lower blood levels of a protein related to Alzheimer’s disease and memory problems.
- June 1st, 2012
Trying to lose weight? Grapefruit may help you reach your goal. Researchers analyzed data from the 2003 to 2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and found that women age 19 and older who consume grapefruit tend to have significantly greater intake of key nutrients, higher HDL-cholesterol, and a lower body weight than women who do not eat grapefruit.
- May 1st, 2012
More than ever, people in the United States stumble through aisles at the grocery store, lined with gluten-free products. From cake mixes to pasta sauces, gluten seems to be the new buzzword. According to the Nielsen Company, sales of gluten-free products have been rising steadily. Is it really just a fad or is there more to the hype than the media is letting on?The "fad" that isn't going away.By Amy Vergin
- April 1st, 2012
Modifying the diet of an autistic child or adult sets the stage for success in making sure their needs are being met while keeping their behavior in check. Food additives have made it difficult to control diet, but here is a list of things to add and to avoid.What to add and what to avoid.
- March 1st, 2012
There is much wisdom in the old saying “You are what you eat,” and doctors and dietitians alike will tell you that good health starts with a good diet. To help make eating well as simple as possible, we teamed up with four nutrition specialists to create an easy-to-follow diet plan that’s good for everyone.Forget the fads. This plan is all you need to reach your ideal weight--and maintain it.by Lindsay Wilson
- January 1st, 2012
Is the concept of curing type 2 diabetes through diet really such a strange notion? After all, diet was one of the key contributors that got you into this situation in the first place. Conventional wisdom seems to disagree, however.Break down the barriers that prevent you from reclaiming your health and your life.Craig Gustafson
I have a personal triumph story to share, and I hope it inspires you when you think that your genes define you.
- October 5th, 2011
A recent Harvard study has shown that it’s not how much you eat, but what you eat that helps you maintain or lose weight.
- October 5th, 2011
We know you’re dedicated to leading a healthy lifestyle, especially when it comes to watching what you eat. You count calories, read labels, and research ingredients; you’ve already cut fast food, trans fats, and excess sugar from your own diet, only consuming what you know to be healthy, natural, and good for your body.Good nutrition leads to healthy, happy pets.By Margaret VanEchaute
- September 1st, 2011
Not feeling up to par lately? Can’t kick that sinus infection? Craving sugar multiple times during the day? Blurred vision? Abdominal discomfort accompanied by gas or bloating?Sugar-driven yeast overgrowth can cause a variety of symptoms. Douse the fire with diet and supplements.By Cara Lucas