Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, can add crunch to salads, granola, or hot cereal. Or they can be blended into a delicious creamy salad dressing or dip. But these pretty seeds offer more than yummy flavor. Health Benefits Pumpkin…
Anna had just celebrated her 53rd birthday, but she didn’t feel much like celebrating. Six months previous, Anna began having chest pain. Her doctor ordered some tests and diagnosed Anna with heart disease. Determining that she was too young to…
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Here is where most of the arsenic in the American diet comes from.
And here’s how to minimize your consumption.
What foods to eat to improve brain function.
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Despite what food manufacturers would have you believe, there is no such thing as unrefined oil.
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Many of the health trends these days eliminate grains from the diet. Some people experience digestive trouble, inflammation, or other health issues when eating grains.
On the other hand, research shows numerous benefits from the consumption of grains. And grains are one of the foods in the original diet humans were designed to consume.
So are grains good for you?
Are supplements helpful or harmful? Here’s what the research shows.
Despite the growing number of diets and health programs that are popping up everywhere, obesity remains one of the most pressing health problems. This may be due in part to the abundance of misinformation about how to successfully lose weight.
There are plenty of good reasons to eat more whole grains.
Sugar is hidden in so many foods. Here’s how it affects your body and some easy and delicious ways to reduce sugar in your diet.
There are plenty of myths and misconceptions when it comes to dietary protein. Here are the facts, including how to easily and healthfully get enough protein.
Research shows that those who are successful at losing weight and keeping it off consume an average of 33% more fiber-rich foods than their overweight counterparts. Less than 3 percent of Americans get enough fiber. Here’s how to deliciously include fiber in your day.
Waffles can be a great part of a healthy breakfast, until we put the typical fatty/ sugary toppings, like butter and syrup, on them. Then their benefits for health and weight loss go downhill pretty fast.
Here are 14 super healthy, super delicious waffle toppings.
Some surprising facts about chocolate.
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