Nutrition

Darker Plant Foods Are Healthier
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Darker Plant Foods Are Healthier

Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, FAND | April 5, 2024

Black beans or cannellini? Purple potatoes or white? Black rice or brown? When you have the choice, always go for…

Do Berries Reduce Inflammation?
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Do Berries Reduce Inflammation?

Derek Burnett | March 28, 2024

Berries do reduce inflammation. However, these fruit are loaded with vitamins and other beneficial nutrients that have benefits that go far beyond.

Does Alcohol Cause Inflammation?
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Does Alcohol Cause Inflammation?

Derek Burnett | March 27, 2024

Does alcohol cause inflammation? While alcohol has been linked to reduced inflammation going beyond one or two glasses increases inflammation.

What Are Healthy Fats?
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What Are Healthy Fats?

Derek Burnett | March 26, 2024

Healthy fats are vital nutrients in a diet and include monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats with trans fats and saturated fats best avoided.

Anti-Inflammatory Vegetables
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Anti-Inflammatory Vegetables

Derek Burnett | March 25, 2024

Anti-inflammatory vegetables like broccoli, sweet potatoes, carrots, peppers, pack in anti-oxidants and bioactive compounds that fight inflammation.

Does Red Meat Cause Inflammation?
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Does Red Meat Cause Inflammation?

March 24, 2024

Does red meat cause inflammation? Although some studies link consumption of red meat to inflammation markers other studies only found a link with high BMI.

What Are Phytochemicals?
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What Are Phytochemicals?

Derek Burnett | March 23, 2024

Phytochemicals are the chemicals that protect plants from environmental damage. they also have powerful antioxidant and health benefits when eaten.

What is the Mediterranean Diet?
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What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Derek Burnett | March 21, 2024

The Mediterranean Diet is widely regarded by scientists and dieticians as the healthiest diet available giving rise to heart and mind healthy variants.

Is There a Low-Inflammation Diet?
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Is There a Low-Inflammation Diet?

Derek Burnett | March 20, 2024

The low-inflammation diet is a popular subject. However, there is a lot of hype and this can make separating the science from the fad difficult.

How Healthy Is Your Fridge?
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How Healthy Is Your Fridge?

Sharon Palmer, RDN | March 16, 2024

When you open your refrigerator, what catches your eye? Fresh, healthy foods…or highly processed, high-fat, high-sugar foods? Best: Front-load your…

Home Remedies for a Stomach Ulcer
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Home Remedies for a Stomach Ulcer

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | March 4, 2024

Left untreated stomach ulcers can become a serious problem. Home remedies for stomach ulcers can help, but always consult a doctor.

Home Remedies for Ear Pain and Other Problems
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Home Remedies for Ear Pain and Other Problems

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | March 3, 2024

Ear pain is a problem with a variety of causes, some minor and some serious. Home remedies for ear pain can ease the pain.

Natural Remedies for Sexual Dysfunction
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Natural Remedies for Sexual Dysfunction

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | February 28, 2024

Although its embarrassing sexual dysfunction is common, and remedying sexual dysfunction is important for mental, physical, and relationship health.

Carbs: Friend or Foe in the Weight-Loss Battle?
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Carbs: Friend or Foe in the Weight-Loss Battle?

Roberta Anding, RD | February 25, 2024

Is cutting down on carbohydrates the key to losing weight and improving your health? Advocates of popular diet plans such…

Alcohol and Hangover Cures at Home
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Alcohol and Hangover Cures at Home

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | February 24, 2024

Alcohol can be fun, but the day after usually isn’t. Hangover cures to use at home can ease the pain and speed recover.