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Korean Delicacy Improves Gut Health

By |2021-01-10T10:31:15+00:00January 10th, 2021|Nutrition|

A traditional Korean dish that was once only found in specialty stores is now widely available on grocery store shelves. And that’s a good thing, because scientists say kimchi can dramatically improve gut health. Let’s take a closer look at this popular food and its many health benefits. This traditional [...]

The Fatty Food That’s Actually Good For Your Waistline—and Your Health!

By |2020-11-22T12:21:17+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Nutrition|

A description of one popular food sometimes sounds too good to be true. It’s delicious, creamy and fills you up because it’s high in fat. What’s more, many experts believe this food can actually help you lose weight while offering important benefits for your heart and brain. My long-time readers [...]

The Amazing, Little-Known Benefits of Dietary Fiber

By |2020-11-14T04:35:39+00:00November 15th, 2020|Nutrition|

You know fiber’s good for you. Millions of people boost their fiber intake with fruits and vegetables – or take fiber supplements like Metamucil -- to help with healthy digestion and elimination. A few well-informed people know fiber can also help lower your cholesterol levels. But the latest medical research [...]

To Get Sick Less Often, Try These Inexpensive Nutrients

By |2020-11-02T01:36:08+00:00November 1st, 2020|Nutrition|

Dietary supplements can help keep us healthy in the face of our less than perfect diets, as well as nutrient depletion in the soil that produces many of the fruits and vegetables that we do eat. The latest research points to one type of supplement in particular that can offer [...]

These Vegetables Protect Your Arteries from Plaque Build-Up

By |2020-10-24T06:28:51+00:00October 25th, 2020|Nutrition|

Last year, broccoli became the fifth most popular vegetable purchased in the U.S. This marks its first appearance in the top five of the annual surveys conducted by The Packer, a magazine covering the fresh produce industry. Much less popular, but still in the top 20, are cauliflower and cabbage. [...]

This Mineral Helps Your Body Fight off Viruses and More

By |2020-05-31T11:02:38+00:00May 31st, 2020|Nutrition|

Your immune system depends on an important mineral it uses to make proteins enabling it to fight back against infectious microbes. So, it didn’t surprise me to find that research in China shows that, in areas of the country where people consume more of this mineral, the death rates from [...]

Broccoli Ingredient May Help Defend Against COVID-19

By |2020-05-03T04:27:05+00:00May 3rd, 2020|Nutrition|

Broccoli contains a phytochemical that's one of the most potent activators of cell-protecting enzymes known to science. Switching on these enzymes boosts defenses against heart disease, neurodegenerative disease, diabetes and cancer. But the benefits don’t stop here. This phytochemical also combats viruses and guards against respiratory illnesses. That means it [...]

Vegetarians Replace Meat with This Nutrient-Rich Fruit

By |2020-04-05T10:53:44+00:00April 5th, 2020|Nutrition|

Stroll through your local supermarket and you’re apt to spot more than a few trendy meat alternatives. Besides mainstays like tofu and tempeh, there are faux-meat burgers that boast fat marbling and “bleeding” from beet extract. But there’s another substitute that’s been on the vegetarian scene for years and is [...]

Collagen: A Secret Ingredient for Better Health

By |2020-03-22T13:44:36+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Nutrition|

If you’ve been paying attention to recent health trends, you’ve probably noticed the growing popularity of bone broth. This kind of broth is usually made from the bones of beef, chicken or ham which release collagen—the most abundant protein in the body—into the broth. Researchers are finding that when you [...]

Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?

By |2020-03-15T11:26:33+00:00March 15th, 2020|Nutrition|

Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper," said nutritionist and best-selling author Adelle Davis in her 1954 book Let's Eat Right to Keep Fit. Nearly five decades after her passing she'd be delighted that many experts agree with her and promote breakfast as [...]

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