How do people respond to four nutritionally equal food products with varying low-sodium claims? A new study shows how influential a food label’s claims can be.
It is known that moderate consumption of red wine has a blood pressure lowering effect and, therefore, can decrease cardiovascular risk. But, is it the alcohol or the polyphenols that are the cause? [ … ]
The Food and Drug Administration is asking for comments about reducing sodium consumption. Let them know what you think by January 27, 2012.
The FDA is looking to lower to salt content of prepackaged and manufactured food as a way to help reduce people’s salt intake. They would like to:
The Journal of the American Medical Association released a study last month with findings that may shock the nutrition world.
Blueberries have long been known as a superfood, and now they have another benefit: they may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. The results come from a recent study [ … ]
Due to the great popularity of “Can Diet Coke Kill You?” combined with a lot of controversy over it, I have decided to write this follow-up post. Most of the [ … ]
If you are thinking about going vegetarian, here is a list of things that should help you to actually do it,… and to stick to it once you’ve started.
Black, green, white, and oolong teas all come from the same plant known as Camellia Sinensis. The more processing the leaves of the plant undergo, the darker they will turn. [ … ]