For many Americans, the problem isn’t that they want to eat unhealthy food. It’s that the healthiest foods are also the most expensive. Produce prices and health are inextricably linked.
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Why and How to Eat Barley for Blood Sugar Regulation
More good news on the benefits of whole grains in our diets… According to a large, long-term study: Eat more whole grains, live longer.
New research findings from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that the consumption of too many sugar sweetened drinks can lead to early puberty.
90% of US children eat more sodium than recommended. 1 in 6 have raised blood pressure. Want healthy kids? Then stop feeding them so many salty foods.
This weeks food news features amazing things, appalling things, and things to make you go hmm. Read on, for the week’s top news in food! Real Food For the Win! Plant Based Diet Reverses Heart Disease — New research adds to the body of data supporting plant-based yum as a means of dealing with heart […]
‘I just could never do it!’ my friend said. ‘Just, gosh, the constant vigilance — I could never be vegan, it’d be way too hard for me!’ Then she told me all about the new Weight Watcher’s plan she’s on now, since the gluten-free diet failed to perform as promised. Points, lists, calories, meetings, portion measurements — all designed to counteract the chronic obesity spiking her risks for diabetes, stroke, cancer, heart disease, and early mortality resulting from standard American food habits. As I listened, I had the feeling I always have in conversations like this: seriously?! Veganism is just SO MUCH EASIER than all’a that!
The Mediterranean diet isn’t a “diet” in the traditional sense of the word. It’s a delicious, healthy way of eating. A lifestyle choice. Want to learn more?
Can eating vegan actually make you healthier? Check out these ways that a vegan diet might just help you live longer.
In a startlingly reasonable development, health insurance monolith Kaiser Permanente urges physicians to make use of the abundant existing evidence regarding diet and disease prevention. Kaiser now encourages its 15,000 affiliated doctors to recommend a plant-based to all patients, “especially those with high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or obesity.”
A new study published this week reveals yet another way that red meat harms human health. During metabolism, a substance called L-carnitine — found in meat — appears to accelerate atherosclerosis. So yes: cholesterol can clog your arteries, and carcinogens in red meat can cause cancer. But now there’s a whole new reason to say, “Field Roast: it’s what’s for dinner!”
I began researching sodium facts because I have a crush on salts of all varieties. For you visual learners, here are some grand infographics on sodium intake.
That organic meat is no magic bullet shouldn’t come as any surprise.