If you regularly eat packaged or processed foods you may be exposing yourself to harmful, cancer-causing toxins.
New research published in the February 2014 edition of the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health showed that many of the synthetic chemicals that are used in packaging and storing foods can leach into the food, potentially having a negative impact on your health long-term.Read more
In fact, poor diet is setting you up for heart disease and stroke, and it’s bound to catch up with you – given the odds. Cardiovascular disease accounts for one in three deaths in the United States.
As a wake-up call, the American Heart Association (AHA) has released new guidelines for heart disease and stroke prevention. The dietary advice? “Emphasize fruits, …Read more
Did you know that too much sugar not only makes us fatter, but a lot sicker, too? In fact, new evidence from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) strongly suggests that sugar is harmful to our tickers, in particular.
Examining data from 31,000 people — those who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey over 15 years — researchers found that American adults consume more added sugar than is recommended for a healthy diet. And a …Read more
Eating nuts frequently is now associated with a lower risk of death, according to a study in the United States, notably the largest of its kind.
Researchers found that by eating 28 g of nuts — roughly the amount contained within a small, store-bought bag — seven or more times every week, participants reduced their risk of death …Read more