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When it comes to weight loss, low-fat diets are often recommended, but new research suggests they are no different than other popular diets. Study lead, Deirdre Tobias, said, “We found that low-fat diets were not more effective than higher-fat diets… Read More
How often do you pull a frosty bag of meat out of the freezer, only to realize you have no idea how old it is? And should you let that bother you?
Food experts say that the duration of freezing… Read More
Once referred to as adult-onset diabetes, type 2 diabetes occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin or is unable to use insulin properly. It usually develops in people who are over the age of 40 or to those… Read More
For literally thousands of years, people living along the Mediterranean coast have consumed diets rich in plant-based foods without giving them much thought. Over the last decade, though, countless studies have shown that following a Mediterranean diet has the potential… Read More
The average American consumes about 31 lb. of rice through their diets every year, and that number is growing. Although rice is generally considered to be a healthy addition to our diets, a shocking new study has revealed that imported… Read More
Traditionally, teas have been revered for their health promoting properties. More and more recent studies are showing that, indeed, a cup a’tea-a-day could be an excellent way to keep the doctor away. Check out our top five list of elixir… Read More
It has long been used in China as a staple in every day diets, but is it worthy of some of it’s more recent attention as one of the newest superfoods?
You may recognize it mainly from its presence in… Read More
Most of us think that as long as we minimize drinking alcohol and refrain from smoking, our chances of developing major diseases and requiring emergency medical attention is smaller. Coupling this scheme with eating sufficient amounts of fruits and vegetables… Read More
In the mid 90’s scientists in both England and the United States publicly declared that obesity accelerates aging. Being overweight though is not the only factor that can impact longevity. Some nutritional scientists believe all of us; no matter what… Read More
The more depressing part of the year is definitely upon us, and going outside, never mind to an outdoor market for fresh produce has officially become the bottom of your list of priorities. This cold weather might have you in… Read More
Following restrictive diets is an outdated practice that sometimes results in temporary weight loss but almost never results in permanent weight loss. Instead of following diets that severely restrict fat and/or calories and lead to feelings of deprivation, consider taking… Read More
Avoid junk food based diets, make sure you eat your fruits and veggies, wash your hands often (especially during cold and flu season), make a good night’s sleep a priority…some rules your mother was absolutely right about and in the… Read More
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