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4. Spices and Herbs

Flavor Your Plate
If you’d like to add a bit of pizazz to healthy, nutrient-dense whole foods such as vegetables and legumes, be creative and sprinkle on some spices and herbs. These seasonings generally cost only pennies per serving and can help you cut back on the fat, sugar, and salt

Body Weight and Your Brain: How Do They Interact?

If you’re trying to lose weight, your brain may not be on your side.

Recent research suggests that the brain acts as a sort of weight regulator that seeks to maintain a “set point” of body weight and restore lost weight when you diet. Through various processes, the brain is involved

Kidney Transplant: What You Need to Know

Research presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week, in November 2015, suggests that the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the U.S. has stabilized over the past decade. The data correspond with updated U.S. Renal Data System statistics showing that the incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD)

Ask the Experts: Sea Salt; Water Apples

Q. Is sea salt better than regular salt?
A. Sea salt and table salt have the same basic nutritional value, despite the fact that sea salt is often promoted as being healthier. Sea salt may contain various minerals, however the levels are nutritionally insignificant and influence only the taste and color

Ask the EN Experts: Sipping Apple Cider Vinegar

Q. Is drinking apple cider vinegar a healthy habit?

A. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used apple cider vinegar to clean wounds. Now, apple cider vinegar—made from the fermented liquid of crushed apples—is viewed as a healthy elixir touted for diabetes control and weight loss. Studies have

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