Nutrition experts stress the importance of overall “diet quality” as opposed to demonizing and avoiding particular foods or even entire food groups. "Quality" means that what you eat provides the energy and essential nutrients you need for an active, healthy life. All sources of protein, for example, are not created … Read More
Sarcopenia, the loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength, is a major problem as people age. It can lead to disability, osteoporosis, falls, hospital stays, and even death. Wondering how to prevent sarcopenia? Taking a few natural steps now can improve muscle health and help maintain autonomy … Read More
While there’s no doubt that a high-protein low-carb diet can be an abominably unhealthy way to lose weight, you may be surprised to know this method of weight loss can also be all-natural, highly nutritious, and as healthy as it is effective. Researchers at the Functional Medicine … Read More
Protein powder is most popular with (and typically marketed to) athletes and bodybuilders. But it also has caught on with a broader range of consumers—people of various ages and activity levels—who are looking to improve their daily diet habits. But what can protein powder actually do for you? And how … Read More
A few years ago, I was introduced to green smoothies. The thought of a green drink was slightly repulsive to me at first; I couldn’t imagine one tasting very good. But I decided to try making one because I figured the benefits of healthy smoothies would outweigh the terrible taste … Read More
One way of weaning yourself off one or more of the top five worst drinks for your body is to learn how to enjoy the fabulous flavor of our top 5 healthy beverages. And that won't be hard to do; these healthy beverages are refreshing and delicious.
1. Green … Read More
Natural Treatment for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Diet, Exercise, and Weight Loss Can Improve Fertility
Editor’s Note: Chelsea Clark co-wrote this blog.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, is an alarmingly common hormonal disease. But just because it is so common does not mean that it’s … Read More
Research shows eating these 5 cholesterol reducing foods can help you significantly lower your levels of LDL or "bad" cholesterol, raise your levels of HDL or “good” cholesterol, and reduce your risk of heart disease.
Tree nuts and seeds such as … Read More