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Is Ice Cream Bad for You?

Is Ice Cream Bad for You?

It happened just like that. You sat on the couch, spoon in hand, to enjoy a few spoonfuls of your favorite ice cream. Suddenly, you were staring down the barrel of an empty carton, with remnants of Rocky Road splattered on your chin. “Not again,” you cried. As you pondered

4. Brain Food

The science of whether some dietary choices are really “brain food” continues to unfold. Given the long time frames of conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, it’s challenging to prove any cause-and-effect relationship between specific foods and brain health. Most such associations are drawn from observational studies, in

2018 EN Topic Index

Month, page number are in parentheses

Beverages

Coffee Creamers, a Review (Dec, 5)
Coffee, Good for You? (Mar, 3)

DAIRY, EGGS, FISH, MEAT

Fishing for Good Health (Jan, 6)]
The Future of Protein (Sept, 6)

DIET AND DISEASE PREVENTION / MANAGEMENT

Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome and Diet (May, 3)
Antioxidants (Mar, 1)
Can Diet

Stevia: Get the Scoop on This Popular Alternative to Sugar

Stevia: Get the Scoop on This Popular Alternative to Sugar

Legions of people today are using sugar alternatives that have few or no calories to cut back on their sugar intake. One of the most popular alternative sweeteners on the market today is stevia. But what exactly is stevia? Where does it comes from, how sweet is it, and in

8 Ways to Curb Your Sweet Tooth

8 Ways to Curb Your Sweet Tooth

Most of us crave sugar occasionally (or, perhaps, often), especially during the holidays or at parties with well-stocked dessert tables. Sugar is delicious, plain and simple—not to mention that when it comes from natural sources, it fuels our bodies with much-needed energy. But if you have a nagging sweet tooth

7 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

7 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

When it comes to hypertension symptoms, a low blood pressure diet can be your medicine. Generally speaking, increasing the amount of plant-based foods (especially fruits and vegetables) in your diet is a must for anyone suffering from high blood pressure. Furthermore, research is showing that certain plant foods are especially

Why the Berry Craze Isn’t Going Away

You would be hard-pressed to find a fruit that packs a healthier punch than blueberries. They’ve been linked to improved blood pressure and cognitive fitness, and research is under way to evaluate the blueberry’s effect on vision, gout protection, blood sugar, and more. The polyphenols in blueberries are considered a

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