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Five Alcoholic Drinks a Week Will Age You

New research has found that five glass of wine or eight pints of beer a week ages the DNA. That, in turn, can lead to age-related illnesses and some cancers.

August 4, 2022
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Keto Is Slightly Better for Blood Sugar but Not Healthier than Mediterranean

A new study pitted the keto diet against the Mediterranean. It had mixed results. Keto was slightly better for blood sugar, but there wasn't a clear-cut winner.

July 28, 2022
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Onions Are Excellent for Kidney Health

Eating well can help you as part of your healthy routine. Today, we’re looking at the health benefits of onions, including how they help heart and kidney health.

July 18, 2022
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Seeing Food Causes Blood Sugar Response

The brain starts a host of actions for digestion. The order for the pancreas to release insulin goes out before you have taken the first bite of your meal because of an inflammatory response.

July 13, 2022
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Is the No White Food Diet Healthy?

We’re looking at the “no white food” diet. We don’t like it for the name alone. Restrictive diet rules can lead you to quit them and feel like you have “failed.” But, the diet is better than the name implies.

July 11, 2022
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New Breed May Put White Rice Back on Your Table

Breeding has made it possible that white rice might find a regular spot on your table. After years of selective breeding, a team has created a new type of white rice with a low GI and high protein content.

July 6, 2022
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Nine out of 10 People Are Wrong About Their Diet

A new study found that almost nine out of 10 people think their diet is healthier than it is. And the worse a person's diet is, the more likely they are not to realize it.

June 30, 2022
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Trendy “Soda” Is Bad for Teeth

People are calling balsamic vinegar mixed with sparkling water “healthy Coke.” The slight sweetness of balsamic vinegar can pair with sparkling water to make an interesting drink. But, it’s terrible for teeth.

June 29, 2022
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New Process May Put White Potatoes Back on Menu

Carbs in potatoes put them out of reach as an everyday food. But, researchers say they have cracked the problem, and a new processing method may be putting potatoes back into people’s regular rotation.

June 22, 2022
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Drink Iced Tea to Stay Cool This Summer

While we’ve talked about the benefits of tea, we’ve never spoken about why iced tea is excellent. Iced tea is a great way to cool down and help your health. But there are some rules you should follow.

June 16, 2022
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Enjoy Swiss Chard While It’s in Season

We love eating seasonally, and we think it’s important to try new things. While we might default to spinach or kale when reaching for greens, Swiss chard has an impressive array of nutritional benefits, and it’s in season!

June 9, 2022
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Motivation Behind Dieting Has Changed, Diets Must Too

A new report has found that people don’t diet for the same reasons they used to. With that in mind, the old way of dieting doesn’t fit these new goals.

June 8, 2022
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New Diet Focuses on Hunger Cues, Not Calories

A new diet is designed to help people listen to their hunger cues rather than count calories. In a study, people who followed the “Regulation of Cues” approach to weight loss lost five pounds on average.

June 1, 2022
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Low-residue Diet Is Great for Some Medical Concerns, Terrible for Others

It’s rare to have a diet that is wonderful for some people yet awful for others. But, the low-residue diet can be helpful to people with intestinal health concerns but possibly disastrous for people with blood sugar concerns.

May 25, 2022
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Controversy Over FDA Denying Labeling Change for Sweetener Explained

In 2019 the FDA changed how sweetener allulose could be listed on labels. It no longer had to be listed as an added sugar. Now, the FDA has refused the request to have tagatose listed the same way. There's controversy over the ruling.

May 23, 2022
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Enjoy Mangos While They’re in Season

Mangos are in season! Whether you’re cooking with them or just eating them raw, we recommend enjoying them from May through September while they are at the peak of their season.

May 19, 2022
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What Is the Longevity Diet?

The longevity diet is interesting because its primary aim isn’t to cause weight loss but a longer life. It has many facets, including restricting calories, what to eat and when to eat it. But is it healthy, practical or useful?

May 12, 2022
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The Best Breakfast Combo to Aid Blood Sugar

Not only does picking the right breakfast help you get into a healthy mindset, but it also helps your blood sugar. We all know to shun sugary breakfast cereal and muffins. But, what are your best options?

May 4, 2022
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Cucumber Can Aid Your Blood Sugar

When you think of vegetables that aid your health, cucumber probably doesn’t come in at the top of your list. But we love them because they are low in carbs, and some studies have suggested that they may help manage blood sugar.

May 2, 2022
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What is the Volumetrics Diet?

The volumetrics diet is designed to make you feel full on fewer calories by eating low-calorie, nutrient-rich foods like fruits, vegetables, salads and soup. But, does it work and is it healthy?

April 25, 2022
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Mediterranean Diet May Aid Aging

It has long been known that the Mediterranean diet is excellent for heart health and weight management. New research has found that it may also help the brain stay healthy and sharp with aging and help aging overall.

April 14, 2022
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Cranberry Powder Can Help Heart Health

Freeze-dried whole cranberry powder can aid heart health when taken regularly. In a study, men who consumed cranberry powder daily saw significant improvements in blood vessel and heart function after a month.

April 13, 2022
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Stabilize Blood Sugar for Better Mood

Stress can impact many aspects of your health. It can also wreak havoc on your blood sugar. And, while stress can affect your blood sugar, your blood sugar can also affect your stress levels and mood.

April 11, 2022
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Is the Dukan Diet Healthy, Effective?

The Dukan Diet promises fast results by following four phases. If you have to lose weight fast and a doctor suggests it, it might be a good fit. It's high in protein and water and low in many things.

April 7, 2022
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Fava Beans Help Lifespan, Blood Sugar

Fava beans are a staple of the Mediterranean diet that we really should be eating more of! They are high in fiber, copper, folate, magnesium, manganese and phosphorus. They aid mood, longevity and blood sugar.

March 30, 2022
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Nordic Diet Aids Blood Sugar, Cholesterol

People who follow the Nordic diet for six months lower their blood sugar and cholesterol levels. The results occur even in people who didn’t lose weight.

March 21, 2022
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High-fat Diet Can Damage Gut

Research has shown that a high-fat diet can damage the gut. A diet that’s high in saturated fat from dairy or meat can cause metabolic problems and make it harder to lose weight or maintain weight loss after shedding pounds.

March 17, 2022
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Ice Cream May Be Triple Threat

While some of us think it’s too cold for the frozen treat, others consider ice cream a year-round pleasure. We have shared ice cream recipes in the past. But, when it comes to the store-bought varieties, you might want to steer clear of it for your heart.

March 16, 2022
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Why You Should Add More Celery to Your Diet

Many people think of celery as a “filler” vegetable. It’s in soups, salads and can be an edible spoon for peanut butter or a dip. But, folks rarely focus on celery’s health benefits or why they should enjoy it more often!

March 2, 2022
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Graphic Labels on Sugary Drinks Can Cut Consumption

Labels can be misleading and make you think a product is healthy. Research found that parents were 17 percent less likely to buy a sugar-heavy beverage when drinks in a test store had graphic warning labels.

February 28, 2022
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Changing Your Diet Can Add More than 10 Years to Life

New research may spur you on to make healthier choices. A study has found changing your diet could add as much as 13 years to the length of your life.

February 24, 2022
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Olive Oil May Promote Long Life

New research shows olive oil might also help people live a longer, healthier life. A study found that people who have a diet high in olive oil are less likely to die young.

February 21, 2022
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Sesame Seeds May Help Blood Sugar

While eating sesame seeds and sesame products doesn’t influence insulin resistance, it can positively impact blood sugar levels. Researchers have concluded that eating sesame seeds daily could help lower blood sugar.

February 17, 2022
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What’s the Healthiest Way to Cook Broccoli?

Broccoli is packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber. Different methods of cooking it can change it's properties. Researchers recently set out to learn the most beneficial way to cook it.

February 16, 2022
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Where Salt Is Hidden in Your Diet

It’s frustrating when you realize just how much salt is hiding in everyday staples. Sodium is naturally present in many foods, and salt is added to even more. Many foods you wouldn’t expect to be high in salt are.

February 14, 2022
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Listeria in Bagged Salads Kills Two, Sickens at Least 17

“Salads in a bag” are one of the easiest ways to get your greens. The problem is that they have been repeatedly tied to illnesses. Dole is under investigation for a Listeria outbreak that has killed two people, made 17 ill and caused 13 hospitalizations.

February 9, 2022
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Drinking Mulberry Tea May Help Blood Sugar

Drinking sugar-heavy hot drinks can feel like a treat in the winter. But your blood sugar won’t thank you. A new study found that mulberry tea suppressed post-meal spikes for up to 90 minutes after drinking it.

February 7, 2022
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The Pros and Cons of the Planetary Health Diet

Change is hard. Many of us need more than one reason to change our diet. One big motivator for some people can be helping the planet. The planetary health diet helps not only your health but also the environment.

January 31, 2022
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Grapes May Lower Heart Disease Risk

According to a study, eating grapes can lower your heart attack or stroke risk. They aid your gut, blood sugar, lower your cholesterol and lower bile acid. The results of this research may inspire you to eat more grapes!

January 28, 2022
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Looking for a New Drink? Try Greek Coffee

Water is the healthiest drink to help thirst. But, it doesn’t always hit the spot, especially if you're looking for something hot. We’re looking at the benefits of Greek coffee. It could become your favorite.

January 26, 2022
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Ultra-processed Food Makes You Depressed, Angry

A new study has found that brains get “hangry” for nutrients if you eat too many ultra-processed foods. It impairs emotional regulation and cognitive function.

January 21, 2022
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New Study Says Alcohol Impacts Blood Sugar

For people with blood sugar concerns, alcohol may impact their body differently than another person. That’s especially true if they drink on an empty stomach or take medication to help blood sugar.

January 20, 2022
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Love Potatoes? Try Sunchokes!

Most people steer clear of white potatoes if they have blood sugar concerns. Cauliflower is a great swap for mashed potatoes. But, finding an alternative for whole potatoes can be hard. One of the best options is sunchokes.

January 19, 2022
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Why You Should Eat More Hazelnuts

We’re nuts about nuts! They’re packed with healthy fat, protein and fiber. We have written a lot about nuts over the years. Today, we’re focusing specifically on hazelnuts.

January 13, 2022
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Do You Really Need a Varied Diet for Your Health?

Is eating the same menu daily unhealthy? If you’re eating healthy foods with a balance of vegetables, complex carbs and protein, does it matter? As it turns out, there are pros and cons to it.

January 5, 2022
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A Sweet Treat Might Be Best Way to Start the Day

If you still have a lot of sweets in your house from the holidays, some research might be of interest to you! A study found that chocolate impacts your body differently depending on what time you eat it.

January 3, 2022
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Celery with Peanut Butter May Be the Best Easy Snack

Around the holidays, things get crazy. We often turn toward snacks rather than meals. The good news is, one of the easiest snacks is also one of the best! Peanut butter on celery is classic and healthy.

December 16, 2021
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Are Protein Shakes Good for You?

Protein shakes are part of the trappings of a healthy lifestyle. People make them at home, they’re sold in bottles and they're at every smoothie store. But are they good for you? It turns out that isn’t the easiest question to answer.

December 15, 2021
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Why You Should Eat More Sprouts

We’re looking at the benefits of eating sprouts — the germinated seeds of beans, grains, legumes, nuts and veggies. They’re often found in salads and on sandwiches. They are easy to grow at home, and they are excellent for health.

December 9, 2021
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How Soup Can Help You Lose Weight as You Stay Warm

We love cold weather for all of the cozy foods we get to enjoy! While some soups can be unhealthy, there are many great things to appreciate about soups. The right soup can even help you lose weight.

December 6, 2021
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Consider Using Fruit Instead of Sugar in Your Holiday Baking

Today we're suggesting using fruit in the place of sugar in some of your favorite holiday bakes. Adding fruit to your batter can make your cakes, cookies or desserts sweet while adding beneficial fiber that helps keep your blood sugar stable!

December 2, 2021
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Great Vegan Sources of Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is present in fish, meat, poultry, dairy, eggs, beef liver and clams. The problem is if you are vegan, all of those are off-limits. Thankfully, it’s also found in some delicious vegetables.

December 1, 2021
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New Chia Seed Study Is Bizarre

Have you heard about the claim that eating chia seeds can lower your blood sugar by 39 percent? We wanted to learn more about this incredible find. But the thing is, when we went searching for the proof, we couldn't even find the study.

November 29, 2021
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How to Get More Fluoride to Your Teeth

When you think of fluoride and oral health, you probably think of the fluoride added to tap water. But, why should you care about fluoride in the first place, and what are the best sources of this compound?

November 22, 2021
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What Is the Mayo Clinic Diet?

One of the most popular diets this year based on results was the Mayo Clinic Diet. The Mayo Clinic is a highly respected medical institution. While we're usually not fans of diets, we wanted to learn more about this one.

November 18, 2021
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Plant-based Fats May Lower Stroke Risk

A new 27-year study with more than 117,000 participants has shed more light on the role of fat in heart health and stroke prevention. Not all fats are created equal; a diet rich in polyunsaturated fats may be best.

November 17, 2021
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How Pulses Can Help You Sleep

For some of us, if we want to aid our sleep with food, we reach for tea or milk. But beans, peas, chickpeas, lentils and other legumes can help you de-stress and get shuteye.

November 12, 2021
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One Thing to Add to Your Coffee for Health

Scientists are continually researching coffee to learn more about its benefits. There’s one thing they agree on: to reap the benefits of coffee, you have to leave out the cream and sugar. But, adding collagen peptides can add protein to coffee.

November 8, 2021
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Why You Should Eat More Basil

Some herbs and spices also carry health benefits.

November 4, 2021
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The Worst Type of Peanut Butter Might Surprise You

Navigating the supermarket when you are sticking to a healthy diet can be a minefield. For instance, you should steer clear of reduced-fat peanut butter. It's not as healthy as it seems.

November 3, 2021
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Eat Better Together Through the Holidays

Around the holidays, it can be difficult to maintain a healthy diet. When families plan meals together, cook together and eat together, you can make them much more nutritious than if it’s a buffet spread or a potluck.

October 28, 2021
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Experts Disagree Over Lemon in Coffee

A recent trend has been drinking coffee with lemon to lose weight.

October 25, 2021
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New Research Shows DASH, Lifestyle Changes Make Big Difference to BP

One-third of Americans who take medication for hypertension still struggle with high blood pressure, and the risk grows as they become older. New research has found that a mix of the DASH diet and increasing exercise can make a big difference when medication alone isn’t helping.

October 22, 2021
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The Best Type of Oatmeal for Blood Sugar

Are rolled oats and steel-cut oats as healthy as each other? Steel-cut oats are the least processed form of oats, while rolled oats have been flattened. How much of a difference does that process make a difference to their nutrition profiles?

October 21, 2021
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Does Clearer Labeling Change Food Choices?

Some countries require clear, simple front-of-pack (FOP) nutritional labeling. Now, an international team of researchers looked at whether these labels change people's buying behavior. Their results support mandatory FOB labeling policies.

October 20, 2021
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Why You Should Eat More Black Foods

We talk about eating green food a lot. And we suggest having a colorful diet. But, one thing we’ve never written about before is eating more black foods. Foods with a natural black hue can offer significant health benefits.

October 18, 2021
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Do Diet Sodas Increase Weight Gain?

You may have heard that diet soda can make you gain weight but poo-pooed it as just a myth. Now, research has found that diet soda can stimulate appetite and the brain’s reward center and cause cravings in women and obese people.

October 13, 2021
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One Red Meat Helps Brain Health

We all know that we should lay off red meat for the sake of our health. But, eating lamb weekly can improve brain function. No other red meat has the same impact.

October 11, 2021
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Milk in the Morning May Aid Blood Sugar

Milk might be a perfect way to start your day off right! In a study where people ate carbs at breakfast time, those who drank milk had lower blood sugar throughout the day compared to people who drank water in the morning.

October 6, 2021
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Dairy Fat May Boost Heart Health

A study from Sweden, one of the world’s largest dairy consumers, found that dairy fat may lower the risk of heart disease. It followed more than 4,000 60-year-olds for 16 years to monitor their health.

September 29, 2021
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How to Adapt the Mediterranean Diet to Any Cuisine

While we aren’t fans of restrictive diets, we like the Mediterranean diet because it’s actually a way of eating.

September 29, 2021
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Why You Should Eat More Plums

Plums are in season and not only delicious but packed with health benefits. They can aid blood sugar, blood pressure, heart health, bone health and more! Enjoy them while they're at their best!

September 27, 2021
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Combo of Plant-based Diet and Fasting May Aid Heart

Plant-heavy diets are filled with nutrients, and intermittent fasting has positively impacted heart health in studies. Eating a balanced plant-based diet combined with time restrictions can aid heart health and lower the risk of heart disease.

September 22, 2021
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Burger King “Keeps it Real,” Removes 120 Artificial Ingredients

Burger King has permanently removed 120 artificial ingredients from their foods.

September 20, 2021
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Origins of MyPlate and Food Pyramid Are Older Than You Think

If you’ve ever been on TikTok, you know that there is a lot of bad diet advice there! But a recent TikTok video claimed that MyPlate and the USDA’s Food Guide Pyramid have a fascinating history that can be traced back to WWII.

September 16, 2021
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Is the Blue Zone Diet Really the Best for Living Longer?

The Blue Zone diet is based on five spots on Earth with the highest percent of people aged 100 or older. The foods in the places are very different, but there are some similarities. Can the diet help you live a long, healthy life?

September 15, 2021
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Kiwis Are Delicious and Packed with Benefits

A medium kiwi contains a whopping 71 percent of your daily vitamin C.

September 9, 2021
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Salt Substitutes Could Aid Heart Health Under the Right Circumstances

A study from China shed light on the usefulness of salt substitutes. It found that they can help heart health. However, because of the American diet, the results might not be useful.

September 8, 2021
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Study Calculates Exact Minutes Unhealthy Food Takes from Life

A new study has been making headlines for the fact that it claims a single hot dog can take 36 minutes off your life. While we think it’s interesting, we aren’t sure it’s worth getting worked up about.

September 8, 2021
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“Free” Foods Aren’t Always Healthy

Often, food packaging will use the word “free” to make it seem virtuous. While something might sound great because it’s fat-free, sugar-free, preservative-free or gluten-free, it doesn’t mean it isn’t packed with other things you don’t want.

September 2, 2021
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Berries May Lower Blood Pressure

A study found that flavonoid-rich foods, like berries, can help lower blood pressure. Researchers said one cup of berries can protect people against heart disease, blood sugar problems and cancer.

September 1, 2021
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Is the Flexitarian Diet the Best Choice?

While we eschew fad diets with off-the-wall rules, we know that many eating styles are beneficial. That’s why we’re taking a closer look at the flexitarian diet to learn if it might be a good fit for you!

September 1, 2021
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The “Sleepy” Chemical in Food Improves Gut, Reduces Inflammation

When you hear the word “tryptophan,” you think of turkey, milk and being sleepy. It’s the chemical in some foods that leaves you feeling tired. A new study suggests it also reduces inflammation and improves gut health in older people.

August 30, 2021
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Why Hummus Is a Great Snack to Reach for

Lots of times, dips for veggies are filled with sugar and fat. They can make a healthy snack into something you would want to pass up. That’s why we like to reach for hummus as a dip for veggies!

August 25, 2021
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Lemon Can Be Excellent Seasoning

High levels of sodium can impact insulin resistance. Lemon is often overlooked when it comes to its ability to enhance food. It’s easy to add it to many recipes while cutting back on the salt. Researchers figured out the exact math!

August 23, 2021
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More Evidence of Vitamin K’s Benefits to Heart Health

Even more research has stressed the importance of vitamin K for heart health. Scientists found that people who eat a vitamin K-rich diet have a 34 percent lower risk of heart or blood vessel diseases.

August 11, 2021
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Millet May Aid Blood Sugar

Millet has become “the new quinoa” in recent years. A new study found that people with blood sugar concerns who ate millet daily saw a 12 to 15 percent drop in their fasting and post-meal blood sugar levels.

August 11, 2021
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Largest Ever Review of Keto Says Risks Outweigh Reward

A new review of the keto diet has got researchers arguing about the safety and proper use of the diet. Some people love it. But is it as healthy as it claims to be or “a disease-promoting disaster?”

August 9, 2021
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More Research Supports Plant-focused Diet for Heart Health

Becoming a vegetarian or cutting back on meat is a big commitment. But two more studies have strengthened the claim that switching to a plant-based diet can have considerable benefits for heart health.

August 6, 2021
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Mustard May Help Your Blood Pressure

We seem to be on a bit of a roll talking about how spices and condiments can aid blood pressure. Today we’re celebrating a staple of summer cookouts. The first Saturday in August is National Mustard Day.

August 4, 2021
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Revisiting Noom with a Friend’s Insight

A friend of our team member recently started Noom. We wanted to revisit the diet and share a more personal review of the diet for people to learn about it. From the conversation, it sounds like it’s a mixed bag.

August 2, 2021
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Calcium’s Complicated Relationship with Heart Health

Some studies have found that calcium supplements can increase the risk of heart attacks. New research has found that calcium can aid cholesterol levels. What should be your healthy approach?

July 30, 2021
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What Wines Are Best for Blood Sugar?

You should speak to your doctor about alcohol if you drink to be sure that you drink in a way that is healthy for you. Some wines are naturally lower in carbs than others. Today, we’re taking a look at some of your best options.

July 28, 2021
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Can Hot Sauce Help Your Blood Pressure? It Depends

Hot sauces containing capsaicin can help relax blood vessels and increase the production of nitric oxide that protects against blood vessel inflammation. However, if a hot sauce is high in sodium, the salt can undermine the condiment’s benefits.

July 28, 2021
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Best Forms of Protein for Heart Health

Red meat, high in saturated fat,  isn’t the best source of protein for your heart. So, as you cut down on red meat, what are the best foods to eat more of to make up the difference?

July 23, 2021
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Is Sparkling Water Bad for Your Teeth?

While it lacks the sugar of soda, there is the persistent rumor that sparkling water is just as bad for tooth enamel. Today, we’re taking a look at the health facts to find out the truth.

July 22, 2021
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Three Servings of Whole Grains May Aid Blood Sugar, Pressure and Heart

Research has linked eating three servings of whole grains a day to a lower risk for heart disease, smaller waist, better blood pressure and more stable blood sugar when compared to eating less than half a serving.

July 15, 2021
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Spicing Up Diet May Improve Blood Pressure

Better health can start in your kitchen and might be as easy as reaching for your spice rack more often. A study found that adding 1.5 teaspoons of herbs and spices to a daily diet improved blood pressure.

July 14, 2021
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Plant-based “Meat” Isn’t Nutritionally the Same as Meat

Researchers have found that, no matter how well meatless meat may mimic the real thing on a nutritional level, they are not the same. Even if you read the nutrition label, you won’t be getting the whole story.

July 9, 2021
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Chamomile Tea Is Versatile, May Help Blood Sugar

Chamomile tea is delicious hot or iced. And, in one study where people drank a cup after three meals a day for six weeks, they had improved levels of blood sugar, insulin and insulin resistance.

July 8, 2021
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August 4, 2022
Five Alcoholic Drinks a Week Will Age You

New research has found that five glass of wine or eight pints of beer a week ages the DNA. That, in turn, can lead to age-related illnesses and some cancers.

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July 28, 2022
Keto Is Slightly Better for Blood Sugar but Not Healthier than Mediterranean

A new study pitted the keto diet against the Mediterranean. It had mixed results. Keto was slightly better for blood sugar, but there wasn't a clear-cut winner.

Diet
July 18, 2022
Onions Are Excellent for Kidney Health

Eating well can help you as part of your healthy routine. Today, we’re looking at the health benefits of onions, including how they help heart and kidney health.

Diet
July 13, 2022
Seeing Food Causes Blood Sugar Response

The brain starts a host of actions for digestion. The order for the pancreas to release insulin goes out before you have taken the first bite of your meal because of an inflammatory response.

Diet
July 11, 2022
Is the No White Food Diet Healthy?

We’re looking at the “no white food” diet. We don’t like it for the name alone. Restrictive diet rules can lead you to quit them and feel like you have “failed.” But, the diet is better than the name implies.

Diet
July 6, 2022
New Breed May Put White Rice Back on Your Table

Breeding has made it possible that white rice might find a regular spot on your table. After years of selective breeding, a team has created a new type of white rice with a low GI and high protein content.

Diet
June 30, 2022
Nine out of 10 People Are Wrong About Their Diet

A new study found that almost nine out of 10 people think their diet is healthier than it is. And the worse a person's diet is, the more likely they are not to realize it.

Diet
June 29, 2022
Trendy “Soda” Is Bad for Teeth

People are calling balsamic vinegar mixed with sparkling water “healthy Coke.” The slight sweetness of balsamic vinegar can pair with sparkling water to make an interesting drink. But, it’s terrible for teeth.

Diet
June 22, 2022
New Process May Put White Potatoes Back on Menu

Carbs in potatoes put them out of reach as an everyday food. But, researchers say they have cracked the problem, and a new processing method may be putting potatoes back into people’s regular rotation.

Diet
June 16, 2022
Drink Iced Tea to Stay Cool This Summer

While we’ve talked about the benefits of tea, we’ve never spoken about why iced tea is excellent. Iced tea is a great way to cool down and help your health. But there are some rules you should follow.

Diet
June 9, 2022
Enjoy Swiss Chard While It’s in Season

We love eating seasonally, and we think it’s important to try new things. While we might default to spinach or kale when reaching for greens, Swiss chard has an impressive array of nutritional benefits, and it’s in season!

Diet
June 8, 2022
Motivation Behind Dieting Has Changed, Diets Must Too

A new report has found that people don’t diet for the same reasons they used to. With that in mind, the old way of dieting doesn’t fit these new goals.

Diet
June 1, 2022
New Diet Focuses on Hunger Cues, Not Calories

A new diet is designed to help people listen to their hunger cues rather than count calories. In a study, people who followed the “Regulation of Cues” approach to weight loss lost five pounds on average.

Diet
May 25, 2022
Low-residue Diet Is Great for Some Medical Concerns, Terrible for Others

It’s rare to have a diet that is wonderful for some people yet awful for others. But, the low-residue diet can be helpful to people with intestinal health concerns but possibly disastrous for people with blood sugar concerns.

Diet
May 23, 2022
Controversy Over FDA Denying Labeling Change for Sweetener Explained

In 2019 the FDA changed how sweetener allulose could be listed on labels. It no longer had to be listed as an added sugar. Now, the FDA has refused the request to have tagatose listed the same way. There's controversy over the ruling.

Diet
May 19, 2022
Enjoy Mangos While They’re in Season

Mangos are in season! Whether you’re cooking with them or just eating them raw, we recommend enjoying them from May through September while they are at the peak of their season.

Diet
May 12, 2022
What Is the Longevity Diet?

The longevity diet is interesting because its primary aim isn’t to cause weight loss but a longer life. It has many facets, including restricting calories, what to eat and when to eat it. But is it healthy, practical or useful?

Diet
May 4, 2022
The Best Breakfast Combo to Aid Blood Sugar

Not only does picking the right breakfast help you get into a healthy mindset, but it also helps your blood sugar. We all know to shun sugary breakfast cereal and muffins. But, what are your best options?

Diet
May 2, 2022
Cucumber Can Aid Your Blood Sugar

When you think of vegetables that aid your health, cucumber probably doesn’t come in at the top of your list. But we love them because they are low in carbs, and some studies have suggested that they may help manage blood sugar.

Diet
April 25, 2022
What is the Volumetrics Diet?

The volumetrics diet is designed to make you feel full on fewer calories by eating low-calorie, nutrient-rich foods like fruits, vegetables, salads and soup. But, does it work and is it healthy?

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