Category: NUTRITION

Vitamin C – Deficiency Benefits and Functions

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Vitamin C – Deficiency, Benefits and Functions Vitamin C is known as ascorbic acid as well. It offers a whole slew of benefits to our health. Vitamin C helps in maintaining the balance in ligaments, tendons and other adjacent tissues. It is commonly found in fruits and vegetables such as potatoes. Vitamin C has anti-oxidant property, […]

These Are The Most Popular Healthy Foods of 2017

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These Are The Most Popular Healthy Foods of 2017 This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.  Every year, certain ingredients and dishes emerge as trendy “must-haves”—even if it’s something we’ve been eating for centuries. Just a few years ago, for example, no one had even heard of quinoa (which has been around for […]

Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart—Most of the Time

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Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart—Most of the Time This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Alcohol, in moderation, has a reputation for being healthy for the heart. Drinking about a glass of wine for women per day, and two glasses for men, is linked to a lower risk of heart attack, stroke […]

Eating at Night Can Make You Gain Weight, But What If You're Actually Hungry?

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Eating at Night Can Make You Gain Weight, But What If You’re Actually Hungry? You’re just about to crawl into bed…and hunger strikes. You know late-night snacks aren’t great for your waistline, or your slumber. So should you try to ignore the craving—or eat something small? And if so, what should you have? Here’s […]

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

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This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Sugar We all know to go easy on the sweet stuff, but what actually happens to your system when you indulge? Here, eight ways sugar affects your body.  Your brain suffers Fructose—the sugar that naturally occurs in fruit and is […]

5 'Healthy' Foods Nutritionists Say Are a Waste of Money

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5 ‘Healthy’ Foods Nutritionists Say Are a Waste of Money Registered dietitians wish you’d stop buying these deceptively unhealthy eats. 

Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You to Take Supplements, But Experts Say You Don't Really Need Them

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Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You to Take Supplements, But Experts Say You Don’t Really Need Them We love Gwyneth Paltrow, and are always willing to try her favorite recipes, beauty products, and workouts (like us, she’s a Tracy Anderson devotee). But there’s no denying that the Goop founder has doled out some questionable health advice over the years. (Who can forget vaginal […]

5 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet

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5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet Most people tend to associate a vegan diet with being lean. And science backs that notion. In a study of 40,000 adults, Oxford University researchers found that meat-eaters had the highest BMIs; vegans had the lowest; and vegetarians and semi-vegetarians landed somewhere in-between. But […]

9 Healthy Kitchen Staples That Cost Under $1 Per Serving

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9 Healthy Kitchen Staples That Cost Under Per Serving Great news for anyone who wants to save money and eat healthier—in other words, pretty much all of us. A new study suggests that it really is possible to do both at once. The secret? Cook more at home. Researchers at the University […]

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much? The current recommendation for people in good health is up to 400 milligrams of caffeine a day. That’s roughly the amount in four eight-ounce cups of brewed coffee. Drinking that much coffee may even bring health perks, including reduced risks of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes—though […]

How Rubber Bands Can Remind You to Drink More Water

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How Rubber Bands Can Remind You to Drink More Water This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com.  “I don’t really drink water,” I told a friend a few weeks ago. She was baffled and immediately started listing the reasons that my lack of hydration was so awful. She went on to tell me […]

What Are Functional Waters, and Do They Really Work?

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What Are Functional Waters, and Do They Really Work? Functional waters are any brand of H2O “enhanced” with special ingredients, like herbs or antioxidants, that supposedly bring health benefits. Some types make sense to drink: Water with added electrolytes may be useful if you exercise a lot and sweat heavily and need to […]

What Are Functional Waters, and Do They Really Work?

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What Are Functional Waters, and Do They Really Work? Functional waters are any brand of H2O “enhanced” with special ingredients, like herbs or antioxidants, that supposedly bring health benefits. Some types make sense to drink: Water with added electrolytes may be useful if you exercise a lot and sweat heavily and need to […]

Is Drinking Vinegar the Next Lemon Water? Here’s What to Know

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  • 6 Months ago
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Is Drinking Vinegar the Next Lemon Water? Here’s What to Know I have long been a fan of apple cider vinegar (ACV), an old home remedy that has some solid science behind it. Research suggests ACV may offer health benefits, such as helping to reduce blood sugar, support gut health, and potentially warding off weight gain. […]

3 Ways to Keep Mercury and Arsenic Out of Your Gluten-Free Diet

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  • 6 Months ago
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3 Ways to Keep Mercury and Arsenic Out of Your Gluten-Free Diet You’ve probably seen some scary headlines recently about how a gluten-free diet may expose your body to more arsenic and mercury—toxic metals that have been linked to a higher risk of heart disease, cancer, and neurological problems. These reports were initiated […]

Angelina Jolie and Her Kids Eat Bugs. Here's Why That's Not a Bad Idea

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  • 6 Months ago
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Angelina Jolie and Her Kids Eat Bugs. Here's Why That's Not a Bad Idea Curious about Angelina Jolie’s snack preferences? We now know bugs are on the list. (Yep, you read that right.) In a segment that aired on BBC News this week, the Oscar-winning actress and her children noshed on tarantulas and scorpions while they […]

Angelina Jolie and Her Kids Eat Bugs. Here's Why That's Not a Bad Idea

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  • 6 Months ago
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Angelina Jolie and Her Kids Eat Bugs. Here's Why That's Not a Bad Idea Curious about Angelina Jolie’s snack preferences? We now know bugs are on the list. (Yep, you read that right.) In a segment that aired on BBC News this week, the Oscar-winning actress and her children noshed on tarantulas and scorpions while they […]

Got a Craving? Here's What Your Body Actually Wants You to Eat 

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  • 6 Months ago
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Got a Craving? Here's What Your Body Actually Wants You to Eat  Stop cravings in their tracks by decoding what they really mean. 

5 All-Natural Sweeteners That Are (Somewhat) Healthier Than Sugar

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  • 6 Months ago
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5 All-Natural Sweeteners That Are (Somewhat) Healthier Than Sugar Have you noticed just how many foods at your local market are now labeled “natural”? According to a recent Consumer Reports survey, 73% of shoppers seek out labels with this term (despite the fact that there’s no FDA standard to define it). All of this means […]

How to Tell If You Have a Zinc Deficiency

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  • 6 Months ago
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How to Tell If You Have a Zinc Deficiency If you eat a restricted diet—especially one that eschews meat and grains—zinc deficiency should be on your radar.
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