Nutrition

4 things happen when you eat too much salt

Did you know the word “salary” stems from salt and its storied use throughout human history, dating as far back as 6050 BC? It has...
New diet can help you lose weight and strengthen the heart at the same time

New diet can help you lose weight and strengthen the heart at the same...

In a recent study, researchers find that a balanced, high protein, low-calorie diet that includes intermittent fasting not only helps with long-term weight loss,...

5 foods to eat or avoid to control pre-diabetes

Pre-diabetes is diagnosed when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as having type 2 diabetes. The...

Do artificial sweeteners help or hinder weight loss?

Food or drinks containing artificial sweeteners are often marketed as a healthier option, and it's understandable why. Because artificial sweeteners are significantly sweeter than sugar,...

Better chocolate choices could benefit your heart health

For Valentine’s Day consideration, skip the milk chocolate candy and replace it with a cup of dark hot cocoa. “In terms of protecting the heart,...

Are there health benefits from chocolate?

Every year, Americans spend $22 billion on chocolate, and it's a safe bet that Valentine's Day accounts for a decent percentage of that total. While...

Western diet may increase your risk of severe sepsis

A Western diet high in fat and sugar can pack on the pounds. But it can also put someone at greater risk of developing...

Which sports supplements actually work?

Whether your goal is to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance, adding supplements to your daily regimen can give you that...

Eating more fruit and vegetables linked to better mental well-being – new study

It is well known that eating lots of fruit and vegetables is good for your physical health, but our latest research suggests that it...

What you need to know about Alzheimer’s and extra-virgin olive oil

In a recent study, researchers found that a specific ingredient of the Mediterranean diet could protect against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil. The study was...