Heart disease is on the rise, and it's the number one cause of death in this nation. Life expectancy for Americans just went down for the first time since 1993, and it's most certainly linked to the Western diet. Your diet may actually be killing you.
Ask 100 people if they have ever eaten sorghum and in the English-speaking world 99 will tell you that they have never heard of it. But it’s been one of America’s major exports for a century, and has the nutritional power of quinoa.
A clinical study has looked at what the impact of consuming saturated fats versus carbohydrate intake had on the development of cardiovascular diseases, and whether there was any differential effect on peripheral fat accumulation.
Why do we love comfort food? And is it even good for us? Most of it is, yes, and here's a couple recipes to help you along!
Inflammation - it heals our bodies, but inflammation can also hurt our bodies when it's unnecessarily triggered. Foods we consume can be a major culprit of harmful inflammation. Educate yourself on the foods you should avoid and what to replace them with.
Soup, not only chicken soup, has many benefits when your feeling under the weather. Read up and then use this helpful recipe.
Wandering around the supermarket, you won't find many clues to the environmental impact of the food you eat. However, sometimes all natural foods do more damage to the earth than minimally processed alternatives.
Many Americans would be shocked to learn that not a small part of Eastern Europe starts a cold winter day with a hearty breakfast of lard on rye bread instead of butter or margarine on toast. But are margarine and butter really better than lard?
Do you want to lose your excess weight right now? That's not gonna happen. With a healthy and sustainable diet, you can lose two or more pounds a week though. (Green) smoothies are there to help you stick with it.
Juicing "haters" claim that juice has nothing that just eating plain old fruits and vegetables doesn't. They're right, but they're also very wrong. Here's why juicing is an awesome way to boost your health.