Food, Drink & Nutrition
If you feel you can’t afford organic fruits and veggies (or don’t have a good supply available), be sure to at least avoid the top items on Dr. Axe’s 2017 Dirty Dozen. Check it out.
Cherie Roe Dirksen shares 5 guidelines to tuning into your body and listening to its needs. Find out if these tips work for you
This nifty list ranks popular plant foods by the 17 nutrients thought to lower the risk of heart disease and cancer. To take it to the next level, Jennifer Di Noia, associate professor of sociology at William Paterson University, took an in-depth look at the nutrient profiles of 47 fruits and vegetables.
The Tumeric spice’s crazy color alone is enough to render it sacred – factor in its unique flavor and far-ranging health benefits and it’s enough to catapult this remarkable root into realms of the supernatural. It really is a special thing.
A Marketplace DNA analysis of the chicken, found in Subway’s grilled sandwiches and wraps, found that in the case of 2 popular Subway sandwiches, the strips only contained about 50% chicken DNA.
People over 50 need to have a nutritious diet to maintain ailment-free and good health despite the age. An anti-oxidant-rich diet helps enhance the immunity and offers numerous health benefits. Here is a list of the superfoods that are most ideal for people over 50
Even though most people use zucchini like other vegetables — for example, adding it to savory dishes with herbs and protein sources — botanically speaking, it’s actually a fruit. Zucchini belongs to the species Cucurbita pepo and is related to certain other squashes and pumpkins.
According to a report published by the National Resources Defense Council, the average American throws away about 25 percent of food and beverages purchased. For a family of four, the money wasted likely totals between $1,365 and $2,275. This totals to an annual food waste in the US, according to Second Harvest, of over 41 billion pounds, or $43 billion dollars worth of food. Fifteen percent of that includes products that are within their expiration date but are never even opened. According USDA stats, 133 billion pounds of food went uneaten in 2010 alone.
Swiss Chard is a superfood that is super good for you too! With just 100 grams of Swiss chard will give you more than 300 percent of your daily dose of vitamin K, more than 20 percent of your vitamin C and more than 20 percent of your vitamin A.
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Do you know what vitamin can greatly improve your mental health on a daily basis? Read this!
A collaborative new report recently ranked the 25 largest US fast food and causal restaurant chains based on their policies and practices when it comes to antibiotics in their food. For the second year in a row, Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill were the only two chains to score an A grade. Here’s a list of those that got an F grade…
You can’t find the fountain of youth in any one thing, but combine enough of the right foods and your diet makes you younger! Make sure to include this relatively unknown vegetable oil in your diet.