Can help prevent or delay bone loss in older women. "In postmenopausal women, lower levels of estrogen can trigger a rise of
Food and Nutrition
When it comes to weight loss, there’s a ton of advice out there. The problem is, most of it is terrible, outdated and scientifically disproven. And if you believe it, it could be getting in your way. So let’s take a look at the Top Ten Food Lies that keep you sick and fat.
Overeating, poor memory formation, learning disorders, depression—all have been linked in recent research to the over-consumption of sugar. And these linkages point to a problem that is only beginning to be better understood: what our chronic intake of added sugar is doing to our brains.
"On top of delivering a raft of cancer-fighting antioxidants, kale is one of the vegetable world's top sources of vitamin A, which promotes eye and skin health and may help strengthen the immune system."
Prices are already going up, supply and demand, due to drought and delaying the farm bill "farmers in limbo" could increase this food shortage.
Here, find nutritious ice cream, chocolate treats, and more sweets that’ll satisfy your cravings—without ruining your diet
"ND stresses the need for detoxification to balance hormones. For example, when our estrogen is balanced, it is easier to fight PMS and reduce water weight. Apples contain a whopping 7mg of calcium D-glucarate, a phytochemical that plays an important role in liver detoxification and estrogen balance. "
Dr. Ian Smiths offers tips on how to get the body you deserve.
(Elsevier Health Sciences) Americans may not be getting enough calcium in their diets, according to a new study published in the May 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. This study is unique among those focusing on calcium intake in the US population because both dietary and supplemental sources were evaluated across adult age groups and compared to accompanying patterns in energy intake.
The health benefits of matcha tea exceed those of green tea because when you drink matcha you ingest the whole leaf, not just the brewed water.
- Rich in Antioxidants and Chlorophyll
- Contains Catechins Only Found in Green Tea
- 1 glass of matcha is the equivalent of 10 glasses of green tea in terms of its nutritional value and antioxidant content.
The ORAC rating of matcha is 1300 units/g, compared to 105 units/g for pomegranates and 91 units/g for wild blueberries.
The health benefits of adding seasonings to your favorite recipes.
One company is offering a soda-like version of medical marijuana.
In September 2010, school food activists told the government it was time to help districts serve better, healthier food.
Chef Domenica Catelli explains how you may be serving your family foods that pack on the pounds without knowing it.