HOW TO READ FOOD LABELS

By |2018-09-25T00:36:13+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Managing life with a food allergy means reading packaged food labels—every time you purchase that food. The only way to prevent a food-allergy reaction is to avoid the problem food. But you can’t know whether a food contains an allergen simply by looking at it. Laws and regulations like the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer [...]

Top 10 Foods for Healthy Hair

By |2018-09-24T23:57:28+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Salmon for Shine Fish like salmon, sardines, and mackerel are packed with healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Your body can’t make these healthy fats, so you have to get them from food or supplements. They help protect you from disease, but your body also needs them to grow hair and keep it shiny and full. Grow [...]

Benefits of Blueberries for the Brain

By |2018-09-24T23:37:37+00:00September 24th, 2018|

DOCTOR’S NOTE Wait a second, healthy and delicious? That’s what plant-based eating is all about! For more on berries, check out: Can Cranberry Juice Treat Bladder Infections? Reducing Muscle Soreness with Berries Boosting Natural Killer Cell Activity Inhibiting Platelet Aggregation with Berries The Benefits of Açai vs. Blueberries for Artery Function Benefits of Blueberries for Artery Function [...]

Your Guide to the Best Nut Butters and Other Creamy Spreads

By |2018-09-24T22:31:03+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Here’s the nutritional lowdown on these tasty additions to your diet The peanut butter you remember from childhood is seeing some stiff competition these days from creamy spreads that are ground from a variety of nuts, seeds and other legumes. These spreads can add variety to your healthy diet. And they aren’t just for sandwiches; they’re great on fruits and [...]

Dr. William Li on Foods That Fight Cancer

By |2018-09-24T21:08:32+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Dr. William Li, is a renowned doctor, scientist, and angiogenesis expert. His groundbreaking work has impacted more than 70 diseases – including cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease, and obesity. Dr Li’s wildly popular TED Talk “Can we eat to starve cancer” has garnered more than 11 million views. I’ve been a fan of Dr Li since I [...]

Alcohol and your health: Is none better than a little?

By |2018-09-24T20:49:22+00:00September 24th, 2018|

It’s complicated. That’s the best way to describe the relationship between alcohol and health. As I’ve written about before, a number of studies have demonstrated health benefits with lower amounts of drinking. But if you drink too much alcohol (especially at inopportune times), there may be significant harms as well. Just how these balance out remains [...]

10 Satisfying High-Protein Breakfasts

By |2018-09-24T20:49:15+00:00September 24th, 2018|

  Shutterstock 1 / 11   Start Your Day With a Protein Boost Do you wake up famished in the morning or simply want more energy to power through the workday? Protein might be the missing fuel you need to stay satisfied. It’s an essential nutrient that can help balance blood-glucose levels and improve satiety, which can prevent overeating. “A high-protein breakfast [...]

‘Gut feeling’ may be a hardwired ‘sixth sense’

By |2018-09-22T23:34:05+00:00September 22nd, 2018|

A new study, published in the journal Science, has found that the process through which the gut communicates with the brain is much quicker than previously believed, relying on synapses more than it does on hormones. Nerves before an important meeting can make us feel sick, and now, new research helps us understand why. Over the [...]

Cargill recalls 66 tons of ground beef after deadly E coli O26 outbreak

By |2018-09-22T22:15:26+00:00September 22nd, 2018|

A four-state outbreak of E. coli O26 with 18 illnesses including six hospitalizations and one death was reported late Thursday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which issued a Food Safety Alert about the incident. CDC’s alert followed by several hours the announcement by Cargill Meat Solutions of a recall of beef [...]