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Why Are People Eating Collagen?

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What’s With Professional Athletes Going Vegan?

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Healthy Magazine’s Diet Recommendations

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Everyone knows it’s important to eat the right foods to live a long and healthy life, but many of us fall short of that ideal. We eat on the run, pulling into a drive-through and scarfing down a hamburger on the way to the next appointment. We grab a candy bar at the grocery checkout …

Sugar Addiction

Written by Emily Rollins Everybody loves the taste of an ice cold Coke at a summer barbecue. And who can resist a warm, flakey donut on their way to work? Let’s face it, as Americans, we love our fizzy sodas and our Krispy Kreme’s, but the health consequences resulting from our high-sugar diet may not …

dessert sugary

Recent studies conclude that high glucose levels can negatively affect memory and impair cognition. One study of more than 4,200 people, conducted by the Boston University School of Medicine, found that those who consumed more sugary drinks had poorer memory and reduced overall brain volume, particularly in the area of the brain that stores short-term …

Pumpkin, cranberries and other food traditions should grace your table more often Written by Emma Penrod Turkey is a given. Not only is it great for Thanksgiving, but it’s great for your health, and as such it’s fortunate that turkey is part of America’s year-round cuisine. But some of turkey’s fruit and vegetable companions are …

feta salad

From the book Good Mood Food: Unlock the power of diet to think and feel well (to be published Dec. 2018) The sharp taste and crunchy texture of red cabbage go beautifully with a rich feta cheese, providing satisfaction to a stressed mind and body on both counts. The red cabbage provides bulk to satisfy …

unique snacks

Walk down any grocery aisle and you’ll see products claiming this and that, more protein, less fat, no sugar, non-GMO, etc. But most of these products simply changed their label and nothing else. Here are three new snacks that are pushing the boundaries of what a healthy snack can be. Planetarians Veggie/Vegan Chips Positioned as …

collagen supplement

Written by Michael Richardson Is the long-awaited zombie apocalypse finally here? People are eating desiccated connective tissue, and telling their friends about the benefits. Granted, the hydrolyzed tissues mostly come in powder form. And they aren’t human. If you’ve ever spent a second at a beauty salon or on a cosmetics website, you’ve heard the …

Erika Tymrak Vegan

Is it the end of the meat-muscle connection? The list of high level athletes going vegan or vegetarian grows every year across almost every sport, including football, basketball, soccer, distance running, bodybuilding, Formula 1, and tennis. The pros are ditching meat for a variety of reasons. Venus Williams, the second highest earning female tennis player …

Nancy Bryan, Ph.D. Did you even know that your body talks to you?  Well, it does: and as a matter of fact, it never shuts up!  It’s not entirely our fault if we’ve lost the ability to hear messages from the body.  One thing true of human beings is that once something (an event, a …

Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH By this time of the year, many people have given up on their well-intentioned new year’s resolutions to eat a healthier diet. Perhaps one reason for this failure is that people aren’t quite sure what a healthy diet actually is. If you do a Google search of “healthy diet,” millions …