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Fast Food Isn’t Getting Healthier

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Antioxidants can provide an extra layer of protection for your health Written by Andrew Weil, M.D. Antioxidants are micro-nutrients that protect tissues in the body. They do this by blocking harmful chemical reactions caused by oxidation, which is the destructive effect of oxygen (and other oxidizing agents) on the molecular components of our cells. Just …

Take a moment to reflect on the last bite of food you consumed. Was it the result of a conscious decision to sit down and enjoy a meal with your family? Was it snacking on the go in order to get to your next meeting on time? Are you having a hard time even remembering …

eating out healthily

Written by Sydney Cobb A quick drive down any main street will lead you past multiple dining temptations: fast food drive-thrus, sit-down restaurants and the especially alluring newcomer—fast casual restaurants. The variety of choices caters to any appetite, making the enticement an almost daily struggle. Sometimes, we just don’t have the resources, energy or time to …

antioxidants diet

Research points to high antioxidant consumption and an increased risk of cancer Written by Sydney Cobb Antioxidants are chemicals found in our bodies and in our diets that attack harmful substances called “free radicals.” Common antioxidants are vitamins A, C, and E; they can be ingested through fruits and vegetables and are even commonly consumed …

by John A. Anderson Misconceptions Are Among The Greatest Obstacles For Heart Health Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the United States and throughout the Western world.  One of the problems driving heart disease is the messaging, says Robert Thompson, M.D., an …

I’ve Been Paleo for a Year: Here are the Major Changes I’ve Noticed. I haven’t eaten grain for 365 days. No rice, no bread, no regular pretzels. I wasn’t sure I could do it, but once I started I felt so good that I can’t imagine ever going back. The shift in my energy levels, …

fast food still unhealthy

by Jenna Koford Chains boasting healthy options, but remaining an enemy of public health McDonald’s began removing unhealthy menu items in September 2013. They also promised to offer more fruits and vegetables throughout the menu. President Clinton partnered with McDonald’s on this initiative, but only one specific health initiative was promised: providing a choice of …

meal delivery frozen

Is it reasonable to have packages of frozen meals shipped to my house? As an unmarried male with moderate (don’t roll your eyes mother) culinary skills, there is a central frustration with eating in general, and it is this: cooking decent meals for one takes a long time, results in a lot of wasted food, …

dieting individuals Israel

It’s not that surprising that your new diet doesn’t work, say researchers from Isreal. In fact, universal diets may become a thing of the past, if their research is accepted and replicated. Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel carefully measured the bodily responses of 800 people eating more than 46,000 meals, and …