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Why Are People Eating Collagen?

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Enjoying Food, or Eating Emotionally?

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What’s With Professional Athletes Going Vegan?

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Written by Brittany Poulson, MDA, RDN, CD, CDE In the midst of winter and early spring it can be hard to remember to eat your fruits and veggies. Unlike the spring, summer and early fall months when gardens and markets are flourishing with fresh produce, winter paints quite the opposite picture. Gardens are thawing out, …

Five Foods to Start Eating Teff Teff is an ancient grain from east Africa, Ethiopia to be specific. It has a mild, nutty flavor and is a good source of iron, calcium, magnesium, and zinc. Try teff in porridge or stew, or by itself. Lentil Pasta Get your protein from nutritious legumes. Lentil pasta cooks …

Slashing carbs and eating fats to enter ketosis; effective for weight loss? Written by Sophie Ringer Carb-haters are uniting around the keto diet, which is rooted in older therapeutic diets originally designed for purposes in neurologic medicine, like for controlling seizures in children. Studies also suggest those with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s may benefit. So what …

soda tax

Let’s dissect the biggest arguments against creating a sugar sweetened beverage (SSB) tax. A soda tax wouldn’t actually do anything for public health Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Columbia University analyzed the effect of a nationwide penny-per-ounce soda tax, and found that it could prevent 240,000 cases of diabetes per …

Nausea: that awful feeling you get when you need to throw up. We all hate it, yet we all experience it a time or two (or 50). Next time you’re feeling nauseated, remember these foods that can kick the feeling away. Bananas. Bananas can help restore potassium and relieve an upset stomach by stimulating mucus …

Sublingual means, by definition, below or beneath the tongue. Seem like a weird place for vitamins? There are some advantages to taking sublingual vitamins, such as, quick absorption, affordability and effectiveness. Think of those big vitamins pills that you take. How do those pills actually work? Just swallowing one of those hefty pills is a …

By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD, Founder The incidence of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s, according to theCenters for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC). Currently about one in five school-aged children (ages 6-19) are obese. In addition, “about one-third of American youth are overweight, a problem closely related …

Written by Sophie Ringer America has changed a lot in the last 50 years. Hair trends, language and diet have all evolved. Research and developments have led Americans to make many dietary changes, such as eating chicken instead of red meat and choosing almond milk over whole milk. Today, food is cheaper and more available …

no sugar carrot cake

It’s hard to find foods without sugar in them these days. And with desserts, it’s of course even more difficult. Try this sugar-free (and gluten-free) carrot cake recipe if you’re looking to step away from sugar. And check out the recipe for vegan cream, gluten-free flour, and vanilla essence to use for other recipes. Carrot …

The coconut oil industry likes to promote coconut oil as “good” saturated fat, but is coconut oil really as healthy as they suggest? Let’s take a closer look and see just how “good” it is. Coconut oil is extracted from the meat of the coconut and contains mostly saturated fat (around 92%). Ounce for ounce, …