nutrition

10 More Medical Studies That Support Plant-Based Eating

10 More Medical Studies That Support Plant-Based Eating

When a trend lasts for years – with no sign of going anywhere – maybe it’s not a trend anymore. This certainly seems the case for plant-based diets, with ever-increasing numbers of restaurants, grocery stores and businesses now catering to those veering away from animal-based protein.

Often Overlooked, Carrot Tops Are Nutritious Too

Often Overlooked, Carrot Tops Are Nutritious Too

Whether you’re boggled or dazzled by the huge array of oils on display in most supermarkets these days, having so many choices makes it easy to wonder which options are healthiest and best to cook with. But it may be time to consider a healthy fat known through the ages that’s made a big comeback: ghee.

Why Are Avocados Good for Us?

Why Are Avocados Good for Us?

We’ve loved them forever as the main ingredient in guacamole, but there’s no question avocados have emerged as America’s culinary darling. This unique fruit can be found on the menu in many types of restaurants and easily incorporated into home cooking in salads, smoothies, sandwiches, and the breakfast du jour, avocado toast.

Exercise May Actually Affect Our Body From the Inside Out

Exercise May Actually Affect Our Body From the Inside Out

Flatter abs aren’t the only stomach, or body, benefit of working out. Turns out, exercise may actually affect our body from the inside out, by altering our gut microbiome, according to a study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercisehttps://insights.ovid.com/pubmed?pmid=29166320

Why We Should Stop Eating Meat Now

Why We Should Stop Eating Meat Now

The American diet has long designated meat – whether beef, poultry, pork or otherwise – as a major player on a well-balanced plate. But time and science have steadily chipped away at this supposed nutrition icon, with the venerated World Health Organization (WHO) declaring in 2015 that processed meat causes cancer.

10 Medical Studies That Prove We Should All Eat a Plant-based Diet

10 Medical Studies That Prove We Should All Eat a Plant-based Diet

A juicy hamburger . . . lip-smacking barbecued ribs . . . saucy chicken cutlets . . . savory pork chops. Sound tasty?  But meats like these are off-limits for a growing number of people – purely by choice. Interest in plant-based diets, which center on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts and beans, has virtually exploded in recent years.

10 Medical Studies That Prove Good Nutrition is No Joke

10 Medical Studies That Prove Good Nutrition is No Joke

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal revealed that 8 in 10 Americans feel there’s so much conflicting information out there about what they should eat – or not eat – that they routinely second-guess their food choices.