Nutrition

Why Is Trans Fat Bad for You?

When every other product on the shelf screams “LOW FAT” or “FAT FREE” on the label, it’s easy to believe that fat is an unwanted guest in your stomach. But fat can be good for you! In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends that adults get 20-35 percent of their calories from fats. It’s only when that percentage climbs to 40 percent and above that fat becomes an issue.

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There’s No Way to Sugarcoat It – Sugar Can Harm Your Health

As any parent will tell you, overindulging in sugary treats produces the highest highs and lowest lows. It’s common knowledge that sugar will give you a swift buzz followed by a nasty crash, but did you know the long-term symptoms are wide-ranging and insidious?

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The Skinny on Eating Cheese

Today, we’ll try to separate fact from fiction and give you an honest examination of cheese – the gouda, the bad, and the ugly.

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5 Reasons Why Popcorn Is a Nutritional Ninja

March 8, 2018 is Popcorn Lover’s Day. Discover 5 mind-blowing reasons you should eat popcorn this day, and every day this year!

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The 10 Best Foods to Help You Sleep Soundly

Old wives’ tales suggest drinking warm milk before going to bed to improve sleep, but can certain foods really improve your chances of falling and staying sleep?

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Eat Beets and Beat Your High Blood Pressure

It’s not a new fact that nutrition plays a powerful role in the health of your body. But did you know about the magic of beets for lowering blood pressure?

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6 Brilliant Reasons to Add Pea Protein to Your Diet

Many people who are looking to lower their carbohydrate intake as well as increase the protein in their diet, are turning to plant-based sources such as pea protein. Even Hollywood director James Cameron believes enough in plant-based protein to form Verdient Foods, Inc., a company whose goal is to become the largest organic pea protein fractionation facility in North America.

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A Sweet Superfood to the Rescue

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No! It’s the healing powers of the sweetest superfood you haven’t tried yet.

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The Best Foods to Fight IBS Symptoms

Find out the 3 biggest triggers of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms, as well as which foods can help you manage these painful and embarrassing symptoms.

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6 Foods That Zap Your Energy

Steer clear of these foods if you want to avoid an energy crash!

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